The Andersons, Inc PT Cake Decorator (days + weekends) -- Sawmill General Store in Columbus, Ohio


External Title PT Cake Decorator (days + weekends) -- Sawmill General Store

Division Retail Group

Select work location OH - Columbus

Posting Description Job SummaryThis position is assigned to the Bakery in the Uncommon Market within the Store and is accountable for cake and pastry decorating for both walk in business as well as special customer orders. The incumbent is also responsible for customer service through both phone orders and over-the-counter sales transactions. The incumbent will further assure a safe and sanitary work environment.Organizational RelationshipsThe incumbent reports to the Department Manager, along with other Sales Associates.Principal AccountabilitiesThe following accountabilities are to be carried out in a manner consistent with the spirit and philosophy outlined in The Andersons' Statement of Principles:1) Perform all duties related to the decorating of cakes, pastries and other bakery products with detail, accuracy and in a timely manner. (Efficient & Accurate)2) Develop and continuously improve decorating skills so that the design, creativity and artistry of the products decorated are appealing to our customers. (Efficient & Accurate, Promote & Sell)3) Actively sell designs and products through over the counter and over the phone selling. (Efficient & Accurate, Promote & Sell)4) Set and achieve selling goals on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis. Grow the cake decorating business at a pace that aligns with store and divisional goals and objectives. (Promote and Sell)5) Maintain consistently good housekeeping/maintenance standards within the area and assist in the general good housekeeping of the total store. (Clean & Shoppable)6) Responsible for inventory control so that sales are maximized and shrink is minimized. (Efficient & Accurate, Safe & Secure)7) Know and observe all safety and sanitation policies and procedures ensuring the protection of personnel, product, and property as well as customer safety. (Safe & Secure)8) Know and observe all security policies as they relate to store, assisting the Store in reaching the shrink goal of beating .5%. (Safe & Secure)9) Maintain an open and candid relationship with the Department Manager so that matters of mutual concern can be discussed freely and dealt with promptly and constructively.Job RequirementsExperience: It is required that the incumbent have at least one year cake decorating experience demonstrating proficient skills to create flowers, decorative boarders, and various piping techniques along with the ability to learn airbrush and photo cake techniques. Additionally, the incumbent must possess direct sales experience and be able to demonstrate effective skills in customer relations involving direct sales.Education: The incumbent must possess the equivalency of high school education in order to complete inventory reviews, place orders, and complete sales orders.Additional Skills: The incumbent must have excellent communication skills with the ability to listen, interpret and make suggestions to our customers. The incumbent must also ask good questions to ensure that all details are accurate when orders have been taken by others in the department.Working ConditionsThis position could spend time in the freezer pulling product, putting away product and taking occasional inventories. The cake decorating function may be done out in the front of the customer as it is a show piece service that we perform for the customer. The incumbent must also be able to lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally.Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.