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Company: Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace
Location: Melville
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

The Director of Bakery position oversees management of all bakery operations. The position is responsible for the production of bakery items in the most cost-effective manner within quality standards. The Director of Bakery is directly responsible for the management, safety, and production activities of all of Uncle Giuseppe's Stores' bakeries in accordance with Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace's policies and procedures. Essential Functions Manages bakery managers at bakery, warehouse and mill facilities, including the Maintenance department, to ensure that production of product is produced in a timely and cost-effective manner. Ability to formulate baked consumer goods from scratch, and improve and adapt formulations Good practical understanding of large volume baking equipment and factors driving efficiency Good knowledge of lean and high-performing manufacturing principles, and has demonstrated quality improvement and cost reduction under his/her leadership Ensures standards for product quality, equipment, and operator performance are maintained and that cost-effective technology is used to maximize production. Ensures fixed assets are preserved. Assesses and adjusts strategies, systems, procedures, performance capabilities, equipment, facilities, and people to enhance production, quality, safety, and profitability. And aligns resources to deliver against business and regulatory requirements in areas of cost, financial controls, quality, safety, and business initiatives. Sets goals to drive improvements with clear goals and accountabilities. Sets clear priorities and measures and monitors KPI's. Ensures all employees follow GMPs to support production of the highest quality. Assures effective management, overall direction, coordination, development, and motivation of subordinates. Develops, monitors, and reports on operating costs within functional areas. Alerts management of cost and labor over run. Makes recommendations and implements solutions to problems related to same. Ensures orders are manufactured according to specifications and quality standards are met. Advises bakery department managers on labor issues including safety, security, employee relations, scheduling, training, grievances, etc. Ensures managers and supervisors are adhering to company policy and administering practices in fair and equitable manner. Manages budget and controls expenses effectively. Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consults with human resources as appropriate. Keeps up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance. Maintains and communicates an awareness of industry trends, including new developments in equipment, ingredients, and customer needs Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; provide direct feedback to employees Must support and comply with the requirements defined within the contents of GMPs, SQF, HACCP, and food safety programs as established by the company. Competencies Business Acumen. Change Agent. Collaboration Skills. Communication Proficiency. Decision Making. Initiative. Leadership. Problem Solving/Analysis. Results Driven. High Sense of Urgency. Supervisory Responsibility This position is directly responsible for leading managers of the bakery, and indirectly responsible for all employees within the division. Work Environment This job operates in a scratch bakery-manufacturing environment. In addition to using production equipment for the product, this role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in the work environment and manufacturing sites can be loud. Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Required Education and Experience 10 or more years of experience managing large scale bakery operations AIB Certified Baker Residence Course Knowledge of food manufacturing, human resources laws and regulations, and employee relations skills. Production Planning and Execution R&D in bread and buns Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Change management and experience with culture change Strong Communication skills; verbal and written Uncle Giuseppe's offers: Medical Dental Vision Supplemental Benefits, including: Life Insurance, AD&D, Critical Illness, Pet Insurance and more Vacation, Personal, and Sick Time Generous Employee Discounts on Lunch & Shopping Travel, Clothing, Entertainment, and Other Discounts 401K Note: Benefits vary depending on FT/PT Status Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace attracts those who are passionate and pride themselves in eating top quality food and receiving excellent customer service. Our company is based on values and family traditions, and we have been proud to serve families for almost two decades. The Uncle Giuseppe's Team, which consists of over 2000 team members, exemplifies these core values and bring passion into the workforce each day. We strive to make each of our customers' shopping experience a pleasant and unique one. Joining our team is not only about joining a company, but rather becoming part of Uncle Giuseppe's Family where we believe that all families deserve nothing but the very best. Our company supports Team Member growth and a satisfying workplace. We believe in a balance between work and personal time. We are committed to our communities and providing our customers with the tastiest food that's made with traditional old-fashioned Italian recipes and using the highest quality ingredients available. If you are passionate about quality products and high levels of customer care, and want to grow your career, we invite you to complete our application process and look forward to discussing your interest and future at Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace. Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace, New Haven , Bakery, Hospitality & Tourism , Melville, Connecticut

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