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Bakery Production Lead

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Job Summary

Our Bakery Production lead is a key player in making sure the Bakery Department is set up for success. In addition to providing unparalleled guest service and supporting the Bakery Team Leader in developing an amazing team, you'll make sure our supplies, ingredients, and equipment are ready to bake, rattle and roll each day! You are a team player at heart. You know that you are only successful when those around you are set up for success. You are eager to support an amazing team, have the drive to grow your career in leadership, and have the ability to inspire those around you.

Job Description

  • Experience Required: 6 months to 1 year
  • Experience Desired: 1-3+ years in Bakery field; Knowledge of Market District Customer Service Requirements; Associates or Bachelors Degree
  • Education Desired: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification or Licensing Required: Culinary Certification in Pastry/Bakery helpful
  • Lifting Requirement: Up to 50 pounds
  • Travel Required: Regional - Daily, Less than 10%
  • Age Requirement: At least 18 years of age
  • Job Responsibility
  • Maintain safety as the top priority in all aspects of our work, for our Team Members, guests, and products.
  • Enable unparalleled guest service by leading the team by example, constantly striving to delight and surprise our guests, vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Receive food ingredients and supplies from the dry ingredient, frozen ingredient and packaging storage areas as required for daily operations.
  • Understand all the ingredients and purpose of each used in manufacturing baked goods.
  • Weigh and scale ingredients, mix ingredients, deposit batters or dough, make up or mold dough or batters, proof yeast baked goods and bake using a full range of baking methods; check and test baked goods for a quality finish.
  • Finish and display baked breads, rolls, croissants, and replenishes service lines as necessary. Complete production sheets and other records as required.
  • Perform all functions of a Team Leader in his/her absence, when necessary and where appropriate.
  • Direct Team Members by using work lists as well as understanding and performing all duties required of a clerk. This includes directing, overseeing and evaluating all training of new and current Team Members.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and be scheduled according to needs of business including but not limited to necessary required amount of nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Be able to write department orders, monitor ordering, and supervise stocking and receiving with latest tools and technology/automated ordering systems. Track and reduce out of stocks and participate in taking of physical inventories. Utilize all available tools to help reduce and eliminate shrink.
  • Take an active role in building the store's product assortment, throughout the year and at resets by cultivating strong working relationships with guests/vendors/suppliers.
  • Comply and perform self-assessments to maintain necessary standards and pass all Steritech, internal and external audits. Complete incident prevention checklists as required.
  • Follow work designs and methods, and update as needed following 6s requirements.
  • Prepare, maintain and track records concerning inventories and work processes to calculate monthly gross profits according to company policy.
  • Follow company sampling requirements/push items/suggestive selling and comply with Day of the Week Merchandising initiatives.
  • Follow merchandise letters and PDPs as well as execute all sign package responsibilities and daily/weekly price changes.

About Us

At Giant Eagle Inc., we're more than just food, fuel and convenience. We're one giant family of diverse and talented Team Members. Our people are the heart and soul of our company. It's why we strive to create a nurturing environment that offers countless career opportunities to grow. Deep caring and solid family values are what makes us one of the top work places for jobs in the Greater Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus and Indianapolis Areas. From our Warehouses to our GetGo's, our grocery Stores through our Corporate home office, we are working together to put food on shoppers' tables and smiles on their faces. We're always searching for the best Team Members to welcome to our family. We invite you to join our Giant Eagle family. Come start a lasting career with us.
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  • Job Reference: 706654716-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Giant Eagle
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent