The Food Storekeeper is responsible for:
> Efficient day to day management of the stores department, including, but not limited to, managing, monitoring, developing and training team members, ensuring an efficient and cost-effective provisions operation
> Ensuring adequate resourcing of teams, completing appraisals, identifying development opportunities and supporting staff to guide, motivate and direct their respective teams
> Managing the following ranks:
• Assistant Food Storekeeper
> Managing food, bond, and inventory stores on behalf of the Hotel department
> Checking food quality and reporting rejected items to the Provision Master
> Responsible for the safekeeping and the issuance of Food and Bar products
> Participate in duties related to the ordering, loading, receiving, storing, inventorying, and issuance of all Food and Beverage products
> Ensures segregation of goods based on pick lists provided by the Provision Master
> Conducts storerooms spot check to ensure items are correctly stored in order to minimize deterioration and waste and to maximize storing and space efficiencies
> Assisting Provision Master to identify any physical count discrepancies, spoilage, and breakage of Food and Beverage inventoried items
> Ensuring the safe handling and storage of meat, poultry, fish, seafood and ready to eat products to ensure the highest standards of food hygiene, food safety and dish presentation at every stage
> Liaising with the Provision Master to meet the specific dietary needs of passengers, officers and crew
> Responsible for monitoring proper temperatures of all Food storerooms
> Identifying and reporting to the Provision Master any receipt discrepancies during the loading process
> Assists the Provision Master with assigned duties required by the day-to-day operations of the Inventory Organization
> Assisting Provision Master and ensuring the completion of stock takes in accordance with company policy and procedures
> Managing stores routines and rotations in accordance with operational needs and the Maritime Labour Convention
> Producing discrepancy reports in accordance with company policy and procedures
> Reporting maintenance defects in line with company policies and procedures
> Responsible for executing additional responsibilities assigned by Provision Master and/or the Inventory Manager concerning the cleanliness and sanitation procedure
> Ensuring cleaning standards and schedules for the storerooms are adhered to and logs maintained in accordance with acceptable Public Health Sanitation Programs and EU SHIPSAN procedures
> Ensuring correct stock rotation of food and beverage items according to use by and best before dates (FIFO)
> Effective delegation of garbage duties to ensure safe disposal and environmental compliance in accordance with company policy and procedures
Other duties and responsibilities:
> Attendance at management meetings
Why join Azamara?
Our global guests come to us for the destinations we visit and the cultural connections we make, but they return to Azamara for the unforgettable hospitality that our crew provides. Our staff-to-guest ratio is 1.7 staff to 2 guests, and this allows us to offer personal, hands-on and friendly service from the first point of contact to the end of the voyage. Our crew comes from every corner of the world, and are the men and women at the heart and soul of our brand.
V. Group is the leading global maritime agency with a pool of 44,000 active seafarers and approximately 3,000 shore colleagues. We represent in excess of 300 global client businesses who have engaged our management services for around 1,000 vessels.
At V. Group, our ambition is straightforward - to drive the transformation of our industry and to be the leading global provider of marine crew supply/management services.
Our values comprise of ‘five C’s’: we Care, we Collaborate, we Challenge, we are Consistent, and we Commit and Deliver, these values are central to our business and remain embedded in to our service output.
We aim to be an industry leader, challenging the parameters of best practice and shaping the future of Marine Operations.
As a strictly compliant global leader in marine services, V. Group will not request any fees or compensation for our services from seafarers. Please be aware of any illegal recruitment services and crewing representatives attempting to act on our behalf.