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Harlan Bakeries, LLC

HQ: Avon, IN   |   1,000 - 2,500 employees  |  
Harlan Bakeries, Inc. (Harlan) is always looking for highly motivated, hard working individuals to join our team and our Mission. Come grow with us! Harlan is a family owned business that produces and supplies premium quality kosher frozen and fresh bakery products. Headquartered in Avon, IN., Harlan is located on the near West side of Indianapolis approximately 15 minutes West of I-465 on U.S. 36. Our facility occupies over 160,000+ square feet of Office, Manufacturing, and Warehouse space. Avon, centrally located in Hendricks County is a current hotspot for economic development in Indiana. Our Mission... Harlan's Mission is to produce quality bakery products cost effectively in an environment that is safe, clean, and friendly for our employees and community. The integrity of our company is based on the principles of quality products, satisfied customers and consumers, conscientious employees and our commitments to innovative growth and development.Harlan Bakeries, Inc. Stats:
  • Local Family owned high-growth business.
  • Leading Manufacturer of premium quality kosher Wholesale bakery items. Including Bagels (Frozen Raw Dough, Par Baked, Fully Baked,and Mini's), BagelChips, Pies, and Cookies
  • Recognized for the past several years on Indiana University's Kelly School of Business Growth 100 program.
  • "Entrepreneur Of The Year", Indiana Heartland, 2000
  • Over 1,500 employees. Harlan is currently the 4th largest employer in the area.
  • Centrally located in Avon, In.
  • Founded in 1990.
Health Care Insurance Provider: Gilsbar Eligibility: 1st day of the month following 90 days of employment. Dental Insurance Provider: MetLife Eligibility: 1st day of the month following 90 days of employment Vision Insurance Provider: Vision Service Plan (VSP) Participants must utilize a VSP provider Participant co-payments: $10.00 for Exam $25.00 for Materials Exams, lenses, and frames are paid-in-full after co-payment is met. Voluntary Life Insurance and AD&D, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Provider: Unum Eligibility: The next special enrollment period after the 1st day of the month following 90 days of employment. Cost: Employee pays the entire premium and depends on the number of units purchased, age and other factors. Spouse and dependant coverage is available for Life, AD&D and Accident Insurance. Basic Life Insurance and AD&D At no cost to you, Harlan Bakeries automatically provides basic term life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance effective the 1st of the month following 90 days of employment. For exempt employees, coverage equals 1.5 times your basic annual earnings up to $400,000.00. For non-exempt employees, coverage is $10,000.00 Short Term Disability Insurance At no cost to you, Harlan Bakeries provides a weekly benefit to replace a portion of your income effective the 1st of the month following 90 days of employment. The weekly benefit amount is 60% of your pay, the maximum benefit period is 13 weeks and benefits begin on the 1st day of an accident and on the 8th day for sickness. Long Term Disability Insurance At no cost to you, Harlan Bakeries provides a benefit if your disability continues beyond the STD period. The monthly benefit amount is 60% of monthly earnings up to a maximum benefit of $10,000.00 per month. Employee Assistance Program At no cost to you, Harlan Bakeries provides you with an employee assistance program. This program can help you find solutions for the everyday challenges of work and home as well as more serious issues involving emotional and physical well being. Services include telephone consultation, personalized searches and referrals, online resources, online financial calculators, face-to-face consultations, education materials and all types of counseling, including family counseling. Flexible Spending 401K Program Eligibility: 90 days of employment and 18 years of age. Enrollments: January, April, July, and October. Harlan Bakeries, Inc. will match employee contributions $.50 for every $1.00 the employee saves up to 6% of their annual salary. The match is discretionary and is determined by Harlan Bakeries, Inc. each year. Vacation Policy 1-4 years will accrue 10 per year, after 4 years of service one day is added for each year of service. Personal Days Full-time employees are granted 4 paid days off each year. Personal time accrues each pay period. Paid Holidays
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • 1/2 day Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • 1/2 day New Years Eve
  • New Years Day
  • Career Opportunities
    The American Institute of Baking awards a “SUPERIOR” Rating to

    Harlan Bakeries, Inc. (HBI) for the ninth consecutive year.

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    AVON, INDIANA - Harlan Bakeries, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Superior Rating by the American Institute of Baking during its annual food safety audit. This is the ninth consecutive year that Harlan has received a Superior rating. At the completion of the audit, there was no improvement needed or corrective action required.

    The American Insistute of Baking performs annual audits for member facilities based on their published AIB Consolidated Standards for Food Safety. The Standards contain the criteria and rating methods used to assign numerical scores to the facility. Member facilities are auditied and then scored in five main areas: Adequacy of Food Safety Program, Pest Control, Operational Practices, Maintenance for Food Safety and Cleaning Practices. The facility being inspected is given a total score and a rating based on that score.

    The audit process can be very challenging, but is viewed by Harlan as a highly positive educational experience for both its management and staff. Employees are actively engaged in training to maintain AIB standards and procedures, and are empowered to participate in various parts of the evaluation process. Harlan takes pride in its Superior status and recognizes the value of these efforts both in meeting internal as well as external customer expectations, and also by exceeding them as frequently as possible. Harlan also recognizes the hard work its employees have put forth to maintain superior practices in addition to managing the major growth the bakery has encourtered over the past year.

    For more information about the American Institute of Baking, or to find out how your business can become a member, you may visit them online at . You may also write to them at P.O. Box 3999, Manhattan, Kansas 66505-3999, or call them at (785) 537-4750.

    Harlan Bakeries, Inc., established in 1991, produces Harlan Bigger Better Bagels® and Harlan Giant Gourmet Bagels® brands, private-label bagels, contract manufacturing, and products for in-store bakeries. Harlan now produces more than just bagels and supplies our customers with pies (meringue, creme, fruit and specialty); cakes; cookies; muffins; and breads. HBI operates six production facilities, including its 300,000+ square foot facility and corporate office in Avon, Indiana. Other production facilities are located in Indianapolis, Ind.; Denver, Col.; Hope, Ark.; Wichita, Kan.; and Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

    For sales information, please contact: Joseph E. Latouf, Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at
    or send correspondence to the address below:

    Harlan Bakeries, Inc.
    7597 East US Highway 36
    Avon, IN 46123-7171
    Phone: (317) 272-3600
    Fax: (317) 272-1110
  • New York Style Bagels
  • Soft Bagels
  • Mini Bagels
  • Par Baked Bagels
  • Raw Dough Bagels

  • Angel Food Cake

  • Frozen Raw Dough

  • Meringue Pies
  • Creme Pies
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    Harlan Bakeries, Inc.
    7597 East US Highway 36
    Avon, Indiana 46123