Experienced BAker

Website nilespieco Niles Pie Company

Bringing a good piece of pie to the neighborhood

Experienced Baker

Our 10-year old business is a worker-owned cooperative, and we are looking for staff who are interested in joining us. After a 9-month candidacy period, full-time staff who qualify have the opportunity to become owners, participating in the governance of the business and profit sharing. During the candidacy period, you’ll learn about all aspects of the business, from financials and business operations to cooperative governance.  We do dishes and mop floors too.


$17/hour, or DOE. Full-time positions have 100% dental and vision coverage, Life and Long Term Disability insurance. Owners also have 2 weeks paid vacation after one year and profit sharing.

Job Summary 

We’re looking for an experienced baker, with a minimum of three years solid experience in production baking. You will be making and sheeting doughs and pastry, making fillings and finished products, along with prep and clean up. It’s the backbone of what we do. We make everything we sell from scratch, with tested recipes and the best ingredients. If you are looking to hone your skills, are a detail-oriented, motivated, sharp and smart kitchen person, this may be the place for you. This is a full-time position and reports to our Kitchen Manager. Early mornings and weekends are required.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for production of multiple products, to bakery standards
Weigh/measure/mix ingredients and Prepare bakery recipes consistently to production and quality standards
Excellent management and organizational skills a must to plan daily work schedule to ensure all work is done well and on time
Ensure quality of all products on a consistent basis
Customer Service and front of house duties shared among staff
General kitchen duties, including produce prep as needed and required
Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment, including workstation and dish washing as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

Ability to read and follow recipes consistently
Strong production baking skills, including the ability to problem solve
Strong dough making and shaping ability
Ability to meet strict deadlines with a strong sense of urgency, function under a fluctuating workload and work under pressure
Time management and organizational skills are a super must
Experience in a wide variety of bakery equipment ie sheeters, mixers, etc.
Ability to stand continuously through a full shift
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to work a full-time schedule (30-40 hours/week)

To apply for this job email your details to hr@nilespie.com

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