Blagdon
Operations
Circa £35,000pa
25 Sep 2019

So, what will I be doing?

You'll be leading and developing the catering, hospitality and laundry provision within our Blagdon Operations offering a fantastic service to our employees and visitors. In addition, you will manage the reception, canteen and staff shop teams in a distinctive, ambitious and trusted manufacturing company that is committed to making great British dairy the right way. Forever.  

Key responsibilities will include:

  •  Developing the all catering facilities on site, helping to create facilities that align with our brand and values
  •  Managing canteen, front of house and staff shop employees to ensure a consistently high standard of service across all areas
  •  Managing the budget for all catering facilities
  •  Maintaining extremely high standards of hygiene, health and safety and site facilities maintenance 

Sounds interesting, what do I need?

  • To be an experienced catering professional with experience of running onsite canteens
  • Menu planning and development experience working within budget and customer satisfaction requirements
  • People management experience
  • Experience of annual budget planning, development and delivery
  • Knowledge of food preparation and culinary techniques
  • Knowledge of food safety and compliance in a catering environment
  • Ability to train and develop members of the team
  • Strong customer service skills 
  • Project management skills are desirable 
  • Canteen and or kitchen design experience would be a bonus 

Why should I join the family?

We might be a group of family businesses owned by the Mead family, but we do things very differently here.

We are independent, British and proud to be making the highest quality yogurts, desserts and ice cream under the Yeo Valley brand and for many of the UKs major retailers. Operating from four dairies and two logistics centres in Somerset and Devon, we employ over 1700 staff and produce more than 25% of the UK’s packaged yogurt.

We’re sure you don’t need convincing, but there’s a whole host of benefits that we offer including: 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays, pension scheme, healthcare cash back plan, cycle to work scheme, subsidised products and services and preferable rates with our partners.

Please bear in mind that our closing dates are used as a guide for when the application window is expected to close. We reserve the right to close the application window sooner than the date displayed if we can. We therefore recommend that you get your application in straight away – and don’t miss the opportunity to join us.

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