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COBS Bread USA-Bakery Manager-Plainview, NY

companyCOBS Bread
locationPlainview, NY, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Share in something more than a career at COBS Bread2021 Top 50 Best Workplaces™ in Canada by Great Place to Work®Successfully operating over 160 locations across Canada and over 500 in Australia - Join the Team to achieve the same goal across New York and Connecticut!

We are excited to begin our expansion plans to become the favorite bakery in communities across the Northeastern United States. Right now, we are looking for Retail Bakery Managers in Plainview who are looking for the next challenge in their career to lead and develop a strong bakery team, with potential to own the Bakery! When you work with COBS Bread, your part of a workplace that is committed to providing you with an experience that will help you rise to any occasion. We're here to encourage you to grow, connect with your community, have fun with your team, and to share in something more. We've got exciting plans in place for you as a passionate, inquisitive and eager team player who wants to make an impact.

Your Role as Retail Bakery Manager Working as part of the production and sales team, you'll play a big part in making that magical wall of bread appear before your customers eyes each morning, and will motivate the sales team to help it fly off the shelves. Your leadership and "can-dough" attitude will support the bakery in all aspect of operations, so get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive in!

Own a Slice of the Bakery from Day One !We offer an amazing opportunity and management training program for individuals who wish to own a COBS franchise where they experience first hand the lasting impact the business has on the community as well as the excitement of being a prospective entrepreneur. As an Operating Partner, you will run a business with the support of a District Manager and have a profit sharing incentive towards your career's success and the bakery ! Your leadership and "can-dough" attitude will support the bakery in all aspect of operations, so get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive in!


Requirements Why You Were Bread for This

  • You have 2+ years' supervisory experience in a similar role, ideally in the baking, food production, food service or the hospitality industry
  • You are a great communicator, problem solver and critical thinker
  • You demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills in building camaraderie amongst the team
  • You are a capable people manager and leader with proven experience in recruitment and selection, retention, staff development and disciplinary and termination procedures
  • You have knowledge of financial management skills, including cash management and banking
  • You are experienced in computer task including email, word, excel, and data analysis

Physical Requirements

  • Continuous standing/ walking for all tasks
  • Constant use of both hands
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 15 lbs., reaching below shoulder level, bending and turning
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 45 lbs., pushing, pulling, crouching, bending and reaching above shoulder level

What Your Day Looks Like

  • Manage and work as part of a small team, providing an exception product and customer experience
  • Work alongside your team to keep the bakery clean
  • Manage team development through training, coaching, and reviewing the teams' performance
  • Foster and encourage a positive environment that promotes teamwork, mutual respect and high performers
  • Help with local community events and donation of bread as part of our ‘End of Day Giving' program
  • Participate in all elements of the COBS Bread training and leadership program



  • Competitive compensation package includes annual salary, plus bonus plan,
  • Paid leave includes paid vacation plan, plus paid sick and personal leave days
  • A great Health and Dental Group Benefits Plan
  • 401k Plan with matching
  • Managing a small business of high performers in a fun work environment
  • The satisfaction of baking from scratch, and pride in seeing the finished product you've helped to create
  • Our paid training program - Continue to develop your sales and leadership skills through our Bronze and Silver Sales Development Qualification program and our Gold Leadership Development program
  • Career advancement opportunities - We have a stake in helping passionate team members grow and have more impact in the business and community
  • Complimentary products on us every shift
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