Bakery Assistant – £10.50 – £11.00ph

By Danny Kimber October 26, 2022


To assist in all areas of the bakery in the production of quality, artisan doughnuts and other finished goods from start to finish on a rotational basis. To ensure that all tasks are carried out to the required standards expected by the company and our customers. Training to be provided.


Dough Production 

  • Weighing out of ingredients in line with recipe standards
  • Working on the dough table, shaping the dough and forming the doughnuts in the BDM
  • Careful checking of the doughnuts shape and correcting before placing on the baking trays in the right position for first prove.
  • Loading the full trolleys into the prover in order, as instructed by the team leader or baker

Frying and Sugaring

  • Leaning how to use the fryers safely and efficiently – safety training to be provided
  • Frying doughnuts to the required specification & then stacking on to bakery trays to cool
  • Coating doughnuts in sugar or other ingredients in line with recipe requirements

Filling, Decorating & Packing

  • Glazing doughnuts in fondant or other ingredients
  • Filling doughnuts to required specification
  • Understanding and following strict portion control instructions and completing regular checks on finished goods weights
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the daily plan.
  • Ensuring that all paperwork is accurately completed as you go so that the right amount of each product is finished with no overs or wastage
  • Checking quality at all stages of the operation so that customer expectations are exceeded
  • Understanding the packing sheet and picking the right products for the right order


  • Follow all Health and Safety Regulations and training given.
  • Ensure that all equipment is used in a safe and responsible manner, taking care not to damage company property
  • Ensure all cleaning equipment is used effectively, kept tidy, and in the designated areas.
  • Clean all equipment after use to the required standard
  • Follow chemical safe use guidelines (COSHH)
  • Maintain the food hygiene standards and procedures
  • Operate within Good Manufacturing Practises, including ‘Clean As You Go’
  • Work effectively with the Team Leader to ensure that areas are running smoothly during the break time, staff lateness, sickness or absenteeism as required.
  • Control wastage and portion control of your designed position on the shift
  • Carry out any other duties as deemed reasonable by any member of the Management Team

Attendance and Time Keeping

  • Be changed on time and ready to work at the start of your shift and after breaks
  • Clock in and out clearly for pay and time keeping monitoring purposes and for fire safety

With Training, Other Duties may Include:

  • Production of fillings, jams etc according to recipe requirement
  • Production of pastry tarts and tray bakes in line with specifications


  • Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the business.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
    • Committed, disciplined and hard working.
  • High standard of personal hygiene.