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Supervisor, Bakery-Warehouse

City & State: 

Romeoville, IL, US, 60446

Job Category:  Transportation & Logistics

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

Responsible for the efficient movement of materials between production, outside warehouses, and customers in order to reduce downtime in production and minimize customer errors/complaints.

Also responsible for scheduling work load to handle all shipping, receiving and production support functions. Hiring, coaching and disciplining employees.



Maintains proper operational adherence to the company SOP’s, attendance policies and safety program 

Oversees training of all new hires in SQF, GMP and Forklift Training.

Ensures all equipment is in good working order.  Refrigerated trailers are rotated to Ryder for PM’s, tractors are safe and operational.

Ensures daily KPI’s are tracked and Productivity Board is updated accordingly.

Ensures seamless shift changeover (i.e. Operational Shift Summary/Transfers/Releases/etc.)

Reviews daily production/transfer/inbound/outbound schedules to determine proper staffing to handle work load and minimize any production down time and carrier detention fees.

Ensures release requests to appropriate storage facilities have been made if there is an immediate need for materials for current day production per the Supply & Demand Coordinator.

Ensures drivers’ schedules support all movements between facilities.

Verifies and corrects quantities used on daily work orders to match quantities counted by Inventory Specialist.  Investigates any large discrepancies.

Reconciles BOL’s to receiving reports from outside cold storage and investigates differences.

Oversees pallet exchange between ARYZTA and outside cold storage locations.

Coach and administer progressive discipline when necessary.

In absence of Shift Manager, verifies attendance records for hours worked for logistics department and submits to payroll department and temporary agency for processing.

Reviews final production schedule for next day, verifies in-house quantities of raw materials and ensure all release requests are placed per the Materials Coordinator for the following day.

Oversee cycle count process and follow-up with Inventory Manager on reconciliation.

Reviews next day material needs with Packaging Materials Coordinator and Raw Materials Coordinator to assure arrival in a timely manner in order to meet production demands.

Supports production personnel in locating in house materials and supplies and any other duties as assigned by Shift Manager or Director of Logistics.

Assists accounting department in the reconciling of general ledger accounts, invoicing problems and billing discrepancies.

Supports movement of finished goods with Supply & Demand Coordinator to assure sufficient levels of product to meet scheduled outbound loads.



Skills, Experience & Qualifications

Good general math skills.

Good communication skills.

Ability to read/write/speak English.

High School diploma or equivalent, Bachelors degree preferred.

5 years experience in manufacturing environment.

5 years experience in shipping and receiving department.

Computer literate and knowledgeable in Excel, Word and Outlook.

Must be able to effectively communicate with many departments and management levels.

Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.

Must be able to push/pull heavy loads.

Must work in freezer environment of -10 degrees.

Must work in refrigerated environment of 32 to 40 degrees.

Must work flexible hours.

Must work in non-air-conditioned environments.

Must be able to lift up to 75lbs






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.