We are seeking a Bakery Clerk to join our team. This role is suitable for individuals who have a passion for baking and providing excellent customer service. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-paced and dynamic bakery environment, we encourage you to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist customers in selecting bakery items and provide recommendations based on their preferences.
  • Prepare and package bakery products, such as bread, pastries, and cakes, ensuring they are fresh and visually appealing.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the bakery area, including display cases, workstations, and storage areas.
  • Receive and stock bakery supplies, ensuring proper rotation and storage of ingredients.
  • Operate bakery equipment, such as ovens, mixers, and dough sheeters, following safety guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Collaborate with other bakery staff to ensure efficient workflow and timely production of bakery items.
  • Handle customer inquiries and complaints, resolving issues promptly and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Adhere to food safety and sanitation regulations, including proper handling and storage of bakery products.
  • Assist with inventory management, including conducting regular stock checks and reporting any discrepancies to the supervisor.
  • Stay updated on new bakery products and trends, attending training sessions as required.

Job Brief:

As a Bakery Clerk, you will play a vital role in our bakery operations. Your main tasks will include assisting customers, preparing bakery items, and maintaining a clean and organized bakery area. By ensuring the availability of fresh and delicious bakery products, you will contribute to our goal of providing exceptional customer experiences. You will work closely with other bakery staff and may interact with various departments, such as the sales team and management.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Assist customers in a friendly and knowledgeable manner, answering their questions and providing product recommendations.
  • Prepare bakery items according to recipes and quality standards, ensuring they are visually appealing and meet customer expectations.
  • Clean and sanitize bakery equipment and workstations regularly to maintain a hygienic environment.
  • Receive bakery supplies and ingredients, checking for quality and accuracy of deliveries.
  • Operate bakery equipment safely and efficiently, following proper procedures and guidelines.
  • Collaborate with other bakery staff to prioritize tasks and ensure timely production and restocking of bakery items.
  • Handle customer inquiries and complaints professionally, resolving issues promptly and escalating when necessary.
  • Follow food safety and sanitation regulations, including proper labeling and storage of bakery products.
  • Conduct regular inventory checks to monitor stock levels and report any shortages or excesses to the supervisor.
  • Stay informed about new bakery products and industry trends, attending training sessions and workshops as required.

Requirements and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in a bakery or food service environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of baking techniques and familiarity with bakery equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow recipes and instructions accurately.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment.
  • Basic math skills for measuring ingredients and calculating quantities.
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Bakery Clerks may work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays, as bakery operations often require coverage during these times.

While previous bakery experience is preferred, we also welcome candidates with a passion for baking and a willingness to learn.

Yes, we value the growth and development of our employees. With dedication and performance, there may be opportunities to advance to supervisory or management positions within the bakery department.

Review and Approval:

This job description has been reviewed and approved by the Bakery Manager and HR Department.