Food Centre Coordinator

Posted 5 days ago by Brakes UK
Food Centre Coordinator

Monday-Friday 08.00am-17.00pm, with flexible approach to overtime hours.

Lunch 12pm-13.00pm

Work T-shirts provided

Role Purpose Statement

The purpose of this role is to offer a service to category teams & other food focus meetings/activity

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

Goods In/Samples

  • Check deliveries of food & non food products from internal/external sources

  • Co-ordinate samples that are required to be sent to external sites

  • Maintain good organisation of the stock within storage areas

  • Maintain a clean environment of all storage areas

  • Check the condition of pull up stands on their return


  • Day to day cleaning requirements of the kitchens- cleaning of equipment, organise storage areas, washing up, removal of rubbish

  • Working to a daily/weekly cleaning schedule

  • Keep a daily record of fridge/freezer temperatures

  • Count, send, check laundry prior/upon delivery

  • Liaise with facilities regarding issues of equipment breakdowns/faults/repairs

    Food Panels/Activity

  • Set up rooms for meetings with crockery, cutlery, napkins

  • Replenish coffee stations/water

  • Co-ordinate requirements for board room lunches

  • Co-ordinate all food/non food samples that are required

  • Manage surplus stock

  • Support Chefs/HE's if required to deliver panels, lunches, activities

  • Responsible for end of meeting clear up


  • Email relevant personnel of deliveries

  • Place competitor orders

  • Stock management of surplus frozen & ambient products

  • Place sample orders for kitchens


  • Collect competitor orders

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Previous experience within a food environment
  • NVQ Catering & Hospitality level 1 & 2 an advantage
  • Can do attitude, desire to help & support wider teams
  • Team Player
  • Work on own initiative
  • Basic computer skills, understanding of outlook & excel
  • Communication skills with food team & wider teams
  • Basic food hygiene certificate
  • Driving license


Here at Brakes Group, we have a simple mission " to help businesses who serve food to thrive. And as we have been serving chefs across the food industry for nearly 60 years, with a business built on quality, reliability, innovation and trust, it's no surprise that we know what we're doing.

And with a culture where everyone works together as one team to be the best we can be, with a real focus on our brilliant people, there is no doubt that we have the right ingredients to make your career a successful one. If you're looking for development we can help you achieve your aspirations. We have clear career paths and learning programmes which will support you at every step of the way. We also have a whole range of Apprenticeships and a Graduate Programme so there really is something for you at every level of your career whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned professional. And being part of Sysco " the Global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products; the opportunities really are endless.

If this isn't enough, we offer a whole realm of fantastic benefits and incentives including

Discounts on products and services

• Clear career pathways and development

• Excellent rewards and recognition schemes

• Pension plan

• Additional holiday purchase

Brakes UK uses a third party to undertake a number of checks. Any offer of employment made by Brakes UK would be conditional upon receiving a satisfactory; reference, identity document(s), basic DBS certificate and basic credit check.


Reference: 37506576

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