At Home Chef we dont just sell nutritious wholesome meals, we deliver a positive and meaningful difference to the lives of many. As part of our team you will be embarking on a fulfilling career and be part of having a positive impact on many peoples lives.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to work with a leading organisation with strong values, driven culture and continued growth within the industry.
As Production Manager / Chef you will liaise closely with a range of internal stakeholders including leading a food production and kitchen team. The successful applicant will support and instill the key fundamentals of Quality, Consistency and Care with their team while being enthusiastic, self-motivated, a system thinker, able to implement efficiencies, use technology confidently and competently and display a positive attitude to challenges and changes.
In this role you will spend 60% of your time dedicated to procurement, stock control, strategic planning, quality control, staff management and menu development with 40% of your time hands-on as a Chef working within the production team.
The role is 5 days per week Monday to Friday, with no shift work, weekend or public holidays.
A willingness, to learn, lead and grow with the company.
Chef qualifications preferred
Extensive experience in a high-volume production kitchen environment preferable as a manager or assistant manager
A passion for providing quality meals
Excellent people management skills
Experience working in a goal orientated environment by setting and delivering on key performance indicators
Able to work both autonomously, responsible for your own area, as well as within a high functioning team
Self-motivated with a professional can-do attitude, taking pride in doing a job beyond expectation
Commitment to lead and get the best results from the team
An awesome work ethic, which includes attention to detail
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Daily computer Microsoft Office skills and willingness to quickly learn software products
Flexible and dynamic leader
Skills and experience required:
Menu planning to ensure recipes and tastes of food meet product quality standards and to ensure compliance with required regulations and policies such as HACCP principals.
Plan weekly production targets for the production team to ensure stock levels are maintained
Motivates staff to meet the targets while maintaining the quality and consistency of food production
Reviews, improves and implements production systems to improve cooking, preservation and refrigeration processes for food products.
Determines food and labour costs, placing orders for ingredients to facilitate successful production of food and ensure the highest quality of food.
Maintains product labelling to enforce accuracy and adherence to Australian labelling requirements.
Manages day-to-day kitchen operations with a high attention to detail to ensure compliance with all regulations.
Ensures the maintenance and acquisition of production machines and tools are of the highest standard.
Daily floor supervision of staff practices and quality control while providing mentorship and training to the production team.
Continuous review and maintenance of the company Food Safety Management Plan.
Experience as a leader in a high-volume food production environment
Demonstrates well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with a wide range of people
Flexible with the ability to maintain quality outcomes whilst working under pressure
Capable of working in a rapidly changing environment and meeting deadlines
Daily reporting and consultation with the General Manager
Strong alignment and commitment to Home Chef Values
Has the right to work in Australia and obtain a National Police Check.
AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS NEED ONLY APPLY. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
09/11/2020$0Perth1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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