Baker

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Food Services



With a focus on providing customers with quality baked goods, Bashas’ bakers are true “scratch bakers”, producing baked goods and other related products in an efficient manner with a strong focus on product quality and freshness.

Some Job Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a positive and friendly attitude towards customers and fellow team members.
  • Engaging with customers through smiles and greetings, offering product information, providing selling suggestions and active sampling and always giving a genuine thank you.
  • Mixing, weighing, proofing, baking, frying, decorating, finishing and merchandising quality bakery products using Bashas’ recipes.
  • Loading and unloading the oven, knowing the proper temperatures and duration to bake all varieties of product,
  • Scaling cakes and cupcakes, ice sweet rolls, breads and cookies, etc.
  • Assisting in the ordering and receiving of bakery products and supplies.
  • Controlling product inventory and out of stocks, shrink and supplies.
  • Using scale printer machine, ensuring weights and pricing are correct.
  • Understanding the importance and the monitoring of product pricing, signage, and placement as well as the use of product shelf tags and shelf signage.
  • Keeping a clean, neat and orderly bench, production area, storage area, and walk-in coolers and freezers.
  • Helping in the wrapping, boxing, weighing, slicing, finishing, and stocking bakery department products, rotating them as necessary to ensure quality and safety.
  • Displaying goods following bakery department and/or merchandising guidelines.
  • Helping decorators with personalization of cakes and icing of cakes, donuts, sweet rolls and etc.

  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned by management. Must be at least 18-years old. 

    Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time;
    This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned;
    This job description is subject to change at any time

    Employer provides reasonable accommodations to a qualified employee that does not impose an undue hardship on the employer.

    Ability to:

  • With both customers and team members, remain helpful, tactful and courteous at all times.
  • Work quickly and efficiently, sometimes with little direction, to accomplish assigned duties.
  • Consistently produce quality bakery items including, cakes, donuts, breads, pastries and pies.
  • Add, subtract, divide, multiply and perform other basic business math calculations.
  • Use all necessary bakery equipment including: ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Be dexterous enough with hands and fingers so as to be able to use necessary bakery equipment.
  • Learn to use register, scales, scanners and debit/credit terminals.
  • Read UPC codes, product labels, shelf signage, and posted company policies/procedures.
  • Openly and professionally communicate through body language, facial expressions and speech.
  • Listen to and understand verbal and non-verbal communication of customers and fellow members.
  • Follow all bakery department food safety and sanitation policies and procedures.
  • Stand for long periods of time, bend and twist, and frequently lift and/or maneuver merchandise and supplies.
  • Break down pallets of merchandise, lifting and maneuvering at least 50 lbs.
  • Work late night and early morning shifts.
  • Work in walk-in coolers and freezers and constantly around hot ovens and fryers.
  • Work with bakery ingredients including various flours, spices, nuts, flavorings and oils. 
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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