Share Email Opening

Kitchen Specialist - Full Time (40 hours) 

About the Organization Are you looking for a job or are you looking to build a career?

We offer mostly full-time positions with benefits such as Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401(k), Short Term Disability, Vacation and Personal/Sick Time, and a generous employee discount at all Co-op stores. Take this opportunity to start your career at the Co-op!

The Hanover Consumer Cooperative is a very special place to work. For nearly 80 years the Co-op has prided itself on its high standards and concern for the community. Co-op employees understand that Customer Service is our number one job, and that we live and work by Cooperative philosophy and principles. We serve our members, our customers and the employees with high ethical standards, sensible management, and provide a safe and supportive work environment. Employees demonstrate the concepts of friendly cooperation, excellent customer service and a positive willingness to get the job done.  
Open Date 10/18/2017  
Close Date  
Position Kitchen Specialist  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Days  
Category Food Services  

Job Summary: Can prepare soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees from recipes; develops and uses recipes that emphasize natural foods and vegetables. Can also package, and receive products made by or brought into the Co-op Kitchen. Fulfills required daily production duties of assigned production positions.

Attendance Requirements: Flexible hours, early morning, weekend and evening duty seven days a week.

Work Environment: All area's of Co-op Kitchen.

Equipment: Knives, pallet jack, slicer, Gas range, microwave, food processor, Steamers, tilt skillet, grill, bermixer, automated and manual prep machines, other equipment


Quality Standards: Preparation: Prepares recipes in allotted time. Finishes production list and cleaning schedule for scheduled shift.

Product loss: No more than one recipe batch lost per month.

Cleanliness: Keeps regular cleaning schedule for all hot line equipment. Follows sanitation guidelines, SOP's and HACCP principles as directed by the Executive Chef and/or Sous Chef.

Ensures follow through on production lists and cleaning schedules.


     Job Duties and Responsibilities:

* Accurately and efficiently prepares soups, salads, sauces, side dishes, specials and entrees and all other recipes required as directed.

* May develop, adapt and document recipes that emphasize natural foods and vegetables

* Can weigh, wrap or package deli prepared foods, and affixes sticker showing price and weight.

* Cleans assigned areas to maintain safe and sanitary conditions. Cleans shelves, bins, tables, coolers and floor on a regularly scheduled basis. Washes hands frequently and uses flexible gloves when handling all ready-to-eat foods.

* Records recipe yields and takes daily inventory ensuring FIFO.

* Cooks all hot foods to appropriate temperature and chills all hot/cooked product to 41F or less within four hours.

* Notifies Executive Chef and/or Sous Chef about missing tags and PLU needs

* Counts items coming into Commissary to reconcile physical product to invoiced product.

* Maintains high in-stock levels without excessive back-stock.

* May re-order supplies and product from suppliers based on inventory requirements.


- Other duties as assigned.





Position Requirements

Qualifications:  High School or equivalent.  Must have a minimum of 3 years restaurant experience or equivalent.                      

Must be able to lift 60 lbs comfortably on a regular basis.  Must be a team player.

Location Co-op Kitchen  
Post Internal Days 0  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status.

If hired, I understand that, while my employment at the Co-op is neither permanent nor guaranteed, the Co-op is committed to providing me, in most circumstances, with fair notice of performance or behavioral problems I may experience, and to working with me in good faith to correct these problems before any termination decision is made. I also understand, however, that there may be circumstances where termination decisions must be made immediately due to the severity of a particular infraction and that management has the absolute discretion to make that decision.  
Number of Openings 1  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to


Other Jobs Within Same Category
Production Supervisor - Full Time (40 hours) in Wilder, VT
Posted on: 12/18/2018
[Apply Now]

Kitchen Specialist I - Full Time (30 hours) in Wilder, VT
Posted on: 12/18/2018
[Apply Now]

Customer Service - Prepared Foods/Deli - Full Time (40 hours) in Hanover, New Hampshire
Posted on: 11/7/2018
[Apply Now]

Customer Service - Meat and Seafood - Full Time (40 hours) in Hanover, New Hampshire
Posted on: 11/7/2018
[Apply Now]

Customer Service - Prepared Foods/Deli - Per Diem (varied hours) in Hanover, New Hampshire
Posted on: 11/1/2018
[Apply Now]

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Customer Service - Front End (Cashier) - Full Time (35 hours) in Hanover, New Hampshire
Posted on: 10/23/2018
[Apply Now]

Customer Service Specialist - Member Services - Full Time (40 hours) in Hanover, New Hampshire
Posted on: 12/5/2018
[Apply Now]

Customer Service - Front End (Cashier) - Full Time (32 hours) in Hanover, NH
Posted on: 11/1/2018
[Apply Now]

Customer Service - Front End (Cashier) - Part Time (18 hours) in Lebanon, NH
Posted on: 11/7/2018
[Apply Now]

Customer Service - Front End (Cashier) - Part Time (18 hours) in Lebanon, NH
Posted on: 12/13/2018
[Apply Now]

Follow us

AppOne.comTM copyright1999-2018 HR Services, Inc.
Click here for technical assistance.