ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position
include, but are not limited to, the following:
Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times
and observe company dress regulations; must wear an approved hat or
hair net and uniform.
Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or
assigned by store manager.
Adhere to all local, state and federal health and civil code
regulations including full compliance with all applicable laws
pertaining to safety, health and packaging requirements.
Assist in receiving and unloading of merchandise; check and
verify receiving to ensure that items listed on vendor invoices are
all delivered; check products for quality, count, and
Keep all bakery ingredients or merchandise rotated in accordance
with store policy and product code dates and always use the oldest
products first (first in, first out).
Prepare all dough and scratch baking mixtures in accordance with
established company or department procedures and recipes.
Pan up frozen products; pan and round up bread.
Mix and cut out raised donuts; fry, glaze and fill donuts; ice
sweet rolls, sweet breads and cookies.
Load, unload oven. Know the proper temperatures and duration to
bake all varieties of products.
Operate mixer; run Moline sheeter; scale cakes and cupcakes.
Assist in ordering and maintaining inventory control of
ingredients and supplies.
Handle damaged and spoiled products according to company policy
and assist in controlling the level of damaged goods.
Control excessive use of utilities and water, and observe sound
Greet customers to our store when encountered or as
Record invoice documents accurately on the receiving log and
place signed invoice in the designated secured area.
Accurately record markups and markdowns, in-store use of
merchandise and bad merchandise/spoilage write-offs in accordance
with company policies.
Monitor product sales to ensure that production can be optimized
to meet consumer demand and minimize the levels of unsold or stale
Maintain general housekeeping as well as a regular sanitation
and cleaning program that meets the standards established for the
department, including full compliance with all state and local
Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance at least
once per shift.
Use and maintain equipment in orderly manner.
Immediately advise department manager of any maintenance or
Observe security standards by staying alert and aware of
customer actions and behavior; report to manager or security any
Assist in training associates and co-workers when directed to do
Maintain good communications in the department and throughout
Notify department manager of personnel situations or policy
violations having an adverse effect on department or store
operating performance or of situations requiring disciplinary
action or that may potentially require such action.
Perform any other work-related duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS:
High school education preferred but not absolutely required.
Minimum of one year experience in full bakery operations and
procedures; or equivalent combination of education and
Health department training required.
Must be able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts,
gross margins, markup, percentages, proportions, ratios, and volume
and to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Be able to verify vendor invoice charges and counts, complete
required accounting reports, and calculate percentages and ratios
when measuring ingredients in dough mixtures and recipes for
varying quantities or amounts.
Be able to hear, speak and understand the spoken word in order
to respond promptly to pages for assistance, to accommodate verbal
requests from customers for information or assistance, to answer
telephones, and to be able to communicate effectively with
supervisors, co-workers and customers.
Ability to read, write, and understand the English language
effectively in order to read and understand:
instructions for operating ovens, fryers, fire suppression
system and other mechanical and electronic equipment
company handbooks, policies and procedures
other written job-related documents including safety notices and
other postings on company bulletin boards
Ability to fill out forms and compose and write reports.
Be thoroughly knowledgeable and familiar with the method and
procedures for performing all baking tasks including safety and
Be able to pass a standard drug test and qualify as being
drug-free under the legal and medical guidelines permitted by the
Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988.
Physical Demands and Work Conditions
The physical demands and work conditions described below are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Some
requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to sit, stand, and use the hands to handle,
finger, or feel objects, tools or controls.
The employee must occasionally exert or lift up to 70 pounds
carrying bulk containers of flour, sugar, lard and other materials
and frequently exert or lift moderate amounts of weight.
Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that
include close vision and the ability to adjust focus with
sufficient visual acuity to examine vendor invoices, analyze
reports and other written documents.
Be able to climb a ladder to retrieve inaccessible items from
overhead or elevated storage shelves and racks.
Be able to perform routine cleaning and maintenance duties
including lifting of both heavy and light amounts of weight.
Have sufficient physical mobility or agility to be able to
respond quickly to fire or other emergencies.
Be able to work with bakery ingredients and spices including
finely powdered substances, meat products, and produce without
suffering adverse allergic consequences that affect the ability of
the employee to successfully perform the duties of the job.
Be able to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and chemical fumes
from common household cleaning agents such as ammonia during
routine housekeeping duties.
The work environment includes occasional exposure to
refrigerated frozen food storage areas with temperatures as low as
20 degrees (Fahrenheit) below zero.
The work environment includes frequent exposure to heated ovens
and high temperatures.
The atmospheric environment may occasionally contain airborne
particles of flour, spices, and other finely powdered ingredients
and frequent aromatic odors.
Typically, the noise level in the work environment is
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE
The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions,
experience, educational factors, and the requirements and
conditions listed in this job description are representative only
and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to
perform. The Employer reserves the right to revise this job
description at any time and to require employees to perform other
tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business or the work
Northgate Markets is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Your Right to Work? In compliance with federal law, all persons
hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work
in the United States and to complete the required employment
eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Northgate Markets will consider for employment qualified
applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the
requirements of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (Ban
the Box Law).