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Central Bakeshop Sweets Evenings
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Rochester, New York
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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:

In the Wegmans Bakeshop, employees work to create delicious baked goods our customers have come to know and love at our stores. The sweets, doughnuts, cakes, cookies, icings and fillings areas of the facility are where some of our tastiest and most decadent treats are made fresh each day. As a team member in this area, you’ll be surrounded by the scents of baking cookies, warm doughnuts and more as you play a role in producing these products at the highest standards of quality; enabling our stores to provide incredible service by ensuring these items are available for customers to enjoy.


I will add value by:

  • Providing incredible service to Wegmans stores by ensuring the highest quality products are prepared and made available to offer to customers
  • Correctly counting and packaging cookies in containers, working with team members to assist in completing all steps of the packaging process
  • Setting up dough for a variety of pastries to be baked and completed during the following day or night’s production; working with bakers and team members to prepare for the finishing steps of production
  • Ensuring pastries receive the correct icing and/ or fillings, moving products through the line while keeping pace with the work completed by machinery; being sure to maintain an efficient workflow throughout the process
  • Participating in the packaging process for all completed pastry items; ensuring the correct amount of products are in each container
  • Working side-by-side with experienced Bakeshop employees to perform additional tasks, seeking out resources to educate self about all steps of the production and packaging processes to grow and develop professionally 
  • Completing all tasks efficiently 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 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


  • Some jobs are available that allow sitting for all or part of the shift
  • 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.

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