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Bakers

Also called: Baker, Bakery Manager, Dough Mixer, Mixer

Where in the Marine Corps? In the Marine Corps: Basic Food Service Marine; Food Service Specialist

What they do:
Mix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.
On the job, you would:
  • Check products for quality and identify damaged or expired goods.
  • Set oven temperatures and place items into hot ovens for baking.
  • Combine measured ingredients in bowls of mixing, blending, or cooking machinery.

Knowledge

Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
  • food production
Business
  • customer service
  • management
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • figuring out how to use new ideas or things
Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilities

Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Afcom Datasafe Computer Services FlexiBake
  • Sage 100 ERP
Analytical or scientific software
  • Axxya Systems Nutritionist Pro
  • Enggist & Grandjean EGS CALCMENU software
Data base user interface and query software
  • At Your Service Software CostGuard
  • Barrington Software CookenPro

Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$23,600
per year, on average
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