Catering Assistant - Our Paddock Cafe, Horotiu

Monday – Thursday (9:00am – 2:00pm)

We have a vacancy for a café superstar to join the team at Our Paddock Café located at AFFCO New Zealand in Horotiu (just north of Hamilton). AFFCO is one of New Zealand’s leading meat processing companies, and this site caters for up to 350 production workers and head office staff.

In this role you will be activity involved in all aspects of the café including front of house and assisting the Chef Manager in the kitchen with preparing of meals. Use your creative flair to help build an inviting cabinet and display food for any functions at the site. Take charge of the cleaning and dish duties to make sure the café and kitchen are kept clean and hazard free. Experience in a kitchen cooking and an interest in baking will be an advantage.

To be successful in this position you will need to:
- be friendly and engaging, hard-working and flexible,
- have a strong customer focus and a passion for food,
- have previous experience in food preparation, and knowledge of food safety and hygiene,
- have experience in Cafe and Cafeteria style food service,
- operate Eftpos and POS machine with a smile,
- moderate level of computer literacy.

This is a part-time permanent position but requires someone who is flexible in their hours worked as these will fluctuate to accommodate the various shifts and seasonal peaks and troughs of the production plant which operates around farming seasons (including a full shutdown during the month of September). You will need to be resilient and comfortable working within the unique environment of a meat processing plant.

We consider applications as they come through, so don’t delay … apply today attaching a current CV and cover letter outlining why you are interested in this position.

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens/residents or eligible to work in New Zealand. Please specify your current status in your job application correspondence, and if on a work visa what type and expiry date.

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