Baker Job Description

baker job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Baker Job Description

A baker is a person who makes baked goods such as breads, cakes, and pastries.

A baker is a person who makes baked goods such as breads, cakes, and pastries.

The term baker, made of two Old English words, bak and er, means “to bake.

” Bakers typically work in batches of dough that must be mixed, kneaded, and allowed to rise before baking in a furnace or oven.

Bakers usually specialize in a type of baked good and work in an artisan bakery.

They may specialize in bread baking, cake baking, or pastry baking.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for Baker to come out of hiding and face the music. He’s been on the run for weeks, and we’re getting close to finding him.

Baker Duties:

  • Prepare and decorate bakery items
  • Monitor inventory levels to ensure operational efficiency
  • Maintain the cleanliness of bakery areas
  • Maintain all bakery equipment and materials, as well as ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Enforce health and safety regulations
  • Review and approve all costs related to bakery items
  • Seek out opportunities to improve operational efficiencies

Baker Responsibilities:

  • Produce quality, customized baked goods and baked goods-based desserts according to professional recipes and customer specified specifications; maintain cleanliness of work areas
  • Make sure all baked goods produced meet quality and food safety guidelines
  • Ensure all equipment is cleaned and sanitized prior to use, and that all areas are clean and orderly
  • Maintain inventory levels by tracking daily sales and usage
  • Meet customer requests and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Improve the quality and presentation of baked goods and baked goods-based desserts according to professional recommendations and production standards
  • Maintain equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Maintain customer lists
  • Maintain knowledge of sales trends and seasonal products
  • Prepare baked goods and baked goods-based desserts for shipment
  • Maintain recipe logs
  • Meet production quotas and goals

Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience baking quality cakes, pies, and breads
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of baking methods and materials; ability to use commercial equipment
  • Skilled in baking a variety of sweets, including cakes, pies, and breads

Company Name is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong and successful team. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, religions, nationalities, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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