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Cake Decorator

Company Name: Jay C Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish & maintain a safe & clean environment that encourages our customers toreturn. Assist the department manager in reaching sales & profit goals,& monitor all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1 st strategy & encourage team members to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect,honesty,integrity,diversity,inclusion & safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

· Promote trust & respect among team members.

  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome,important & appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department & throughout the store.
  • Gain & maintain knowledge of products sold within the department & be able to respond to questions & make suggestions about products.
  • Prepare bakery items per customer requests using proper bakery equipment.
  • Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about.
  • Inform customers of bakery specials.
  • Provide customers with fresh products that they have ordered & the correct portion size to prevent shrink.
  • Recommend bakery items to customers to ensure they get the products they want & need.
  • Use all equipment in bakery such as the refrigerators,freezers,& ovens according to company guidelines.
  • Prepare foods according to the food temperature logs & follow cooking instructions.
  • Measure,prepare & mix ingredients according to recipe,using variety of kitchen utensils & equipment.
  • Adequately prepare,package,label & inventory ingredients in merchandise.
  • Check product quality to ensure freshness. Review sell by dates & take appropriate action.
  • Properly use kitchen equipment,stove,computerized scale,& freezer.
  • Decorate cakes,pastries,cupcakes,cookies & other bakery items.
  • Label,stock & inventory department merch&ise.
  • Report product ordering & shipping discrepancies to the department manager.
  • Display a positive attitude.
  • Understand the store's layout & be able to locate products when requested by customer.
  • Stay current with present,future,seasonal & special ads.
  • Maintain an awareness of inventory & stocking conditions note any discrepancies in inventory.
  • Adhere to all food safety regulations & guidelines.
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases & coolers are maintained & temperature logs are maintained.
  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures & identify unsafe conditions & notify store management.
  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment & notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair.
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
  • Report all safety risk,or issues,& illegal activity,including- robbery,theft or fraud.
  • St&ing- 100 percent of the time
  • Lifting- average of 50 pounds
  • Bending,twisting,& turning
  • Repetitive wrist movement
  • Must be able to read
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to h&le stressful situations
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Current food handlers permit once employed
  • Must be 18 years old

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Bakery or Cake Decorating experience
  • Retail experience
  • Second language


Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  IN || Salem || 601 S Main St || 47167 || Jay C Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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