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Bakery Outlet Foreperson - Full Time in Schenectady, NY at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 6/12/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Less than 1 year
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2022
  • Job ID:
    req28968

Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Come join the largest baking company in the world and our family of 20,000 associates nationwide!

Position Summary: 

The Bakery Outlet Foreperson  is responsible for any number of clerical tasks such as keeping records, reconciling funds and scheduling & coordinating all activities of the Outlet Clerks selling of a variety of baked goods and products in our Outlet Stores. Follows all safety procedures as set forth by the Company.

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA:

  • Great starting pay: $19.54/hr!
  • Excellent benefits package!
  • Growing organization & increased demand for products!

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • You are focused on all aspects of customer service, leading and coordinating tasks for a small staff. 
  • You will be responsible for daily cash deposits, daily reciliation and deposits and a weekly pick-up of cash deposits from outside vendors. Operate the cash register effectively and handle cash within company policy. Enters and maintains records of customer purchases and prepares status reports using cash registers and/or computer systems. Handles cash and product, as well as, assumes responsibility for various customer service activities, store presentation, cash and key controls.  
  • You will be responsible for coordinating the scheduling and tasks of the Outlet Clerks to ensure overhead labor budget is met. Interview/Hire prospective new associates, if applicable. Train and communicate all company initiatives to the
  • Outlet Clerks. Process weekly payroll of Outlet Clerks, if applicable. Responsible for participating in team meetings and trainings. React to all store needs promptly and with a sense of urgency. 
  • You understand product availability. Ensuring stock levels on the sales floor are always maintained by pulling product from back stock, and stocking onto the shelf in its assigned place. Maintain product merchandising standards, pricing, signage, and coding on the sales floor. Receive and account for new product. Prepare for and participate in counting store inventory. Responsible for checking in route returns and auditing sales routes. Completes all required paperwork timely and keeps track of records in an organized manner. 
  • You will assists outside vendors, sales representatives and internal departments with outlet transactions as required. 
  • You will maintain a clean, neat work area to ensure store exceeds all cleanliness standards, including parking lots, carts, and trash areas. 
  • You will maintain a safe working environment for customers and fellow associates, while following all safety rules and procedures. 
  • You will be responsible for seeking out and developing sites for donations, maintaining all policies surrounding product donations.  
  • You will assist with stocking and removing outdated product to/from shelves according to our merchandising standards. Perform store cleaning regularly to ensure store exceeds all cleanliness standards. Ensure that carts and baskets are always neat and in order. 
  • You are responsible for making sure service goals and standards are being maintained. 
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisor.

Key Behavioral Competencies: 

  • You have a strong analytical ability to gather and interpret data, in situations where the problems are somewhat complex (dealing with people, procedures and equipment).
  • You work well in a team-based environment, have solid interpersonal skills, and you are not averse to change.
  • You must be able to perform basic math and computer skills; SAP, Oracle, CPD preferred.
  • You act with a Continuous Improvement (CI) mindset: focus on improving efficiencies while decreasing waste.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred.
  • 1-3 Years of prior in retail sales preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to work around various chemicals and food machinery equipment.
  • You must wear required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, stack/unstack or carry, stand and/or stoop for prolonged periods of time (except for break and lunch periods), climb, perform repetitive motions, and work in a loud and hot environment.
  • You must have good written and oral English language communication skills.
  • Ability to work 8+ hour shifts, irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off (non-consecutive days off) and work holidays and weekends (frequently required).
  • Store Hours: _

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The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.