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Head Baker at Afronet Trading, zambia

Head Baker at Afronet Trading, zambia

Head Baker

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  •  September 25, 2019

Afronet Trading


The job description :

Weigh out precise amount of baking ingredients using scales or graduated containers
Assess the quality of raw materials before baking to ensure conformance to set standards
Uniformly mix ingredients using automated equipment such as blenders and mixers
Knead dough manually or with the aid of a kneading machine
Establish production schedule and set quota for the number of goods to be produced on daily basis
Maintain good knowledge of complex industrial mixing machine and how to operate them
Maintain a clean and hygienic work area in accordance with health and safety regulations
Decorate baked products by applying icings, toppings and glaze to achieve a finished appearance
Conduct research to develop original recipes for baked products
Direct and supervise the activities of production staff to ensure products are up to standard
Ensure proper storage of baking utensils and supplies
Oversee the routine maintenance of baking equipment to ensure efficient operations
Train new recruits on baking techniques and procedures
Manage inventory levels and order supplies before they are used up
Package and distribute products to wholesalers and retailers
Maintain accurate record of baking operations to ensure profitability
Adjust thermostatic controls to regulate temperature of oven
Place dough in pans, molds, or on sheets before depositing in ovens for baking.

Education and Training:

  • Must have attended a catering/Baking school
  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • At least 3 years of experience
  • Minimum 3 References
  • Math skill: They employ their knowledge of math in weighing and mixing precise quantity of ingredients
  • Physical Stamina: They are able to carry out job duties while standing on their feet for extended periods
  • Attention to details: They closely monitor baking process to ensure final products meet set standards.

Send CV/ Resumes to: [email protected]

Deadline: 25th September, 2019

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

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