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Bakery Lead-Days & Evenings/Weekends

at Sendik's Food Market

Posted: 11/12/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 9712
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: weekend

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Job Summary

As a part of the Sendik’s team, the Bakery Lead will be responsible for modeling and promoting Sendik’s culture by consistently providing “best in class” service to our guests. The Bakery Lead is responsible for overseeing production, associates, customer satisfaction and standards for the Bakery Department, in the absence of the Bakery Manager. As a part of the Sendik’s leadership team, the Bakery Lead must demonstrate accountability, strong team management skills and hands-on involvement, both on the floor and with the team.


Attributes of a Sendik’s Associate

  • Customer-Minded; serve customers with a positive and sincere attitude, utilize the 10/4 rule and always thank customers for their business

  • Personnel-Minded; motivated to work within a team and to learn, grow, and share knowledge with others

  • Product-Minded; inspired to learn about our products, standards and upholding the quality of the products to best serve our customers

  • Detail-Minded; work efficiently, focused and maintain attention to detail

  • Consistent-Minded; understand the importance of accountability and integrity to the team, customers and the company

  • Open Minded; embrace, understand and be open to change, as well as, initiate and implement change to make an impact at Sendik’s



  • Serve customers in the Bakery Department while modeling Sendik’s culture and providing “best in class” customer service, which includes, greeting, engaging, delighting and thanking every guest for their business

  • Provide consistent, timely and friendly customer service when answering questions, making suggestions and resolving complaints

  • Manage all areas of the Bakery Department, consistently leading by example and applying effective management techniques

  • Oversee weekly production scheduled for the Bakery Department

  • Develop daily production lists to establish department priorities and ensure department needs are met

  • Ensure that the Bakery Department is always full and fresh with the best quality bakery products

  • Maintain department conditions, ensuring shelves are stocked, product is rotated and the department is clean and well organized

  • Take and fulfill bakery orders via phone and in person

  • Maintain and update weekly reports (purchasing, sanitation and inventory)

  • Order inventory based on reports (shrink, overage, expired, etc.)

  • Oversee, manage and train associates; including, but not limited to coaching, performance improvement, recognition, 1:1 meetings and feedback

  • Create attractive Bakery Department displays and end caps based on specific sales for the week

  • Communicate with Bakery Manager in regards to department conditions, associate relations, department hiring needs, associate accidents and other concerns as needed

  • Assist with cake decorating, baking, bakery production and counter duties as needed

  • Take and fulfill bakery orders via phone and in person

  • Participate in additional training and leadership activities as directed

  • Assist with store promotional sales events as needed

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment by enforcing and following all safety/sanitation regulations and procedures

  • Assist with all other Bakery Department duties as needed



  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age due to required operation of Bakery equipment

  • Previous bakery and management experience required

  • Ability to successfully lead, coach, train, develop and motivate a team

  • Ability to provide clear direction and delegate responsibilities to a team after determining department needs

  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing conditions, priorities and circumstances

  • Ability to maintain composure, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to make independent decisions regarding department needs and priorities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong sense of team – ability to anticipate the needs of the team

  • Strong sense of urgency, time management prioritization and multitasking skills

  • Strong computer skills, working knowledge in Microsoft Office product suite and Google Products

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • Ability to accommodate a fluctuating schedule, including evening, weekend and holiday shifts

  • Ability to stand, walk, lift, bend, push/pull for extended periods of time

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds