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Kitchen Food Assistant

Essex, United Kingdom - Ontdek meer over deze locatie Horeca Fulltime

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At IKEA, it is so much more than a job !!

IKEA Food team in Lakeside are looking to welcome fast-paced and hardworking Kitchen Assistants to join our hard working food team !

Prior experience in food and a passion for cooking is essential, as you will be responsible for working with our wonderful list of ingredients to provide a variety of healthy meals for our co-workers.

Due to health and safety you must be over 18 for this role.

Expected Starting Date: 24th June 2023

• £11.45 per hour
• Living Wage Foundation Employer

39 hours - working 5 days per week, 2 weekends off in 4, mixtures of shifts, 2 lates per finishing at 10pm. start 7am

24 hours = 4 days per week, working 3 out of 4 weekends, finishing at 10pm, weekdays = 8am - 6pm , 6 hours per shift

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family's everyday needs.

• Enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift - there is such a thing as a free lunch!
• Free parking
• 15% co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save £100’s on High-street retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• Holiday on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
• End of year gift
• Family Friendly policies & benefits
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day

Are you a team player with a passion for food and people? Do you know your meat ball from your plant ball? If so, then we are looking for you.

This is an extremely fast paced working environment and requires you to multitask, producing and serving food with regular heavy lifting.

We are looking for someone like you to help us deliver a taste of Sweden and a great customer experience with high quality, sustainable food. You will contribute to a passionate and friendly team to deliver a better everyday life for the many, while embracing change with a solution-orientated mindset.


As a Kitchen Food Co-worker, you will report to one of the Food Managers or Team Leaders and work alongside them in the various areas in the department to help create a safe, healthy, delicious, sustainable, affordable, and joyful food experience for both the customer and the co-worker.
Experience of working with commercial ovens and equipment is essential as is the ability to take responsibility for your day to day tasks.

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.
Second step, successful candidates will receive information about the next steps via email.
Third step, if successful you will be invited to an Interview

Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.

IKEA reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than originally advertised.

For any advice or support, email janice.chalkley@ingka.ikea.com and I will be happy to help!