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Operator 1, Bakery- Labeling System

City & State: 

Swedesboro, NJ, US, 08085

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.



*Must work weekends*


Position Purpose

The Operator 1, Bakery- Labeling System will ensures the product is packed properly with the highest quality standards.


Key Accountabilities

The Operator 1, Bakery- Labeling System has the responsibilities of planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the daily activities of the Packaging Department. He/she will continually monitor and control that products being packed meet specifications and are of the highest quality standards.



  • Awareness of daily production schedule.
  • Coordinate, organize, and assign subordinates daily job tasks.
  • Assure that metal detector is operational.
  • Monitor and control freezer temperature and core temperature to specification, “informing” maintenance or bakery supervisor of the changes.
  • Monitor and control that the daily code, case labels, and retail bags are accurate.
  • Ensures that case code is legible.
  • Monitor and control that packaging documents are filled out accurately, legibly, and timely.
  • Assure that sufficient packaging materials are available for daily activities (cartons, labels, retail bags, pallets, pallet tags, case tape, etc.)
  • Monitor and control that Packaging areas are maintained organized and safe for performing daily activities.
  • Monitor and control that Packaging employees are performing tasks to standards.
  • Ensures employees are wearing the proper protective freezer clothing issued when performing job tasks.
  • Monitor and control that employees are operating equipment safely and as expected.
  • Ensures that employees are adhering to GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • Ensures that all data entry is entered accurately and on a timely manner.
  • 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

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Interpersonal – Conducts themselves in a manner that promotes teamwork within the warehouse and all related production, sanitation and Quality Control areas.
  • Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Customer Service – Understands the importance of their role in delivering a quality product to our customers.
  • Team Work - Gives and welcomes feedback.  Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources.
  • Quality – Works accurately
  • Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Adheres to company guidelines for absenteeism and tardiness.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner.  Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.  Reports potentially unsafe conditions.


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level


  • Math Ability - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • At least two years previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as production schedules, safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to complete routine reports Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees
  • Oral Communication – Able to communicate in English between fellow members of warehouse and plant team.
  • Written Communication – Read and writes clearly in English and fills out all company documents according to company guidelines.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to learn new computer software as required by the company


  • Bilingual English and Spanish
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of inventory control software helpful


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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to stand and walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel equipment controls and materials. The employee is frequently required to twist, bend and stoop. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with the aid of a co-worker. The employee is expected to occasionally push/pull manual forklifts and other equipment. Frequent flexing, extending and turning of the neck and head are required. 


  • 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 and distributing information to subordinates, and communicating 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 cold (non-weather) conditions and to rapid changes in temperature, and occasionally exposed to wet 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 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.