Bakery Service Team Member

Whole Foods
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Bakery Service Team Member

Req ID 239021 - Posted Sept. 27, 2016, 5:23 p.m.

CT, Darien - Darien (10300) - Part-Time


As a member of our Bakery Team, your role will include setting and maintaining attractive bakery displays, preparing and serving products and supporting the regional Bakery vision. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members. The Bakery departments may include artisan bread, cakes, pastry, gelato, juice and coffee bars.


* Give every customer immediate and undivided attention. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food.

* Ensure a fresh and appealing display by keeping cases, shelves, and displays clean and well stocked, while continuously checking and ensuring freshness and quality of products.

* Operate equipment and serve product in a variety of Bakery department areas, which may include slicing and wrapping bread, coffee roasting and sales, scooping and serving gelato, barista duties, and preparing juiced and blended drinks.

* Properly package, wrap, and price products for retail sale.

* Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.

* Follow department procedures to maintain supplies, backstock and coolers and to track product transfers and spoilage.

* Assist with sampling program by keeping sample areas full, clean, and appealing and by sampling products directly to customers.

* Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.

* Follow all Whole Foods Market cash handling procedures.

* Operate and sanitize all bakery 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.


* Knowledge of bakery products and customer service experience preferred.

* Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team; ability to communicate effectively with customers.

* Ability to follow instructions and procedures.

* Ability to sell proactively.

* Aptitude to gain extensive product knowledge.

* Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.

* Effective time management skills.

* Strong work ethic and integrity.

* Proper handling of knives and other cutting equipment.

* 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.)

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Number of Openings: 1.00

Benefits Category: 1

Close Date: 10/27/2016

Team/Department: Bakery/Pastry

Close Date: None