Baking Services Manager – Disability Vocational Program

  • June 18, 2021 8:06 AM
    Message # 10662859

    Baking Services Manager – Disability Vocational Program

    Do you have the heart of a baker and the soul of an angel?  If so, read on.

    Eisenhower Center, a vocational training program for adults with disabilities, seeks a highly skilled, professional baking services manager to oversee our growing in-house dog treat bakery.

    To be successful in this position, you bring a number of important skills: Kitchen management; customer service, inventory and supply chain management, strong familiarity with Amazon shipping protocols, desire to work with people with disabilities, and the drive to build something incredible and amazing.

    We are determined to create a bakery that transforms us from a nonprofit into a profitable, self-sustaining social services agency.

    For the right candidate, salary is competitive, with generous time off and pleasant work environment


    • Leads, coaches, and reinforces Eisenhower Center culture and performance
    • Oversees training of clients with disabilities to work in the bakery
    • Writes and conducts performance/goal review for clients
    • Finds creative solutions to production bottlenecks; takes action to find opportunities for efficiencies
    • Maintains appropriate inventory levels and ensures accurate pricing on products received and sold
    • Communicates and works cooperatively with EC bakery staff, department managers and client bakers to maintain standards and exceed guest expectations
    • Provides excellent customer service to retail, wholesale and private label customers
    • Tracks and fulfills orders
    • Develops assistant bakers to prepare for advancement opportunities
    • Contributes to overall cleanliness of the department by picking up, organizing, and cleaning work areas, shelving, and sales floor as needed
    • Required to maintain food safety logs and verification and compliance of department food safety logs
    • Ensures all quality standards are being met, including quantity expectations at 100%
    • Knowledge of organic certification requirements, food safety laws and regulations
    • Other duties as assigned



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • High School Education or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Five to seven years grocery or bakery experience preferred with two years in a key leadership position
    • Thorough knowledge of the retail food business and perishable department operations
    • Effective merchandising skills
    • Ability to make timely and effective decisions
    • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with adults with disabilities
    • Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse team in a stressful environment
    • Thorough understanding of all safety requirements and company safety policies
    • WI Certified Food Manager License preferred
    • Understanding or Amazon shipping protocols

    Culture of Eisenhower Center

    For this job to be a good fit, you must understand and embrace the following ideals:

    We lead with our heart

    We do what it takes

    We make it a great Day

    We work with integrity.

    We are partners in the success of our clients, business customers and each other

    We go beyond what others won’t do

    We share kindness every day

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