Bakery Manager Trainee

Join our team dedicated to crafting delightful desserts! We're seeking dessert enthusiasts to uphold the standards of our Bakery operations, cultivate a proficient team of associates, and ensure impeccable execution of departmental functions. Collaborating closely with the Bakery Manager, you will contribute to creating an exceptional customer experience and bolstering the success and sustainability of our department, while assuming accountability and making impactful decisions. In this role, your re sponsibilities will include :

  • Collaborating with the Bakery Manager to facilitate smooth and efficient operations.
  • Managing inventory by ordering, displaying, and maintaining bakery items.
  • Assisting in training, developing, and motivating Associates to foster a cohesive and high-performing team.
  • Upholding cleanliness and sanitation standards, adhering to proper food-handling protocols.
  • Providing friendly and exceptional service to all customers.

Qualifications for Success:
  • 1+ years of experience in a leadership capacity, preferably in a managerial role, showcasing your ability to inspire and guide others effectively
  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent qualification
  • Possess business acumen and excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of and commitment to food safety practices.
  • Ability to work in varied temperature-controlled environments, including refrigerators and freezers.
  • Strong attention to detail, business acumen, self-motivation, and the capability to work independently.
  • Flexibility to accommodate a varied schedule, including nights and weekends, to support operational needs.

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally
  • Ability to push and pull up to 90 lbs of force occasionally
  • Occasional: Sitting and climbing; frequent standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting, and handling
  • Frequent: Head turn, trunk bend, side reach, grasp, power grip, pinch, finger manipulation, & feel
  • Constant - Stand, handling, & forward reach

Why Dierbergs is Different:
  • Our culture makes us unique. We're known for being friendly and customer-focused, as well as for treating each other like family.
  • No late-night shifts - most Bakery Departments close at 7pm
  • You'll enjoy the stability of working for an organization with a strong history of financial success and an excellent reputation in the community.
  • As an integral part of our team, you'll directly impact our bottom line and contribute to our ongoing success.
  • With a clear path for advancement, you will have the opportunity to progress to a Department Manager or store management role

What's in it for you?
  • Health and retirement benefits , including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and pension plans Paid time off provided, including vacation and personal days
  • Weekly pay
  • Work-life balance with flexible scheduling
  • Growth opportunities to support career advancement
  • Associate-only savings, free products, bonus points, sweepstakes, and more - being a part of our team has its perks with Dierbergs Rewards
  • Associate Perks Program in partnership with Working Advantage
  • Discounts at Starbucks kiosks within select locations

At Dierbergs, we value individuals who embody our core BEhaviors: Be Connected, Be Curious, Be Courageous, Be Caring, Be People Centric, Be a Contributor, Be a Cultivator, and in all you do, Be YOU. If you're ready to make an impact and be part of a vibrant team, apply now!

This description is representative only and is not all inclusive of the tasks that an Associate in the position may be required to perform.