Production Assistant

Talent Finder
West London, UK
28 Sep 2019
06 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Assistant

Location: Notting Hill, London, W8 4DP

Hours: Full time and Part time available

5 Shifts (days) per week (38 hours plus overtime), Monday to Sunday with two days off per week
Leave: 28 days paid holiday days per year (inc Bank Holidays)
Annual Wage: £14 - 19K per year, depending on suitability and experience (plus considerable Paid-Overtime & Bonuses available)

PART TIME: 3-4 Shifts (days) per week (20-30 hours plus overtime), Monday to Sunday with 3 or 4 days off per week
Leave: 11-18 days paid holiday per year (inc Bank Holidays)
Annual Wage: £8 - 11K per year, depending on suitability and experience (plus Overtime)

Our client is a distinctive luxury confectionary & giftware retailer, with international recognition, broad appeal and over 40 years of brand history.

As a member of their team, your primary role will be to aid in the production of chocolate boxes and other speciality gift items, and assisting in the chocolate store as required, working with the Sales staff with completing customer's orders for their centrepieces, gift items and floral decorations, as well as maintaining cleanliness and hygiene of the store. Training will be provided.

Training will be provided for all tasks. The role is quite varied, including but not limited to:
  • Assisting Production Managers with the creation of our chocolate gift boxes & items
  • Wrapping chocolates in coloured foil & wrapping chocolate boxes in gift-wrap paper
  • Creating floral arrangements of silk flowers for gift-baskets
  • Assisting the Sales staff in taking customer orders for confectionary sales & gift purchases
  • Help in preparing home-ware displays and shop windows
  • Displaying sweets, chocolates & cakes in the store
  • Reporting & maintaining stock levels
  • Preparing customer orders of chocolate gift-baskets from inception to completion
  • Assisting the Barista in the Café/Patisserie, if necessary, at busy times of the day
  • Assist with closing the store for the evenings (evening-shift)
  • Help to maintain tidiness, cleanliness & hygiene levels within the shop

Successful candidates would ideally have:
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination, and an ability to work with your hands, on delicate items
  • Some experience/interest in hand-crafts or art that they can show to us
  • Creativity & artistic flair
  • A sharp eye for detail when it comes to a product's, the store's & one's own presentation
  • Willingness and ability to be a fast learner about a range of varied production techniques
  • Confidence to be creative & determination to learn a wide range of skills
  • An ability to be punctual, reliable and to work under pressure
  • The flexibility to work (paid) overtime when required a few times a year
  • Excellent communication skills & service etiquettes
  • Luxury sales & customer service experience, including experience of dealing with high profile people
  • Some experience in the luxury confectionary or home-ware/giftware sectors
  • A positive attitude that fits well with the existing team

Due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

If you feel you're the deal candidate that our client is looking for, then send in your CV today by clicking the APPLY button below.

Keywords: Production Assistant/Production/Luxury Retail Sector/Retail/Production line/ Assembly/ Gift Wrapping/ Production Operative

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