Head Baker | UAE

Head Baker

Reports to: Corporate Production Manager


Job Purpose:

As a Head Baker you are responsible in performing skilled baking work and supervise a bakery. Work requires initiative and judgment.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain daily quality standards.
  • Maintain the budget of food cost.
  • Supervise preparation and ensure the standard recipes are followed at all times.
  • To follow and maintain a high standard of personal and food hygiene at all times.
  • Carry out the responsibilities: weekly duty roster, daily inventory and purchase orders, dispatch and delegate daily tasks and management of all other daily operations.
  • To operate an effective and accurate administration process in order to maintain the standard.
  • Communicate to the maintenance department to fix all maintenance requirements and hazards in the workplace.
  • To control the departmental expense budget through the year and maintain standard portion controls.
  • Plan and supervise the par stock and inventory in the Bakery.
  • To follow and prepare production according to the standard recipe.
  • Determine whether all staff under his supervision are properly instructed and are able to work to the required standard.
  • To continuously perform in the job training and evaluation.
  • To supervise and control the preparation of food products to ensure the highest quality at all times.
  • To adhere and comply to the bakery production rules, policies and procedures (Manual, SOP, HACCP, Brand Values)
  • Maintain a daily and monthly checklist for all bakery sections. Ensure proper follow up to attain maximum quality and efficiency.
  • Correct mistakes made by the employees immediately.
  • Is responsible for carrying out or delegating all work done in the bakery.

Lives and Advocates the Bateel Values:

·      Quality

·      Innovation

·      Authenticity

·      Integrity


People Excellence (internal/external customer engagement and relationship management):

  • To create an environment which is a great place to work for you and your colleagues through your dedication, enthusiasm, sharing of knowledge, honesty and desire to support others.
  • To display excellent standards in all you do and inspire others to do the same, and that you operate within legislative/regulatory and company policies and procedures. 
  • To display confidence, self-belief and openness to new ideas, adapting and embracing challenges and opportunities with a determination to excel. 
  • Continuously develop own skills by attending all required training courses and maintaining an up to date knowledge of products, services, systems and work processes.


Experience requirement:

·      Minimum 12 years’ experience in similar industry

·      Proficiency in both verbal and written English

·      Food specialist with a proven track record within the respected industry


Qualification and Licenses requirement:

·      High School Certificates/Diploma

·      Undergraduate Degree

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