Cake Decorator - Great Barrington & Lee


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Big Y Foods Great Barrington, Lee, Pittsfield, North Adams
740 Main Street


Company Description:
Big Y® is a family owned and family oriented retail food company serving people's at home food needs. Our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. A Big Y Application for Employment must be completed prior to receiving an interview. To complete your application, visit Questions? Please contact the Employee Services Representative at your store location of interest: In Great Barrington: (413) 528-1314 or In Lee: (413) 243-3201 or In Pittsfield (413) 447-7301 or

Additional Business Name: Great Barrington MA

Cake Decorator - Great Barrington & Lee
Great Barrington
Full Time
Some High School Coursework

  • Exceed our customers’ evolving expectations by preparing the freshest quality product while providing World Class customer service and a pleasant and rewarding shopping experience (i.e. build relationships, educate our customers, and create sales). 
  • Take accurate, detailed orders and plan cake orders.
  • Decorate cakes and desserts in accordance with store plan-o-gram and Company policies & procedures.
  • Maintain cake display cases and properly filling with designated cakes, pastries and crème pies.
  • Collaborate with management in decision-making, direction and implementation to ensure that operational and sales goals are met.
  • Provide training as needed through product knowledge and expertise.
  • Receive, prepare, weigh, finish, slice, price, package, merchandise, and stock product as needed.
  • Maintain proper department conditions (e.g., shelf, case, sales floor, backroom, freezer, and cooler, etc.).
  • Maintain inventory and order adequate product as assigned (e.g., in stock position, inventory management, days on hand, shrink).
  • Operate, clean, and maintain equipment/machinery, tools, and workstations.
  • Periodically oversee and direct workflow as assigned.
  • Operate a cash register where applicable. 
  • Engage in and encourage continuous improvement through ideas and innovation (e.g., Chairman’s Challenge).
  • Adhere to all government employment and labor regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., employment laws concerning minors, harassment, discrimination, etc.).
  • Adhere to all government foods safety and sanitation regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., processing, cleaning, culling, coding, rotating, maintaining proper temperatures, etc.).
  • Adhere to all government safety regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., proper use of equipment, cleaning, straightening, sweeping, clearing unsafe conditions, etc.).
  • Adhere to all Company loss prevention policies and procedures (e.g., controlling waste and utilities, damaged goods, reporting theft, etc.).
  • Adhere to all Company procedures regarding store conditions as outlined in 5S (Sort and remove, Shine and inspect, Set locations and visual cues, Systematize, Stay the course).
  • Complete all training requirements by respective due dates.


  • Medium work: Lifting 50 lb. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • Continuously standing, walking, and handling. 
  • Frequently bending, reaching, balancing, and feeling.
  • Occasionally squatting, climbing, kneeling, or crouching.
  • Work in cold (freezer/cooler) and/or heat (ovens) as needed.
  • Previous perishable foods handling and/or preparation experience preferred.
  • Previous cake decorating experience preferred.
  • Ability to represent A Culture of Caring and The Pursuit of Excellence through the support of Big Y’s Mission & Vision.
  • Ability to demonstrate a passion for food through interactive sales techniques.
  • Must project a clean and professional appearance.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude and businesslike conduct.
  • Ability to operate within company policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule in accordance with the needs of the store.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, ability to prioritize and follow-through.
  • Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to learn and utilize computer applications.
  • Must be 18 years of age. 
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