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Clerk, Bakery-Administration

City & State: 

West Columbia, SC, US, 29172

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.

Position: Clerk, Bakery-Administration




This position is accountable for providing Administrative support to Production Supervision across multiple production lines.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare all associated paperwork to provide to Production Supervisors prior to a scheduled production run:
  • Release process orders in SAP
  • Printing of mixer sheets in SAP
  • Printing of material/parts list in SAP for Material Handlers
  • Printing of misc. forms required for the production floor
  • Monitoring COGI errors as they occur during the production run:
  • Monitoring COGI within SAP
  • Communication with Material Handlers and Production Supervisors for needed movements within SAP
  • Clearing COGI errors after movements are made
  • Communication with the Administrative Production Supervisor when a COGI error can not be cleared through a proper movement

Production Reports:

  • Creation of Production Report via Microsoft Excel template onto “K” drive
  • Organize and audit production paperwork generated from a scheduled production run when it is complete and provided by Production Supervisor
    • Enter downtime and explanations provided by Production Supervisor
    • Enter headcount provided by Production Supervisor
  • Enter raw data into Production Report
    • Cross-check raw data to SAP data to ensure the data matches
      • Cross-check data against known standards
    • Investigate all discrepancies
  • Balance semi-finished goods with finished goods
  • Confirmations in SAP
  • Double check all data to ensure accuracy
  • Save finished version of Production Report onto “K” drive in the appropriate file location
  • Email completed Production Report
  • Create paperwork packet and provide to Administrative Production Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned


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.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.
  2. The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud.
  3. Able to work nights, weekends, overtime and holidays as required.


  Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • High degree of computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills



  • Experience in SAP inventory applications
  • Previous accounting or administrative auditing experience
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25-pounds.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, and/or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Use a computer keyboard and monitor more than 75% of total work time.


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.


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