Food service assistant


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Fixed Term – Full Time
Contract Details:
Must be available to work weekends and must have transportation to site.
€10.20 - €10.20
Working Hours:
Kinsale, Co. Cork
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Catering Staff
Region / Division:
UK Region
Sodexo Segment:
ROI Corporate Services

Package Description

  • Food Service Assistant and Kitchen Porter Positions Available

    We are looking for Chefs, Food Service Assistants and Kitchen Porters for Daytime Hours.  You will be providing great food and service to Eli Lilly staff in Kinsale, Co. Cork.  Full and Part-time positions (including weekends).  Daytime hours and half-day shifts available.  Uniforms and laundry provided and shift meals included.  Competitive pay and great benefits including contributory pension, paid holidays and Bike to Work Scheme.

    Please send your CV to:


    Location of work: Eli Lilly, Dunderrow, Kinsale

    Hourly rate: €10.20 - €13.50




  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred, but not essential
  • Personal motivation and passion.
  • Own transportation to Kinsale Essential
  • Must be available to work weekends


Job Introduction

This position will suit an organised individual with exceptional catering standards. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.
Sodexo offer a competitive rate of pay, extensive on the job training with upskilling available, and access to Sodexo rewards and benefits. Sodexo also offer a contributory pension scheme.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist in the management of food standards and quality across all areas during all stages of food preparation and production
  • Ensure that all dishes are prepared, cooked and served to the highest standard at all times in line with menu specifications
  • Ensure that methods of food preparation, production, presentation and service comply with Company standards
  • Ensure that Kitchen preparation and clear-down procedures are followed on a daily basis
  • Ensure a high standard of kitchen and front of house cleanliness is maintained at all times
  • Ensure good Health & Safety and food hygiene practices are followed at all times
  • Ensure minimum wastage occurs within the kitchen, implementing ideas for reducing wastage wherever possible
  • Work with the chef manager in carrying out stock-takes.
  • Liaise with the chef Manager & catering team Chef to ensure the service provided is of the highest standard
  • Receive and act upon customer feedback, both positive and negative
  • Assist with the effective management of stock control and portion control.
  • Adhere to the Company credit, cash and purchasing policies at all times
  • Comply with all Company policies, procedures and statutory regulations, including human resources, health and safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire, COSHH.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience in a similar role, teamed with the ability to deliver the highest standards of hygiene and food safety
  • Personal motivation and passion.
  • Working Knowledge HACCP
  • Own transportation to Kinsale Essential
  • Must be available to work weekends

About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.