Summer Student - General Labour | A-909

Summer Student - General Labour | A-909

24 May
ARYZTA Careers.

24 May

ARYZTA Careers.


Summer Student - General Labour

City & State: Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 3L1

L9G 3L1

Job Category: Bakery Operations

L9G 3L1

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

- General Labourer


- Ancaster, ON


- Building 1

Reporting to

- Leadhand and Production Supervisor

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for ensuring food is up to quality standard and running through equipment properly.

Key Accountabilities

Ensuring food quality along with standard productivity.


- Arrive to work on time and with all tools to perform task

- Make sure to have a garbage pail prior to start up

- Ensure food being produced /packaged adheres to quality specifications

- Ensure waste or defective food goes into correct containers

- Keep work area clean and tidy throughout shift and after shift

- Work closely to Leadhand

- Leave work area in good condition at the end of shift

- Ensure food meets specifications

- Ensure a clean work area throughout the shift

- Work closely to Machine Operator and other crew members

- Ensure that all employees are aware of their responsibilities specific to food safety, legality and quality

- Adhere to all applicable job procedures as outlined in SOP manual

- Adhere to GMPs and Health and Safety rules as outlined in employee handbook

- Keep work area clean and clear of hazards

- Report any unsafe conditions, incidents or injuries to supervisor immediately

- Use all prescribed personal protective equipment

- Ensure GMP’s and safe food handling practices are being followed

- All tools to be cleaned and maintained in good repair. Report any broken, damaged, or missing tools to your supervisor. Do not discard any damaged or broken tools.

- Follow all GMPs including maintaining personal hygiene, handwashing/sanitizing hands, clean up spills (ie: ingredients, water, debris and wood)

- Report any foreign material findings to your supervisor

- As part of food security, report any unusual people or behaviours to your supervisor

- Perform all other duties as assigned

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

- Must work with speed and accuracy to keep up with the production process

- Service oriented - high need to please

- Level headed - does not overreact under stress

- Effective communicator

- Punctual

- Team player

- Must be dependable

- Must have excellent attendance and work habits

- GMP and safety awareness

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level


- N/A


- High school diploma or quivalent

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.

- The majority of work in the bakery requires employees to stand on their feet for the entire 8-12 hour shift

- Physical demands may also include reaching, bending, walking, lifting (up to a maximum of 50lbs) and performing repetitive actions

- Please refer to the PDA for all physical requirements of this position

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.

- ARYZTA Limited is a 24 hour/ 7 day manufacturing operation

- The temperature of the environment within the production area can range from 58 - 80 degrees farenheight depending on the department

- The production areas are often loud, exceeding 85 decibels, due to the machinery that is running; earplugs are required to be worn while in the bakery at all times

- Depending on postion, some employees may be exposed to dust; dust masks and respirators are available if 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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