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Bakery Cake Designer

Company: Hy-Vee
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

At Hy-Vee our people are our strength. We promise "a helpful smile in every aisle" and those smiles can only come from a workforce that is fully engaged and committed to supporting our customers and each other.

Job Description:

Job Title: Bakery Cake Designer

Department: Bakery

FLSA: Non-Exempt

General Function

Responsible for decorating bakery items. You will assist customers with their bakery orders by the telephone and in person at the store. Additionally you will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members.

Core Competencies

* Partnerships
* Growth mindset
* Results oriented
* Customer focused
* Professionalism

Reporting Relations

Accountable and Reports to: District Store Director, Store Manager, Assistant Managers of; Perishables, Store Operations, and Health Wellness Home; Bakery Department Manager

Positions that Report to you: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important people in the store.
* Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employee's designated department or elsewhere in the store.
* Makes an effort to learn customers' names and to address them by name whenever possible.
* Assists customers by: (examples include)
* escorting them to the products they're looking for
* securing products that are out of reach
* loading or unloading heavy items
* performing other tasks in every way possible to enhance the shopping experience.


* Answers the telephone promptly and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call including taking product orders.
* Takes customer orders at Bakery counter.
* Works with co-workers as a team to ensure customer satisfaction and a pleasant work environment.
* Checks orders for the day and sets up a timeline and production schedule.
* Decorates bakery items in a timely manner.
* Keeps current on new designs and trends.
* Ensures department standards are met.
* Checks cake orders for details (size, deco pack, icing needs, dates) daily and indicates supply needs.
* Orders supplies for decorating area and checks off the order.
* Delivers product and sets up wedding cakes on site (outside the store).
* Communicates with bakery manager regarding displays, weekly ads and special needs on a daily basis.
* Checks product dates, pulls cases for work and lists items to fill or replace.
* Develops bakery orders for bakers on a daily basis. (Orders cakes, sizes, etc.)
* Tracks daily retail production. Identifies, with co-workers, tasks to be completed.
* Operates as a lead worker with part-time or other employees. (Instructs and reviews work).
* Participates in employee cross training.
* Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat.
* Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat.
* Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines.
* Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

* Wraps all product as necessary.
* Assists in other areas of the store as needed.
* Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics

* Must have the ability to solve practical problems; variety of variables with limited standardization; interpret instructions.
* Ability to do arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages
* Must have the ability to file, post, and mail materials; copy data from one record to another; interview to obtain basic information; guide people and provide basic direction.

Education and Experience

High school or equivalent experience and six months or less of similar or related work experience.

Physical Requirements

* Must be physically able to exert up to 100 pounds of force (shared team lifting) occasionally; exert up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
* Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches and more than 20 feet with or without correction, color vision, depth perception, and field of vision.
* Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Working Conditions

The duties for this position are normally conducted in a store environment. There is significant pressure to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities. There is exposure to flour dust, noise, cleaning chemicals/solvents, residual fumes and temperature extreme.

Equipment Used to Perform Job

Standard tools and equipment used in a bakery environment including mixers, ovens, turntables, tips, bas, airbrush telephone copy cake machine, intercom system.

Contacts

Has daily contact with the general public taking orders. Has weekly contact with suppliers/vendors.

Are you ready to smile, apply today.

Keywords: Hy-Vee, Sioux Falls , Bakery Cake Designer, Hospitality & Tourism , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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