Shift Manager (Catering)

08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a highly successful, family run business of takeaways and Restaurants around the UK.

Our client believes in promoting within and always provide their staff with ongoing training so you can suceed to your maximum potential.


At least 1 years experience of working within the Hospitality/Catering sector in a junior management role

A good level of IT experience to include Word, Excel, and Outlook

Experience of cash handling

Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

To be flexible and adaptive regarding systems, working hours and locations

Ability to effectively communicate and have a good rapport with customers


Relevant qualification in Hospitality/Catering

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

Previous experience of working with a People Management System and a Food and Beverage System including stock management and ordering


Plan, forecast and complete rotas on a daily basis taking into account budgets and manning levels

Import daily sales on cash management

Create rotas 3 weeks in advance and tackle any staffing issues

Place orders to all suppliers including requisitions based on forecast and to include amount adjustments for suppliers

Responsible for inputting end of the night waste figures

Complete weekly stock take of food items and disposables

Standard of frying to meet Company standard (frying assessment required) including cook to order items, takeaway and restaurant trade

Honest and transparent style of management and the ability to build trust within their team

Overall understanding of service times/bain marie consistency/cleanliness during service/availability of product through fryers

Supervise and positively lead a team of customer service and kitchen staff

Assist in the training of new starters up to Company standards and implement company policies and family values

Liaise with all departments at Central Support on issues relating to maintenance, health and safety, marketing and POS, staffing issues, staff development and training

Open and close the site successfully. This means having a very good understanding of the morning prep and close down procedures

To ensure weekly forecasting is complete (food, beverage and consumables/disposables)

Ensure all Tasty Choice requisitions are approved for weekly pack

Oversee and manage cleanliness of the entire site, including equipment

Ensure all weekly pack paperwork is completed and sent to the Central Support office. This includes: food temperature checks, fridge temperature checks, potato stock control, forecast, wastage,

cleaning checklist, fire marshal checklist, bain marie flow cup test, etc.

Attend weekly management team meetings

Availability to attend site if an intruder alarm is activated outside of working hours (shared between each member of the management team) and then liaise with the Health and Safety/Operations department on any outstanding issues