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Operator 1, Bakery-Packing

City & State: 

West Columbia, SC, US, 29172

29172
Job Category:  Bakery Operations
29172

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.

Job Title

  • Operator 1, Bakery-Packing

Department

  • Production

Reporting to

  • Production Supervisor

Position Purpose

The Operator 1, Bakery-Packing is a contributing member of the team-oriented packaging process.  Included is the operation of automated packaging and production equipment, basic diagnosis of equipment failures, monitoring equipment and food according to ARYZTA standards.  It is the responsibility of the Operator 1, Bakery-Packing to contribute to maintaining a safe work environment for themselves, fellow employees and our customers.

 

Key Accountabilities

The Operator 1, Bakery-Packing is responsible for ensuring the food is properly shaped, filled, and packaged with the use of equipment and machines, in accordance with ARYZTA established specifications.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure food meets quality specifications
  • Package food manually and with use of machinery
  • Operate and adjust machinery & equipment to ensure accuracy and proper food specifications
  • Ensure work areas, machinery and equipment are clean, organized and adheres to applicable safety rules at all times
  • Ability to operate equipment in assigned area
  • Responsible for reporting and taking necessary actions to ensure food safety and prevent food quality problems from occurring; communicating safety, quality, production, maintenance and hygiene issues to appropriate personnel
  • Continuous compliance with Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP’s)
  • Adhere to packaging work schedule and running orders
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

 

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • No experience necessary
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

 

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

Required

  • Read, Write and Math Skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and must also adapt to frequent changes that occur on the production line
  • Position requires ability to act as a member of a highly functioning team

 

Preferred

  • High School Diploma
  • Computer Skills
  • Food Manufacturing Experience

 

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.

  • Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance
  • Navigate up and down stairs
  • Standing/Walking/Climbing
  • Twisting/Bending/Stooping
  • Pushing/Pulling
  • Handling/Fingering/Feeling
  • Seeing/Speaking/Hearing
  • Flexing/Extending/Turning the neck

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.

  • Ability to work in a hot, cold, wet, frozen, dusty, and loud environment
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts

Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as required

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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