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Head Baker

Box Bakery
Box, Wiltshire

Posted: 13 Mar 2023

Deadline: 26 Apr 2023

Compensation: Dependent on experience

Full-time Part-time Flexible hours Permanent


Job description

We have an exciting opportunty to help lead on the creation of a new, community owned bakery in Box, Wiltshire. This is being coordinated by several people in the village keen to create an extraordinary project in which high quality bread and other baked goods are provided within a thriving, busy village community. Must be someone with real passion for high quality bread and for helping to develop an innovative bakery.


  • Initialy helping to get the bakery off the ground this person would have the opportunity to shape and design a brand new bakery
  • Mixing doughs, using natural starters and long fermentation methods.
  • Scaling and shaping of doughs.
  • Caring for starters and being aware of the nutritional and flavour benefits this process brings.
  • Prepping other produce such as quiches & savoury pastries
  • Working with deck oven and programming.
  • Help manage stock levels.
  • Deal with customer enquiries and orders
  • Help manage customer orders and think ahead to production requirements.
  • Look after equipment and keep areas well organised and cleaned to highest standard.
  • Promote the business where appropriate.
  • Show initiative and contribute to the development of new products.

The Box Bakery is a brand new venture with amazing potential for further responsibilities and opportunities


6am - 3pm Tuesday to Saturday 


Essential requirements:

  • Passion for high quality baking (including sourdough)
  • Experience working in a bakery

Desirable requirements:

  • Catering & Hospitality experience
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

Application information

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About Box Bakery

We are in the process of setting up a community owned bakery in Box, Wiltshire.