Kitchen porter

Undisclosed Company
Oxford, Oxfordshire
07 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type

We are looking for a kitchen porter for our client located in Cowley.


Main Duties

  • Receive deliveries from suppliers with necessary monitoring of quality and food safety.
  • Rapid dispersal of deliveries to appropriate stores or work areas/chefs.
  • Transfer of waste to the correct external waste bins.
  • Clean pots, pans and utensils.
  • Operate the dish washing machine as instructed.
  • General cleaning of walls, floors and food preparation services.
  • Periodic cleaning of cooking equipment and similar.
  • Assist the chef(s) in basic food preparation of vegetables and salad items.
  • Work in an efficient manner.

  • Hygiene, Health & Safety

  • Carry out any of your own duties or your colleagues or customers or sub‐contractors in a

  • safe manner.

  • Complete the control sheets, such as receipt or rejection of food, refrigerator and freezer

  • temperature monitoring sheets and cleaning schedules.

  • Ensure a high standard of personal cleanliness at all times; and work in a hygienic way.
  • Comply with Company and statutory regulations concerning Hygiene, Health & Safety.
  • Undertake the required cleaning duties of catering equipment, walls, floors, fixtures and

  • fittings.

  • Safe use of any cleaning chemicals and materials as instructed and in compliance with

  • COSHH regulations.

    Other Duties

  • Carry out other reasonable requests made by a superior.
  • To work in association with all kinds of food e.g. meats, poultry, fish.
  • Be present in the workplace at critical times e.g. serving times.
  • Attend staff meetings as required.

  • Occasional Duties

  • Report all accidents, breakages, losses, unsafe working conditions and any other

  • irregularities to your line manager.

  • Work on occasional special functions, which may sometimes take place outside normal

  • working hours.

  • Receive any training as may be necessary.
  • Attend staff meetings where necessary.

  • The above list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive, and you may be required to carry out

    alternative tasks as instructed to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Catering



    • Experience in working in a professional kitchen
    • Well presented
    • Food Hygiene Certificate
    • Knowledge of Health and Safety including COSHH
    • Effective communication & interpersonal skills
    • English Language and Literacy (GCSE or equivalent)
    • Proactive and self‐motivated attitude to work
    • Experience in working in a team

    SALARY - £8.90 p/h


    The hours will be 37.5 hours per week. Normal hours of work will be 7:30 am to 3.30pm, Monday

    to Friday but will occasionally involve weekends and bank holidays. To maintain an efficient

    service at all times, the successful incumbent will need to be flexible and adapt to the changing

    priorities and demands of the business to meet customer needs.

    If you are interested in this position and would like to be considered either apply with your cv or call manpower on 01865 245257 and ask for Abi

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