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At Bake Me Happy, our mission is to provide the best customer service and gluten free products to our visitors. Our team is small, but mighty - positive work environment with lots of perks, like coffee and treats galore!

Bake Me Happy is a 100% gluten free bakery in Merion Village, just south of Downtown in Columbus, OH. We opened in 2013 and have been in Merion Village for 6 years. Owners Letha and Wendy Pugh were named Tastemakers by Columbus Monthly Magazine in 2017, have been featured in various publications and commercials, highlighted in Facebook's Small Business campaigns and was featured in a Facebook Watch show with Tan France.

GENERAL BAKER - alternative schedule

Position Summary:

The General Baker Position is responsible for providing high quality baked products, working well within a team and working independently, while ensuring a clean and positive environment. Our team members work together efficiently, quickly, respectfully and have fun! We are looking for an experienced and independent team member for full time employment with an alternative schedule.

General Baker Job Responsibilities:

  • scooping and cutting cookies/muffins/cakes

  • bulk baking (making large production batches)

  • baking cakes, pies, muffins, brownies, poptarts, etc.

  • some chocolate work

  • packaging products

  • reading recipes, measuring and mixing according to instructions and baking properly at correct temperatures

  • keep work area clean, cleaning and sanitizing according to food safety standards and washing dishes

  • tracking items baked by using inventory systems in place

  • responsibly operate equipment, dishwasher and ovens

  • answering phone, taking orders and helping customer service counter when needed

General Baker Job Requirements:

  • experienced baker, but professional training not required-able to read recipes and follow instructions

  • strong attention to detail and time management

  • flexible and willing to learn new things

  • friendly can-do attitude

  • knowledgeable about gluten free baking/living and/or willing to learn

  • decision maker with ability to work independently

  • able to stand for 8 hours

  • able to lift 50 lbs

  • able to tolerate continued repetitive motion of wrists/elbows

  • committed to long term employment with growing company

  • able to follow directions and be managed by multiple teams

  • attention to detail a must, organized with a dedication to quality control

  • able to focus on repetitive tasks with attention to speed and quality

Position Hours/Days:

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday approx 7am - 3pm

Some transporting of product to another location may be required at the end of shift - gas and time is compensated for those willing to deliver !!

Weekend days are not negotiable - +$2/hr weekend bonus pay

If you would like to be considered for this position, a cover letter outlining your experience or desire to work with us is preferred.

EMAIL:   No calls please. Applicants who do not meet guidelines will not be considered. Resumes should reflect your experience related to this position. Please outline your past baking experience/interest in a cover letter.

We can't wait to meet you!

Hourly rate: $12 - $13/hr with performance bonuses (with tip share, hourly rate can be $14 - $15/hr)


COVID-19 considerations

Our customer service area has barriers, we sanitize frequently, all customers and employees are required to wear masks properly at all times. We were ahead of all the mandates for Covid-19 procedures ensuring that our employees are customers were safe.