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General Assistant - Harris & Lewis Smokehouse

Due to significant growth within the company we are looking to recruit a General Assistant to join our team based at our fabulous new Harris & Lewis Smokehouse.

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General Assistant

Location: Harris & Lewis Smokehouse

Salary: £8.99 per hour

Shift: 30 hours per week


Why work with us?


·       £150 million turnover

·       500 + staff (continually growing)

·       We sell to over 26 countries around the world

·       A pioneer in Aquaculture

·       Industry leading training and development framework

·       Sustainability is at the core of all our activities


The Scottish Salmon Company produces Scotland’s Finest Sea Loch Fresh Salmon with Pride and Passion.


With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands. Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognizing our commitment to Scotland, our industry and staff.


We are always looking for ambitious and motivated individuals to join our passionate team so if you want to test yourself in a challenging workplace, look no further…


Due to significant growth within the company we are looking to recruit a General Assistant to join our team based at our fabulous new Harris & Lewis Smokehouse.


What does the job entail?


·       Personal adherence to internal food hygiene and audit standards/controls and cash handling procedures.

·       Compliance with the current HACCP plan and company protocols and policies.

·       Provide excellent professional, pro-active and friendly customer service to all our customers.

·       Efficiently take, produce and serve orders correctly.

·       Contribute to the production of lunch items, snacks, light meals, desserts, drinks and other menu items.

·       Prepare and clear tables, whilst ensuring customer expectations are consistently exceeded.

·       Assist with kitchen preparation and unit cleaning duties when required.

·       Assist with monitoring stock levels when required.

·       Complete specific tasks associated with the preparation of resources for hire & hospitality functions.

·       Demonstrate flexibility in the range of tasks types completed.

·       Correctly merchandise and replenish displays as required.

·       Confidently and competently use a touch-screen till and prepare till drawer for end of day reconciliation.


What are we looking for?


·       Ideally will have recognized industry training/qualifications.

·       Basic food hygiene certificate would be desirable

·       Barista coffee making experience (desirable)

·       Substantial waiting/counter service in a similar volume, till operation and cash handling experience.

·       Excellent customer service skills

·       Excellent standards of personal presentation and attention to operational details

·       Flexible approach to working hours, with good timekeeping and attendance record.


In return we offer:


·       Competitive salary package

·       Market leading pension scheme

·       Cycle to work scheme

·       Retail discount scheme

·       Employee assistance program

·       Relocation support

·       Long Service Awards

To apply, please forward your CV and Cover Letter to:

Kelli Yule

The Scottish Salmon Company

Head Office

8 Melville Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 7JA

Tel: 0131 7188 534


Closing date: Wednesday 27 March 2019