Baking Team Manager

Love & Buttercream is seeking an organized, personable, and enthusiastic team member!

Love & Buttercream is an all-from-scratch bakery, featuring everything from cookies to wedding cakes. We are looking for a meticulous, driven, and efficient person to assist us with daily production for our dessert counter, and custom orders. This is a salaried position, requiring at least 40 hours per week, with additional hours expected around the holidays and busy wedding seasons. Our new team member must have a flexible schedule, and be available to work at our location in Birmingham.
Our new team member must be diligent and thoughtful, organized and thorough, and have a great work ethic with a leading spirit. Our new team member should have a great work ethic, be diligent and timely, and have an eye for detail. Love & Buttercream prides itself on creating a team-focused atmosphere. Our new Leader must be a great team player, and must be able to lead their team of bakers, work cohesively with L+B’s Department Leads, and take direction from the bakery Owner. Our new team leader must be Serv-Safe Certified. A degree or certificate in Baking or Pastry is preferred but not required. If a degree or certificate is not possessed, 2+ years of professional baking experience working in a professional kitchen is required. We are looking for someone who possesses a wonderful service personality and is willing to do whatever it takes to ensure 100% customer satisfaction. If you’re passionate about desserts and sweet treats, and are seeking a fun, fast-paced work opportunity, this may be a great fit for you!

Requirements and responsibilities include: 

• Adherence to Covid-19 Protocol, including, but not limited to, mask-wearing, daily symptom questionnaires, and daily sanitizing tasks.
• Overseeing production of all baked treats at L&B, including day-to-day product, custom orders, and wedding orders, based on L&B standards and brand guidelines.
• Overseeing completion of and completing bakery products such as from-scratch cakes, cupcakes, buttercreams, cookies, bars, macarons, and more.
• Creating baking team work schedule; managing hours and team needs to avoid overtime.
• Maintaining positive and cheerful vibe with a “can-do” attitude.
• Knowledge of and enforcement of Health Code & Safety Requirements; keeping the kitchen clean, organized, and team-friendly.
• Assisting with menu development, design, recipe testing, and cost-out each season, based on L&B Standards & brand.
• Thinking forward with a creative mind; continuing to build our team, brand, and best practices to ensure the bakery’s constant growth and evolvement.
• Managing product inventory and pars; handling, storing, and rotating all products and ingredients properly.
• Problem solving during times of high stress, working with management team to troubleshoot and solve problems collectively and swiftly.
• Assisting in development of baking-related Classes & Events; teaching Classes & Events at L&B and on location, when needed.
• Effectively multitasking and prioritizing workload in an organized manner, and following through on all tasks is very important.
• Assist baking team with training and development of new skills.
• Create and maintain an environment that ensures all team members feel valued, important, and appreciated; answer questions, offer insight; promote trust, teamwork, and respect amongst team members.
• Managing an open relationship with Bakery Owner, and other managers, to ensure all necessary knowledge and information is shared between parties.
• Work with Decorating and FOH Managers and leads to ensure seamless flow and interaction between departments.
• Along with Bakery Owner, oversee hiring, training, and promotion of team members.
• Having an excellent on-time and low absence performance record
• Must be available to work varied shifts Monday-Saturday, be able to stand for long periods of time, and be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Please send a resume and the reasons you are interested in this position to
Katie at katie@loveandbuttercream.com, with the subject line “Baking Team Manager",
along with a completed job application, which can be downloaded below.

LOVE & BUTTERCREAM

746 E. Maple
Birmingham, Ml 48009 

248-850-7207

info@loveandbuttercream.com

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HOURS

Our lobby remains closed at this time. Curbside Order Pickup is available:

Tuesday-Friday: 9am-3pm

Saturday: 9am-1pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed

PARKING

L&B guests can enjoy the use of our FREE parking lot! Please be sure to utilize this when stopping in! Our spaces are located on the west and south sides of our building. 

CONTACT

Weddings: Carly

weddings@loveandbuttercream.com

Employment Opportunities, Wholesale Options, Donations, Business Affairs: Katie

katie@loveandbuttercream.com

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