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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; Overnight

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Jay C Food Stores:  Jay C Food Stores is always looking for friendly team members who enjoy serving customers. Jay C is a great place to work. Our company offers competitive pay, good benefits, a flexible schedule, career advancement opportunities, and much more. If you are interested in a job opportunity with Jay C, please complete an online application today!


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to 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 || Vincennes || 1400 Washington Ave || 47591 || Jay C Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Deli/Bakery || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Evansville

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