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Head Baker – Richmond, BC

Permanent, Full Time + Richmond, BC

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family owned portfolio of brands established in 1892. The Dare “Made Better” promise guides everything we do and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, Raincoast Crisps and Whippet (to name just a few). Our head office is in Cambridge Ontario. We have been located in the Kitchener area since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

Head Baker – Richmond, BC

Baking Supervisor

Responsible for production of quality baked products. Supervises bakery personnel to ensure efficient work flow and high-quality production of bakery items following standardized recipes and processes. Consults with Production manager to establish procedures, priorities and processes. Prepares reports, maintains records in the bakery area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervises the operation of all bakery and food service equipment located within the bakery area
  • Supervises, schedules baking operations and maintain an inventory of all supplies and materials to maximize the utilization of both equipment and personnel
  • Responsible for requisitioning through proper channels all supplies, materials and equipment related to the baking area.
  • Evaluates all employees in the time management and quality control of bakery products
  • Supervises the production of all bakery items to ensure high standards of food quality, safety, accuracy and proper use of equipment
  • Develops, revises and updates procedures for production items within the bakery area
  • Operates all equipment and trains staff in its proper and safe operation
  • Works in cooperation with staff to address staff and product movement between work areas
  • Evaluates all bakery products for quality, food safety while maintaining an effective quality control and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points plan


Qualifications include:

  • 3 years’ experience in a supervisor or team leader role
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Allow for and be a participant of ongoing innovations and process improvements.
  • Utilize leadership and teambuilding skills for associate growth and retention.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize projects on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Ability to make decisions regarding production needs and requirements
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and general computer skills


We offer career elevating opportunities, a competitive hourly rates and benefits package.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by March 22, 2024 quoting the appropriate position title to: vancouverresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats).

 Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please

 Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.