Food Service Assistant Vending / Driver

Posted 13 days ago by Sodexo
Location Swindon Job Type Permanent
Salary 8.55 Sector Catering & Hospitality

We are looking for a Food Service Assistant Vending / Driver to fill, clean and maintain vending machines to the standard required by the Client and Sodexo at HUM and HTE

Package description
  • Working 5 days out of 7, Monday to Saturday,  from 06.30 - 14.00  OR 06.00 - 14.00, with alternate Friday and Saturday off
  • Rate of pay £8.55 per hour and following successfully completing  probation period the rate rises to £8.71.
  • ESSENTIAL - Full UK Driving licence, preferably clean and for our company's insurance purposes drivers must be aged 25+ and have held their full licence for a minimum of 2 years 
  • This role involves the following:
    • Filling and cleaning hot and cold vended drinks machines
    • Filling sandwich and Confectionery  vending machines
    • Some vending machines are on mezzanine areas so this role involves extensive manual handling
    • This is a large manufacturing site so the position involves a lot of walking
  • Basic Maths and English are required to complete 'sales control sheets' accurately
  • Working on your own initiative so you will be required to organise yourself and prioritize your tasks
  • Previous vending experience preferred but full training will be given
  • The ability to provide our customers and Clients with a high level of customer service and care is a key requirement for all our positions
  • We operate Demand Led Scheduling that will be discussed in detail at interview
Main responsibilities
  • To clean and replenish all food and drinks machines and to ensure that the hygiene, cleanliness and safe working of the machine complies with the Company and statutory regulations
  • To provide high personal standards of performance
  • To ensure all points of service are adequately stocked and rotated as necessary
  • To liaise with the Vending Co-Ordinator and Vending Engineer and record any breakdowns of machines to comply with Sodexo standards
  • To carry out any necessary minor repairs or services and report any major faults to ensure that all

machines are regularly serviced

  • To complete all necessary admin and weekly stock take to the Company standards and to receive / attend any training as necessary
  • To provide an efficient, attentive and friendly service to all customers
  • To attend to any reasonable management request
  • To assist in other areas of the catering department as requested
Ideal candidate
  • Full and preferably clean UK driving licence essential
  • Ability to read and write English at a reasonable level
  • Ability to complete basic maths
  • Exhibits characteristics of Service Spirit, Team Spirit and Spirit of Progress
  • Good interpersonal skills enabling good relations with customers, Clients and colleagues
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to receive, understand and implement Sodexo and Client training
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to organise oneself and prioritise tasks and work alone
  • Copes well under pressure
  • Identifies and communicates potential problems to Vending Co-Ordinator
  • Willingness to accept DLS
  • Previous vending experience preferred
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 37,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.