Bakery Manager Job Description

The Bakery Manager leads the Bakery Team and oversees and curates the food pairings offered in each of the Sweet Bloom Cafes. We take great pride in our in-house baking program and aim to source the highest quality ingredients and bake fresh daily to ensure our pastries complement the high-quality standards of our coffee.

FULL TIME position available at our Arvada location.

COMPENSATION: Starting @ $50,000 – $52,000 Salaried Per Year Depending on Experience

HOURS/ REQUIRED AVAILABILITY: 40 Hours per Week (average) – Days and Hours vary, Monday – Saturday ~4am – ~4pm.


  • 3 Weeks – Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Health Benefits (available to full time employees)
  • 401K
  • 4 Day Work Week (12 per year)
  • Equal Opportunity

    We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our selection decisions are made based on job requirements and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
    We do not tolerate the use of offensive language, slurs, jokes, discriminatory words or actions, unsolicited sexual advances, sexual harassment, or any language or behavior that creates a hostile work environment.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Hire, develop, and train new members of the Bakery Team.
    • Manage the Employees of the Bakery Team and handle conflicts through Bambee.
    • Create and publish the weekly schedule for all members of the Bakery team based on Sweet Bloom’s scheduling standards..
    • Review and edit the Bakery Team’s time cards bi-weekly.
    • Complete regular check ins with the members of the Bakery Team following Sweet Bloom Coffee Roaster’s vision and procedure for monthly check ins.
    • Ensure all members of the Bakery Team’s required paperwork and certifications are up to date.
    • Create your own schedule that allows you to work alongside the Bakery Team, develop and test new pastry offerings, complete administrative and managerial tasks, and cover bakery shifts and deliveries as needed.
    • Create the Bakery Prep Schedule and Checklist before the start of each week.
    • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for cleanliness, safety and sanitation, efficiency, team member development, accurate inventory and optimal department efficiency.
    • Work alongside Cafe Managers to troubleshoot any issues that arise regarding pastries, ordering, deliveries, or guest complaints.
    • Work alongside Cafe Managers to schedule bakery trainings for new Baristas to familiarize them with Sweet Bloom’s
    • Pastry offerings and pastry serving procedures.
    • Test and develop new pastry offerings, keeping seasonality, creativity, and demand in mind.
    • Manage the inventory of Bakery ingredients, equipment, and other supplies and place regular orders with Shamrock, Costco, and Italco.
    • Manage the in-house pastry delivery schedule and processes ensuring pastries are delivered to each cafe each morning.
    • Complete regular expense reports and quarterly sales reports
    • Provide accurate monthly pastry numbers and all purchase receipts to Accounting.
    • Work to produce minimal food waste in all locations.


    • Previous Bakery Management Experience Required
    • Pass & maintain Colorado Food Handlers license
    • Basic math skills and the ability to read a ruler
    • Understanding of basic nutrition and baking components
    • General understand of kitchen appliances and equipment
    • Passion and excitement for Sweet Bloom Coffee Roasters mission, and vision, and the craft coffee industry as a whole
    • Must have integrity and act with kindness and respect
    • A strong desire to learn and grow
    • Demonstrate knowledge and passion for each aspect of your work.
    • Present yourself with a pleasant disposition and sense of urgency toward serving our guests and staff.
    • Take initiative with daily tasks.
    • Communicate promptly, effectively, and honestly.
    • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
    • Be creative and logical in problem-solving. Utilize available resources to fill a need.
    • Take initiative in the further development of Sweet Bloom, continually striving to maintain healthy and effective relationships with other staff.
    • Demonstrate ability to work efficiently and calmly in high-stress and demanding environments.
    • Give and receive feedback using constructive methods.

    Physical Demands & Work Environment

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

    • The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, to cut, handle, or feel objects, equipment, or controls.
    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
    • The employee will spend up to 10 hours standing; walking; bending; stooping and reaching with hands and arms.
    • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.
    • The noise level and temperature fluctuates with equipment use and outside weather.