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11/7/2017, Baker Associate
Etobicoke, ON
The Bread Essentials is a Gluten Free and Artisan Bakery also offering workshops. It is located on Royal York just South of the Gardner that opened a year ago. As TBE grows we are looking for an individual who will be able to also grow and take on more responsibilities.


Working with both Gluten Free Dough and Artisan Dough
Producing all bakery items in a consistent, precise and efficient manner
Provide support to the entire bakery team, demonstrate team work and foster good working relationships
Supports a clean and organized environment through regular clean up
Being able to work independently or in a team setting
Respond and service clients with a positive attitude and enthusiasm, bad days not allowed while at work!!!
Assisting Owner/Baker in other tasks as needed

Experience with Artisan Bread : minimum 1 year
Food handlers certification
Good coordination and manual dexterity
Must be able to multitask and solve problems
Must be able to follow instructions
Must be able to work TUESDAYS TO SATURDAYS
Must be able to start working at 5am
Must have strong organisational skills
Must be able to work independently or in a team setting
Must be able to clearly communicate in writing and verbally in English
Must have Basic Math skills to recalculate recipes
Must keep work stations and bakery clean continuously throughout the day.
Must be able to lift weight up to 25kg, and walk and stand the entire shift
A strong work ethic and positive attitude is required at all times


Approximately 35-40 hours per week TUESDAYS TO SATURDAYS, may vary

Hourly rate: depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location:

Etobicoke, ON
Required education:

High school with baker's experience or baker study
1 year of experience shaping Artisan Bread 

Language – English
Josée Gosselin,
11/2/2017, Head Baker
Courtenay, BC
The Opportunity

Imagine a world where:
        the craftsmanship 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.

Every day, our customers at True Grain know they are getting an unparalleled bread and bakery experience, because they witness the quality and craftsmanship in each baked product.

And it all starts with our highly-skilled, Master bakers.  We have an exciting opportunity at our newest location in Courtenay, BC on Vancouver Island.

Why join True Grain
We offer:
•	Competitive wages and bonus potential
•	Benefits for FT employees, including a flexible Health Spending Account
•	Opportunities for advancement
•	Stability with a community-focused, family-owned small business
•	An amazing lifestyle on Vancouver Island in the heart of the Comox Valley

The Role
As part of our baking team, we require a Head Baker who will:
•	Produce the highest quality of all baked goods, consistently.  This includes ‘quality control’ and rejecting any products that are not up to par, and working constructively with the other bakers to correct any deficiencies.
•	Foster a culture of, and accept only excellence and pride in, producing the finest organic handcrafted breads and other baked goods
•	Demonstrate leadership among the bakery team
•	Recruit, train, and motivate the production staff continually.
•	Schedule production resources to ensure effective use of time & reduce overtime
•	Troubleshoot any areas where product is not meeting our stringent quality standards
•	Coach and train multiple Baking Apprentices in the craft of organic, naturally leavened bread production

Your Qualifications
We are looking for an individual who has a positive attitude, shows responsibility, and demonstrates strong work ethic.  Specifically, you have:
•	Master level certification or European Baker Trade Certification
•	Or Red Seal Certificate and equivalent European craft baking expertise 
•	Foodsafe (BC Specific one day food handling and safety course)
•	5+ years of handcrafted, scratch bread baking experience
•	Experience working with and passion for organic ingredients
•	Understanding of natural fermentation process, how to manage, troubleshoot and deliver consistent product
•	Experience with non-modern wheat flours such as spelt, rye
•	Experience in mentoring apprentices.

Job Posting details can be found at:

To Apply
Are you ready to join our team?  Submit a resume and cover letter to

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