Cake Decorator

Sep 07 2017
Whole Foods Market |Kailua|Full Time, $13.00 / hour
Job Description

Important: Please apply through http://www.wfm.com/careers

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SUMMARY:

As a Cake Decorator, you will be responsible for creating appealing designs on our specialty bakery goods. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and team members.

DUTIES:

  • Make sure the customers are being taken care of and the department looks great at all times. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delightful service.
  • Creatively decorate all cakes, tarts, and pastries as well as special order items.
  • Assist with the production all mandatory bakery products (parfaits, cake slices, bars, cupcakes, etc.)
  • Maintain the highest level of kitchen cleanliness and organization.
  • Respond to work requests from other departments, on an as-needed basis.
  • Fill out production sheets completely and accurately according to regional standards.
  • Utilize spoilage sheets to gauge and adjust production sheets to maintain product.
  • Produce in-house products building to daily per levels specified on production sheets.
  • Follows and complies with all applicable health and sanitation procedures and adheres to safe work practices.
  • Operates and sanitizes all equipment in a safe and proper manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Team Leader (Department Manager), Associate Team Leader (Assistant Department Manager), or Supervisor
  • Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.
  • Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.
  • This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to follow instructions and established procedures.
  • Ability to perform simple math operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Basic reading skills sufficient to read and understand recipes and information about ingredients.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with other Team Members and leadership.
  • Cake decorator/pastry production experience required.
  • Creative cake decoration skills, ability to make flowers, decorative borders, elegant piping techniques.
  • Willingness to learn and grow with the Bakery team.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of position.
  • Ability to operate all necessary equipment.
  • Use of box cutters
  • Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.
 
Essential Job Functions:
- Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
- Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and  
  below shoulders and squat.
- Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds.  Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
- Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
- Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)
 

JOB FAIR Thursdays at Whole Foods Market Kailua!
Guaranteed an interview on the spot.
Where: 629 Kailua Road Suite 100 Kailua HI 96734
When: Every Thursdays from 4pm to 6pm
Addtl Info: Please have an online application submitted prior to attending the job fair. We are only hiring for the Kailua location. Check in starts at 4pm on the mauka side of the store by the parking lot. Please have the requisition ID number ready at check in so we know which position you applied for. Please be prepared to wait 30min-1 hour for your interview as there are limited interviewers available. We may not be able to interview you for all positions you applied for. Please be prepared to select one position you would like to interview for as each team have different hiring managers (i.e. you cannot interview for any/all available positions).

ABOUT OUR BENEFITS
• All Team Members receive a store discount of 20 percent.
• After 800 service hours, full-time/part-time 20 Team Members pay $0 paycheck for individual medical insurance premiums.
• All store Team Members are eligible for Gainsharing, which financially rewards teams based on program parameters.
• All of our non-seasonal Team Members are eligible to receive service-hour grants through our stock option plan once they have accumulated 6,000 service hours (approximately three years of full-time employment).
• Our Paid Time Off (PTO) hours, accrued through service hours, can be rolled over from year to year.
• For students, we offer scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs.