+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location:        Staplehurst, Kent

Salary:            £21 - £25K p/a, DOE

Hours:             40hrs, Monday – Friday 07.00 – 15.30

Contract:        Full time, Permanent

Extras:           Generous staff benefits package, including enhanced pension contributions, quarterly bonus, death in service cover, company sick pay scheme, competitive holidays, cycle to work, free on on-site parking

Our new office/factory unit is due to be completed shortly, which means several new roles being available for the right applicants. Magnetic Shields Limited had an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as an onsite cook 

We are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetically shielded rooms and associated products, and have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. With a full manufacturing facility in Staplehurst, Kent fully equipped with the latest technology we are able to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All of our manufacturing processes, including heat treatment, are integrated in our production plant 

Our new factory includes a brand new, modern, fully fitted out kitchen, which is adjacent to our new staff canteen. This is an exciting role for a trained cook who will work autonomously, ensuring our team of between 70 and 100 staff are fully catered for with a variety of meal choices. The right person will enjoy looking after their colleagues, taking on full responsibility for a healthy and varied two week menu selection, ordering the ingredients needed, cooking for the daily menu and working within a budget.

The Role:

 To provide every day catering services for the staff and visitors on site. 

  • To design, cost out and prepare a two week menu for breakfast and lunch items, ensuring the staff on site have a daily healthy, enticing variety of meals available to them
  • To ensure a high standard of nutrition, hygiene and safety is maintained
  • Order all ingredients and items needed, including drinks, to within budget
  • Ensuring the efficient running of the kitchen, checking equipment and taking responsibility for stock rotation and control
  • Providing suitable catering for visitors as required, sometime having an input into the menu planning
  • Ensuring that all other food and beverage requirements are catered for, such as tea/coffee facilities, etc
  • Ensuring that all invoices are processed via the accounts department

The Person: 

  • 2-5 years appropriate experience within the catering industry
  • Demonstrable experience in planning, cooking and presenting meals taking into account the needs of our team
  • Suitably qualified in catering, health & safety and hygiene regulations
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Able to work within a budget and menu plan
  • Good communicator with a natural enthusiasm for the role

Headcorn Road  |  Staplehurst  |  Tonbridge  |  Kent  |  TN12 0DS  |  UK

Tel : +44 (0) 1580 891521  Fax : +44 (0) 1580 893345

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