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.
Finished Good Handler(2ndShift)
Applies basic skills to insure that all finished goods being shipped and received meet quality and food safety requirements. Maintains all necessary shipping records, insures all product quality issues identified on the shift are immediately placed on hold physically and in SAP WM system. Insure proper set up for next shift and passes down all relevant information to all. Comply with company code of conduct through working safely and efficiently both in a team and individual environment. Insure that all damaged materials are reported to Supervisor and/or Manager and complete recording of all paperwork relating to job duties. Understand and implement the ARYZTAvalues throughout all job duties to insure all company and customer needs are met. Perform all tasks as directed by the Shipping/Receiving supervisor and Manager
Insure all finished goods with potential quality concerns are placed on hold.
Ability to keep up with fast paced environment, place palletized product in freezer racking safely, and troubleshoot palletizer as necessary.
Prepare necessary shipping documents for all production received into shipping on a daily basis.
Be capable of completing all outbound and inbound orders properly, completing all associated computer and paperwork associated with the load. Insure customer orders have accurate product and quantities.
Minimize detention fees by loading trucks as they arrive for their appointments.
Inspect all trailers upon arrival and all pallets of finished goods prior to loading.
Inspection of storage facilities and materials in order to maintain food safety and quality.
Perform cycle counts of inventory as needed and requested
Observe and follow first in/first out (FIFO) of all finished goods, monitor for damages and inventory discrepancies.
Proper communication with coworkers and all other department(s) (i.e. Sanitation, Maintenance, or Quality Assurance) as needed, to include daily recaps within the shipping department. All positions are part of a team and must communicate and work together to insure a safe and efficient work flow.
Responsible for maintaining a clean, sanitary, and organized work area.
Know, understand, and follow safe operating procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.
Actively participate with the team, through problem solving, planning, and team decision-making with individual accountability.
Perform training of new shipping employees and assist in other training activities which support the shipping/receiving department.
Flexibility in job assignments as designated by a supervisor and/or manager.
Knows, understands and follows standard forklift operating and safety procedures.
Ability to learn how to operate the yard jockey truck to move trailers as needed,
Perform all other duties as required or assigned.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications
Strong communication skills, good written and verbal communication skills within the facility and with external contacts, in English.
Ability to read and write in English, and use of basic math and time keeping.
Computer literate in Excel and Microsoft Outlook. Able to access, enter, and retrieve datausing a computer terminal and retrieve information from production schedules.
Able to work independently with little supervision and make logistical decisions
Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level
High school diploma, GED and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Stand up forklift experience
2-3 years previous work history in a food manufacturing facility/light industrial environment preferred
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, bending, twisting, stooping may be required while performing these job duties.
Able to lift or move (push or drag) 50 lbs.
Frequently carrying more than 30 lbs.
Requires an employee to have adequate communication and observational skills.
Frequent head and neck movement.
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.
Able to work at elevated heights with proper fall protection
Employee may be required to work in areas that are cold, wet, dusty, slippery, or hot.
Frequently working in areas of loud noise.
May require employees to work in small/confined, or elevated areas.
Schedule subject to change, based on needs.
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.