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Day Donut Production

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


1202 E. McKinley Ave - Mishawaka, Indiana 46545

Job Description:

Day Donut Production Associate

Reports to: Shift Leader, Floor Manager, and Central Bakery Manager

Job Profile: Clerk 2, Production-Central Bakery

Business Title: Bakery Production-Central Bakery

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the production of donuts, including mixing cake donut mix and yeast mixes, sheeting the dough, cutting, proofing, frying, and finishing the donuts. Distribution of finished products. Follow safe, sanitary food handling policy to prevent contamination and food borne illnesses.

Starting Wage:



Start time: 4am; Monday, Wednesday-Saturday (Sunday and Tuesday Off)

Overtime frequent and required

Schedule may change on production needs and holidays


High School Graduate or equivalent (GED)


Some relevant experience and needs some skills developed through training or work.


• Moderate degree of supervision
• Routine work
• Impacts work of team


Ability to work with deadlines and follow directions. Since this is a production line it is easy to fall behind and hard to catch up. Basic math and reading skills. Work in a fast-paced environment. Flexible work schedule, weekend availability, occasional Tuesday, Sunday, and holidays are required.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift 50 lbs. Read and understands mix formulas, use a digital scale. Able to work independently and with others. Requires constant bending, stretching and good eye/hand coordination. Able to withstand hot temperatures when frying donuts. Pulling and pushing carts filled with donuts. Stand for long periods of time.

Other Duties:

Clean work areas. Wash all equipment, take out trash. Varies according to production needs, occasionally may have to work in other production areas.

Environmental Conditions:

Exposed to constant indoor temperatures of 75 degrees or higher.

Noise: loud machines.

Chemicals: Cleaning solutions.

This job description is representative only and is not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee in the position may be required to perform. Management reserves the right to request and require its employees to perform other tasks depending on circumstances or emergencies.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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