New York – Hawthorne Valley Organic Bakery hiring Multiple Positions

Ghent, New York

Each staff member is asked to help create an environment which encourages respect, honesty and trust amongst all co-workers and also offers the highest degree of quality products to our customers.  Each staff member is asked to help maintain the bakery as an ethical and positive place to work.  In addition the Hawthorne Valley Bakery is committed to being an educational resource to the community on ecological, environmental and food related issues.

FULL TIME BAKER POSITON

PURPOSE:     To assist the bakery manager and co-workers in the production of products to meet sales, margin and labor goals.

STATUS:      Reports to Bakery Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bread production including mixing, caring for pre-ferments, scaling, kneading and shaping, proofing and baking of dough’s as well as milling of grains.
  • Producer of laminated products
  • Proficiency at pastry cart set up
  • A capability to produce all bakery formulas
  • Participate in lot tracking and stocking of inventory including flours and grains
  • Participate in packing and invoicing orders
  • Participate in cleaning, maintaining and sanitation of equipment and work spaces
  • Participate in educational endeavors that support Hawthorne Valley Farm missions

GENERAL

  • Attend department meetings
  • Perform other tasks assigned by Bakery Manager or designated staff trainer

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Well-organized, pays attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands
  • Ability to do manual work in a production environment, be able to lift 50lbs., move pallets with a pallet jack, stand for an 8 hour shift
  • Good communication skills
  • Regular, predictable attendance
  • Willingness and ability to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job
  • Minimum of five years of professional baking experience, or a culinary degree in Baking and Pastry Arts

COMPENSATION

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Full Hawthorne Valley Association benefits package

To apply, visit: http://hawthornevalley.org/about/employment/#store

BAKERY ASSISTANT POSITON

PURPOSE:     To assist all bakery staff in the production and operation of the bakery

STATUS:      Reports to Bakery Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bread production including mixing, caring for pre-ferments, scaling, kneading and shaping, proofing and baking of dough’s as well as milling of grains.
  • Producer of laminated products
  • Proficiency at pastry cart set up
  • A desire to learn all bakery formulas
  • Participate in lot tracking and stocking of inventory including flours and grains
  • Participate in packing and invoicing orders
  • Participate in cleaning, maintaining and sanitation of equipment and work spaces

GENERAL

  • Attend department meetings
  • Perform other tasks assigned by Bakery Manager or designated staff trainer

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Well-organized, pays attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands
  • Ability to do manual work in a production environment, be able to lift 50lbs., move pallets with a pallet jack, stand for an 8 hour shift
  • Good communication skills
  • Regular, predictable attendance
  • Willingness and ability to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive hourly wage

To apply, visit: http://hawthornevalley.org/about/employment/#store

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Hawthorne Valley Farm hiring Bakers

Ghent, New York

HAWTHORNE VALLEY FARM SEEKS TWO FULL TIME BAKERS

Hawthorne Valley Farm’s artisan bakery produces a full line of organic breads and pastries every day for sale in our onsite store and at five weekly farmers’ markets throughout New York City. Join us at our on-farm bakery as we make yeasted and sourdough breads (ask us about Henry, our 30 year old sourdough starter) as well as a full line of pastries. We mill flour on site to ensure freshness and quality and grow an increasing amount of the grain we use right here on the farm. This is one of the rare places where a baker can gain experience producing all types of products from scratch in a hands-on environment, while also interacting with customers on a daily basis. We look forward to hearing from you!

PLEASE CONTACT: andreas@hawthornevalleyfarm.org  for more information

Standard Baking Co. hiring Delivery Driver

Portland, Maine

Bakery Delivery Driver

Standard Baking Co. is looking for a part-time, early morning delivery driver. Come join our hardworking bakery staff and deliver some of the best baked goods in Maine! You will be delivering bread and pastries to our customers in and around Portland. You should possess great communication skills, a positive attitude, and a strong desire to provide exceptional service to our customers and co-workers. Excellent basic math skills, accuracy, and dependability will ensure success in this position.
The right person will have a flexible schedule and is able to work weekends and holidays, wants to work early morning shifts beginning at 4am, and works well with others in a busy, production-oriented environment. Physical requirements include the ability to lift 30 pounds repeatedly without assistance. A valid Maine Drivers’ License and excellent driving record required.

Interested candidates should contact Alison Pray at apray@maine.rr.com