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Production Baker Lead

Lucky You
2926 Main St, San Diego, CA 92113
From $25 an hour - Full-time


2926 Main St, San Diego, CA 92113

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  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Profit sharing
  • Tuition reimbursement

Full job description

Location: Onsite. San Diego, CA (Barrio Logan area)

About The Company

We are a female founded, thriving business started in San Diego, CA over 25 years ago. At Lucky You, we create gifts that build good business relationships! We have many Fortune 500 customers across the country, such as Old Navy, Bath & Body Works and American Eagle Outfitters, that count on us for their employee incentive programs and gifts, including custom and branded baked goods, unique snacks, candy, and a wide range of other branded items.

We are seeking an experienced Production Bakery Shift Leader to join our team in the Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego, CA. This is a full-time, hourly position, Mon-Fri, with no weekends or evenings required. The ideal candidate will have experience with volume kitchen production runs, including baked goods and chocolate.

Lucky You has a customer-focused culture built on our core values for integrity, kindness and efficiency. If you love producing to high quality standards while leading others on your team to be their best in a goal-oriented team environment that supports your professional growth, Lucky You is it!

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining the reasons you are the ideal candidate for Lucky You along with your resume.


The Production Bakery Shift Lead is an active role that supervises other kitchen employees, ensuring all products meet our company quality standards and our shift production goals. This role is responsible for daily equipment maintenance and the cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen in adherence with health regulations.


  • Accurately produce bakery products and chocolate confections to company standards
  • Perform all aspects of bakery production including prep work, baking, cutting, wrapping, clean-up and sanitation
  • Ensure kitchen staff follows all safety & hygiene protocols in accordance with the Food Safety Plan
  • Organize and supervise bakery shifts
  • Check stock levels of ingredients and supplies
  • Communicate and track hourly production goals and ensure shifts meet productivity and profit goals
  • Occasionally work with remote technical support to perform onsite maintenance or repairs on ovens, chocolate enrobing line, mixers, metal detector, date coder, horizontal flow wrapper, bag sealer, fire mixer & walk in freezer
  • Keep walk in freezer organized for easy product counts and accessibility
  • Coordinate with Operations Manager for production planning
  • Ensure quality of kitchen products always meets company standards
  • Train and work alongside kitchen team for all shifts, including assisting with cleaning duties
  • Lead and motivate kitchen staff to work with attention to detail and to high quality standards
  • Maintain cleaning and sanitation in compliance with all government health regulations
  • Inspect and clean equipment and work surfaces to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.


  • Food Handlers Card
  • 3-5 years related work experience
  • Certified by the National Restaurant Association in Serv Safe a major plus

Skill Summary

  • Ability to read and follow recipes
  • Strong work ethic, dependable, punctual and professional
  • Able to delegate and motivate staff to be their best in a team oriented, fast-paced environment

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Perform repetitive tasks and work on your feet for long periods of time
  • Valid California driver license with clean driving record for occasional local errands
  • Occasional time in cold temperatures (walk in freezer)

Compensation & Benefits

  • $25/hour plus quarterly bonus
  • Monday – Friday, 8:30 to 5 (No nights or weekends)
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued professional growth
  • 3 weeks Personal Time Off
  • Health Insurance Reimbursement up to $500/Month
  • Paid Holidays
  • Profit-sharing for company achievement / SEP-IRA at year 3 up to 25% of W-2 wages

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $25.00 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Proof of Covid 19 Vaccination and booster if eligible
Masks required at work

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Diego, CA 92113: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location