Cake Decorator

Location : Name Oshkosh
Requisition ID
2024-42305
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
1 month ago(4/9/2024 5:25 PM)
Category (Portal Searching)
Store Associate

Job Summary

Job Title:                                Cake Decorator I

FLSA Status:                          Hourly

Reports To:                            Bakery Manager

 

Utilizes artistic talents to create beautiful and uniquely decorated bakery items.

 

Cake Decorators use their artistry and imagination to create lasting impressions through bakery items for the special occasions of Festival Foods’ guests.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Tops, finishes, and decorates prepared bakery products such as bars, pies, cookies, doughnuts, cupcakes, cakes, etc.
  • Increases sales by creating visually appealing products
  • Exceeds guest expectations by providing beautiful, creative, and uniquely decorated special orders that follow the guests’ specific requests
  • Reduces shrink through minimizing mistakes and using the appropriate quantity of icing and other supplies
  • Fills, rotates, and removes decorated products from the sales floor and service case
  • Identifies which products are at an unacceptable stock level and replenishes them with available supply
  • Plans production tasks to ensure an adequate supply of back stock is available to fill the sales floor and service case as products are sold
  • Maintains freshness by filling newer products to the back/bottom of the display and ensuring that closer dated products are sold first, as well as removing products that are outdated, stale, or otherwise unacceptable to make available for sale
  • Provides excellent services to all guests
  • Assists guests with finding items they are looking for
  • Takes orders for cakes and other special requests
  • Works with guests to create a vision of the product they are looking for
  • Answers the telephone and assists guests using proper phone etiquette
  • Maintains adequate level of supplies in the cake decorating area by replenishing packaging, icing, decorative accents, and other items as needed
  • Contributes to overall department goals and objectives by assisting other areas of the department as available and requested
  • Contributes to overall cleanliness of the department by picking up, organizing, and cleaning work areas, shelving, and sales floor as needed
  • Assist Cake Decorator II when needed
  • Required to maintain food safety logs
  • Ensures all quality standards are being met, including quantity expectations at 100% by 10 am and 5 pm
  • Regular, timely attendance in compliance with the work schedule, and adequate notice to find a replacement for occasional absences
  • Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Standing for extended periods of time (80% of time)
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis  (30% of time)
  • Frequently near moving machinery (60% of time)
  • Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures  (20% of time)
  • Repetitive motion of hands and wrists (90% of time)

 

WORK SCHEDULE

The Cake Decorator I is an hourly position. The work schedule will generally include mornings, afternoons, and weekends, with the flexibility to work evenings and holidays as needed.

 

Company Overview

We are a Wisconsin family- and employee-owned grocer that is committed to giving back to the communities it serves and providing guests with exceptional service and value. We operate +40 full-service supermarkets across the state of Wisconsin.

At Festival, people are at the top of our list. You’ll see it in everything from our daily interactions to how we treat our guests – even in our extensive associate benefits and programs.

Here are a few of the ways we support our associates:
• Associate Discount: Enjoy an industry-leading 15% off your grocery purchases for you and your immediate household!.
• Weekly Pay & Premium Pay: Hourly associates are paid weekly, providing more frequent access to their funds. Part-time store associates are paid a $1 premium per hour on Sundays and select holidays. Hourly full-time store associates receive time and a half on Sundays and select holidays.
• Two-Week Advanced Scheduling: Better Planning. Better Balance. We provide our associates with their schedules two weeks in advance, offering greater predictability & flexibility.
• Vision & Dental Insurance: Part-time and full-time associates are eligible for vision insurance and two dental coverage options that are designed to fit your needs.
• Support: Our associates receive support for their total well-being; including 3 weeks of paid parental leave, a fitness reimbursement program offering savings off of fitness membership fees; our EAP (Employee Assistance Program) and LEAPCare Care Coaches, which provide associates confidential care related to hospital visitation, conflict resolution, stress management, marriage or divorce, family issues and depression or anxiety.
• Save for Your Future: Offering both a 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan, we’re proud to support our associates in planning for retirement by offering two retirement savings plans. The 401(k) plan empowers associates to save a portion of their paychecks for retirement. Festival Foods has an annual discretionary match to help our associates reach their savings goals. Our ESOP is a retirement plan above and beyond a 401(k) plan that gives associates “free” ownership in the company and an opportunity to share in Festival’s growth and success. Associates are given shares based on their years of service and earnings.

At Festival Foods we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We are dedicated to building a top-notch team of skilled, experienced and service-oriented associates who represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents. Festival Foods believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates, products, and our community strengthen our ability to serve our guests, as we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.

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