Baker (017) Enlisted Personnel

Bakes bread and allied flour products, such as rolls, cakes, pies, and pastries, in a fixed or mobile bakery. Requisitions supplies and maintains simple records.
Weighs proper amounts of ingredients and mixes them, using an electrically powered mixing machine, or kneads by hand. Places dough in proofing room or rack to ferment. Cuts dough into uniform portions with dough knife. Shapes chunks into loaves, places them in greased pans, and inserts them in over. Regulates oven temperature by manipulating drafts or thermostatic controls. Removes baked bread.
Cleans all machinery and equipment. In a mobile bakery, aids in loading and unloading equipment, digging oven pit and firing trench, and assembling field ovens.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Chief Baker

Suitable Substitutions