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General Labor, Bakery-Production

City & State: 

Swedesboro, NJ, US, 08085

08085
Job Category:  Bakery Operations
08085

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 26 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.

 

 

General Labor, Bakery (3rd shift)

 

Position Purpose

Responsible for shaping and verifying that that the raw dough and cooked bread pieces are formed in accordance with the product specifications.

Key Accountabilities

Bakery, General Labor Production are responsible for the final forming of the units to product specifications and slicing product tops to specification. Aligning product entering the oven on to the proofer board. Monitoring the quality of the product on the, Rheon line, Proofer boards, exiting the oven and packing. Assure that scheduled budgeted pounds are completed while maintaining waste control. Document line checks accurately and timely. The incumbent are to maintain the sanitary conditions of the Rheon line, Proofer, Scoring, Oven and packing areas to meet safety and GMP’s standards.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assure the final forming of the product to specifications.
  • Slice tops to product specifications.
  • Monitor the units on the Proofer plates to ensure they are meeting quality specifications.
  • Align product on Proofer plates for efficiency as they travel to the oven.
  • Align units exiting the oven onto the cooling conveyor for maximum cooling.
  • Perform general sanitation cleanup of Proofer workstation and oven areas.
  • Assure cutting blades are sharp for cutting product and are disposed of properly.
  • Assist Oven Operator to maintain process control of the Proof Box and Oven.
  • Awareness of the daily production shift schedule.
  • Plan, direct, organize, and coordinate daily activities at the Rheon Line.
  • Verify floor batch time to assure dough is acceptable for forming units.
  • Verify texture of dough to assure product units will develop through the process system as expected.
  • Set and verify that the process line control parameters are to specifications.
  • Continually monitor controls to ensure that product is to specifications.
  • Assure that flour dusters are maintained filled at all times.
  • Monitor number of batch containers on floor to be processed to assure they do not exceed the line capacity.
  • Verify that targeted units per proofer plates are to target specifications.
  • Assure that mechanical line moving parts are functioning as expected. Report any mal-functioning or potential mechanical failures to supervisor.
  • Assure that the Rheon Line, workstations, are maintained organize and safe for working.
  • Continually communicate with Lead on dough conditions and quantity.
  • Record Quality Control checks accurately and timely.
  • Continually weigh units to ensure product is within weight specifications.
  • Awareness of Lockout/Tagout procedures and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
  • Additional tasks may be assigned as needed.
  • Works to maintain and improve on the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture. Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Analytical - Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming others; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.
  • Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.
  • Delegation - Delegates work assignments; provides recognition for results.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; inspires respect and trust; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; makes self-available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; continually works to improve supervisory skills.
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; works with integrity and ethically.
  • Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; arrives at meetings on time.
  • Dependability - Follows written and oral instructions; responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; completes tasks on time.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

    Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

    Required

  • Math Ability - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to define and solve problems.
  • Ability to write clearly and legibly and possess basic effective verbal and written skills in English.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.

Preferred

  • High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires the employee to stand for extended periods of time, have manual dexterity/use of hands and fingers, have the ability to reach with arms and hands, and have the ability to work in an enclosed environment.  With the aid of co-workers, the employee is expected to frequently push/pull proofing racks from 10 to 30 pounds approximately 15 to 100 feet.  The employee is expected to carry, twist, bend, and stoop in conjunction with frequent lifting between 10 and 100 pounds of supplies and trash with the aid of co-workers.  This position requires the employee to lift and dump up to 50 pounds.
  • This position requires employee to have adequate communicating and observational skills, including seeing, speaking and hearing, due to the operation of various types of moving equipment used in the bakery.  These requirements are for the safety of the employee and co-workers.  These requirements are also necessary for collecting, distributing and communicating information with co-workers.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and color vision.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to extreme hot (non-weather) conditions and to changes in temperature, and occasionally exposed to hot or humid conditions (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather).  The employee must be able to tolerate a work environment that contains flour dust. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can get loud.

 

 

 

 

ARYZTA is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer(AA/EOE)

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