Baker/Mixer - Whole Foods Bakehouse

Whole Foods Market

Date: 3 days ago
City: Aurora, CO
Salary: $15 - $28 / hour
Contract type: Full time
Whole Foods Market
As a Baker/Mixer you will perform duties related to the daily production of baked goods. This will include mixing, dividing, shaping, proofing, and baking all bread and bakery products. Communicate daily production needs and information with other Bakery Team Members to ensure production process runs smoothly. Keep accurate mix times and temp logs


  • Know correct mixing order. Must be accurate in mixing, dividing, shaping, proofing, and baking to ensure consistency in daily production.

  • Mix doughs correctly and weigh/measure accurately using scales.

  • Understand and follow all recipes and instructions. Know location of all ingredients.

  • Follow the production schedule.

  • Basic understanding of Datapax and printing of recipes as necessary.

  • Clean work areas, mixers, and utensils.

  • Remove trash and recycling.

  • Work with PLUs and UPC codes.

  • Consistently communicate, uphold and embody Whole Foods Market's standards, vision and Philosophy.

  • Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner including mixers, water chiller/ dispenser, and all other equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of baking ingredients, equipment, weights and measures (tares)

  • Excellent math skills (ability to do “on the fly math”)

  • Ability to take direction.

  • Able to learn proper and safe usage of Hobart mixer and baler, and all other knives and kitchen production equipment.

  • Ability to work well with others, self-motivated and capable of working independently with little supervision.

  • Able to work a flexible schedule based on need including nights, weekends and holidays as required.

  • Ability to stand or walk at least 8 hours, and be able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend and reach with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Able to lift 55 lbs. throughout the day.

  • Work in an extreme temperature environment (ranging from -10 (freezer) to 110 degrees Fahrenheit). General warehouse temperature 60 – 85 degrees, Freezer -10 degrees

  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.

  • Ability to work a rotating schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Arrive to work on time, wear appropriate PPE, work all scheduled shifts, complete required trainings and attend required meetings.

  • Ability to read and speak basic English.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Team Leader, Associate Team Leader, Facility Leadership.

Desired Work Experiences

  • Experience with bench hand production

  • Experience with bread production

The wage range for this position is $15.00 - $27.56 Hourly, commensurate with experience. Whole Foods Market offers “Whole Benefits". Whole Benefits may include health insurance, retirement plan benefits, eligibility for a store discount, paid time off and access to other benefit programs. Eligibility for Whole Benefits is determined under the terms of the applicable Whole Benefits plan at a person’s date of hire

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

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