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Stores Keeper Operative

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Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Stores Keeper Operative to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.
 

Role Responsibility

As a Stores keeper operative your duties will include:

  • To receive, check and store all deliveries ensuring adherence to company policies
  • To ensure stock rotation is adhered to, reporting any food issues to the management in a timely manner.
  • To organise/ separate out deliveries in the main loading area for distribution to other areas f the business. 
  • To correspond with suppliers when anomalies occur with deliveries and communicate these with management.
  • To assist the Executive Chef with placing food orders in accordance with the menu.
  • To undertake weekly stock takes and regular assessment of stock volumes necessary to deliver a smooth operation.
  • To oversee, organise and manage the Kitchen Porter team.
  • To undertake cleaning duties including manual pot washing and use of a commercial dishwasher.
  • To ensure all work areas and surfaces are clean and tidy as is practical at all times, especially at the end of the day/shift.
  • To dispose of waste from the catering areas and refectory, as per company procedure, to school designated collection points.
  • To complete any administration as requested including food temperatures, cleaning schedules, delivery temperatures, quality checks etc. in line with Sodexo’s Health and Safety regulations.
  • To ensure the kitchen is maintained in a clean, organized manner and all food safety and health and safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Assist with the implementation of cleaning schedules to agreed standards within the food and disposable storage areas.
  • To promote a friendly working relationship with colleagues.
  • To attend meetings, training and courses relevant to the position.
  • To raise any issues to the Executive Chef or Catering Manager in a timely manner.
  • To report any incidents of accident, near miss, fire, loss, theft, damage, unfit food or any other irregularities and act as may be appropriate.
  • To report any complaint or compliment and act if at all possible.
  • To work at school events, as required, with occasional evening and weekend work.
  • To assist with the clearing and cleaning of function catering as requested.
  • To undertake occasional duties outside the normal routine but within the scope of the position and the department's activities. 
  • To assist in other local units as may be necessary in an emergency.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Good interpersonal skills - calm nature
  • Enthusiastic  - Displays a natural and sustained enthusiasm and energy
  • Self-Motivated -  Needs no encouragement to make things happen
  • Strong but Flexible  - Always prepared to listen and consider the views of others
  • Positive -  Focuses on what can be done
  • Responsible - Conscious of the consequences of action or inaction
  • Conscientious  - Demonstrates a commitment to get things done on or before agreed deadlines

 

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. This role will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Package Description

We have a great opportunity for a Store Keeper to come join our small kitchen brigade at Reading Blue Coat School. 

 

The position is 5 days 40 hours a week on a 52 week contract with opportunities for overtime, assisting with hospitality events and weekend work.

We offer a multitude of benefits including child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and discounts on your weekly shop, products, restaurants and much more.

 

Should you want more information, please contact sodexo@rbcs.org.uk and we will be happy to assist. 

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

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