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Operator 1, Bakery-Production

City & State: 

Romeoville, IL, US, 60446

Job Category:  Bakery Operations

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.




Key Accountabilities

To prepare and operate machines in a safe, efficient, and clean manner.



  • Responsible for the production of a quality product that meets all customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Effectively communicates as required with supervisor.
  • Assures that the necessary tools, settings and supplies are ready prior to production.
  • Maintains constant attendance to the machines and prevents other employees that are not trained on that machine from improper use.
  • Records and accounts for all materials used on the line for assigned shift.
  • Assists supervisor in maintaining the work areas in a clean and safe manner.
  • Makes minor machine adjustment, and informs the supervisor and the maintenance department when major repairs are required.
  • Records all down time due to machine malfunctions and reports them to the supervisor at the end of the shift.


Food Safety / Quality:

  • Adhere to all GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices), such as good hand washing practices and adhering to the employee hygiene plan. 
  • Follow all USDA guidelines
  • Report any issues regarding food safety or quality to supervision and/or quality assurance
  • Comply with customer requirements when applicable


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Good communications skills, hard working, dependable, safety conscious
  • Read, write English and know basic math.
  • Minimum 6 months of production experience.
  • Able to operate mechanical and electrical machines.
  • High School Diploma/Equivalent preferred.
  • Able to make logical decisions.
  • Work bending and squatting.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Work standing or walking for long periods of time.
  • Work bending and squatting.
  • Work making fast and repetitive hand motions.
  • Work in cold refrigerated and frozen conditions.


Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.
  • The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud.
  • Ability to work different shifts and weekends.






ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.