Part-Time Dough Preparation Laborer – 2nd Shift (Mon/Thurs/Fri)

Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc.

Chambersburg, PA


Come join our Team as a PT Dough Preparation Laborer! We started with pastries handmade by Lois and Lloyd Martin produced inside of a garage and we have boomed into a multi-facility company where our many products are produced by machines and shipped domestically and internationally. Talk about a rich history and exciting future! As an employer of choice we offer physical, emotional, financial and professional benefits including 401K, disability insurance and paid holidays.

Pay rate: $21/hr. + $3.00 pay differential and Weekend Premiums, paid weekly!

Scheduled Hours: This position will work Monday, Thursday and Friday

  • Your shift schedule will be between 8 to 12 hours a day and will typically start between 12:30pm – 4:30pm. For example 12:30pm – 8:40pm, 1:30pm – 10:40pm, 4:30pm – 4:40am or some variation in between.
  • On occasion, 2nd Shift Dough Prep will be asked to cover some of 1st shift and you may be scheduled 8:30am- 8:40pm.
  • As a Part-Time employee you will not work more than 29 hours/ week.
As a member of the Martin’s family, the Dough Prep Laborer is responsible for creating product with our famous extraordinary quality by carefully setting up, monitoring, and adjusting machines that prepare the dough. Embraces a mindset of thorough planning and continuous improvement by recognizing and adjusting to the fluctuating needs of our customers. Accepts responsibility for moving the company towards being an industry leader in food safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Sets up, monitors, and adjusts machines including mixer, SBD, sheeter, pan line, oven, and proofer in accordance with fluctuating environment, ingredients, and demands.
  • Weighs dough ball to ensure consistency within specified standards.
  • Mixes dry and wet ingredients together to create dough (reads recipe, places ingredients in mixer both manually and automatically).
  • Loads ingredients into mixing machine hopper from conveyor, scales, or hand-trucks.
  • Performs preoperational inspection and reports any broken, damaged or missing equipment to supervisor.
  • Assists when pan, oven, or proofer jams occur on the line to reduce scrap.
  • Monitors flow of product entering oven, recognizes any imperfections or problems and takes immediate action to make corrections.
  • Shakes pans to center dough balls in pocket.
  • Ensure pans are turned properly in the proofer and oven.
  • Sets guides for product change over.
  • Provides production system with appropriate type and number of pans for current product.
  • Loads, unloads and operates the pan stacker, pan un-stacker, and de-panning equipment.
  • Removes trash from facility and loads trash compactor.
  • Operates forklift to supply line with tubs of mix.
  • Adheres to and enforces safety, food safety, and Good Manufacturing Practices regulations.
  • Reports food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED;
  • Related experience in baking or manufacturing industries.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.