BAKER – Permanent post

HOURS: 40 hours per week across 5 days

SALARY: NEGOTIABLE

PROBATIONARY PERIOD 3 months

REPORTS TO: Head Baker

DATE: June 2021

START DATE: ASAP

We are looking for a talented, and experienced baker to join our expanding team. The candidate will have at least 2 years experience of working in a bakery. We are a small, tight-knit team from all walks of life and ages who enjoy good humour and getting the job done! We take great pride in our work. We strive to be among one of the best bakeries in Glasgow working with the best ingredients and work with some of the city's most loved establishments.

The job is a full-time position of 40 hours per week, split between 5 x 8 hour shifts, between Monday to Sunday.

Early shifts and some weekend work are part of the job.

The baker’s 5 shifts will run between the bakery’s operational hours:

Monday 4:00 - 13:00

Tuesday 4.00 - 13.00

Wednesday 4.00 - 13.00

Thursday 4.00 - 13.00

Friday 4.00 - 13.00

Saturday 4.00 - 13.00

Sunday 4.00 - 12.00

ROLE / KEY TASKS:

  • To work as part of a team under the Head Baker to fulfil the day’s orders and prepare for the following morning’s bake schedule.
  • Slow-ferment bread preparation including sourdoughs and yeasted breads.
  • Lamination work and preparation of pastry orders.
  • Assisting in the development of our trainee bakers’ professional development by one-to-one mentoring of a colleague.
  • A small amount of admin in keeping HACCP records, updating orders and/or standing orders for customers.
  • Assist in daily clean down and aspects of full clean.
  • This job involves early starts and some weekend shifts.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION:

The applicant will have at least 2 years of experience as a baker working with slow-fermented doughs. Experience of viennoiserie would be desirable. The applicant will have pride in their work even at times when there is pressure to get high number of products out of the oven. The candidate will work with others in the team closely and it is important that they can get on well with others. Keeping good time is essential as is attention to detail.

Essential:

  • Experience of working in a bakery, with the ability to demonstrate production of slow-fermented bread (including sourdough), laminated pastry and viennoiserie work.
  • Experience of working within a team, operating flexibly and openly and leading others in their tasks.
  • Good time keeping is a must.
  • Computer literate. Bakers need to conduct a small amount of admin processing orders and mix schedules.

Desirable:

  • A fast learner
  • Good communicator
  • Can shape dough with both hands at the same time!
  • Experience of working baking software like Cybake
  • A good sense of humour!

Benefits:

  • Wage Negotiable - Dependent on Experience
  • A company pension scheme.
  • Inclusive of bank and public holidays, the Employee’s annual holiday entitlement is 28 days per annum.
  • Potential for further education sponsorship and/or support for pursuing related interests (on a discretionary basis).
  • Free bread and pastries for all employees!

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to hello@freedombakery.org

We will conduct trial shifts before awarding the position.