Operator 3, Bakery

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 Description

Job Title

  • Mixer


  • Ancaster, ON


  • English Muffins

Reporting to

  • Production Supervisor and Leadhand

Position Purpose

To ensure food is processed according to specifications

Key Accountabilities

Ensuring food quality along with standard productivity


  • Responsible for start-up, review-mixing schedule
  •     Ensure pre-op inspection is done on the mixer prior to starting
  • Follow mixing procedures according to the formula sheet
  • Ensure all documentation is complete
  • Ensure all variances to the formula are reported to the Supervisor
  • Ensure to put all ingredients in the mixer following the formula
  • Check and document every dough temperature, time and initial
  • Monitor bulk scaling system for accuracy during the shift
  • Keep work area clean and tidy throughout shift and clean up after shift
  • Dump garbage when required
  • Work closely with Machine operator and Leadhand
  • Inform Leadhand of any quality issues immediately
  • 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 assigned


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Must work with speed and accuracy to keep up with the production process
  • Service oriented --- high need to please
  • Effective communicator
  • Punctual and team player
  • GMP and safety awareness


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level



  • N/A



  • High school diploma or equivalent


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 fahrenheit 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

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.





Salary Range
$31,000.00 - 35,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Ancaster, ON L9G 3L1, CA