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Position: Cake Decorator
Type: Full Time
Location: Owings Mills,
BJ’s Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States.
Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.
While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members love us for
providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.
If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great
service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training
opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you succeed.
Decorates cakes using a wide degree of creativity. Writes messages on cakes using pastry bags and tips. Decorates and
packages cakes for special orders. Provides assistance to Members on all bakery items, including safe handling and
storage instructions. Maintains all cleaning and safety standards within the bakery department. Assists in other areas of
the bakery department as needed.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities
Decorates cakes. Answers Member questions, takes bakery orders, and provides expertise and guidance in decorating
and writing on cakes and other desserts to Members and Team Members.
Packages freshly baked goods, including cookies, Danish pastries, muffins, rolls, breads, pies, and cakes. Unpacks bakery
goods from the freezer. Displays proper amounts based on bakery production chart recommendations. Rotates and stores
bakery products following proper work methods on food safety, food freshness, and product handling policies and
Prepares items to be baked based on bakery production charts using oven racks, trays, and/or other equipment. Operates
and handles bakery equipment using proper work methods in accordance with safety policies and procedures. Assists
with baking as needed.
Manages bakery cake orders and supplies to ensure product availability on scheduled customer pick-up days.
Generates labels and price tickets for bakery goods and performs price check functions when necessary. Ensures all items
are accurately priced.
Ensures that all products are fresh and meet company quality standards. Checks for out-of-date products daily and follows
salvage and stale product policies and procedures.
Cleans and sanitizes equipment, display fixtures, and food surfaces in the bakery, including cake decorating equipment
and utensils, ovens, refrigerated cases, display racks, and tables.
Receives and inspects bakery shipments, including cake supplies.
Maintains all club policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned, including assisting in other departments as needed.
Knowledge of mixing icings and coordinating colors to create a variety of decorated goods preferred.
Prior experience working in a bakery or cake decorating environment preferred.
Knowledge of bakery products preferred.
At least 18 years of age.
Environmental Job Conditions
Most of the time is spent moving about frequently on hard surfaces. There may be a need to occasionally position oneself
to examine or scan merchandise, including bending, handling, pulling, reaching, and/or stooping.
Frequently requires lifting objects up to 30 pounds. May require lifting and moving heavy and/or awkward objects greater
than 30 pounds with assistance.
Located in a comfortable indoor environment with frequent exposure to temperature extremes from freezers, ovens,
and/or coolers. There may be frequent exposure to cleaning agents.
BJ’s Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and
applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin,
physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status,
pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable