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Kitchen Assistant + Retail Team Member

THE ROLE  

 

We need a reliable & energetic kitchen assistant / retail team member for our close-knit team who has the flexibility to help the main kitchen but also has the ability to do some customer-facing service + till work when necessary.

You will work mainly in the kitchen cooking off trays of prepared products such as croissants, pastries, salads, pizzas + ciabattas, labelling our takeout products and helping to provide all necessary product lines required in store.  You will have a genuine love of good food & cooking.

You need to be self-motivated + efficient whilst remaining committed to focusing on the company’s passion for excellent quality and customer service. You will need to be adaptable, friendly, be able to plan, prioritise and multi-task. You will have a positive attitude, be energetic and love the excitement of working in high performance retail with a supportive team.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Bake company fresh-food retail products to order as required.

  • Food preparation

  • Ingredient orders / rotation / quality checking + date monitoring

  • Cold + Dry stores cleaning, rotation + restocking in line with company schedules

  • Accurate labelling of products being aware of ingredients, datelines + allergens

  • Greet and assist customers as necessary when other sales associates are busy and process sales orders if necessary.

  • Ensure all process and procedures are adhered to and all activities are managed professionally.

  • Ensure that your section is hygienic, clean, safe and presentable at all times;

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE + SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Level 2 Food Hygiene is an advantage but training will be provided if you don’t have this.

  • Some experience of working in a commercial kitchen environment is ideal but not necessary.

  • Enjoy team work + organisation

  • Excellent health + hygiene skills

  • Work efficiently under pressure on your own with the ability to work at pace and make clear decisions

  • Be able to prioritise workplace jobs and remain unruffled in an often busy & demanding environment

  • have a passion for fine food, good sustainable ingredients and cooking

  • be able to develop confidence in preparing our product range unaided being observant of the seasonal changes in ingredient

  • You will have a positive attitude, be energetic and love working in specialist food industry

  • Have a keen desire to learn and develop with a “genuine” passion for artisan food and high service standards

  • Successful candidates will need to be flexible as working hours may change from time to time.

 

This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work that people assigned to this job perform and is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

 

Position details:

 

Part-time, permanent position, we are offering a good competitive salary dependent on experience. Hours: 24 hours per week over three days starting early at around 7am. Days would include Tuesday and Wednesday every week and either a Friday or Saturday alternating each week to allow some weekends free. A six month probationary period will initially be given to the right candidate.

 

We offer:

  • a competitive monthly paid salary

  • paid annual leave

  • automatic pension enrolment if you are eligible

  • friendly team

  • free deli meals on duty

  • uniform provided

  • ongoing training and development

  • company discounts of up to 20%

  • 5-star hygiene rated environment

  • accredited safe working environment