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Review our exciting opportunities across the company below and click apply when you're ready. 

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

 

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Catering Hero (Catering Manager) 816)

  • Equated £16,500
  • Astley, Greater Manchester
  • CV's to Julie Horrocks at Julieh@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 26/05/2022

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816 Catering Manager based in Astley – 30 hours per week, 39 working weeks, salary £16,500

Operations Manager North East

  • Competitive
  • North East
  • CV's to Anne Kavanagh at Annek@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 17/05/2022

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Operations Manager North East

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Hours: 40 per week
Contract: Full time, permanent
Location: covering North East area
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Salary: TBC
Accountable To: Operations Director

Operational Support. To support all operations with regard to the following aspects.

• Meeting of sales budgets through effective marketing and promotion.
• Control of Food Margin, Labour Margin and Expenses.
• Checks to be carried out on food consumption and use of stock.
• Assist Area managers in recruitment / training / motivation / discipline of staff.
• Feedback performance of operation and develop action plans to resolve problem areas.
• Attend client meetings with Area Managers as required.
• Attend Operations meetings and ensure all agreed actions are addressed to timescale
• Assess and suggest tariff alterations as required.
• Assess and develop selling skills and merchandising of the operations.
• Advise the Area Manager on all aspects of their operation and staff to ensure standards and continuity are maintained.
• To cover for short term or emergency short falls in Area Manager absence.
• Carry out on the job training with Area Managers in light of identified development needs.
• To follow up any supplier problems / invoice inaccuracies.
• To attend company driven activities wherever possible ensuring the senior team are driving the company messages forward

Operational Control. To liaise with the Area Managers on the following activities.

• Post Operations Meetings, to discuss and agree future action plans and report on past actions and items that require additional support or authorisation.
• To maintain a report of all actions agreed with Area Managers.
• Develop action plans with the Area Managers to improve performance. Monitor health / safety and hygiene standards within the region and ensure Area Managers make sufficient progress on poor scoring audits.
• Coordinate sales activities for the region.
• Monitor and report on Human Resource and Development.
• To liaise with HR Manager on additional training and human resources activities.
• Ensure random checks are carried out on period end stock takes and monitor stock reports for unit not meeting FC% targets.
• Set and agree additional standards of the catering operation.
• Liaise with accounts department and review bookwork standards and accuracy.
• Question any irregularities of bookwork with Area Managers.
• Review Performance Summaries at the end of each period and query any variances against forecasts and/or budget
• To monitor future short falls in staff through holidays / sickness
• To carry out prearranged customer research, both verbal and written and assess responses to be fed back to all parties.
• Continually review the labour structure of commercial operations in light of actual and projected sales levels.
• To liaise with other head office personnel to ensure effective exchange of information.
• To delegate where possible activities and projects to Area Managers and Catering Managers.

Business Development.

• To assist the Sales Team in the development of menus and give professional input on the proposed organisation of new contracts.
• To assist the Sales Team in Customer Research and potential Client visits to other sites.
• Collect potential sales information from staff, customers and other sources to feed to sales Team.

Communication.

• To relay all ideas and suggestions of improvements to the OD for development.
• To deal predominantly with the Area Managers and work through them for activities that affect Catering Staff.
• To inform OD of any areas of knowledge that require development.
• To be constructively critical of operations, standards and systems in place so that these can be continually accessed and improved.
• Continually encourage communication between Area Managers, both in the region and across the business.
• To ensure that cohesion between the North East, North West and Midlands region
• To share best practices with the rest of the estate.

Planning

• To hold quarterly 121 review meetings with each Area Manager that documents the actions for both parties. 121 meetings to cover financial progress for each area, operational progress and any personal development needs of individual Area Managers. Targets to be set and reviewed at subsequent meetings.
• Client meetings to be scheduled in with Area Managers on a ‘required’ basis. Efforts should be made to visit every client in the region throughout the year
• To ensure succession plan in place for all key roles, especially Catering Managers and Area Support Managers.
• To plan and execute the company Operating Strategy in liaison with the other Operations Managers.

