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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

ARYZTA Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Some College


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Job Description

Key Accountabilities

This job description should not be viewed as an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities related to your position. Your position will necessitate performing duties and tasks that are not outlined herein. La Brea Bakery makes no guarantees as to the nature and scope of the work performed by this position. La Brea Bakery retains the right to change an employee s position or job description at any time.

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in the distribution and packaging of product, warehouse operations, by performing the following duties through subordinates. Ensures customer satisfaction and company profitability through the efficient and timely delivery of customer orders this includes carrier selection, route planning and consolidation and delivery of orders.


* Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedite work flows.

* Oversees both distribution and packing departments to ensure timely delivery of customer s orders.

* Assigns duties and examines work for exactness and neatness. Conduct meetings with employee s and supervisors.

* Prepares or directs preparation of correspondence, reports, and operations, maintenance, and safety manuals associated with the operation of the plant.

* Maintains time and production records of employee s.

* Coaches and develops supervisors on company policies and compliance with quality assurance, GMP s, safety and other company programs and procedures.

* Analyses and resolves work problems, or assist workers in solving work problems.

* Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates.

* Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.

* Initiates or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

* Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop department or work crew.

* Handle the day to day operations in compliance with the labor CBA; resolves workers grievances or submits unsettled grievances to Human Resource department for action.

* Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules.

* Works to maintain and improve on the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture.

* Performs activities of workers supervised.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Required Skills

Skills, Experience & Qualifications


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations.

Technical Skills - Shares expertise with others.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings. Remains in constant communication with direct report and other corporate support in all matters concerning the caf operations. Bi-lingual Spanish a plus.

Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Written Communication Provides employee documentations to Restaurant General Manager; writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information

Change Management - Communicates changes effectively.

Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Provides recognition for results.

Leadership - Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Inspires respect and trust; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates. Displays passion and optimism.

Managing People - Directly supervises up to 100+ employees in the Warehouse and Logistics Departments. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Business Acumen - Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition.

Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

Strategic Thinking - Analyses market and competition.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience: One year certificate from college or technical school; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.