Responsible for performing bakery functions such as mixing, scaling, baking, frying and finishing on one or more bakery products.
Essential Duties Implements G.R.E.A.T. Service program to the fullest extent. Participates fully in the REWARDS and Shrink Awareness programs. Maintains productivity level at or above company standards. Practices courteous, friendly customer service at all times. Possesses sufficient knowledge of the bakery operation including, but not limited to, product preparation, packaging and merchandising. Performs bakery functions such as mixing, scaling, proofing, baking, frying and finishing on one or more bakery items as directed by the Bakery Manager and according to standard formulas and procedures. Maintains bakery cases, shelves and other applicable displays. Maintains a clean and orderly work area, performing any cleaning duties as directed by the Bakery Manager. Uses and maintains equipment properly and safely to avoid injury and to protect the Company's investment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities No educational degree required Previous bakery experience helpful. Is knowledgeable of requirements of government regulatory agencies as they relate to bakery sanitation. Capable of producing high quality products in a fast and efficient manner.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Some requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities: Regularly required to sit; stand; and use the hands to handle objects, tools or controls. Must frequently walk, talk or hear, and reach with the hands and arms; occasionally, the associate must crouch or kneel. Must be able to climb a ladder to retrieve items stored in elevated or overhead racks or shelves located above refrigerated boxes, in stockrooms and other storage areas. Must be able to sweep and mop floors, dust and face shelves, and lift and carry out trash containers to be emptied in an outside bin. Must have sufficient memory retention skills to memorize weekly ad prices and specials. Must occasionally exert or lift up to 70 pounds carrying bulk containers of flour, sugar, lard and other materials and frequently lift moderate amounts of weight.
Nash Finch Company - 14 months ago