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Position Title: Field Specialist Bakery
Requisition ID: 15361
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Division: Operations Conventional (01006147) 
Department: Human Resources  
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  



This position is responsible for ensuring that Bakery department standards are maintained, for helping with training and opening of new stores, and for offering support to Store Managers in the respective operational area.  This position is also responsible for the set-up of all new Bakery initiatives in stores for assigned territory.


Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Act as the main contact to assigned Store Managers in regards to Bakery department operations.
  • Work with Store Managers/Department Managers to maintain proper Bakery line-ups, pricing, merchandising, and seasonal displays.
  • Supervise the set-up of the Bakery Department in new stores.
  • Work with the Store Managers in identifying and correcting operational weaknesses in the Bakery department (including sales, margins and shrink.
  • Continuous review of product line-ups and keeps current on customer needs and competitive activity.
  • Supports Store Management in developing store employee skills, including technical, leadership and customer service.
  • Responsible for set-up of all Bakery initiatives within Stores.  Execute new practices and provide feedback.
  • Review Bakery margins and inventory levels with Store Managers.  Investigate and explain discrepancies as necessary.
  • Review, track and report on applicable department audits.
  • Follows all Company policies and procedures, government regulations, Health & Safety, and Food Sefety regulations, as well as compliance with collective agreements.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by Operations Management.



  • College diploma or University Degree.
  • 5 -7 years of Bakery knowledge and experience. 
  • Strong understanding of merchandising, planograms, store layouts, and various union agreements.
  • Intermediate computer skills – working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in SAP and BDMS is an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, and emerging trends.
  • Valid driver’s license.



Internally has regular contact with Store Management, Department Managers, various Head Office departments, and Merchandising.  Externally has contact with vendors and suppliers, various government representatives and customers.




Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

Job Segment: Merchandising, Retail

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