Competent authority Authority
Baker (master craftsperson) (m/f)
German: Bäckermeister/in

Fields of work

Bakers work at craft trades companies specialising in baking and at production companies in the food industry, such as large bakeries. They also find employment in specialist and specialist dietary bakeries as well as working in the hotel and restaurant trade and in catering.

Professional experience

Bakers take on specialist and management tasks in craft trade companies specialising in baking or in the baking and dry baked goods industry. They plan, control and monitor tasks such as work processes and ensure the quality of products and subsequent marketing.

The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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