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New Pioneer Food Co-op Scratch Baker in North Liberty, Iowa

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New Pi is a food co-operative, owned by over 30,000 members, home-grown in Iowa. We are a grocery store that features organic and Iowa grown produce, house-cut and cured meats - many from small, local farms, hearth breads, and made-from-scratch deli meals, sides and desserts. Learn more (

We're looking for cooks, bakers, drivers and more at our North Liberty Bakehouse and Kitchen and encourage interested applicants to apply! You can apply through Indeed or here on our ( ( (

Co-op Benefits

At New Pi, we offer health, dental and vision care insurance plans for full time employees (after 60 days), paid life insurance + additional, short term disability, as well as 401k plans for workers 21 years of age and older after one year of work.

Additionally, part time team members can participate in dental and vision insurance, paid life insurance and 401k after 1 year and 1,000 hours worked.

As an employee, you and members of your immediate household receive 20% off nearly all Co-op products (sorry, no milk or alcohol) and 38% off all vitamin and supplement purchases.

Now Hiring: Scratch Bakers – $16-$20/hr We're looking for a Scratch Baker who can produce consistent and quality hearth breads and baked goods from our trusted ingredients and recipes. What You'll Do

  • Work with prepared foods team members to produce and bake the Co-op's famous hearth breads & baked goods in our commercial bakery & kitchen

  • Prepare foods using commercial bakery/kitchen equipment including large batch mixers, stoves, ovens, and proofers

  • Consistently project a friendly, open, and service oriented demeanor to customers and team members

  • Lift and carry 15 – 50 pounds of product on a regular basis

    What We're Looking For

  • At least 6 months of food service experience, institutional or commercial bakery preferred

  • Ability to work with both hands in a fast-paced, creative environment in an ecient and controlled manner.

  • Food and sanitation trained and certified (ServSafe or similar)

  • Familiarity with organic and natural foods

  • Ability to read and speak English and perform basic math problems associated with recipes

  • Ability to accurately and consistently follow recipes

    Additional Details

This position requires attention to detail and the ability to stand and work long periods at a time.

Excellent tenure and attendance is expected, with a committed schedule that may include opening, mid-shift, and closing, and requires weekend, and holiday shifts on a regular basis.

Pay based on experience and skills test. 90 day learning period with pay increases at 1,040 and 2,080 hours worked.

This is a full-time position with a benefits package.

Negotiable based on experience and skill level

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can apply through our online application (, by submitting an Indeed Resume, or by connecting to LinkedIn.