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Kitchen Porter Team Leader

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Back of House
  4. Permanent
VAC- 30432

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At Harrods we currently house more celebrity chefs and exclusive dining brands than any other location in the UK, and right now we are looking for an exceptional Team Leader to join our Stewarding team in creating the magical experience that is Harrods. You will be joining a passionate, supportive, and successful brigade, all within our iconic Knightsbridge store.

About the Role

Reporting to the Stewarding Supervisor, you’ll be leading the Stewarding team in accordance with Harrods policies and procedures in order to maintain hygienic standards. 

You will be responsible for the cleanliness of the kitchen, ensuring a high standard of hygiene at all times. Working alongside the Chefs, you will have to follow clear instructions and show a great sense of initiative to ensure that all agreed standards of cleaning are achieved in a timely manner. 

You’ll assist with a variety of different sections in the kitchen. This will include implementing deep cleaning schedules for all outlets, monitoring stock and maintaining daily production levels. Assisting in the collection, storage and distribution of food products and kitchen deliveries will be part of your daily activities as well. You’ll be creating rotas, implementing Health and Safety regulations and reporting any faults or concerns accordingly. This role will also involve heavy lifting and exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals.

About You

You’ll have previous experience as a Supervisor or Team Leader within a kitchen environment, ideally at a Restaurant or Hotel kitchen. You’ll need to be organised, committed and detail oriented in every task you face. As this is a physical role, you must be physically fit and able to lift heavy items and use industrial cleaning machinery. 

Our team believe in hard work. We celebrate each other’s success and are always honest with each other. We believe that we can be the best hospitality sector in the world. You’ll be someone who shares our values and understands the importance of our place in the business.

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer the following benefits:

  • A competitive salary up to £13.50 ph (this is made up of a generous base salary plus service charge*) 
  • Set contracted hours: Full time role, 40 hours, 5 days a week – paid additional working hours at an overtime rate of 1.5 p/h 
  • Generous store discount - up to 33% off in-store.
  • 31 days holiday pay (Inc. Bank Holidays) and a birthday holiday
  • Access to our employee only GP, dry cleaners and pharmacy
  • Delicious staff canteen at discounted price
  • A fast-paced and exciting working environment
  • Career development and lots of training opportunities

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 

*The amount of tronc you receive will vary and is not guaranteed by either Harrods Ltd or the Troncmaster. However, the Troncmaster will always distribute 100% funds available each period according to the Rules, a copy of which will be provided to all members

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