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Food Service
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Central Bakeshop Breads General Help
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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Rochester, NY
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Job Description

Note to Candidate: 

Applicants must be open to working in all areas of the Bakeshop


A glimpse at the job: 

If you’d like to be surrounded by the scents of freshly baked breads and take part as ingredients are transformed into a variety of perfectly prepared breads, a Bakeshop General Help could be for you. Working in the fresh bread area, you’ll be partner with team members to ensure the highest quality products our customers have come to love are produced throughout the day; providing incredible service to our stores and most importantly, to our customers.


I will add value by:

  • Providing incredible service to Wegmans stores and ensuring the highest quality breads are produced and made available for customers to enjoy
  • Loading filled bread pans into ovens, ensuring they are placed correctly for proper baking and are loaded at the correct intervals
  • Accurately packaging products, placing the correct product and/ or amount of product into its corresponding packaging
  • Working side-by-side with experienced Bakeshop employees to perform additional tasks including accurately scaling out ingredients into mixers to prepare products, seeking out resources to educate self about all steps of the production and packaging processes to grow and develop professionally
  • Working as part of team, understanding the importance of each task and the role it plays in the process of getting products out to stores
  • Completing all tasks efficiently, keeping pace with production machines while strictly adhering to food and human safety guidelines and maintaining Wegmans high standards of quality at all times
  • Following Good Manufacturing Practices in the workplace as well as all other applicable guidelines including Sanitation Standard Operation Procedures and HACCP regulations

What abilities I must bring to the table to be considered: 

  • Provide incredible service and gain the trust and respect of others by providing accurate information and responding to situations in a timely manner, listening carefully and acting with customers in mind
  • Possess teamwork and diversity awareness by listening to others' points of view and recognizing and appreciating differences
  • Properly handle, prepare, transport and store products; ensuring food and human safety practices are strictly adhered to
  • Utilize resources to educate self and others about product uses and characteristics, being sure to share acquired product knowledge
  • Possess organizational skills, prioritizing requests and department activities while managing interruptions and attending to details to complete tasks within deadlines
  • Write and speak clearly, concisely and with tact in a variety of settings using effective communication skills; demonstrating empathy and respect for others at all times
  • Recognize and seek opportunities for continuous learning to gain new understandings, skills and knowledge
  • Ability to multi-task and react to a variety of situations at one time
  • Able to problem solve, anticipating, analyzing, and identifying problems, responding quickly when situations arise and preventing problems when possible

What will set me apart from other candidates:

  • Experience working in a bakery, food manufacturing facility and/ or in the Bakery Department at a Wegmans store

Work environment: 

  • Will be required to spend the majority of time on his or her feet as work typically includes prolonged standing and walking in a fast-paced environment
  • Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling and bending
  • Will be responsible for moving and lifting an average weight of 1 – 20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 50 pounds
  • May be exposed to various allergens and work environments, including hot temperatures
  • Work takes place indoors near hot equipment and requires the safe and proper  handling of hot materials


  • Some jobs may be available that allow sitting for all or part of the shift
  • Employment at Wegmans is contingent upon applicants taking and our evaluation of a physical, drug screen and/or criminal background check

About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.