• Bakehouse Day Delivery Driver

    Zingerman'sAnn Arbor, MI

    Job #438784944

  • Zingerman's Bakehouse is hiring is seeking a full-time day driver

    This is an opportunity to work with some of this country's best artisan breads and pastries. We are looking for someone to deliver customer orders, while providing the Zingerman's Experience. Come join our Bakery Staff and deliver some of the best baked goods to our Ann Arbor customers!

    What are the requirements and skills needed for this job?


    • Full time, 35-40 hours per week usually on 5 days

    • Ability to work from 9am-8pm. Specific shifts for this position will be: both 12pm-8pm and 9am-5pm

    • Weekend and Holiday availability

    • Full availability in November and December (we don't take any extra time off during these months)

    • Additionally, you should be willing to help fill in for our on-call and scheduling needs

    Performance Expectations - Essential Functions:

    • Loads and unloads delivery truck for assigned route

    • Perform double check on all orders before wrapping and loading

    • Drives Bakehouse 22' box delivery truck to deliver our delicious baked goods to our customers in the SouthEast Michigan area

    • Handles all our products with love and care

    • Delivers orders to our customers in a timely and safe manner

    • Adheres to the Zingerman's Guide to Good Driving and follows all Michigan driving laws

    • Gives excellent service to other drivers on the road and our customers

    • Has good basic math skills

    • Must be able to use a hand truck

    • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

    • Experience driving a delivery truck is required

    • Must have a valid Michigan chauffeur's license and excellent driving record

    • Able to pass MDOT physical

    Physical Demands:

    • Able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly during an 8 hour shift

    • Comfortable standing, lifting and bending for duration of an 8 hour shift

    • Comfortable with repetitive motion

    Success Patterns and Desired Characteristics:

    • Is responsible and dependable

    • Can learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment

    • Sees themselves as service superstars.

    • Is a real team player

    • Thrives in a production-oriented environment.

    • Works well with others

    • Passion for great food and great service

    • Takes pride in work accuracy.

    • Is responsible and dependable

    • Can learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment

    • Knowledge to navigate the Ann Arbor area is preferred

    Who are we?

    Zingerman's Bakehouse is a wholesale bakery, retail shop, and baking school for home bakers. We sell to specialty food stores, cafs and restaurants in southeastern Michigan as well as selling to Zingerman's Mail Order, who ships our baked goods everywhere in the United States. We are dedicated bakers and food lovers committed to making and selling the best breads, pastries and cakes we can imagine. We are real artisan bakers, meaning we use traditional methods and flavorful ingredient to make our food.

    Where are we?

    Zingerman's Bakehouse is located on the south side of Ann Arbor at 3711 Plaza Drive. While there is a bus stop within walking distance, the Bakehouse is NOT located on AATA bus route.

    Who are we hiring?

    Zingerman's Bakehouse is hiring a Delivery Day Driver/Sorter to work with some of this country's best artisan breads and pastries.

    What does the job pay?

    Starting pay is $11.00 per hour, negotiable with demonstrated experience.

    Are there any benefits or perks?

    • Company contribution to health insurance (for full time crew out of basic orientation)

    • 401k match (for full time crew out of basic orientation)

    • Free BAKE! classes

    • Up to 5 free loaves of bread each week

    • Up to 65% discount on pastries from the Bakehouse

    • Discounts at other Zingerman's businesses (for all crew out of basic orientation)

    • Paid training

    • Paid lunch breaks

    • $1 sandwiches and/or salad made on site for employee lunch

    • 25% reimbursement on any massage

    What's the hiring process like?

    You can expect to hear from us within two weeks of submitting your application either by email or phone. If selected, you may receive a phone interview, an in-person interview, and/or a trial shift (working interview). From there, you will hear from us to either offer you a position or let you know we are moving forward with other candidates. Our goal is to keep you informed along the way!

    Application must be complete to be considered for position