We are currently hiring for our Sponge & Dough Production position. Are you an early riser and want to make some extra "dough?" No experience necessary (on-the-job training is provided), but we do require someone whom is reliable, dependable, trust-worthy, positive-minded, and self-driven! If you or someone you know fits this description, we'd love to hear from you! Stop in the store and pick up an application or click on the link below, print, fill out and drop off the completed application with your resume! Thank you for your interest!
Here are all the specifics of the position:
PURPOSE: To provide Excellence in bread quality by consistently
making sponges and doughs with precision and mastery. To develop an intuitive sense of bread-making
and to devote strict attention to detail. To establish and maintain the
production pace, by beginning and completing sponges and doughs with exactness,
according to a strict time schedule.
To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
1. Exhibits JOB AND PRODUCT
KNOWLEDGE sufficient to make sponges and doughs according to established
recipes, yet intuitive enough to compensate for fluctuating variables so that
optimum dough consistency is achieved for every batch.
2. Exhibits ENERGY sufficient
to maintain a continuous high-level of productivity and enthusiasm while on
duty and possesses the stamina to work the early-morning shift regularly.
3. Exhibits STRESS TOLERANCE
sufficient to perform duties with a positive attitude, even when faced with
difficult or unusual pressures or circumstances.
4. Exhibits ORGANIZATIONAL
SKILLS sufficient to ensure that sponges, doughs and milling are completed with
accuracy and according to time schedules, without slowing down the production flow.
5. Exhibits INITIATIVE
sufficient to perform assigned duties without regular reminders; and sufficient
to be actively engaged in improving the atmosphere of the bakery.
6. Exhibits COST
CONSCIOUSNESS sufficient to eliminate mistakes that would create non-sellable
1. Must be at least 18 years
of age and have a telephone.
2. Must be dependable and
work all scheduled shifts, including early morning shifts.
3. Must exhibit high
standards of personal cleanliness.
4. Must be able to lift and
carry loads of 60 pounds (the weight of a bushel of wheat) and perform other
physically strenuous mixing tasks throughout the production shift, with or
5. Be on time; maintain a
positive attitude (so as to encourage a positive impact on bakery atmosphere
and morale); maintain positive working relationship with owners and fellow
crewmembers; perform all duties with customer effect in mind and prioritize
accordingly; hustle at all times, yet work neatly.
· Ensures that all sponges
and doughs have ingredients according to Great Harvest recipes and have been
· Uses measuring devices,
thermometers, mixer, product knowledge and intuitive judgment to prepare doughs
according to Great Harvest’s standards of quality and consistency.
· Develop a “single loaf”
attitude about sponge and dough work recognizing that every customer judges the
entire business on the loaf he or she is eating.
· Visits the kneading table
and breadboard regularly, to observe and experience the doughs produced, to
determine moisture and consistency and ensure the quality of work.
· Maintains temperature
records on dough consistency and dough temperatures, and bakery and water
temperatures in order to learn patterns of consistency and learn how to adapt
to fluctuating variables.
· Washes used bowls and
utensils from sponge and dough and sweets production.
· Follows all company policies
· Be available extra hours
during holiday seasons (Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas at a minimum). Essential functions are job duties which are critical or fundamental to
the performance of the job. The term
does not include functions which are performed on an occasional basis,
performed by some but not all persons in the position or that are of only
marginal importance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EXPERIENCE: Stable work history
required. Dough experience unnecessary;
position will receive on-the-job training.