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Production Baker - Cowichan Bay

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At True Grain, have an impact every day, connect with the community and your values in a meaningful way, and work someplace amazing. We are a family owned business and we nourish our community with artisan baked goods, using locally sourced organic flours made by amazing bakers. We are looking for great candidates who care about handcrafted, local, organic food and sustainability to join our team at our famous Cowichan Bay bakery. If you want to work with a company that cares and a team that has fun while working hard then join us!
Job Summary: Under supervision of the Head Baker, the Production Baker runs a full day’s production from start (mixing) to finish (baking) to fulfill the daily production requirements. Production Baker follows quality assurance, food safe, work safe policies and procedures and inventory rotation practices at all times.
Skill Level: Proficient in crafting bread, pastry, and other bakery products.
Qualification: High school or equivalent diploma. 2 plus years of active baking experience preferred, including experience with natural fermentation and sourdoughs from scratch, fundamental understanding of mixing, proofing and handcrafting bread, baguettes, and pastry, working with organic ingredients, loading, and unloading deck ovens. FoodSafe Level 1 certification preferred.
Hours of work: Early morning shift/Day shift, weekends required, depending on the team scheduling.
Other Considerations: Must be able to routinely lift to 50Lb. Must be able to stand, push, pull, squat, bend and reach during long shift. Must be tolerant to heat and flour dust.
Wage: Starting at $23 - $27 (commensurate with experience) 
  • Tips
  • Daily free bread and pastries to take home
  • Employee discounts on all bakery products
  • Employee discounts on products from Leeward Cafe
  • Company events
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunities to grow within the wider organisation
  • Health benefits for full time staff (Health spending account, Life insurance & Disability)
About True Grain
"Imagine a world where the artisanship of the baker, the fragility of our planet, the integrity of the organic farmer, the strength of community and the simplicity of real food are valued and nourished." - True Grain Vision
At True Grain, this is the philosophy that guides everything we do. For us, it’s all about reconnecting people with their food. Since first opening our doors in the picturesque seaside village of Cowichan Bay in 2004, we’ve poured our passion into creating the very best local, handcrafted, organic bread and pastries (and cookies – we make delicious cookies). Over time, our bakeries have become destinations for bread lovers living in and visiting beautiful British Columbia.

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