Otter Farm & Home Co-operative (Otter Co-op) has over 50,000 members with services in Food, Feed, Petroleum, Pharmacy, Hardware and Liquor in various retail locations across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Interior, with sales in excess of $250 million annually.
We are a different kind of business: we are locally invested, are community-minded and offer lifetime membership benefits including patronage refunds, quality products, quality services and fair prices.
Otter Co-op invites applications for the position of Part Time Bakery Associate at our Mt. Lehman Food Store located in Abbotsford at: #250- 3270 Mt. Lehman Road, Abbotsford. This is a new location that is estimated to open mid to end of June 2019.
Reporting to the Bakery Manager, responsibilities for this position include the following:
Working with heat sources, and other equipment to make baked goods, such as cookies, bread, cakes, etc.
Decorating and displaying finished products and features.
Add a quality finish to baked items and packed products.
Maintain proper storage, labelling and rotation of food products.
Greeting customers, answering questions, making recommendations, accepting orders and payments, and providing exceptional customer service.
Keeping records relating to deliveries, inventory, and production levels.
Taking client information and ensuring that deliveries are fulfilled accurately and on time.
Cleaning and restocking workstations and ensuring that all equipment is sanitized and prepared for the next shift.
Follow opening and closing procedures.
Contribute to the Team in living the Corporate Values of Integrity, Community and Excellence.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous bakery experience is an asset.
Previous cake decorating experience is an asset.
Previous experience handling food along with a food safe certification is an asset.
Must have excellent communication skills, be able to work efficiently in a team setting as well as independently in a fast-paced environment.
Must have a strong work ethic.
This is a physical job requiring the ability to stand for long periods of time and lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds on occasion.
Must be committed to a SAFE working environment
Must be available 7 days a week to work between 6:00am and 9:00pm for up to 20 hours per week.
Otter Co-op is pleased to offer our full time, salaried and eligible part time team members the following: Extended Health Care • Dental • Life Insurance • Travel Insurance Coverage • Long Term Disability Insurance • Employer Matched Pension Program (6% matched).
Otter Co-op is pleased to offer all team members the following: Employee Family Assistance Program • Company Social Club • Excellent Opportunities for Advancement • Competitive wages paid bi-weekly • Team Member Discount (15% off Hardware, Family Fashions, and Bagged Feed/Agro Products) • Annual Bonus Program • Annual Equity Rebates and Fuel Rebate Program • Service Recognition Program • Learning and Development Opportunities.
Otter Co-op is committed to a diverse and supportive working environment based on our Core Company Values of Integrity, Community and Excellence. We are committed to giving back to our communities through our Corporate Social Responsibility Program. Last year we donated over $250, 000 to a variety of local charities and community organizations.
Otter Co-op offers a competitive rate range depending on experience, personal and professional development, and the opportunity to work with one of western Canada's most successful organizations.
All successful candidates will be required to undergo a background check.