Bakery Associate Job Description

Bakery Associate Job Description

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Bakery associate provides feedback to Bakery Manager and Bakery Assistant Manager regarding evening Bakery associates’ performance.

Bakery Associate Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective bakery associate job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included bakery associate job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Gain and maintain knowledge of department products and make customers feel welcome and appreciated by responding to questions and making suggestions about products and recipes
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products
Set up weekly in store selling events to promote Murray’s Cheese products
Additionally, assist Senior Category Manager with product quality attributes and ensuring products are delivering on quality/value needs of customers
Develop and oversee in-store testing of potential new products, concepts and promotional activity
Picking and packing various bread products
Picking and packing various bread products in a fast paced production environment
Check products for quality and identify damaged or expired goods
Manually select a wide variety of products
May analyze information to support the development of a 12/18 month sales & operations planning product forecast

Bakery Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Bakery Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the bakery associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School Degree in General Education, Business, Performance, MBA, Retail Management, Education, Sound, Marketing, Culinary Arts, Culinary

Skills for Bakery Associate

Desired skills for bakery associate include:

Regulatory and safety policies and procedures
Products
Products carried in department
Bakery products sold in the bakery
Supported department products
General bakery practices and procedures
Baking cycle and baking terminology
Basic computer skills
Math
Measures

Desired experience for bakery associate includes:

A reasonable amount of care must be taken while performing each task to avoid equipment damage and equipment downtime
Support customer requests both internal and external and provide support to satisfy project needs from a conceptual phase through troubleshooting and commercialization
Shave and slice meats and cheeses for customers and correctly follow product recipes
Assist with product production, packaging, presentation and restocking
Retrieve cakes from the freezer and ensure consistent quality and accuracy when decorating
Place orders and maintain Murray’s Cheese inventory

Bakery Associate Examples

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Bakery Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of bakery associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for bakery associate
  • Baking breads, pies, cakes, cookies and other pastries as necessary
  • Assisting in menu and production planning to meet daily requirements
  • Ensuring proper food preparation by utilizing approved recipes, following prescribed production standards and use of proper equipment
  • Serving customers on entrée service line during heavy volume
  • Ensuring proper presentation, food quality, portion control and maintenance of proper serving temperatures
  • Interacting with customers in a friendly and positive manner, relaying relevant concerns from customers directly to supervisors
  • Maintaining sanitation of all equipment, supplies and utensils within work area
  • Maintain ad information for all ad groups
  • Responsible for running and distributing reports
  • Check that trucks have arrived to all 8 locations
Qualifications for bakery associate
  • Bakery / Scratch baking
  • Key and adjust seasonal prebooks as needed
  • Communicate changes to divisions as needed
  • Provide support for procurement team
  • Process cost changes
  • Provide vacation coverage for department coordinator
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Bakery Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a bakery associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for bakery associate
  • You will count and check products for accuracy and quality
  • You will replenish products in the Distribution Center
  • Assist with completing various projects by performing other duties as assigned
  • Assist Category Manager in the strategic development of the category sales plan that is consistent with the overall Merchandise strategy
  • Promote and verify execution of category strategy at the store
  • Take ownership of one or several small categories and ensure that the category fits into the total store perspective
  • Complete entry for national sales planning tool, including de-averaged costs/retail, and new/expanded items/offers
  • Vendor / Supplier Relationships & Supply Chain Management
  • Analyze and share insights with Senior Category Manager, Product Director, Zone Leader and other Operations leadership to driving improved results and enhance understanding of the business
  • Assist the Senior CM in communicating integrated sales plans (national/zone) and ensure comprehensive delivery of necessary facts/data/SOP
Qualifications for bakery associate
  • High level organization, multi-tasking, great customer service, team oriented, motivator, detail oriented, effective time management
  • Must have attention to detail and be proud of your work
  • You must be able to stand for up to 8 hours
  • Prior bakery experience is a must for Leads but is not required for Production Associates
  • Experience working in a production setting is preferred
  • If this sounds like a great opportunity to you please respond to this post with a copy of your most recently updated resume and we will respond with in 24 to 48 hours
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Bakery Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a bakery associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for bakery associate
  • Follows Food Safety & Food Quality Plans to ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Standards, the SQF system and other 3rd party audits
  • Performs various duties including, but not limited to
  • Acts with a Continuous Improvement mindset and focus on improving efficiencies and decreasing waste
  • Must be able to work in a team environment to meet established production goals
  • Provides excellent customer service and food service to guests
  • Set oven temperatures and place items into hot ovens for baking
  • Combine measured ingredients in bowls of mixing, blending, or cooking machinery
  • Place dough in fryers, pans, molds, or on sheets and bake in production ovens or on grills
  • Set time and speed controls for mixing machines and blending machines so that ingredients will be mixed or
  • Load, unload and stacks product
Qualifications for bakery associate
  • Prior experience with SCM, PCOMM, Balances, OnDemand and PeopleSoft software a plus
  • Must possess a minimum 3 years experience in retail, food service or with a consumer goods company
  • The successful candidate will have solid quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to work in a team setting
  • Must be able to provide fact-based recommendations across various levels of management
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high degree of motivation, the ability to prioritize and self direct, strong business acumen and sound interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency required in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
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Bakery Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bakery associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for bakery associate
  • Report overages and shortages to Sanitation Supervisor
  • Be aware of and follow all safety procedures as set forth by the company
  • Work in a fast pace environment with a high focus on safety and customer service
  • Close interaction and work within a team environment
  • Use pallet jack, fork lift
  • Researches and identifies areas of industry innovation along with competitive activity in targeted categories
  • Provide customer service to all store locations regarding questions, issues and concerns within the Fresh Department, ordering, and deliveries
  • Responsible for learning, using, and maintaining internal wholesale / retail software systems
  • Works with the team to monitor pricing, promotions, purchasing, costs, and primarily inventory levels
  • Responsible for all billing’s promotions, free fill, and all on-going discounts from start to finish
Qualifications for bakery associate
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Access a plus
  • Understanding of financial methodology to determine costs and to develop annual business plan
  • Able to stand on feet for entire 8 hour shift while wearing steel toe shoes
  • Accustomed to working in a fast paced environment environment
  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred but not required
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent changes
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Bakery Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a bakery associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for bakery associate
  • Provides administrative support to the Category Managers and Merchandising Team
  • Stocks and cleans shelves, bins, and display areas
  • Position requires demonstration and compliance of competency for all on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect effect on product safety, legality and/or quality (EEO, Sexual Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley)
  • Provide a high-quality product to our customers
  • Approach, educate and offer meal solutions to our customers
  • Work in an accurate and timely manner
  • Provide excellent customer service by assisting guests in selecting items, including cross-selling and up-selling
  • Construct creative merchandising displays including sales cases and floor displays to sell and educate customers on latest trends and our special offerings
  • Ensuring proper levels of product and supplies are maintained
  • Adhere to all safety and sanitation standards as required
Qualifications for bakery associate
  • Prior experience or training in manufacturing or supply-chain environment is preferred
  • Ability to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions with high level of detail
  • Willing to work irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off (non-consecutive days off), and holidays when needed
  • Evaluate quality of food ingredients or prepared foods
  • Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
  • Load materials into production equipment

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