Baker/Fryer

H-E-B needs energetic and motivated Partners willing to work hard and have fun while making our Customers feel welcome. No matter what background you bring, or where you are in your career, we welcome you to join our community where People come first.

As a Baker/Fryer, you will be responsible for understanding proper baking techniques and maintains quality of products by understanding and following guidelines. This position is responsible for preparing (bake/fry), packaging, and merchandising fresh product on a daily basis while maintaining all department and food safety / sanitation standards.

Once you're eligible, you'll become an Owner in the company, so we're looking for commitment, hard work, and focus on quality and Customer service. 'Partner-owned' means our most important resources, People, drive the innovation, growth, and success that makes H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company.

Do you have a:

HEART FOR PEOPLE commitment to work hard to make sure Customers and Partners come first?

HEAD FOR BUSINESS a strong sense of how what you do affects our Customers and our success?

PASSION FOR RESULTS initiative to step up and do what needs doing?

We are looking for:

* a high school diploma

* 1 - 2 years Bakery experience

* excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What is the work?

Customer Service:

* Provides superior customer service

* Takes orders from customers by telephone or in person

* Answers customer questions regarding products and assists them with selections

* Uses suggestive selling techniques to meet customer needs and build department sales

Production:

* Proficient at baking and frying skills to include equipment set up, operation, cleaning and maintenance

* Understands and utilizes production tools for planning the baking of items

* Understands VTAs and proper baking techniques for each item appropriately

* Plans for and breaks out proper amount of baked goods daily

* Ensures quality control of all products before sending to sales floor

* Ensures baked and fried product reaches the showcase and tables at the prescribed times

Food Service:

* Prepares, packages, and merchandises fresh product effectively

* Slices, packages, labels, and rotates products

* Captures production and shrink to aid in production planning

Food Safety:

* Cleans and sanitizes display cases and responsible for keeping production area clean with company standard SOPs

* Properly handles and maintains the operation of all equipment

* Complies with Company Food Safety and Sanitation standards

* Compliance with departmental SOPS and store operating procedures

What is your background?

* Must be 18 years of age

* High school diploma (or equivalent)

* 1-2 years previous Bakery experience

* Company Orientation

* Food Safety and Sanitation Training

Do you have what it takes to be a fit as an H-E-B Baker/Fryer?

* Good Customer Service Skills

* Reading and Writing skills

* Planning and Organizing Skills

* Communication/Interpersonal skills

* Computer systems knowledge (PC, Symbol, Scale, Label Machine)

Can you;

* Function in a fast-paced, retail environment, in detailed and precise tasks

* Work with Customers, staying attentive to their needs

* Occasionally* reaches at overhead, reaches at shoulder, reaches at knee, reaches at floor, bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, stair climb, pivot, twist, arm push/pull, pinch, utilize fine motor skills

* Frequently stand, walk

* Constantly reaches at waist, grasp

* Must be able to demonstrate the ability to lift up to 50 lbs

* Must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage in excess of 50 lbs. It is the responsibility of the individual partner to never lift beyond his/her own safe lifting limit. If the partner feels that an item is too heavy to lift, push/pull, and/or carry, the partner must: (1) break the box down into lighter/smaller, more manageable components, which he/she is comfortable with safely handling; (2) ask for assistance from another partner; or (3) ask forassistance from a manager.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is: Occasionally exposed to hot, cold, loud noises and wet conditions.

* While there may be exceptions, the measurements noted are generally defined as: (Occasional: 0-2.5 Hours, Frequently: 2.5-5.5 Hours, Constantly: 5.5 . Based on an 8 hour work day)