Job ID: 150191341
Kohnen's Country Bakery is seeking applicants for a full-time Head Commercial Scratch Baker/Manager to lead our baking team in the creation of our mouth-watering recipes.
Kohnens is a German style bakery located in picturesque Tehachapi, California. At 4000 feet elevation, Tehachapi offers the unrushed, relaxing and friendly atmosphere of a mountain community, while still being close to many metropolitan cities. We are located two hours northeast of Los Angeles, four hours southwest of Las Vegas, and five hours south of San Francisco. With affordable housing, an award winning school district, and numerous outdoor activities for the adventurous, our beautiful town has much to offer.
4 YEARS COMMERCIAL SCRATCH BAKING and MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
Baking Responsibilities Include:
Applicants must be able to mix, form, bake and finish a variety of from scratch breads, rolls, pastries and other baked goods.
Must be able to follow instructions and standard recipes, to include knowledge of measurements and basic math.
Must be able to perform all physical tasks (able to lift 50lbs above waist).
Must be able to multi-task in a high paced, high volume environment.
Must be fine with early morning and night time hours, and understand weekend availability is necessary. Holidays are peak time and no time off for peak seasons.
Qualified applicants must know their way around a commercial kitchen and must have working knowledge of mixers, rack ovens, reversible sheeters, and other commercial bakery equipment.
Management Responsibilities Include:
Purchasing and Recieving
Kitchen organization and cleanliness
Scheduling bakery equipment maintenance
Staff supervision and training
Assuring daily baking quota is met
Semi-annual baking staff reviews
Excellent opportunity to receive further training from Thomas Kohnen, a baker for over 30 years who completed a 3 year apprenticeship in West Germany as a Konditor (Confectionist), at Franz Bergendahl Bakery. Mr. Kohnen is a master at his trade.
Full benefits packages offered to include medical, dental, vision and a retirement savings plan.
If you are seeking a change and a challenge, please send your resume and cover letter to tell us about yourself and your passion for baking.
Please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking "Apply"
Kohnens Country Bakery