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Kitchen Assistant

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Blue Arrow are proud to be working in partnership with an growing food manufacturer based in Tean Staffordshire who are looking for a full time Kitchen Assistant to join a permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a great family-run organisation. This would suit individual's looking for a new permanent opportunity within a growing business with further progression opportunities available. Salary/Pay Rate: £8.91 p/h £18,532.80 + bonuses based on performance Hours: Mon-Fri (7:00am – 4:00pm) with 1 hour break daily (11:00am – 12:00pm) – 40 hours per week About The roleYou would be joining a friendly, family team in a great environment at a multi-award winning, market leading company with people who care passionately about what they do. There is also a chance for promotion and further progression opportunities / taking on more responsibilities within 12 months. Duties • To assist the head chef in day to day duties of producing pie fillings, making desserts, quiches, pork pies, suet puddings. • Preparing fresh vegetables, thickeners, cheeses, egg, fish and herbs etc. for recipes. • Checking quality of all incoming fresh food goods to ensure they meet our standards, including meat but no butchery required. • Some heavy lifting may be required (up to 25kg max) when extracting recipes from pans or loading and unloading mixers etc. • Helping and supporting team members as and when required About You • Previous kitchen experience is desirable but not essential • Currently holds Level 1 Certificate in Food Safety / Food & Hygiene is desirable but not essential (as this can be done if successful) • Must be hard working with a 'can do' attitude • Physically fit (as some heavy lifting may be required) • Excellent communication skills • Enjoy being part of a team and working equally with the team • Ability to complete tasks independently The CommuteOur client is based in Tean in Staffordshire, so driving license / access to own vehicle is preferable due to the location to get directly to site but bus stop is about 1 mile away (transport can be provided from site back and to bus stop however). The Next StageIf you are interested in the above role and feel you can meet the above requirements – we would love to hear from you as soon as possible. We please ask all applications are made via the click apply button, and we will aim to process your application as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

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