Bakery Technician

COMPANY: Five Guys Enterprises
REQ #: BAKER005491
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Chicago, IL 60601

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Establishes beneficial relationships with our bakery partners.
 Perform quality control audits and makes decisions to resolve based on findings.
 Frequently visits bakeries independently to insure company requirements are met.
 Makes independent decisions that have significant financial impact based on quality and process adjustments as needed.
 Utilizes customer/store complaint data to identify root causes of problems then communicate and provide support to implement process/product improvements.
 Responsible for following and promoting all company policies.
 Provide product expertise and strong technical support to bakeries and Five Guys Restaurants.
 Independently manage and support bakeries to optimize product quality and efficiencies.
 Fully responsible for performance of assigned bakeries.

Other Duties and Responsibilities and Competencies:

 Operational Knowledge and Expertise - Demonstrates ability to gain, demonstrate and coach in-depth operational knowledge of Five Guys Restaurant Operations
 Excellent Communication and Written Skills – Demonstrates appropriate and effective communication in all directions including excellent written, verbal and group communication skills
 Planning and Goal Orientation Skills – Demonstrates ability to plan activities, set goals, effectively manage time & work calendar along with all available resources to accomplish assigned tasks and achieve organizational goals
 Passion and Team Orientation – Demonstrates a passion for restaurant, bakery, and the Five Guys Brand. Shows the ability to consistently contribute to the overall improvement of the FGF team as well as individual team members. Conducts and presents self with poise, integrity and professionalism.
 Strong time management skills, ability to work independently, effectively manages bakeries.
 Strong Baking Knowledge and Expertise – Experience with automated bakery manufacturing. Excellent knowledge of SQF, AIB, GMP’s, HACCP, GFSI, and Pest Control.

Qualifications Guidelines:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Minimum of 10 years of hands on wholesale baking experience.
 Strong knowledge of hamburger buns.
 AIB preferred.
 Basic understanding of Microsoft Suite.
 Must be able to travel up to 50% to 75% bakeries including Hawaii.

Proficient in common MS Office applications. The ability to proficiently operate Internal and/or proprietary systems software.

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Five Guys started in Arlington, Va. in 1986, as a small, family-owned and operated carry-out burger joint. A cult-like following ensued, the press started taking note and now, decades later, there are nearly 1,600 locations worldwide. We're looking for people to join the Five Guys team and help us continue to grow! It is the policy of Five Guys to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Five Guys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.