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Bakery Assistant Posted Jul 13
Hawthorne Valley Farm , Ghent, NY
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Hawthorne Valley Farm Bakery is looking for a Bakery Assistant to join its team. This position assists in the production and operation of the bakery and reports to the Bakery Manager.

Each staff member is asked to help create an environment which encourages respect, honesty and trust amongst all co-workers and also offers the highest degree of quality products to our customers. Each staff member is asked to help maintain the bakery image as an ethical and positive place to work. In addition, the Hawthorne Valley Bakery is committed to being an educational resource to the community on ecological, environmental and food related issues.

Bread production including mixing, caring for pre-ferments, scaling, kneading and shaping, proofing and baking of dough’s as well as milling of grains
Producer of laminated products
Proficiency at pastry cart set up
A desire to learn all bakery formulas
Participate in lot tracking and stocking of inventory including flours and grains
Participate in packing and invoicing orders
Participate in cleaning, maintaining and sanitation of equipment and work spaces

Attend department meetings
Perform other tasks assigned by Bakery Manager or designated staff trainer

Well-organized, pays attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands
Ability to do manual work in a production environment, be able to lift 50 lbs., move pallets with a pallet jack, stand for an 8 hour shift
Good communication skills
Regular, predictable attendance
Willingness and ability to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job

Competitive hourly wage

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Andreas Schneider, Director of Artisan Food Production, and Karen Linton, Bakery Manager.