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Mennel to Host Hiring Events in Caledonia Ahead of Key Baking Season

July 26, 2022

As we approach key baking season, Mennel is seeking 40+ candidates to join our bakery mix team in Caledonia, Ohio. Immediate openings include a variety of full-time, entry-level roles and skilled/management level jobs as well.

“This time of year, we see a significant increase in orders ahead of the holidays and key baking season,” said Tim French, Plant Manager, Mennel Bakery Mix and Foodservice. “With the increased demand for our bakery mix products, adding new team members now is critical to fulfilling orders for our valued customers.”

Open Interviews will be held on Wednesdays August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 from 7 a.m. - noon and 1 - 3 p.m. at the Martel plant (formerly known as General Mills/Pillsbury) located at 4136 Martel Road, Caledonia. No appointment necessary, walk ins are encouraged. Apply online today at

Mennel offers a competitive starting rate ($20-23.13 per hour + $1 night shift premium) for technicians. We also have Quality Assurance Technician ($22.11 + $1 night shift premium) and Maintenance Technician ($25.17 + $1 night shift premium) openings. Vacation is available day one and benefits after 90 days. For a list of employee benefits, including health and financial well-being offerings, as well as career advancement opportunities, please visit

Please note, all production team members at the Martel plant work a set two-week rotating schedule (36 hours one week and 48 the next) that includes weekdays and every other weekend off as well. Following a training period, employees will join one of four crews and work a 12-hour pitman schedule from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. (night shift premium available). Although overtime is available, it is not mandatory.

Learn more about Mennel Bakery Mix by joining us at an upcoming Open Interview event. “Meet our team and take a tour of the largest dry bakery mix plant in North America,” said Gage Gorman, HR Manager, Mennel Bakery Mix and Foodservice. “We are happy to answer any questions candidates have while onsite as well as throughout the entire hiring process.”

For more information, please contact the Human Resources department at Mennel Bakery Mix and Foodservice at 419-845-3751.