Assistant Catering Storeman wanted – SERCO – Dubai

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Req ID 55168 – Posted 05/11/2018 – United Arab Emirates
Assistant Catering Storeman – Success Profile
Reporting to: Executive Chef
Division / Function: SME / IFS
Key purpose
To assisting in Control Catering Services Stores and Supply Chain on MELABS project in accordance with contract specifications and requirements.
Structure and reporting relationship
The Assistant Catering Storeman will report to Executive Chef

Key accountabilities
Key Job Responsibilities
Assist catering storekeeper to ensure that food procurement orders are placed in good time and in accordance with supplier lead times
Ensure that all food orders include all items required in sufficient quantities to produce daily menus as per the cyclic menu and projected client attendance numbers
Ensure that all delivery vehicles are inspected on each delivery [goods vehicle checklist is completed] and temperatures are in accordance with HACCP guidelines
Issue only the correct amounts required as per daily shopping lists
Assist catering storekeeper in checking that deliveries of all foods meet the quantity standards expected by the contract terms
Ensure that all food deliveries are transferred to the correct and appropriate storage facilities in quick time
Ensure that all food items are stored in accordance with HACCP principles
Ensure that all stocks received are correctly recorded into the stock control software
Issue food rations and ingredients in line with the appropriate requisition sheets
Assist catering management in reviewing procurement planning as required
Ensure that international standards of food hygiene and HACCP are followed at all times
Ensure that all HACCP paperwork is completed in line with scheduled requirements
Conduct daily checks on cold storage equipment and record operating temperatures, report any faults or incidents where temperature range is outside of permitted tolerances
Minimise food wastage by correct stock rotation and highlighting short shelf life items to catering management
Ensure all non-conformances are recorded and escalated to catering management
Assist catering management team to meet contract key performance indicators including maintaining client satisfaction levels are 95% or above for catering services
Ensure the security of all company and client owned assets, report any damages and losses
Monitor pest control and take appropriate action in the case of detection

HSQE Responsibilities and Information Security Responsibilities

Awareness of the Integrated Management System and the content of the Environment, Quality, Health & Safety and Information Security Policy Statements.
Understanding of personal responsibilities and contribution to achieving compliance with the Integrated Management System requirements, (including but not limited to competence to perform safety critical roles, legal requirements, control measures arisen from environmental impacts and aspects, job safety analysis and information security risk assessment) and the potential consequences of departure from the arrangements in place to deliver the commitments stated in the policies statements above;
To exercise a personal duty of care for their own health, safety and welfare and for those affected by their acts or omissions;
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture within their departments and among their peers, subcontractors and third parties;
Lead by example and look at ways to conserve energy, water and resources and minimise the generation of waste through personal performance and raise recommendations on how to improve existing processes on this regard within/outside their departments through their Line Manager, Departmental Safety Meetings and any other appropriate available channels;
Protect information assets and data including both electronic and paper based from all threats whether internal, external, deliberate or accidental;
Promote a good HSQE and Information Security culture among their peers, subcontractors and third parties

Safety Critical Responsibility

Carry out regular inspections of all storage facilities.

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications


Good level of IT knowledge in Excel and MS Word (experience with Calc-Menu software an advantage)
Strong verbal and written English language
Basic Food Hygiene certificate ( an advantage )
Must be able to pass a “ Fit to Handle Food Medical”
Forklift driving license [an advantage]


Good interpersonal skills / client facing
Ability to communicate with senior management
Ability to positively influence the catering workforce
Ability to multi task
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Good Judgment and decision making
Ability to react to changing priorities, high workloads and achieve time sensitive requests at short notice


Knowledge of Health and Safety relating to manual handling


Must be physically fit