Food Production Manager - Corporate Catering Services

Job Overview

Coventry, England
Job Type
Full Time
£18,525 - £21,450 Per Year
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Job Description

The company:

Jasper’s is a long-established corporate catering business, providing mid-week buffets and hot food to local businesses in Coventry and surrounding areas for over 14 years. Proud of what we do, we remain the largest corporate caterer in Coventry, employing a small team of drivers and production assistants to service our customers. The pandemic has provided us with an opportunity to become more efficient at what we do, diversify into different sectors with new menus, and as demand continues to grow, we now need a special person to manage the kitchen team and to grow with us.

The role:

We are currently recruiting for a Food Production Manager(Full Time) to join our dedicated, busy production team. The successful candidate will be required to head up a team producing quality buffet catering services for corporate clients as well as some private events.

You will be required to take ownership of the kitchen and lead the team to ensure that delivery deadlines are met, and the customers experience is a very positive one. Key to the success of the role will be the ability to motivate the team whilst maintaining a healthy team morale.

You will be working in a busy production unit on the Central City Industrial Estate, Coventry. Days worked will be on a weekly rota of 5 shifts Monday to Friday (few catering jobs offer Saturday and Sunday off, as well as the final week off in December).

Key search words: Food Production Manager, Food Production Team Leader, Catering Services Manager, Catering Services Team Leader, Catering Manager, Catering Team Leader.

Main responsibilities:

  • Leading and motivating the team under pressure
  • Preparing rotas
  • Preparation of food
  • Stock taking
  • Execution of high degree of food safety and Health & Hygiene
  • Packaging buffets
  • Take responsibility for cleaning of unit and leading the team in daily cleaning tasks
  • Take responsibility for team performance and quality standards
  • Take responsibility for stock rotation, monthly stock taking and results

Essential qualities:

  • Punctual
  • Flexible
  • Adaptable
  • Diligent
  • Quality focussed

Hours of work:

Your normal hours of work will be Monday - Friday 6am until Close (usually 2pm). Some flexibility may be required to suit the needs of the business.

Additional information:

  • Training and uniform is provided
  • Catering experience is essential
  • A full UK driving license is essential. Must be 25 years old or older and have a maximum of 6 points for business insurance purposes.
  • Whilst leadership experience is not essential it is preferred; full Jasper’s quality training is provided.
  • No specific qualifications are required for the role.
  • Job status: Full-time.
  • Salary: £18,525 to £21,450.

Key search words: Food Production Manager, Food Production Team Leader, Catering Services Manager, Catering Services Team Leader, Catering Manager, Catering Team Leader.

The process:

Candidates selected will be given a short telephone interview, and if successful, will be invited to attend a face to face interview at Jaspers Coventry. Unit 24, Central City Industrial Estate, Red Lane, Coventry, CV6 5RY

This is a new and important role for the business and is an immediate vacancy.


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