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Production Assistant

Central Kitchen

Job description

Job Information:

Role: Food Production Operative

Rate of Pay: 5% above National Minimum Wage

Contract available: Permanent, 20 hours per week, full flexibility is required between the hours of 7am and 5pm.

About us

The Coffee House is proud to announce an exciting new position as a Food Production Operative in our Central Kitchen , based in Warrington.

The Coffee House is a chain of independent coffee shops based across the North West of England and North Staffordshire, We opened our first store in Lymm village in 2011 with the vision to change the way people eat, drink and relax and have been continuing to grow the business ever since! We are a forward thinking company, priding ourselves on new and innovative ways of working. We bring passion, individuality and quality to all of our stores. We have a vision for growth, but want to maintain our independent values and continue to aim to be everyone’s ‘go to’ coffee brand.

Core Brand Values

Guest Experience: It is important that all of our employees look to go that extra mile for all of our guests. We feel that we are more personable, friendly and genuine than our competitors. We look after every guest whether you are meeting friends, using the store as a workspace or just relaxing. We aim to create an environment for everyone , and it is the continued support of our regular guests that ensures the success of our business.

Bakehouse: We have a highly skilled team of bakers who ensure that all the products whether that is the bread we use for sandwiches or our quality confectionery are consistently made to a high quality for our guests to enjoy.

Cookhouse: All of our products are handcrafted in our newly built production kitchen every day to ensure our guests get the best possible products, using ingredients that are specially selected from local and independent suppliers.

About you

As a family oriented business we are looking for people who can come and join our journey who share the same passion and enthusiasm for quality. If you are someone who has a great attention to detail and dedication to ensuring all our products leave our kitchen on time, we would love to hear more from you.

As a Food Production Assistant you will be the heart of our brand and ensure that you give your all to ensure our guests receive the best quality product every time. You will work alongside the production team and produce high quality and large volumes of products for our stores across the North west of England and staffordshire. Using ingredients which are sourced from local and independent suppliers who support the local economy but also ensure we receive fresh, high quality produce.

What will you bring?

You will produce high quality products which are delivered every night to our stores.

You will have strong commitment to teamwork and communication

You will have the ability to be safe in all food production and ensure all standards are followed.

You will be used to working to high standards and have a good eye for detail.

You will work in various roles and be split across prep, organising and making products in mass, preparing and packing products ready for stores on a daily basis.


To produce good quality products which are delivered to all our stores overnight.

Produce current fresh product range to an excellent standard

Ensure safe food preparation and service, the correct storage & labelling of food and produce products to the recipe specifications provided.

To be a good communicator within the business.

Clean thoroughly always and ensure routine cleaning is completed

Compliance to food hygiene and safety standards is paramount. We pride ourselves on quality and control.

To use all the systems and processes set out by the company.

To record all relevant checks and information on our iauditor system

Carry out production tasks set out for you by your Kitchen Manager

Experience Required

Previous experience working in a food production environment would be advantageous but not necessary as full training is given.

Our Process

1st Stage - We will assess your CV and require you to complete the application form below.

2nd Stage - If we believe your skills and experience match what we are looking for you will be contacted to arrange a telephone interview.

3rd Stage - our final part would be to invite you to an partake in an ‘on the job experience’ this allows us to get to know you better and make a stronger decision if you have the personality to join our team

For more information, or to apply direct please visit our website at :


Thank you for taking the time to submit your application, unfortunately if you do not hear back from us within 14 business days we will not be progressing your application on this occasion but please don’t hesitate to apply again in the future.

Kind Regards

The People Team

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