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Company: Weis Markets

Location: Binghamton, NY

Date Posted: August 20, 2014

Source: Weis Markets

Location : Binghamton New York US 13901

% of Travel Required : 0-10%

Job Type : Part Time

Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education : High School or equivalent

Category : Food Services/Hospitality

Compensation : From 10.00 To 14.00 USD Per Hour

Job Description :

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Team Weis consists of the men and women of Weis Markets, the nation’s premier regional supermarket chain based in Sunbury, PA. Weis Markets’ 18,000 associates work in 165 stores in five states, including Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and West Virginia. You can also find then working in our corporate office, our 1.1 million-square-foot distribution center, and our four manufacturing plants in Central Pennsylvania. Weis Markets’ associates make up a diverse and talented group, full of people who go the extra mile to serve our customers.

We believe that our associates’ success is our success, and we are committed to helping you reach your fullest ...
Location : Binghamton New York US 13901

% of Travel Required : 0-10%

Job Type : Part Time

Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education : High School or equivalent

Category : Food Services/Hospitality

Compensation : From 10.00 To 14.00 USD Per Hour

Job Description :

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Team Weis consists of the men and women of Weis Markets, the nation’s premier regional supermarket chain based in Sunbury, PA. Weis Markets’ 18,000 associates work in 165 stores in five states, including Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and West Virginia. You can also find then working in our corporate office, our 1.1 million-square-foot distribution center, and our four manufacturing plants in Central Pennsylvania. Weis Markets’ associates make up a diverse and talented group, full of people who go the extra mile to serve our customers.

We believe that our associates’ success is our success, and we are committed to helping you reach your fullest potential. All it takes on your part is a firm belief in your abilities and a desire to take care of the customer. We have excellent career opportunities that offer challenge, growth, and rewards to those who want to be part of a winning team and who have the determination to make a difference. You see, at Weis Markets there are no limits on how far you can go.

Weis Markets may be right for you for the following reasons:

*        In business for 100 years.

*        Team oriented and a friendly environment.

*        American owned and proud of it.

*        Flexible scheduling

*        Large enough to be known as a successful player in the Mid-Atlantic States but small enough to consider our associates as a family.

*        Known in our industry for our financial stability and our ethical way of doing business.

*        Markets located in both rural and metropolitan areas having the flexibility of choice to work in the area that is best suited for you and your family.

*        Committed to training and development at all levels.

SUMMARY OF JOB:
Prepares and bakes cakes, donuts, pastries, breads, and specialty items.  Fills and bakes donuts, and other sweet goods. Bakes, trims, and cuts cakes to required shapes and sizes.  Decorates cakes and pastries with designs, figures, letters, flowers, etc., using icing bag or paper cone.  Interacts daily with customers to determine their needs,then provides product that meets their requirements.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
None

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Friendly, outgoing personality with good verbal skills for handling customers.  Some knowledge of baking required.

WORKING CONDITIONS :
Works in an enclosed area.  Long periods of standing, frequent bending and lifting squeezing with hands.  May experience some discomfort due to heat, noise, etc., around certain equipment. Also works in freezer.  Frequent interaction with customers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Lifting and carrying over 50lbs.• Operating equipment (mixers, ovens, etc). • Bending, reaching and grasping. • Standing for extended periods and walking. • Sight and peripheral vision. • Hearing (Auditory) • Frequent verbal communication • Dexterity of hands

Job Requirements :

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Mixes, shapes, proofs, and bakes breads, rolls, sweet goods and cakes.  Also makes up various items for the self-service cold case.
• Decorates cakes and other bakery products.  Trims and cuts cakes to required specifications using die or specific designs or may create custom designs.  Spreads icing on cake surface and between layers.
• Fills donuts and places into oven.  Removes donuts for cooling.  Stocks case.
•  Greets and takes customer orders over the phone or in person at the service counter.  Determines what the customer is looking for in terms of size, flavor, and appearance; then creates the finished product that meets the customer's requirements.
• Assists bakery manager with wrapping pricing, filling in and merchandising the bakery sales area.  Pulls out of code products from shelves and reduces to predetermined retail for quick sale.  Rotates pre-baked and frozen baked items to insure freshness.
• Also performs other duties such as resetting the bakery cases as needed, may unload freight, check orders, assist with the care and clean up of equipment and with keeping the bakery department (production and sales areas) clean and neat.
• Performs other staff duties as required.

• Note: This description represents a significant sampling of tasks performed, responsibilities and job knowledge required, however, it is not meant to be an exhaustive list.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.  As least two (2) years experience as a bakery clerk or working in an equivalent setting.  Must be 18 years of age to use knives, mixers, and ovens.
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