Zingerman's
  • Bakehouse
  • $11
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Zingerrman's Bakehouse is hiring an entry level Cake Decorator
to work on our team creating hand crafted, artisan cakes to be enjoyed
at
weddings, birthdays, and celebrations of all sizes!

 

 

 

 

This is a full-time regular position.

 

What are the requirements and skills needed for this job?

 

Availability:

  • 8-9 hours shifts between the hours of 6 am and 5 pm
  • Available to work 40 hours per week
  • Weekend availability required
  • Holiday availability required

 

What does the job pay? 

Minimum starting pay is $11. Negotiable depending upon experience.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Assemble and ice undecorated cakes
  • Make fondant decorations
  • Learn and build skills to decorate cakes
  • Delivers cakes to the guest, including loading/unloading and transporting cakes with care
  • Treats customers and co-workers with courtesy and respect
  • Work safely around hot ovens, heavy equipment and sharp utensils
  • Work in a clean and organized fashion
  • Follow clearly documented food safety procedures
  • Take direction from multiple leaders
  • Good communication skills

 

 

Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift 50 pounds

  • Comfortable standing, lifting and bending for duration of an 8 hour shift

  • Comfortable with repetitive motion

  


Success Patterns and Desired Characteristics:

  • Professional training in cake decorating preferred
  • Prior cake icing work experience preferred
  • Prior work experience in a food service environment preferred
  • Valid Drivers License with a good driving record
  • Passion for great food and great service desired
  • Exhibits a desire to learn
  • High energy level
  • Positive attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Works with a sense of urgency and enjoys a fast paced environment
  • Enjoys working on a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Creative
  • Takes pride in accuracy
  • Good follow-through skills
  • Able to read English
  • Able to follow through with verbal instructions
  • Able to read and follow written recipes
  • Able to understand organized systems
  • Able to deal successfully with multitasking and high stress situations
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • History of long-term employment
  • Flexibility with schedule
  • Has reliable transportation
  • Likes to have fun at work!

  

 

Who are we?

Zingerman's Bakehouse is a wholesale bakery, retail shop, and baking school for home bakers. We sell to specialty food stores, cafs and restaurants in southeastern Michigan as well as selling to Zingerman's Mail Order, who ships our baked goods everywhere in the United States. We are dedicated bakers and food lovers committed to making and selling the best breads, pastries and cakes we can imagine. We are real artisan bakers, meaning we use traditional methods and flavorful ingredient to make our food.

 

 

Where are we? 

Zingerman's Bakehouse is located on the south side of Ann Arbor at 3711 Plaza Drive. While there is a bus stop within walking distance, the Bakehouse is NOT located on AATA bus route.

 

Who are we hiring?

The Cake Studio is looking for a full-time Cake Decorator. Shifts are generally8 hours between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. We are looking for team members who are available to work weekends. Professional training in ke decorating preferred.  

 

 

  

Are there any benefits or perks?

  • Free classes at our school, BAKE!
  • Up to 5 free loaves of bread each week
  • Up to 65% discount on baked good from the Bakehouse
  • Paid training
  • Paid lunch breaks
  • $1 sandwiches and/or salad made on site for employee lunch

 

What's the hiring process like?

You can expect to hear from us within two weeks of submitting your application either by email or phone. If selected, you may receive a phone interview, an in-person interview, and/or a trial shift (working interview). From there, you will hear from us to either offer you a position or let you know we are moving forward with other candidates. Our goal is to keep you informed along the way!

 





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