Job Position: Bakery Department Head

  • Application Deadline:
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Hamilton, Stoney Creek
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

● A minimum of 2 years service with Denninger’s or equivalent experience in a similar retail
● Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the department
● Demonstrate a hands on management style
● Proven leadership skills and ability to delegate
● Demonstrates strong communication skills throughout all levels of the organization
● Demonstrates professionalism throughout all levels of the organization
● Proven ability to handle confidential information
● Excellent time management skills

Key Responsibilities:

Job Duties
● Plans daily and ongoing bakery production list and delegates tasks as required
● Supervises and participates in regular bakery duties, including customer service, daily baking
and merchandising of bakery items
● Monitors product rotation and discounting, escalating product feedback to vendors as
● Responsible for departmental ordering to support the Company’s Merchandising and
Promotional strategies
● Participate in regular department head meetings to address strategic direction and
departmental needs
● Responsible for expense control in the bakery including but not limited to labor and
operational expenses and preventative maintenance
● Provide training to new and existing Associates on Company best practices, company
expectations as well as policy adherence
● Provide performance management to ensure the department aligns with the Company Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles
● Manages Departmental schedule and communicates staffing needs to Store Manager as
● Keyholder responsibilities including opening, closing an mid- shift duties
● Other duties as assigned by management

Essential Job Functions
● Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
● Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above
and below shoulders and squat.
● Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
● Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
● Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)

Additional Details:

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About Our Company:

R. Denninger Limited is one of the finest food companies in the world. For more than 60 years, quality
has been the founding criteria of our company. Denninger’s has five retail locations, a manufacturing
plant and a warehouse all located throughout Southern Ontario. Denninger’s associates are hand
picked to provide the best service in the industry. If you have a passion for customer service and thrive
in a team environment, Denninger’s is the place for you!

What We Offer
● A rewarding and fun work atmosphere
● Flexible work schedules
● Competitive wages
● Participation in Department Head Bonus Program
● Employee Recognition Program
● 20% Staff discount across all locations
● 50% Staff discount at our Bistro/ Bitehaus
● Perks Program (Monthly Super Staff Discounts, Goodlife Discount, Perkopolis and more)
● Immediate health, vision and dental benefits upon hire
● Employee Assistance Program
● Access to 24/7 virtual health care
● Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)