Reports to: Store Manager/Department Manager

Supervises: Bakery Staff

Main objectives: Prepare bread, cakes and small goods from scratch for sale to customers.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Produce products of a high quality following recipes and alter ingredient quantities when needed.
  • Correctly calculate and measure out the ingredients required.
  • Knead, roll and shape the dough or pastry for baking, either manually or using a machine.
  • Prepare product for the oven from scratch, regulate temperatures and check progress of the baking.
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene ensuring that all tools and equipment are kept in a clean state at all times.
  • Prepare items for sale, including icing items or decorating cakes.

Typical qualifications and experience: Trade Certificate.

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