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Tech 1, Bakery-Sanitation

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.



*1st shift-6a-230p * must work weekends*

Position Purpose

Food Safety / Responsible For Cleaning the Bakery Equipment & Areas Assigned to in the Bakery


Key Accountabilities

  • Understanding the importance of Food Safety



  • Performs all tasks and duties required to insure equipment is cleaned, sanitized and operational for the next production run.
  • Knows and understands the operation and function of all sanitation cleaning equipment.
  • Knows the purpose and usage rate of all sanitizers and cleaning solutions.
  • Insures all personal safety equipment is in good repair and maintains proper usage.
  • Maintains current on all updates to MSDS regarding cleaning solutions and sanitizers.
  • Communicates with co-workers and supervision all information relevant to the cleaning process.
  • Conducts on the job training of new sanitors and assists in training activities which support the manufacturing process.
  • Support “TEAM” concepts on major cleaning assignments
  • Works independently on projects, with limited supervision.
  • Knows and understands the operation and function of all plant waste removal equipment.
  • Keeps all equipment and work areas clean and free of debris.
  • Keeps accurate cleaning records of equipment and areas in accordance with SSOP’s
  • Operates sanitation equipment cleaning equipment such as but not limited to; floor scrubbers, vacuum cleaners, pressure washers, and steam cleaners. Fork lift certification required.
  • Other duties as required or assigned.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications


    • Sanitation Experience in Food Manufacturing / Food Safety /Industrial Truck Experience
    • Weekend and Holidays may be required.


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level



  • High School Diploma /GED



  • 1 year of experience in manufacturing /light industrial environment preferred


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.

    • Standing / Walking/Climbing

These functions require the employee to be standing or walking 100% of the time. 

    • Lifting / Carrying / Twisting / Bending / Stooping

The employee is expected to frequently twist, bend, and stoop when preforming work tasks.  Frequently carry or lift 50 pounds or more.

Frequently pushing pulling 5lbs or more

    • Pushing/Pulling

Frequently pushing pulling 5lbs or more

    • Handling / Fingering / Feeling

Hand and finger movement is required frequently to wash, clean, launder and store supplies.

    • Seeing / Speaking / Hearing

This position requires an employee to have adequate communication and observational skills.  These requirements are also for the safety of the employee and the co-workers.  .

    • Head / Neck Movement

Frequent flexing, extending and turning the neck is required

    • Cold, Wet,  Dusty, Slippery, High arears

The employee must be able to work in cold, wet, dusty, slippery area for long periods of time. The employee must be able to work in high areas.

  • Working at extreme heights is required
  • Weekends, Holidays and Overtime as required.


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.

  • Wet /Cold /Dusty /Humid





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.