Bakery helper 10a - 6p

JOB TITLE:     Baker


SUMMARY:     Produce quality bakery products to ensure customer requirements are met and build customer loyalty by providing exemplary customer service.

Multi lingual environment: English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese


·       Maintain cleanliness of equipment, tables, utensils, floor (to ensure safety), and sanitation regulations are met.

·       Assemble necessary baking ingredients to prepare for baking operation.

·       Prepare bakery products according to established recipes.

·       Perform bench work according to established procedures.

·       Bake prepared product using appropriate time and temperature as specified by recipe.

·       Insert products into proof box, set controls, and close door to ensure proper size and shape of product.

·       Operate Ovens and learn proper bake parameters, artisanal cuts for appearance, and manage flow of product to ensure bakes are even and product quality is consistent.

·       Insert products into and retrieve products from the freezer to preserve freshness.

·       Follow proper procedures to ensure bakery meets out-of-stock percentage goals.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Must be 18 years old.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:  Ability to read and follow instructions. Verbal and written communication skills. Basic math skills. Ability to read and follow recipes/instructions. Organizational skills. Ability to reach above head level to place products in proof box or oven and turn controls.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds of baking ingredients and prepare baked goods using manual utensils/bakery equipment continually throughout the shift. Ability to bend, twist, grasp, reach, push, pull, and use repetitive motion as required.


WORK ENVIRONMENT and ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:  Working in a bakery with daily exposure to production activities and equipment used in bakery department. Willingness to work the hours needed to complete tasks.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED:  Baking utensils. Mixers. Ovens. Sheeter. Dough rounder. Dough divider. Proofer. Any additional equipment as required.

Full time
Portland, OR 97218, US