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Experienced Cake Decorator

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


1202 E. McKinley Ave - Mishawaka, Indiana 46545

Job Description:

Cake Decorator

Reports to: Cake Room Manager and Central Bakery Manager

Job Profile: Clerk 3, Cake Decorator-Central Bakery

Business Title: Cake Decorator-Central Bakery

Position Summary:

Responsible for preparing and decorating products for delivery to the store locations. General knowledge of cake decorating: Icing, writing with icing, and making roses. Follow safe, sanitary food handling policy to prevent contamination and food borne illnesses.

Starting Wage: $17.00-$19.00 (based on experience)

Start Time:

Normally 6am with some close shifts of 9am-5:30pm

Monday, Wednesday-Saturday (Sunday and Tuesday Off)

Overtime frequent and required

Schedule may change on production needs and holidays


High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)


No experience required. Decorating experience preferred.


• Works under close supervision
• Repetitive work that is clearly defined, manual jobs
• Impacts own work


Basic math and reading skills, ability to follow directions and work in a fast-paced environment. Flexible work schedule, weekend availability, occasional Tuesday, Sunday, and holidays are required.

Physical requirements:

Ability to lift up to 30+ lbs. Read and understands pass-out sheets along with understanding Special Orders. Be able to work independently and with others. Requires constant bending, stretching, pulling/pushing and good eye/hand coordination, repetitive wrist motion.

Other Duties:

Clean work areas, take out trash, mop floors, restock packaging and labels. Varies according to production needs, occasionally may have to work in other production areas.

Environmental Conditions:

Exposed to constant indoor temperatures of 75 degrees or higher, freezer temperatures of 32 degrees or below.

Noise: loud machines. Chemicals: cleaning solutions.

This job description is representative only and is not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee in the position may be required to perform. Management reserves the right to request and require its employees to perform other tasks depending on circumstances or emergencies.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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