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Cake Decorator (SWY)

Company Name:
Safeway
Safeway Inc., a Fortune 100 Company, is one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America with 1,300+ stores. The Safeway family of stores and brands (collectively "Safeway") includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit, and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CAKE DECORATOR
As a Cake Decorator, no one day is ever the same. This position allows you the opportunity to use your artistic and creative design skills to put the "icing on the cake" on our beautifully decorated cakes for our customers. To be successful in this position, we are looking for someone who is passionate about decorating and has the ability to mix just the right colors to create the perfect icing and flowers for our cakes. If this position is made for you, we invite you to apply today!
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Provide high-quality customer service in accordance with Safeway's customer service standards and policies and procedures.
Decorate cakes and pastries.
Mix icing, whipping cream, and butter cream for decoration.
Fill display cases and table displays.
Take orders from customers via telephone or face-to-face for special orders.
Read orders, tags, displays, and recipes.
Organize and clean cake decorating area and freezer or cooler.
Read various sales and production reports.
Adhere to uniform and grooming policy as defined within company policy.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
The following describes the general qualifications and physical, sensory and mental abilities normally associated with performing the essential job functions of this position:
Demonstrated prior customer service skills or related experience
Must have previous cake decorating experience
Creative and artistic skills
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to understand and follow instructions, and ability to read, retain and comprehend guidelines, policies and procedures applicable to the position
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently as well as within a large team
Self-motivated and driven to increase knowledge of Safeway products and share that knowledge with Safeway customers
Ability to provide regular and predictable attendance. (Safeway employees may be scheduled to work early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays, and schedules may vary on a weekly basis)
Ability to comply with workplace conduct standards
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The following attempts to communicate the traditional physical demands associated with this position:
Seldom: 1-2 hours, Occasional: 3-4 hours, Frequent: 5-6 hours, Continuous: 7+ hours (Based on an 8 hour work day.)
Squat/Kneel: Occasional
Bend/Stoop: Continuous
Lift/Carry: Continuous 1-10 lbs., Occasional, 11-45 lbs./carry, Frequent 1-10 lbs., Occasional, 11-35 lbs.
Push/Pull: Frequent 1-10 lbs., Seldom, 11-20 lbs.
Twist/Turn: Seldom
Grip/Grasp: Continuous
Reach: Continuous
Stand/Walk: Continuous
Job duties and responsibilities may vary by location and employees may be assigned duties and responsibilities in addition to
those listed above.
Safeway is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, Safeway attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.
SAFEWAY AND WHY YOU WANT TO JOIN US
Safeway has always been a people-oriented business, and thoughtful people practices remain a core element of our company's philosophy. As friendly, enthusiastic individuals who enjoy offering customers an exceptional shopping experience, we provide world-class customer service each and every day.
Safeway provides a variety of benefits including:
Great pay
Flexible schedule
Training
Opportunities for career development
Health and welfare benefits for eligible employees
Leisure time activity discounts
SAFEWAY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Job Title: Cake Decorator (SWY)
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