The Turnip Truck
  • 01-Mar-2020 to 30-Apr-2020 (CST)
  • East
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

after 60 days


The Turnip Truck Is Growing!

Come be part of our dynamic and dedicated team! The Turnip Truck provides a nurturing environment to grow and learn new skills while polishing your talents.

Founded by John Dyke in 2001, The Turnip Truck is Nashville's only full service, locally owned, natural foods grocer. Our store has farming roots, which run through every facet of operations.

Our shelves are stocked with the highest quality natural, local and organic foods available. In addition, we are devoted to fostering the success of area farmers and producers, nurturing the future of our food supply. We believe in the simple, ancient and timeless power of ethically grown, locally harvested food to feed our communities. The Turnip Truck exists to nourish our communities by offering the highest quality local and national natural and organic food available.

Position: Bakery Production
Reports to: Bakery Manager, Store Director
Department: Food Service
Status: Non-Exempt
Purpose: Preparing, baking, packaging, pricing, and merchandising muffins, cookies, tea breads, breads and other baked goods, providing both gluten free and organic options. This position assists customers with our bakery products and deli services, providing an excellent customer service experience. The Bakery Clerk keeps all store-made bakery stocked, fresh dated, and clean.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides friendly and prompt service to customers; answers questions and assists with locating products and placing special orders.
Ensures cleanliness of bakery aisles, storage area, and work area for safety; includes cleaning of shelves and products, keeping floors free of spills, removing hazardous debris from floor and sweeping.
Maintains clean, safe and sanitary bakery area and equipment.
Stocks, fills, and faces and ensures tag and pricing accuracy.
Examines the rotation of all bakery products paying particular attention to expired stock and discarding outdated or spoiled items.
Receives, inspects, and logs products for accuracy of shipment, temperature, and quality.
Requires operating and using equipment such as knives, scales, wrappers, compactors, garbage disposals, pallet jacks, and hand trucks.
Prepares various bakery foods; includes using the appropriate ingredients and proper cooking times for product being made.
Uses knowledge of scales and weight measures to accurately weigh and label products.
Participates in pre-inventory preparation; includes back stock and assuring tags match products.
Sustains a high level of product knowledge and product preparation.
Walks department regularly to ensure an organized, sanitary, and overall clean appearance at all times.
Other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
High school diploma or equivalent with 2+ years Bakery experience or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
Natural foods experience helpful.
Excellent customer service skills.
Highly motivated with a sense of urgency and the ability to successfully work in a fast-paced environment.
Requires basic math skills.
Requires current food handlers permit.
Physical Requirements
Minimum of 18 years or older.
Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.
Must be able to lift and carry weights of between 5 - 40 lbs.
Requires long periods of standing.
Must be able to use heated wrapper.
Work involves controlled temperatures, including ovens and freezers.
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE: The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change

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