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Pretzel Baker - Bluffton

Bluffton Location, 123 W Harvest Rd, Bluffton, Indiana, United States of America Req #26
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Baking amazing treats that are both safe and delicious for millions of people across the world is an amazing honor & we're proud to be a part of that. We're looking for a new Baker to join our team. You must have the highest of integrity and a true passion for quality. If you think this is for you, then apply today!

It’s time for you to check out what we can offer and what opportunities await you. With amazing team members and a focus on growth & development; we're the employer of choice for you! 
This position has many great benefits, including but not limited to:

  • $500 quarterly perfect attendance bonus
  • $250 referral bonus
  • Full health, vision, dental, and life insurance at amazing rates
  • Company matching 401K
  • Paid vacation, personal day, & floating holiday
  • No mandated overtime
  • Team member appreciations, meals, and giveaways
  • Community involvement
  • Committee involvement
  • YMCA membership discounts
  • and more!



  • Understand and follow all applicable GMP, SOP’s, SSOP’s, and Safety/LOTO procedures
  • Know how to start up and shut down the lines
  • Recognize the different dough textures and run consistent batches
  • Keep hoppers filled with dough
  • Properly measure the minor ingredients for various formulas
  • Properly use Line 11 hand add system
  • Check dough temperature
  • Be able to fill the AZO
  • Fill and clean all ingredient barrels
  • Clean dies after changeovers
  • Clean mixers, control panels, all stainless steel, and complete daily/weekly 5S
  • Check all flour sifters at scheduled times and complete magnet checks
  • Check all drives, cookers, salters, ovens, dryers, discharge, and proofing conveyors etc.
  • Document cuts-per-minute as required
  • Check and record caustic every 30 minutes
  • Check wet weights/length every 15 minutes, record results once an hour
  • Check product at end of oven every 30 minutes
  • Check transfers while performing product checks
  • Check cooker temperature every 15 minutes and record once an hour
  • Document and record lit burners at beginning of the shift
  • Check dampers for correct settings
  • Keep salters full
  • Keep salter platforms and under salter area clean and swept and covers in place
  • Notify Supervisors, PMO’s, QA, and Packers of any bad product and how long it will last
  • Catch bad product at the back of the oven
  • Must be able to do a changeover in the 30-minute allotted time frame
  • Keep floors swept, mop before shift change
  • Empty trash barrels
  • Perform & document formula verifications
  • Be able to clean the line within the scheduled time frame
  • Communicate with immediate Supervisor if any problems arise



  • High School diploma or GED
  • One-month related experience or training
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and short correspondence and memos
  • Ability to effectively present information to other team members of the organization
  • Basic skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and pass annual lift test

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular FT
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • Bluffton Location, 123 W Harvest Rd, Bluffton, Indiana, United States of America