Head Baker

The Bertinet Bakery

Bath£15.00 - £17.00Full time

Who are we?

The Bertinet Bakery is a Food craft bakery dedicated to making deliciously crafted bread, pastries. Want to find out more check out our website Bertinet Bakery - Bread Made Better.

The Bertinet Bakery is looking to recruit a Head Baker to work nights in their busy artisan bakery in Bath. The role involves all aspects of bread production - mixing, scaling, shaping by hand and baking.

Every day is different at The Bertinet Bakery, but here are some of the things you will be doing:

  • Act as a bridge between the Management team and the night shift employees. Pass information between the management team and the night shift and visa-versa to ensure information is free flowing and that everyone is kept informed.
  • Engage, work with, motivate and develop the Bakery Supervisors to ensure there is a line of development through the team. Identify members of the team who have the ability, core skills and potential to grow and progress as the business grows and expands.
  • Rotate the team members through the areas of production to ensure all members of the team are fully competent in all areas. This will help with development, assist with covering holidays and absence and help to ensure the team don’t become bored if stuck in one area for a prolonged period.
  • Work closely with the team to drive improvements in product quality and consistency. Look for ways to reduce waste improve yields and increase through put.
  • Promote good manufacturing practices within the night shift, ensure the bakery is always audit ready, that the team to clean as they go to maintain all areas in a tidy manner and that all process paperwork is completed in a timely manner.
  • Help to monitor the condition of the machinery, equipment and utensils daily and feed information back to the Bakery Manager to ensure repairs are made or replacements purchased.
  • Support the business with the NPD process. Suggesting new product or ways to improve current products.
  • Lead by example and set the standard with regards to Health and Safety. Promote a strong Health and Safety culture and work closely with the team to ensure they understand how to work safely and why it is important.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Be able to produce hand crafted bread to our high standards using traditional baking techniques including an excellent knowledge of dough and proofing.
  • Are enthusiastic, committed and very keen to learn
  • Can carry out physical work
  • Be reliable, methodical, organised and keen to work as part of a team

Location: Bath

Working Hours: 5pm - 2am (flexibility required) Mon-Sun, any 5 days out of 7.

Flexibility is required in relation to working hours

Pay: £15.00 - £17.00 (based on experience)

What’s in it for you?

  • You’ll be learning from the best in town!
  • 40% discount at The Bread Factory and GAIL’s Bakery
  • Discounts and Savings from high-street retailers and restaurants
  • 24 hour GP service