At IKEA, it is so much more than a job.
Are you passionate about food & furniture? Are you a team player who is customer focused? Do you thrive in a busy environment? If so, then we are looking for you to join us at IKEA Glasgow. We are looking to welcome Food Co-workers to join our amazing IKEA Food Team.
Expected Starting Date: 17th June 2023
Assessment Centre: 1st June 2023
WHAT WE OFFER
We have contracts ranging from 12-24 hours per week, the number of days you work will depend on the contract size but it will range from 3 days to 5 days.
We operate 7 days a week to meet the shopping needs of our customers, we provide options for working evenings & weekends along with dayshifts, weekend working is a requirement of the role, and we will need to be flexible with your shifts which will be discussed at interview. You will receive every 4th weekend off.
• £10.90 basic hourly rate – we are a Living Wage Foundation Employer.
• We offer permanent contracts, advanced scheduling
Final offers of employment are contingent upon clear results in mandatory background checks. Backgrounds checks must be completed by all successful candidates and will include medical history.
WORKING WITH US HAS ITS REWARDS
Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family’s everyday needs:
• Excellent holiday entitlement that increases with service
• Subsidised co-worker meals on shifts
• 15% co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save £100’s on Highstreet retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• Holiday on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
• Family Friendly policies & benefits
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day
• Free parking
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO HAVE
Are you a team player with a passion for food and people? Do you know your meat ball from your plant ball? If so, then we are looking for you.
We are looking for someone like you to help us deliver a taste of Sweden and a great customer experience with high quality, sustainable food. You will contribute to a passionate and friendly team to deliver a better everyday life for the many, while embracing change with a solution-orientated mindset.
We are looking for someone who loves working together with your fellow co-workers, looking at things differently & always want to improve. You are down to earth, you lead by example & take responsibility & inspire both the customer & other co-workers. The customer is always in focus, you strive to make them smile, taking time to seek and listen to feedback.
This is an extremely fast paced working environment and requires you to multitask, producing and serving food with regular heavy lifting.
Prior experience in food is desirable, but not essential if you have a roll up your sleeve mindset to the various tasks & challenges that present themselves.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY
We are a diverse group of people who all live by the motto: Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is! Together we serve more than 660 million customers yearly at the IKEA restaurants worldwide and offer a variety of foods in our bistros and in the “Swedish Food Market”.
IKEA Food is a fast-paced environment and every day is filled with the opportunity to deliver a great value and quality food experience for the many. Within IKEA Food we have various roles which include:
• Kitchen – food prep, cooking and serving, Dish and Bistro
• Restaurant & Swedish Food Market/Bistro – floor and tills, Staff Restaurant, and the Swedish Food Market where you will replenish stock, operate a till and engage with customers
IKEA food is a big department with various roles, we can discuss your preferred working area in the interview!
We are passionate about giving down to earth, straight-forward people the possibility to grow so full training will be provided.
WE CARE FOR THE PEOPLE
It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.
RECRUITMENT PROCESS INFORMATION
If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.
First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.
Second step, successful candidates will receive information about the next steps via email.
Third step, if successful you will be invited to an an assessment centre which takes place on the 1st June.
Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.
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