Sudan (SD)
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Job Type
Chefs, Pastry Chef
Job Level



Position: Baker                                                                        

Reporting to: Head Baker

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepares breads, rolls, muffins, cookies, pies, cakes, doughnuts, biscuits, and other pastries, including icings and frostings, according to established recipes.
  2. Reviews production schedules to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily baking activities.
  3. Receives ingredients and other supplies from central kitchen and/or warehouse as required for daily operations.
  4. Cuts and weighs dough into uniform portions with knife or divider, molds dough into loaves or other shapes, and places in pans; proofs dough and bakes in oven.
  5. Inspects product for quality during and after baking and makes adjustments to processes as required.
  6. Spreads or sprinkles a range of various toppings on specialty baked items.
  7. Shapes dough for cookies, pies, and fancy pastries either by hand or by using dough rollers and cookie cutters.
  8. Cleans and maintains work areas, utensils, and equipment.
  9. Attends to day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies.
  10. Detects and ensures disposition of spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, and/or other unusual conditions.
  11. Completes production sheets and other records as required.
  12. May be required to prepare baked goods for special diets.
  13. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Ability to monitor and/or maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to prepare and bake a variety of pastries, rolls and/or other baked goods.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to receive, stock, and/or deliver goods.
  • Knowledge of maintenance and care of culinary facilities, equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Position requires:
  • a) Preparing breads, rolls, muffins, cookies, pies, cakes, doughnuts, biscuits and other pastries according to established recipes.
  •  b) Preparing and placing various toppings on specialty baked items.
  •  c) Cleaning and maintaining work area, utensils and equipment.
  • d) Detecting and ensuring disposition of spoiled food, and/or other unusual conditions.
  • e) Reviewing and completing production sheets.