Baker (career ownership opportunity)

  • Full Time
  • Union City, CA
  • Applications have closed

Website usfwc Niles Pie Company

Are you interested in ownership and profit sharing? We are looking for more worker-owners in our cooperative bakery.

Our 8-year old business is a worker-owned cooperative, and we are looking for staff who are interested in joining us. After a 9-month candidacy period, staff who qualify have the opportunity to become owners, participating in the governance of the business and profit sharing. During the candidacy period, you’ll learn about all aspects of the business, from financials and business operations to cooperative governance.

We need an experienced baker, with a minimum of two year’s solid experience in production baking. You will be making and sheeting doughs and pastry, making fillings and finished products, along with prep and clean up. It’s the backbone of what we do. We make everything we sell from scratch, with tested recipes and the best ingredients. If you are looking to hone your skills, are a detail-oriented, motivated, sharp and smart kitchen person, this may be the place for you.

We are a small shop, scaling up and growing while keeping the integrity of our product – we need people who want to work hard and grow with us. All positions require the ability to stand for a full shift and lift at least 50 pounds comfortably on a regular basis. California Food Handler Card is required.  Consistency and reliability, great communication skills and integrity are key skills we are looking for in everyone who works with us. A sense of humor is pretty darned essential too, along with the ability to stand your ground when it comes to picking the music.

Weekends and holiday availability are a requirement. We offer flexible shifts, good benefits, and a fulfilling work environment. How to apply:

Send your resume with detailed relevant work experience. Tell us a little about yourself and what you’re looking for. If we think you may be a good candidate for the position, we’ll ask you to come in for an interview.

Mornings, Afternoons, Weekdays, Weekends

About Niles Pie Company

Niles Pie Company is a worker-owned cooperative bakery in Union City, making pie and pastry with local and seasonal ingredients. We sell retail and wholesale and at area Farmers’ Markets. We’re a team-oriented small shop, dedicated to making and selling a fabulous product.  We’re ramping up and looking for dedicated pie-lovers to join our team.