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Manufacturing Baker

Job Summary

Responsible for mixing and baking ingredients. Follows recipes to create pastries, breads, sweets, and other baked goods. Ensures baked goods conform to standards for grocery stores.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Gather and measure ingredients to make baked goods.
  • Measure out flour.
  • Prepare batter and dough.
  • Use scales and containers to measure ingredients.
  • Prepare dough, fillings, and icings.
  • Mix dough using paddles or machines.
  • Pour batter or dough into pans, molds, or sheets.
  • Place container in oven.
  • Apply icing or glaze to baked goods.
  • Monitor and adjust temperature on ovens.
  • Check goods to ensure they are thoroughly baked.
  • Use spatula to level off tops.
  • Roll, cut, and shape dough to form rolls, crusts, tarts, and cookies.
  • Decorate cakes, pies, and cupcakes.
  • Follow and develop new recipes.
  • Pour ingredients into mixing-machine bowl or steam kettle to mix or cook ingredients according to specific instructions.
  • Check production schedules to determine output of baked goods.
  • Use rolling pins to roll out dough and pie crusts.
  • Mix ingredients by hand.
  • Observe products as they bake.
  • Sprinkle sugar or toppings onto baked goods.
  • Use hands to mold and shape dough.
  • Adjust drafts.
  • Clean ovens and vats after use.
  • Use cookie cutters to cut cookies.
  • Pour fillings into pie shells.