Closing date COB 27/05/2022

Catering Wizard (Area Support Manager) BR

  • £20,715
  • Derbyshire
  • CV's to Becky Reid at BeckyR@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 22/04/2022

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Area Support Manager (Education, BR)

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: Schools
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £20,715
Term time only working 42 weeks per annum and 4.5 holiday weeks, equated pay.
Region: Derbyshire and Chesterfield
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Manager
For this role you must be able to drive and have your own transport. You will be able to claim all business mileage. Business mileage will account from the nearest unit to your home within the patch.
Area Support Manager Role Purpose:
The role is to provide secondary support to Area Managers by managing catering units which include both educational and business & industry sites.
• Provide assistance to the Catering Manager in managing catering units
• Provide relief for Catering Managers who are on holiday or off sick providing full catering, vending and extensive hospitality services
• Carry out disciplinary investigations where necessary
• To promote a positive image and act as an ambassador for the company at all times
• Assist with training and development of employees
• Manage teams (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
• Assist with the training of managers to ensure they achieve budgets and other company targets
• Manage client demands, ensuring client relationships are developed in a professional manner
• Ensure all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Assist with stock taking and carry out unit audits if required
• Complete relevant unit required paperwork to company standard
• Completion of timesheets
• To ensure company deadlines are achieved whilst working at any contract
• Induct & train new staff
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
• To recommend operational efficiencies and improvements on an ongoing basis
Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Area Support Manager:
• Individual will need minimum NVQ / City Guilds Level 2 catering qualifications
• Previous contract catering experience is desirable
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to identify the needs of staff and assist accordingly
• Ability to understand and manage the diverse relationships between clients, staff and other stakeholders
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A natural positive person with a ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team and the company

From time to time, the company may ask you to work outside of your usual location and working hours. Therefore, flexibility is a must for this role. You will also be expected to work at weekends from time to time when covering B&I units or for special functions/occasions.

It may be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Catering Hero (Catering Assistant) 1281

  • York, YO32
  • CV's to Sarah Weston at Sarahw@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/03/2022

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1281 Catering Assistants based in York, YO32 – 10 hours per week, term time only equated pay based on 38 working weeks and £9.50 basic rate per hour

Catering Hero (Catering Manager) 1247

  • £10.91 basic rate
  • Levenshulme, Manchester
  • CV's to Martin Elliott at Martine@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/03/2022

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1247 Catering Manager based in Levenshulme M13 – 35 hours per week, term time only equated pay based on 38 working weeks and £10.90 basic rate per hour, equated rate £8.84

Catering Hero (Catering Assistant) 931

  • £9.50 basic rate
  • Chorley
  • CV's to Julie Horrocks at Julieh@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/03/2022

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931 Catering Assistant based in Chorley PR7 –  1 x 10 hours per week, term time only equated pay based on 38 working weeks and £9.50 basic rate per hour

Catering Hero (Catering Assistant) 1289

  • Basic Rate £9.50, equated pay
  • York, YO32
  • CV's to Sarah Weston at Sarahw@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/03/2022

Inspiring the nation through fabulous food.

1289 Catering Assistant based in York, YO32 – 10 hours per week, term time only equated pay based on 38 working weeks and £9.50 basic rate per hour

Catering Wizard (Area Support Manager) RA

  • £20715
  • Birmingham & Telford
  • CV's to Rachel Adams at Rachela@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/03/2022

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Area Support Manager

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: Schools
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £20,715
Term time only working 42 weeks per annum and 4.5 holiday weeks, equated pay.
Region: Birmingham
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Manager
For this role you must be able to drive and have your own transport. You will be able to claim all business mileage. Business mileage will account from the nearest unit to your home within the patch.
Area Support Manager Role Purpose:
The role is to provide secondary support to Area Managers by managing catering units which include both educational and business & industry sites.
• Provide assistance to the Catering Manager in managing catering units
• Provide relief for Catering Managers who are on holiday or off sick providing full catering, vending and extensive hospitality services
• Carry out disciplinary investigations where necessary
• To promote a positive image and act as an ambassador for the company at all times
• Assist with training and development of employees
• Manage teams (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
• Assist with the training of managers to ensure they achieve budgets and other company targets
• Manage client demands, ensuring client relationships are developed in a professional manner
• Ensure all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Assist with stock taking and carry out unit audits if required
• Complete relevant unit required paperwork to company standard
• Completion of timesheets
• To ensure company deadlines are achieved whilst working at any contract
• Induct & train new staff
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
• To recommend operational efficiencies and improvements on an ongoing basis
Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Area Support Manager:
• Individual will need minimum NVQ / City Guilds Level 2 catering qualifications
• Previous contract catering experience is desirable
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to identify the needs of staff and assist accordingly
• Ability to understand and manage the diverse relationships between clients, staff and other stakeholders
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A natural positive person with a ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team and the company

