Cake Design & Project Coordinator

Empire Bakery Commissary
Job Description
Empire Bakery Commissary, LLC – Design & Project Coordinator
We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, and opportunity for advancement! 
We are growing Empire Bakery Commissary based in Rocky Mount, VA, and we are looking for someone with experience in managing food safety and quality control systems designed to ensure continuous production consistent with established standards, customer specifications, legislative requirements and production goals. 

The Company: Empire Bakery Commissary is a manufacturing company that produces ready to sell cakes, cookies, and single serve desserts for Traditional Retailers.  We implement customized programs for our company using the suppliers’ designs, packaging, and labels.  The Commissary is housed in a 45,000-square foot facility opened in 2010.  The Commissary has a dedicated design space in Rocky Mount and is developing a design and sales center in Downtown Cincinnati. 

  • Our company has been in operation since 1997 and in our current facility since 2010.  We employ over 130 people.  We offer tremendous stability in today’s competitive job market. 
  • Empire Bakery Commissary is known for the great care we take with both clients and employees.
  • We believe that each employee contributes directly to the growth and success of our company.
  • Empire Bakery Commissary is committed to outperforming our customer’s expectations and to be efficient and effective in all phases of our operations. 

The Position: We’re looking for a Design and Project Coordinator with a minimum of 5 years’ bakery experience.  The Design and Project Coordinator will be responsible for capitalizing on market trends, developing and implementing new bakery items, updating and reviewing existing items, sourcing ingredients and packing supplies and determining appropriate costing.  The ideal candidate has deep cake decorating experience, ideally in a retail store environment, and an ability to work with clients to capture their suggestions in a finished product.  High School Diploma is required.  Applicant preferably needs to have an understanding of key suppliers, such as Country Oven, CSM, Rich’s and DecoPac.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  Strong computer skills in EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT, and other software systems required.  This is a salaried position.  Hours for this position are 6:30am-5:00pm Monday through Friday with occasional weekends and evenings.

  • We offer a comprehensive benefit package (dental, vision, 401K, life insurance)
  • Additionally, we offer Associate Discounts and other associate incentives.
  • We also have a vesting vacation schedule
The Location: Empire Bakery Commissary | 515 Weaver Street Rocky Mount, VA 24151
                                    Empire Design Location | Cincinnati, OH
Travel:  Frequent to multiple locations
Why Should You Apply?
  • Stability
  • Great Benefits
  • Safe Work Environment
  • Company specific job training
How to Apply?
  • Please pick-up/drop-off application at Empire Bakery Commissary
Contact:  Kenna Smith| |540-489-5550
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