Experienced Confectionery / Production Manager
Wild Flour Cake Company is an exciting, fresh artisan cake company based on the outskirts of Bath, Somerset. We provide high quality pre-sliced traybakes, muffins and rounds to cafés and restaurants. Our award-winning cakes are extremely popular, and our business is rapidly expanding.
We are looking for a baker/production manager who can help us make the jump from artisan bakery to the next level of manufacturing. This role would ideally suit production manager or supervisor with patisserie/cake baking experience, looking to take the next stage in their career and join a rapidly growing young company, who will give you the opportunity to grow alongside them.
Responsibilities Will Include:
Set, organise, communicate and manage production processes and production staff’s everyday tasks
Ensure quality standards, customers’ requirements and company’s procedures are followed
Plan, monitor and control process, production and packaging operations to meet customer service levels at minimum cost.
Responsible for budget including recipe costing, sourcing of ingredients, yield and efficiency targets
Re-negotiating timescales or schedules as necessary
Deliver continuous process improvement to ensure targets are met and exceeded
Ensure required documentation is filled in accurately and on time
Ensure Health and Safety rules and regulations are in place and met at all times
Ensure Company procedures and policies are obeyed and followed at all times
Ensure that food safety is at the front of all manufacturing processes
Train, motivate, lead and develop production team members
Track staff performance
The Ideal Candidate Must
Be tidy, methodical and have high standards of hygiene
Have experience of patisserie and cake baking
Have experience with quality systems in a similar food manufacturing environment
Have a driving licence due to rural location
If you think you have what it takes and would like to join our team please send us your CV and cover letter.