Requisition #
Date Posted:
10 / 19 / 2021
Store Number:

Asst Bakery Manager



With a focus on providing superior customer service and leading a successful bakery team, the asst. bakery manager is someone who strives to meet department goals and objectives while providing customers with product expertise and the freshest, tastiest and best quality bakery products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directing bakery department personnel, meeting department’s goals and objectives
  • Managing and bakery while the bakery manager is not on duty.
  • Communicating directly with the bakery manager, store director and bakery specialist.
  • Ordering the supplies and products necessary to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Merchandising bakery goods in accordance with bakery merchandising standards.
  • Observing all store rules and company policies directing all team members to do the same.
  • Execute and support all sales and merchandising initiatives.
  • Serving as the leader of his/her department, role model, coach, performance evaluator and trainer for his/her team.
  • Ensuring department and team compliance with heath department and weights and measures requirements.
  • Maintaining a positive and friendly attitude towards customers and fellow team members.
  • Engaging with customers through smiles, greetings, product information, suggestive selling, active sampling and genuine thank yous.
  • Focusing on providing fast and friendly customer service.
  • Processing cash register transactions, giving back change, processing checks, EBTs, and refunds.
  • Using scale printer machine, ensuring weights and pricing are correct.
  • Understanding the importance of and monitoring product pricing, signage, and placement as well as the use of product shelf tags and shelf signage.
  • Keeping a clean, neat and orderly check stand/sales counter and work production areas.
  • Wrapping, boxing, weighing, slicing, finishing, and stocking bakery department products, rotating them as necessary to ensure quality and safety.
  • Taking customer orders, ensuring orders are completed on time and to the customer’s satisfaction.


Performs other duties as needed or assigned by management. Must be at least 18 years old.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  This job description is subject to change at any time

Employer provides reasonable accommodations to a qualified employee that does not impose an undue hardship on the employer.


Ability to:

  • With both customers and team members, remain helpful, tactful and courteous at all times.
  • Lead others within the bakery department, following and setting goals and objectives, acknowledging member performance and holding the team accountable for their performance.
  • Work quickly and efficiently, sometimes with little direction, to accomplish assigned duties.
  • Read UPC codes, product labels, shelf signage, business forms, and posted company policies/procedures and write pertinent department documents.
  • Learn a wide variety of bakery products produced within the bakery, as well as pre-packaged bakery items.
  • Be dexterous enough with hands and fingers so as to be able to run a register, fill and rotate products quickly, bag and box products and use necessary equipment, including knives, bread slicer and scales.
  • Communicate openly and professionally through appropriate body language, facial expressions and speech, also communicating in writing when necessary.
  • Listen to and understand verbal and non-verbal communication of customers and fellow members.
  • Stand for long periods of time, bend and twist, and frequently lift and/or maneuver merchandise and supplies.
  • Lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs.
  • Often work in walk-in refrigerated coolers, and at times near ovens and burners.
  • Work with all sorts of flours, baking ingredients, spices, nuts, flavorings, sauces and oils.