Norwalk, Connecticut

Overnight Baker

Our Overnight Bakers:

  • Bake the majority of a cafe’s fresh bread and pastries each night.
  • Ensure all breads and baked goods are prepared according to Panera’s standards.
  • Are team players by partnering with Cafe Management and fellow associates.
  • Represent Panera’s Concept Essence and cultural values daily in their role.
  • Primarily work alone with minimal supervision.
  • Perform other activities as needed such as stocking, prep and sanitation.

What We’re Looking for:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a baker or a bakery background (preferred)
  • Ability to work 3rd shift (10 p.m. – 8 a.m. – may vary)
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm, energy and positive attitude with a desire to learn and develop
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Minimum age – 18 years


Panera Perks - Enjoy the good stuff:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Food discounts
  • Health benefits
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Development career path opportunities
  • Nationwide discount program for merchandise and services
  • Education discount

Physical Demands of the Essential Functions

  • Ability to stand up for ten hours at a time.
  • Ability to lift up to twenty-five pounds.
  • Ability to move at a fast pace.

601662 Norwalk, CT - Main Avenue

Norwalk, Connecticut

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