Artisan Baker

Salary
£6.70 - 11.84 p.h.

5, Bellstone, Shrewsbury, SY1 1HU

Ottolive job

Job Information

Baker

We are delighted to invite an enthusiastic individual to join our bakery team on a part-time basis. While no prior experience is necessary, a strong commitment to learning and a genuine interest in the art of baking are essential.

About Ottolive Bakehouse:

Ottolive Bakehouse is dedicated to the craft of creating exceptional long-fermented breads and pastries. Established in 2016, we bring years of expertise and a passion for baking to our community. As we continue to grow, we are excited to expand our committed team, providing an opportunity for individuals who share our enthusiasm for the artistry of baking to join us.

Requirements:

  • Previous pastry or cooking experience is an advantage
  • Presentable appearance
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Proficiency in basic maths, including understanding percentages and fractions, or the ability to use a calculator effectively
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Initiative-driven with a can-do attitude
  • Punctual, hardworking, and dedicated
  • Physically fit to handle tasks such as lifting 16kg sacks of flour

Responsibilities:

  • Weighing out ingredients
  • Cleaning and maintaining a hygienic work environment
  • Deep cleaning of equipment and workspaces
  • Keeping temperature logs and adhering to HACCP guidelines
  • Preparing pastries and cakes
  • General bakery prep
  • Oven work, ensuring quality and consistency

To apply, please submit a covering letter addressing the following questions:

  • Why do you would like to become a baker?
  • Do you have any experience in making sourdough breads, cakes, pastries, cookies, etc.?
  • What is your favourite product to bake?
  • How flexible are you in your work arrangements? Please specify any days or hours you are not available now or in the foreseeable future.
  • Please inform us of any holidays booked for the current year and your potential start date.

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