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Flavourtown Bakery

Kitchen Manager

Found in: Jooble


We're looking for an outstanding Kitchen Manager to join our growing team This is a big job and we're looking for an exceptional cake decorator/baker with at least two years management experience to lead the team in our Park Royal bakery. Our Park Royal Kitchen Manager is responsible for all Flavourtown cakes, cupcakes, brownies and cookies ordered online from our website You'll be managing the whole process from ensuring our small-batch baking delivers the amazing treats we're famous for to making sure that every celebration cake that leaves our bakery is the absolute best it can be The quality of what we do and the integrity of our product is paramount to us and we take delivering a best in class product very seriously. We've listed the qualities we're looking for below BUT alongside this, you'll also be baking and/or decorating cakes to an exceptional standard across every shift. This isn't an office-based role and we are 100% looking for a hugely experienced cake decorator or baker for this position. Before you read ahead have a look at our website and check out the cakes and bakes we produce and see if you think we'd be a good match for each other If you like the look of us swipe right and let's arrange a meet up. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES You'll either be an exceptional cake decorator with : Experience in working with buttercream, cream cheese frosting, Swiss meringue buttercream and ganache - experience working with fondant/fondant modelling would be useful. Or an outstanding baker with: Experience in American style sponges, mixing methods, producing handmade caramels, sauces and compotes alongside making frostings, brownies and cookies. ALL WITH HIGH-QUALITY INGREDIENTS. IN ADDITION, YOU'LL BE MANAGING ALL ASPECTS OF THE KITCHEN, STAFF, SUPPLIERS, ROTAS, HOLIDAY, SICKNESS AND HR AND LIAISING WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS IN THE BUSINESS TO DELIVER A SEAMLESS OPERATION. ASSIST AND DRIVE DEVELOPMENT WITH YOUR TEAM TO WORK TOGETHER AND DELIVER AMAZING PRODUCT AND CUSTOMER SATISFACTION FOSTER AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE EACH EMPLOYEE CAN GROW PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY WHILST MEETING THE OBJECTIVES OF THE BUSINESS AND HAVING FUN AT WORK CONDUCT WEEKLY INVENTORIES / MONTHLY STOCKTAKE SCHEDULING OF STAFF HOURS AND MONTHLY ROTA TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE BUSINESS WHILST MINIMISING UNNECESSARY OVERTIME YOU WILL RETAIN AND DEMONSTRATE CORRECT COMPANY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND DELIVER THESE WITH ENTHUSIASM TO CONVEY ONE TONE ACROSS THE BUSINESS ASSIST WITH AND MANAGE CLEANING DUTIES IN LINE WITH COMPANY EXPECTATIONS AND EHO STANDARDS. CONDUCT WEEKLY CLEANING AUDITS. BOX AND PACKAGE CAKES, CUPCAKES AND OTHER BAKERY GOODS AS DIRECTED BY THE COMPANY INCLUDING SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFER TO OTHER BRANCHES A PASSION FOR PEOPLE, WORK AND THE FLAVOURTOWN BRAND. ALWAYS REFLECTING THE POSITIVE AND MANAGING THE NEGATIVE WITHIN THE TEAM WORK WELL UNDER PRESSURE WHILST MAINTAINING A CONSTANT PACE THROUGHOUT THE SHIFT AND MANAGING THE PACE AND SPEED OF THE OPERATION. IDENTIFY WEAKNESSES IN THE SHIFT PROCESS AND MANAGE THESE WITH THE TEAM AND IF NECESSARY, THROUGH HR PROCESSES. ABILITY TO BE ON YOUR FEET FOR HOURS AT A TIME AND LIFT WITHIN THE EXPECTATIONS OF ANY BAKERY ENVIRONMENT. YOU WILL ENSURE PROPER ROTATION OF STOCK AND ORDERING, WORKING WITH ALL KEY SUPPLIERS TO ENSURE A SMOOTH OPERATION. DELIVER TRAINING TO NEW STAFF MEMBERS AND MONITOR THEIR PROGRESS CLOSELY WHILST ADDRESSING ISSUES WITH TOP-UP TRAINING / RETRAINING AS NECESSARY FOR THE NEEDS OF THE BUSINESS ENSURE THE BAKING AND DECORATING STANDARDS EXPECTED BY THE COMPANY AND ALWAYS MAKING SURE THAT EVERYTHING THAT LEAVES THE PRODUCTION KITCHEN IS OF THE FLAVOURTOWN BRAND STANDARD. CARRYING CUPCAKE TRAYS, FROSTING, BAGS OF INGREDIENTS AND BOXED PURCHASES AND BEING RESPONSIBLE FOR THESE BEING STORED IN A SAFE AND TIMELY MANNER IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANY RELEVANT FOOD SAFETY LEGISLATION (IF APPLICABLE) BE THE EXAMPLE FLAVOURTOWN CULTURE IS EVOLVING AND YOU WILL BE THE AMBASSADOR FOR REMOVING NEGATIVITY, MOANING AND MANAGING ACCEPTED STANDARDS AND DISCIPLINE FOR THE KITCHEN OPERATION YOU ARE: A NATURAL LEADER WHO CREATES AN ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH EMPLOYEES ASPIRE TO GREAT THINGS IN THE WAY THAT THEY ACT, THINK AND PERFORM THEIR JOBS. COMMITTED TO EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE, WILLINGLY GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND TO MAKE THE COMPANY EXCELL. A NEAT FREAK WHO HAPPILY ENFORCES SAFETY, CLEANING, EXCEPTIONAL FOOD HANDLING, GENERAL CLEANLINESS AND MAINTENANCE OF THE KITCHEN. THIS INCLUDES COMPLIANCE WITH OPERATIONAL STANDARDS, COMPANY POLICIES AND FOOD SAFETY LAWS. A PROBLEM SOLVER WHO CAN QUICKLY CREATE SOLUTIONS FOR ISSUES THAT ARISE A LEADER THAT LEADS BY EXAMPLE AND INSPIRES YOUR TEAM TO CONSTANTLY DO THEIR BEST DETAIL ORIENTED AND POSITIVE BY NATURE WITH A NATURAL SMILE THAT IS ALWAYS ON The salary for this role is 28-30k per annum plus a bonus scheme based on real results: Quality, efficiency, managing costs and staffing budgets along with wastage, cleaning and food safety standards. The position includes 29 days holiday, staff discount and cake You'll be managing a team of eight people including an Assistant Kitchen Manager. If this role sounds like the perfect fit then drop us an email telling us about your previous experience, what you'd bring to Flavourtown alongside pictures of your work (cakes etc). You'll need an outstanding level of written and spoken English alongside a basic understanding of budgeting and targets. Only UK based applicants with relevant experience will be considered for the role. You must have the right to live and work in the UK

7 days ago

Harlesden, England, United Kingdom

Full time

Flavourtown Bakery

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