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Food & Beverage
Bakeshop Sanitation Evenings Part Time
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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: 

The Bakeshop is where we make all of the delicious bakery and patisserie items we provide for our customers at our stores every day - from breads and rolls to cookies and pastries, it all happens here. As a member of the Sanitation team you will be responsible for ensuring production takes place in the cleanest and most sanitary environment; performing responsibilities of breaking down, cleaning and sanitizing equipment. You will serve as an invaluable liaison between Quality Assurance, Maintenance and the Bakeshop as your work ensures the most efficient operations that meet Wegmans standards of quality.


I will add value by:

  • Providing incredible service to employees in all areas of the Bakeshop by ensuring a clean and sanitary work environment in which to produce high quality bakery items for our stores to provide our customers
  • Cleaning and sanitizing walls, shelving racks, overhead shelves, conveyor belts and all other equipment and machinery in production rooms
  • Cleaning and sanitizing conveyor belts and other machinery and equipment after production and/ or packaging of items to prevent cross-contamination of allergens
  • Ensuring floors in all production rooms are cleaned by sweeping, mopping and using floor scrubbing equipment
  • Removing all remnants of products and/ or various ingredients in machines and surrounding areas using the appropriate instruments and techniques
  • Working around production taking place, emptying garbage as needed and performing all necessary cleaning and sanitation between production lines
  • Taking apart smaller machines and equipment to ensure thorough cleaning and sanitation takes place after the day’s production, being sure to put the equipment back together after cleaning
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with team members and supervisors, as well as the Bakeshop Maintenance team and Quality Assurance team; being sure to report any issues or concerns with machinery, equipment, etc.
  • Following all Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s) when performing duties in each of the Bakeshop production areas
  • Properly handling all machinery, equipment, chemicals and products in accordance with food and human safety guidelines

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 Store Maintenance or Utility Prep position
  • Experience using various hand tools
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing facility

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 fast-paced environment
  • Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, crouching and kneeling
  • Responsible for moving and lifting an average of 10 – 20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of greater than 50 pounds
  • May be exposed to various allergens
  • Work takes place indoors near hot equipment and requires the safe and proper handling of cleaning equipment and supplies, including chemicals and hand tools



  • Employment at Wegmans will be 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.