Offshore Chef/Baker - Cota Grade D

Up to 19.93 Per Hour
11 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
Mrs Ann Kinsella
Job Function
Contract Type
Part Time

As an integral member of the COTA team, you must contribute to the provision of quality catering service adhering to

health and safety guidelines at all times.

Main responsibilities

Ensure the prompt service of all meals at the required times, to the company’s standard and the client’s

satisfaction and in accordance with the company’s/client’s performance specifications.

All food to be prepared and cooked off to the agreed standards in the agreed amounts and passed to hot

press as requested.

Ensure that standards relating to food and cleaning service are maintained at all times, strict attention is paid

to the requirement of the Food Safety Act (particularly undertaking and recording of temperature controls and

overall food hygiene).

Manage and rotate stock to ensure food safety and minimum wastage and achievement of contract food


Investigate and report customer complaints immediately and take the agreed corrective action where service

gaps are identified.

Ensure that personal working hygiene standards meet both the company and statutory requirements.

Assist head chef/chef manager in ensuring that any duties carried out under their control are done so safely.

Manage galley cleaning rotas.

Assist in menu compilation.

Ensure all catering equipment is operated and maintained in a safe and clean manner and report any defects.

Ensure all duties and responsibilities are undertaken in full compliance of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Report any incident of fire, loss, damage unfit food and other irregularities or contract deviations and take

such corrective action as may be delegated.

Attend any meetings and/or training courses as may be necessary:

Attend client and company training courses as deemed necessary;

Fully support and participate in all Client and company Safety Initiatives;

Identify personal training requirements; and

Taking personal responsibility for closing identified development gaps and future requirements.

Assist head chef/chef manager in ensuring catering budgeting requirements are consistently adhered to and

the efficient use of all resources is achieved.

Assist Head chef/chef manager with environmental objectives.

Carry out any additional duties and any other tasks as requested, which are within your competency and

which form part of the service to the client, such as the unloading of containers.

Ideal candidate

Ensure correct use, safe operations and keeping clean and hygienic.

Basic maintenance and preparation for use.

Knowledge and competency in the use of cleaning materials and chemicals as approved under COSHH

regulations ensuring, at all times, that all chemicals are stored correctly according to COSHH regulations.

Working knowledge of company/client Safety Management Policy.


Training of others in correct and safe methods of use and maintenance of machinery and equipment.

Proper stock rotation (date marking).

Assist Head chef/Chef manager with:

About the company

Award-winning ESS Support Services Worldwide is a leading food and support services provider to the offshore and remote sectors. Providing support services to offshore and remote locations in the UK and around the world, you can trust us to deliver on our promises. ESS operates on a diverse range of offshore units from platforms, FPSOs, drilling rigs, floatels, marine vessels to remote camps where thousands of workers spend significant periods of time away from their friends and family. Our clients and customers rely on us to provide uninterrupted support, however challenging the conditions.

Our services range from designing and managing a facility, providing food, hotel services (housekeeping and accommodation management), logistics, helideck operations to laundry services - we do whatever it takes to create a true home away from home.

Passionate about people and food, our service is continually evolving through customer and client feedback. With a comprehensive, innovative and holistic approach to health and wellbeing, we deliver a unique solution. ESS prides itself on ensuring the customer experience is an enjoyable and memorable one. Our bespoke offer delivers produce of the highest quality to our clients and customers.

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