Zingerman's
  • Bakehouse
  • 12-14
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Zingerman's Bakehouse is hiring a full-time staff member to work on our delivery team!

This position will involve sorting our products to ensure quality and accuracy,

and driving box trucks to deliver our products to our customers .

 

 

 

This position is a full-time position.

Typical work weeks will be 5 days, 8-9 hour days, with required availability between 9am-8pm.

Pay for this position starts between $12-$14 per hour, or negotiable depending on experience.

 

What are the requirements and skills needed for this job?

Availability:

  • 5 shifts per week between the hours of 9am-8pm
  • Weekend availability
  • Holiday availability
  • Full availability in November and December (we don't take any extra time off during these months)

 

Performance Expectations - Essential Functions:  

Delivery Driver

  • Loads and unloads delivery truck for assigned route
  • Drives Bakehouse 22' box delivery truck to deliver our delicious baked goods to our customers in the SouthEast Michigan area
  • Safely handles product in accordance with all food safety rules and regulations
  • Delivers orders to our customers accurately in a timely and safe manner
  • Adheres to the Zingerman's Guide to Good Driving and follows all Michigan driving laws
  • Gives excellent service to other drivers on the road and our customers

Sorter

  • Sort and prep customer bread orders
  • Provide excellent service to customers
  • Able to sort orders accurately.
  • Is responsible and dependable.
  • Work well with others. Takes direction from multiple leaders. Communicates effectively.     
  • Can learn quickly and work in a fast past environment.
  • Is a real team player.
  • Live and uphold the Zingerman's Guiding Principles and all of Zingerman's Recipes
  • 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
  • Communicate at a high level within the department and Bakehouse
  • Complete detailed training requirements that can take up to 1.5 years
  • Attend and participate in department and business huddles (meetings)

 

  


The Success Patterns for this position are:
 

  • Experience driving a delivery truck is preferred  
  • Must have valid Michigan Drivers' License and excellent driving record
  • Must have a valid Chauffeur's License
  • Has a valid DOT Medical Card (or be able to obtain one after hire)
  • Can learn quickly and work in a fast past environment.
  • Is a real team player.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends & holidays
  • Has good basic math skills
  • Has reliable transportation

Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift 70 pounds repeatedly during an 8 hour shift
  • Comfortable standing, lifting and bending for duration of an 8 hour shift
  • Can use a Hand truck (or dolly) to move 70+ pounds.
  • Comfortable with repetitive motion

 

Successful Candidates will have the following Personal Characteristics:

  • Takes pride in work accuracy
  • Is responsible and dependable
  • Can learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment
  • Sees themselves as service superstars.
  • Is a real team player
  • Thrives in a production-oriented environment
  • Works well with others

 

 

 

 

Who are we?

Zingerman's Bakehouse is a wholesale bakery, retail shop, and baking school for home bakers. We sell to specialty food stores, cafes 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.

 

Are there any benefits or perks?

  • Company contribution to health insurance (eligibility at 90 days of employment)
  • 401k match (for full time crew out of basic orientation)
  • Free BAKE! classes
  • Up to 5 free loaves of bread each week
  • Up to 65% discount on pastries from the Bakehouse
  • Discounts at other Zingerman's businesses (for all crew out of basic orientation)
  • Paid training
  • Paid lunch breaks
  • $1 sandwiches and/or salad made on site for employee lunch
  • 25% reimbursement on any massage
  • Paid time off

 

 

 


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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