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Barista Position

 

Job Details

Level: Mid

Location: Blackout Baking Co. – Bake/Coffee Shop - Oak Park, IL

Position Type: Part-Time

Job Shift: Morning/Day Saturday plus weekday shifts

Job Category: Food Service

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

 

Company Description

Blackout Baking Co. is a woman-owned local bakery specializing in bite-size gourmet cookies. We are a growing company that ships nationwide with a bake/coffee shop opening next month, and are looking for badass, dedicated, energetic, and ambitious individuals to join our team.

At Blackout Baking Co. we strive to create BLACKOUT worthy cookies that bring us back to our childhood, but push boundaries with new flavors, textures, and forms. Perfect for gifting and events, every cookie we make is unique. There is an inherent obsessiveness that goes into every detail; From the texture, flavor balance, shape of the cookie, packaging, etc. We are bakers who make fresh cookies without preservatives. With the opening of our brick-and-mortar location we will be expanding our baked goods and drink menu.

 

Position Description

This position is located in Oak Park, IL. The Barista will be responsible for execution of all drinks for in-house customers and takeaway orders. This is a fast-paced role that combines precision and detail for the craft while providing great customer service and being a brand ambassador for Blackout Baking Co. The effectiveness of this position is measured by the customer service provided, quality of the products produced, timeliness in which they are produced, level of teamwork demonstrated, cleanliness, and work organization. The ideal candidate is friendly and people-person, proactive, hardworking, energetic team player, and likes a fast-paced environment.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide awesome customer service as a brand ambassador for Blackout Baking Co.
  • Dialing in coffee to the best tasting parameters (and tasting those parameters daily)
  • Create beverages to order in a timely manner and with a high level of consistency to meet standards
  • Identify customer needs and make recommendation for new products
  • Understands and complies with the menu, standards, and procedures of Blackout Baking Co.
  • Complete shift checklists and maintain accurate inventory
  • Properly store, label, and package finished product
  • Set-up and cleanup of barista space including sanitizing, dishes, and mopping
  • Responds positively to regular feedback given by the Manager on Duty
  • Participate in team meetings and training sessions
  • Café cleanliness and maintenance
  • Assist with all other tasks, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Punctuality
  • 1-year of coffee experience
  • 1-year of food service experience preferred
  • Strong desire to exceed customer expectations
  • Ability to follow instructions and effectively complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to work on a team and individually
  • Effective and positive communication skills
  • Attention to detail, ambitious, and self-starting
  • Ability to read documents such as safety rules, recipes, instructions, etc.
  • Knowledge and passion for coffee, with a desire to learn and grow within the company
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Standing for extended periods of time (4 hour intervals)

    Please email, info@blackoutbakingco.com, telling use why you would be the best team member and include your resume.

     

     

    Assistant Baker/Order Fulfillment Specialist Position

     

    Job Details

    Level: Entry

    Location: Blackout Baking Co. – Kitchen/Bake Shop - Oak Park, IL

    Position Type: Part-Time

    Job Shift: Morning/Day – One weekend day and one weekday

    Job Category: Manufacturing

    Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

     

    Company Description

    Blackout Baking Co. is a woman-owned local bakery specializing in bite-size gourmet cookies. We are a growing company that ships nationwide with a bake shop opening next month, and are looking for badass, dedicated, energetic, and ambitious individuals to join our team.

    At Blackout Baking Co. we strive to create BLACKOUT worthy cookies that bring us back to our childhood, but push boundaries with new flavors, textures, and forms. Perfect for gifting and events, every cookie we make is unique. There is an inherent obsessiveness that goes into every detail; From the texture, flavor balance, shape of the cookie, packaging, etc. We are bakers who make fresh cookies without preservatives. With the opening of our brick-and-mortar location we will be expanding our baked goods and drink menu.

     

    Position Description

    This position is located in Oak Park, IL. The Assistant Baker will be responsible for production which includes prepping ingredients, mixing doughs, cookie preparation, baking, and packaging. The effectiveness of this position is measured by the quality of the products produced, timeliness in which they are produced, level of teamwork demonstrated, cleanliness, and work organization. The ideal candidate is proactive, friendly, hardworking, energetic team player, and detail-oriented. Cookie lovers preferred!

     

    The other side of this position is helping one to two days a week working with online orders. This includes prepping orders, help manage workflow and inventory, and shipping.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist with efficient and accurate completion of prepping, scaling, mixing, and finishing of bakery items
    • Complete shift checklists and maintain accurate inventory
    • Properly store, label, and package finished product
    • Set-up and cleanup of kitchen space including sanitizing, dishes, and mopping
    • Responds positively to regular feedback given by the Manager on Duty
    • Participate in team meetings and training sessions
    • Cross-train for front of house
    • Assist with all other tasks, as needed

     

    Qualifications:

    • Punctuality
    • Ability to follow instructions and effectively complete tasks in a timely manner
    • Ability to work on a team and individually
    • Effective and positive communication skills
    • Attention to detail, ambitious, and self-starting
    • Ability to read documents such as safety rules, recipes, instructions, etc.
    • Basic knowledge and passion for food and baking, with a desire to learn and grow within the company
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
    • Standing for extended periods of time (4 hour intervals)

     

    Please email, info@blackoutbakingco.com, telling use why you would be the best candidate for the position and include your resume.