Eatwell is a retailer of a wide variety of raw, and value-added meats, seafood, fruits, and vegetables. Our products include wholesale and retail size cuts of beef, lamb and pork, diverse poultry items such as chicken, duck, quail and wide selection of seafood to include fish, crabs, calamari, and octopus.
Semi processed items like burger patties, meat balls, sausages, pre-marinated kebabs, are also offered, alongside ready to eat snacks. Our lean meat and superfoods section for the health conscious is supported with our in house food advisory staff. We offer convenience across all our sales channels and you can experience this by either walking into our store or shopping via any of our shopping channels.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Food Production Manager (Butchery, Kitchen and Outdoor Catering Operations)
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
The recruiter is a food service company with the vision to change the narrative of food business in Nigeria. The underlying concept of our business is healthy and convenience food prepared in a clean hygienic environment for the various palate in Nigeria.
The successful candidate will ultimately oversee all production operations as well as ensure the smooth and efficient running of the unit by monitoring employees and organizing workflows.
The role has a strong service element, as such the candidate will be ensuring that the business delivers high-quality fresh and processed food
You'll need to:
Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
Oversee and coach employees
Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance
Ensure recipes are followed and adhered to strictly
Recipe formulation and costing
Check production output according to specifications (taste and appearance)
Submit reports on performance and progress
Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements
Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures
Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards
Enforce good kitchen management policies
Ensure standards of hygiene are maintained and that the kitchen complies with health and safety regulations
Outdoor Catering Services
Hours of work are generally long, should be willing to work evenings, weekends and on public holidays.
What to Expect:
The environment is fast paced, with an emphasis on delivering good customer service in a limited time frame.
The work can be both physically and mentally demanding.
A qualification in Catering Management
A good understanding of butchery process and operations
A food creative person that is interested in food business
At least 10 years post NYSC cognate experience
Basic IT skills
Good managerial skills
Previous roles of middle or senior management in food retail will be an added advantage.
Training and knowledge of commercial food preparation, storage and hygiene regulations will be an added advantage.
You'll need to have:
Entrepreneurial mind set
Excellent customer service skills
Strong communication skills, tact and diplomacy
The ability to lead and motivate teams and influence people
Self-motivation and ambition
Enthusiasm and the ability to learn quickly
Good organizational skills
Energy and stamina, as well as resilience
A results-driven approach to work
Decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Application Closing Date
20th October, 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using "Food Production Manager" as the subject of the email.
Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.