Production Associate

Available at the following locations:
Newtown, CT


Up to $17-$21/hour depending on experience

About the Role:

As a production associate in our bagel shop, you will be an integral part of our team responsible for producing high-quality bagels and ensuring the smooth operation of our shop. You will play a crucial role in various aspects of bagel production, from dough preparation to baking, while maintaining cleanliness and adherence to food safety standards. You will advance and gain the ability to work with food, develop leadership skills, and stay sharp in our fast-paced culinary environment. We encourage you to join our team if you seek a community where education, purpose, and taste matter.

Who we are:

At our scratch-based kitchens, we prioritize individuals with a genuine passion for high-quality food and running exceptional shop operations. We take enthusiastic individuals and guide them into skilled chefs and restaurant professionals. Joining our team means advancing your understanding of various restaurant roles, honing your culinary skills, developing leadership abilities, and thriving in our dynamic environment. If you value education, purpose, and flavor in a community, we welcome you to join us.

PopUp Bagels originated as a backyard pickup window, aiming to share a freshly crafted bagel recipe with friends. Today, it has evolved into multiple PopUp and permanent locations, offering always-fresh weekend pickup. Our mission is simple: crafting the finest, freshest bagels. No extravagance, just pure perfection: a crispy crust, a soft crumb center, an ideal size, and the perfect blend of seeds. We're proud recipients of the Brooklyn Bagel fest "Best Bagel" award for two consecutive years, and we're eager for you to experience a dozen of our delectable bagels.

You Will:

● Multi-task and move within bagel and cream cheese production for extended periods of time.These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

● Help to maintain the standards of the Department of Health and PopUp Bagels food safety standards.

● Demonstrate professional maturity and strictly uphold PopUp Bagel’s anti-discrimination &anti-harassment policies.

● Go home feeling fulfilled knowing you are a part of a fantastic team and exciting brand.

● Assist in preparing established recipes, including mixing ingredients bagel and cream cheese production, shaping dough, mixing cream cheese, and fulfilling cream cheese and bagels orders.

● Operate machinery and equipment involved with the production of the cream cheese, such as mixers.

● Prep ingredients utilizing ranges and stoves.

● Monitor production processes to ensure that cream cheese and bagel products meet quality standards including texture, consistency, flavor, and packaging integrity.

● Occasionally receive and put away products.

● Be asked to communicate professionally about any workplace issues that may affect you so they can be addressed.

● Need to be comfortable with change as we are a rapidly growing company and we are evolving on a daily basis.

You Have:

● Experience working in a production environment.

● Experience working with heavy machinery.

● A desire to create exceptional employee experiences.● An eye for detail and solving challenges.

● Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

● The willingness to roll up your sleeves and pitch in wherever necessary.

● A desire for growth in our business.

● The ability to perform the physical requirements of the position (frequently lifting 30 pounds and occasionally up to 70 pounds). These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

● The ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time.

● The ability to work weekends, holidays, and occasional second shifts.


● Opportunities for GROWTH in a TEAM environment

● Flexible Scheduling: Part-Time and Full-Time Hours.


The duties of this position may change from time to time. PopUp Bagels reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of PopUp Bagels or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

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