Keyholder/Shift Leader- Full Time/Part Time

As a Keyholder at Seven Stars Bakery you set the example for other employees.  You are responsible for overall day-to-day operations when a manager or assistant manager are not present.  This includes opening or closing duties,  managing staff breaks, assigning side work, count and balance cash drawers, uphold the Seven Stars Bakery customer service standards at all times.

You are expected to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and quality standards, as well as an exceptionally neat and clean environment.   The keyholder sets the example for other employees by taking the initiative to provide exceptional customer service and ensure that all employees are upholding the Seven Stars standards in the absence of the assistant manager or cafe manager.

Position will be in our East Greenwich location. Anticipated opening April 2024.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Open or close cafes without the assistance of a manager
  • Maintain the flow of the line, lead by example by demonstrating a sense of urgency
  • Assign break tasks, run breaks and assist with the management of shift change
  • Lead training of  staff according to the Seven Stars Service Standards
  • Maintain a positive attitude during your shifts
  • Handle customer complaints and interject to diffuse situations
  • Initiate side projects during down times including but not limited to: daily cleaning list, stocking line items.  Make sure that all staff is assisting and no one is standing idle
  • Uphold and maintain high standards of Seven Stars Bakery including; customer service coffee brewing standards, product quality, and store cleanliness
  • Counting cash drawers and safe balancing

Hourly rate for the position is $16.00/hr + tips

Bread Shaping Team Supervisor

The Shaping Supervisor is responsible for supervising and maintaining the quality of all of our artisan bread, viennoiserie and crackers for our wholesale and retail locations.  The Shaping Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and training a team of 6 – 10 staff and upholding our high company standards.  They oversee mixers, shapers and cracker staff.   The Shaping Supervisor must have a positive attitude and enthusiastic personality as well as a demonstrated ability to work cohesively with staff and with other managers and supervisors. This position is  responsible for providing direction, training, and development of employees.

Some qualities we are looking for: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of bread shaping, proofing, and baking processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of hydraulic dividers, molders, sheeters, spiral mixers and rack ovens.  
  • Understanding of bread and cracker mixing processes.
  • Ability to oversee and run a cracker production
  • Positive motivator with an upbeat attitude
  • Ability to provide direction to a team of 2-6 shapers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliability
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Good math skills.  Must be able to add, multiply, count and verify numbers

This is an hourly non-exempt position with a starting payrate of $18/hr

AM Pastry Prep Team- Providence Production Bakery- Full/Part Time Available

As a Pastry Prep team member you will be aiding in the production of our morning pastries and croissants by using a sheeter for pie dough, cookies, scones and lamination.  Additionally, the  pastry team is responsible for scooping muffins, cutting cookies, helping with seasonal item production, and assembling and preparing our sandwiches and salads.  Our process is completely hands on, there is no automation.

This position starts at 4:30am daily.  Great for early risers!

Job Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience in a production bakery, preferred
  • A basic understanding of safe food handling practices
  • Independent, hard worker
  • Ability to work at fast pace
  • Neat and organized
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong, energetic and self motivated
  • The ability to stand 8-10 per shift
  • The ability to lift 50 lbs. numerous times per day 
  • Ability to bend, reach, squat and change positions frequently
  • Ability to read and understand recipes in English
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays

This is an non-exempt hourly position.  Pay rate is $15/hr.

Bakery Packer- Evenings- Providence Production Bakery

Do you want to help pack delicious handmade pastries and artisan breads? Do you want to work with a great team?

We are hiring a bakery packer to work at our Production Bakery, located in Providence, RI. Previous experience in packing is helpful.  The packer is responsible for overall quality control of products ensuring that all items meet our high standards, wrapping breads individually and boxing pastries and other retail items for our cafes and wholesale accounts.

We are open 7 days a week so availability on Sundays is required.

The Packer is responsible for ensuring that all retail and wholesale products are packed and ready for delivery at the determined times. The Packer is also responsible for the overall presentation of our products; making sure that items are packed neatly.  This includes being organized and working in a clean and efficient manner and ensure that all product is accounted for and packed correctly for each customer and our retail stores.

Job Qualifications:

  • A basic understanding of safe food handling practices
  • Independent, hard worker
  • Strong, energetic and self motivated
  • Packing experience a plus, but we will train
  • The ability to stand 8-10 per shift
  • The ability to lift up to 25lbs. numerous times per day
  • The ability to work at fast pace
  • Neat and organized
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to read and understand pick slips and invoices in English
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays

This is an non-exempt hourly position.  Pay rate is $15/hr.

Cafe Associate/Barista

Why is Seven Stars Bakery a great place to work?

At Seven Stars Bakery, we are all about quality – exceptional quality of our hand-crafted breads and pastries (and sandwiches, salads and coffees!) and unsurpassed quality of the customer service we deliver every day. Seven Stars Bakery is more than a bakery cafe – we are a community! 

When customers come through our doors, they get an instant “Ahhh!” feeling. Yes, the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and flaky croissants helps! But so does the Seven Stars vibe – welcoming, comfortable and vibrant. So – if you want to be a part of creating people’s “happy place” every day – joining our cafe team may be for you!!

Position will be in our East Greenwich location. Anticipated opening April 2024.

All applicants must  be able to work at least three (3) shifts per week including  weekend days.  In addition, you must be able to answer YES to the following:

  • Do you genuinely care about other people?
  • Do you enjoy working closely with other talented, dedicated people?
  • Do you hold yourself to high standards?
  • Are you a strong communicator with excellent people skills? 
  • Do you thrive in an active, quick-paced environment?
  • Do you have a can-do attitude and exceptional attention to detail?
  • Are you responsible and dependable? Being on time – or early – every day is REQUIRED!

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Greet and welcome each customer
  • Provide exceptional customer service using the Seven Stars Bakery Customer Service Standards
  • Help our customers make their bread, pastry and coffee choices
  • Brew coffee, prepare beverages for the barista and serve hot & iced drinks 
  • Maintain a clean cafe; including wiping tables, washing dishes and taking out the trash
  • Accept cash/credit/gift card payments
  • Pack online orders
  • Deliver curbside orders to our customers

This position pays $11/hr.+ tips for the first 12 months.  All cafe hourly employees are members of UFCW Local 328 as a condition of employment.