Sodexo Cook I/ Lead Cook, Union Hourly Full Time $24.60 per hour Merrimack College in NORTH ANDOVER, Massachusetts
Cook I/ Lead Cook Positions, Union Hourly Full Time $24.60 per hour
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We are hiring now for Union Hourly Food Service Cook I/ Lead Cook Positions at Merrimack College, North Andover, Ma. Thank you for completing the entire job application with attention to details. Resumes are recommended.
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA. 01845
Our very supportive leadership team makes this a fun work environment! Our successful candidates will serve as a lead cook guiding and assisting in the training of less experienced cooks. Under minimal supervision, independently performs advanced cooking duties in preparing food items to be served to customers. Follow complex recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, and other foodstuffs for consumption. Prepare foods by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits & vegetables, trimming & cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use. Taste products, read menus, estimate food requirements, check production, and keep records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment. Select recipes per menu cycle, receive inventory, move and lift foodstuffs and supplies and prepare meals for customers requiring special diets. Previous cooking experience in a fast paced high volume customer focused setting is preferred. Two different schedules available: Sunday thru Thursday 12:00pm to 8:30pm and Tuesday thru Saturday 12:00pm to 8:30pm. Some holidays required.
You must be able to read, write, and communicate with customers, managers, supervisors, & co-workers in english. You must have a completed Covid-19 vaccine record.
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Sodexo offers excellent insurance and benefits including medical, dental, vision, Paid Time Off, MATCHING 401K Savings Plan, tuition reimbursement, and a host of discounts along with professional support to our employees.
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Full Time Benefits: At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts (eligibility varies by unit and may not be available to all employees).
The Cook I will accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, cook, and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special/Catered Events.The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.
General Responsibilities :
Prepares and cooks to order foods that may require short preparation time.
May prepare food and serve customers at an a la carte and may operate a grill station.
Prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided.
Reads food order or receives verbal instructions on food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.
Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.
Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments.
Prepares foods under direct supervision or instruction by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.
Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.
May clean and sanitize work stations and equipment and must follow all Sodexo, client and regulatory rules and procedures.
Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
May receive inventory, move and lift foodstuffs and supplies and prepare meals for customers requiring special diets.
May produce some batch goods using basic cooking techniques.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
Maturity of judgment and behavior.
Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
Maintains a positive attitude.
Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.
Must comply with any dress code requirements.
Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.
High School diploma, GED or equivalent.
0 to 2 years of related work experience.
Knowledge of basic operation of equipment and cash-handling procedures preferred.
Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
Ability to use a computer.
Good working knowledge of food preparation.
Requires familiarity of kitchen equipment.
Must be able to read and follow a recipe unsupervised
Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
Significant walking or other means of mobility.
Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.
Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):
Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.
Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Job Locations US-MA-NORTH ANDOVER
System ID 740413
Category Food Service
Employment Status Full-Time
Unit Name MERRIMACK COLLEGE - BOARD
Unit Contact Keith Meal - Operations Manager Keith.meal @Sodexo.com
Target Hourly Rate $24.60
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