Tarboro, North Carolina
March 31, 2024

Sara Lee desserts have always stood for incredible flavor and superior value in the frozen food aisle and away from home markets.  For the first time in over 60 years, Sara Lee is operating independently as Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, a collection of top brands united in quality and innovation, including Sara Lee®, Chef Pierre®, Van’s®, Bistro Collection®, Superior on Main® and Cyrus O’Leary’s®.

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery is proud to take these iconic brands into a new era and to continue the evolution that transformed one small Chicago bakery into an American institution. Using carefully sourced ingredients and time-honored recipes, the company is committed to making life’s moments a little sweeter, putting its customers first and discovering new ways to make everyone’s favorite foods even better.

Working for Sara Lee

Our vision is to be the world’s most beloved bakery by creating irresistible foods, growing with our customers, and delivering value for all.  We believe that each of us has unique points of difference and experience to offer.  We will achieve success through collaboration and innovation in an environment where employees feel empowered to execute with speed.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to work with team members in Maintenance department to operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner that supports the operation of the Bakery
  • Ability to effectively evaluate and direct work requirements related to work orders
  • Lead shift activity for area responsible
  • Ability to train and coach other team members
  • Conducts preventive maintenance checks to ensure equipment operate safely and efficiently
  • Ensure PM completion rates above goal for associated team
  • Wok with Continuous Improvement Manager to help lead Problem solving/Root Cause Analysis events for assigned area
  • Meet with area leadership set the daily direction in the area responsible
  • Assist in project teams to implement process change/ product testing and implementation
  • Act as key point of contact in Supervisors absence.
  • Assist shift leader to manage department budget within limits


  • Minimum of high School Diploma required
  • General knowledge of machine operation and repair
  • Working knowledge of GMP/cGMP
  • Excellent attitude and work ethic
  • Exceptional leadership skills to support the plant goals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to work toward future leadership opportunities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skill
  • Working knowledge of basic computer program including Microsoft Office Suite

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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March 31, 2024

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