7512-Bakers, Pastry and Confectionery Makers

Job Title: 

Bakers, Pastry and Confectionery Makers

Job Description: 

Bakers, pastry-cooks and confectionery makers make various kinds of bread, cakes, and other flour products, as well as handmade chocolate and sugar confectionery


Tasks include:

  • making bread, cakes, biscuits, pastries, pies and other flour products
  • making handmade confectionery from mixtures of sugar, chocolate and other ingredients using hand tools and some machines
  • combining measured ingredients in bowls of mixing, blending, or cooking machinery
  • checking the quality of raw materials to ensure that standards and specifications are met
  • applying glazes, icings, or other toppings to baked goods, using spatulas or brushes
  • checking the cleanliness of equipment and operation of premises before production runs to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
  • monitoring oven temperatures and product appearance to determine baking times
  • coordinating the forming, loading, baking, unloading, de-panning and cooling of batches of bread, rolls, pastry and confectionery products
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Confectionery mixer (flour)
Dough maker (bread)
Pastry baker

Specific Occupations: 

Baker (general)

Bread baker

Pastry and confectionery maker

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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore