Assistant Night Manager - Starter Bakery

Starter Bakery

Feb 07, 2018 - East Bay Area


Do you have bakery experience and the desire to be a leader in the baking industry? Do you love working with food as part of a team? Are you looking to grow as a baker and manager? Do you thrive as a night owl? If so, read on!

Starter Bakery is expanding and we are hiring an assistant night manager. We are an established specialty bakery featuring high quality, handcrafted artisan pastries and breads made with all natural, locally sourced ingredients. Our pastries can be found at the best cafes and restaurants in the Bay Area in addition to our 3 farmers' markets.

Candidates should have at least 3 years baking experience for this full time assistant night manager position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the management of the operations of the night shift.
  • Leading shift in night manager’s days off / absence.
  • Managing and participating in the following: preparation, proofing, baking, finishing and packing of baked goods.
  • Training and mentoring employees.
  • Performing daily quality control checks.
  • Communicating with managers any/all issues concerning the night shift.
  • Ensuring that bakery is properly cleaned and organized at the end of the shift.
  • Overseeing that staff are working safely at all times and taking breaks.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a food production environment, with at least 1-year supervisory experience. Bonus: experience with Viennoiserie such as Croissants, Kouign Amann, etc.
  • Ability to work fulltime, with some weekend and holiday shifts required.
  • Proficient in following instructions for baking, finishing and packing baked goods.
  • Possess strong leadership skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work cleanly, efficiently and with a sense of urgency.
  • Possess excellent organizational, communication, delegation and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to communicate, clearly and effectively, with all levels of staff on a regular basis.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and be a problem solver.
  • Possess a valid Food Handlers Card / Servsafe Certification and able to stand for prolonged periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.

Note: this position is physical and busy and it requires standing for prolonged periods of time as well as regular lifting. Shifts run from 5:30pm until approximately 1:30am. Scheduled days will be consecutive.

Compensation: Competitive pay. Kaiser Health Insurance. PTO. Bonus.

Interested in joining our team? If so, please send an email with a PDF copy of your resume and a letter of introduction. The interview process will include a working interview.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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