From time to time, the company may ask you to work outside of your usual location and working hours. Therefore, flexibility is a must for this role. You will also be expected to work at weekends from time to time when covering B&I units or for special functions/occasions.

It may be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Catering Hero (Breakfast Chef) 1251

  • Basic rate £10.50
  • Crewe CW2
  • CV's to Sue Welsh at Susanw@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/03/2022

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1251 Breakfast Chef based in Crewe CW2 – 25 hours per week, £10.50 basic rate per hour, business in industry site

Catering Hero (Catering Manager) 1177

  • £20,500 per annum
  • Derby, DE55
  • CV's to Becky Walker at Beckyw@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/03/2022

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1177 Catering Manager based in Derby, DE55 – 37.5 hours per week, 40 working weeks, £12.34 basic rate per hour, equated rate £10.513

Catering Manager (Primary School, 1154)

  • £13,615.00 annual salary (£700 performance bonus)
  • Sale, M33
  • CV's to Neil Broome at NeilB@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 20/01/2022

Inspiring the nation through fabulous food.

1154 Catering Manager (Primary School) based in Sale, M33 – 30 hours per week, 39 working weeks within the year (term time only), £13,615.00 annual salary (£700 performance bonus). 

Our company goes the extra mile in offering a Christmas party invitation to the Catering Manager and a guest, personalised Christmas card and gift to each employee, Unsung Hero awards, Star Performer awards, voluntary entry to Bake Off competition, invitation to our annual company fun training event and access to trained Mental Health First Aiders via our Absence Hotline.

 

Catering Hero (Catering Manager) 1358

  • £10 basic rate per hour, equated rate of pay £8.115
  • Macclesfield, SK11
  • CV's to Sasha Walters at Sashaw@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 01/12/2021

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1358 Catering Manager based in Macclesfield SK11 7TF – 30 hours per week, term time only equated pay based on 38 working weeks and 4.2 holiday weeks £10.00 basic rate per hour, equated rate £8.115.

Catering Hero (Catering Supervisor) 1338

  • £10.44 basic rate per hour, equated rate of pay £
  • Ellesmere Port
  • CV's to Susan Welsh at Susanw@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 16/11/2021

Inspiring the nation through fabulous food.

1338 Catering Supervisor based in Ellesmere Port, CH65 – 35 hours per week, term time only equated pay based on 38 working weeks and £10.44 basic rate per hour, equated rate of pay £8.472

Mobile Catering Hero (Catering Assistant) 9114

  • £9.50
  • Telford
  • CV's to Rachel Adams at Rachela@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 15/07/2021

Inspiring the nation through fabulous food.

9114 Mobile Catering Assistant based in Telford – 16 hours per week, £9.50 basic rate per hour, plus mileage 45p

Catering Hero (Catering Manager) 946

  • £16-£17.8K
  • Bolton
  • CV's to Mark Skillicorn at Marks@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 15/07/2021

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946 Catering Manager based in Bolton – 37 hours per week, £16K-£17.8K depending on experience

Mobile Cook (JR)

  • £9.50
  • Thirsk
  • CV's to Jason Riddell at Jasonr@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 15/07/2021

Inspiring the nation through fabulous food.

Mobile Cook based in Thirsk – 16 hours per week, £9.50 basic rate per hour, plus mileage

Catering Hero (Mobile Cook) SW

  • £9.50
  • Crewe & Leek area
  • CV's to Susan Welsh at Susanw@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 18/06/2021

Inspiring the nation through fabulous food.

Mobile Cook (SW) based in Crewe & Leek Area  - 16 hours per week, £9.50 basic rate per hour

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