Team Member - $300 Hiring Bonus! *

Craft your future career with Panera Bread!

We pay a competitive hourly wage PLUS TIPS! $300 Hiring Bonus!*

6278 South Westnedge Avenue, Portage, 49002

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Come Join Panera Bread– an award-winning leader in the restaurant industry.

Our café associates listen to our guest’s needs, and deliver it — fast, accurate and with a friendly smile. We take pride in every aspect of our work and perform it with energy and enthusiasm. We need strong team players, with a commitment to serving our guests and creating the warm and friendly atmosphere that Panera is known for.

We have positions available for both food production and customer service associates.


  • Some food service or retail experience preferred (but not necessary)
  • Minimum age – 16 years of age
  • Positive, friendly, and passionate about making our guests happy
  • Must be energetic, and enjoy a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs, and be able to bend, reach, push, pull, and stand for long periods of time with or without reasonable accommodations

*Hiring bonus paid out in 2 parts - $150 after 30 days of employment and $150 after 90 days of employment. Must still be employed at time of payout. Portage location only. Hiring bonus ends 11/30/21.

We offer a competitive wage commensurate with experience, a comprehensive benefit package for Full Time employees including health, dental, disability, paid-time off, 401K, a scholarship program and other employee benefits.

We are closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Qualified candidates will be contacted directly.

Come grow with us – join one of the fastest growing concepts in the country!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: Up to $16.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus
  • Tips

Work Location: One location

Panera Bread
Portage, MI 49002, US
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