Position Mission:

To provide the highest quality bakery products to our customers on a consistent basis to ensure to continued success and superior levels of customer satisfaction at Panera Bread.

Job Duties:

  • Bake all products for the current days sales, to be finished prior to the store opening.
  • Maintain product quality and take appropriate action if quality is lacking.
  • Manage around time delays and/or product problems.
  • Ensure that actual baked product equals pan-up requirements (any product shortages must be reported to Teamleader and Store Manager)
  • Pan-up completed for following day.
  • Late-bakes panned up.
  • Ingredient and stock maintenance: product rotated, FIFO practiced, Sygma order completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Daily and Weekly Sanitation completed (see cleaning schedule)
  • Maintain and clean equipment, notifying Teamleader and/or Store Manager when repairs or maintenance is required.
  • Receipt of Sygma delivery.
  • Assist with bakery case set up as needed.
  • Bakery check list completed with Store Manager
  • Bakers hot line called.
  • Performs any other tasks as assigned by a member of management.

Preferred Background:

  • Detail oriented and quality minded.
  • Some baking experience.
  • Proven reliability, flexibility, and professionalism.
  • Self-starter with high levels of motivation an initiative. 

Education/Age Requirements

  • No minimum educational requirements.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age. (must be able to legally work 3rd shift and operate some equipment)


Would you like to know more about our company, how we got started and who we are? These pages offer an overview of Panera Bread, from a history of the company to biographies of our management team and Board of Directors, to a listing of recent awards and recognition.

We are bakers of bread. We are fresh from the oven.

We are a symbol of warmth and welcome. We are a simple pleasure, honest and genuine. We are a life story told over dinner. We are a long lunch with an old friend. We are your weekday morning ritual. We are the kindest gesture of neighbors. We are home. We are family. We are friends.

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