Kitchen Production Assistant in International Telephone Products LTD. 2022 at Southampton, England, United Kingdom

Website International Telephone Products LTD.

This Job Listing is about International Telephone Products LTD. in Southampton, England, United Kingdom 2022
At IKEA, it is so much more than a job.

We have a fantastic opportunity for Kitchen Production Assistants to join our Southampton team on 12-hour, 16-hour contract and 30-hour contracts. This is an exciting, fast-paced role, and you’ll be joining a great team!

In the IKEA world, we call this role a Food & Beverage Co-Worker.

Closing date for applications: 23 October 2022.

Planned interview dates: 24 – 26 October 2022.

Planned starting date: 10 & 11 November 2022.


IKEA is a Living Wage Foundation Employer (£10.10 an hour as basic hourly rate rising to £10.90 an hour effective 01 January 2023).

For the 12-hours a week contract, this will usually be worked over 2 or 3 days a week.

For the 16-hours a week contract, this will usually be worked over 4 days a week.

For the 30-hours a week contract, this will usually be worked over 4 or 5 days a week.

We operate 7 days a week and so full availability to work during the daytime, late evenings, and full weekends is essential (between the hours of 07:00am and 21:00pm).

Flexibility on availability to be discussed during interviews.


Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day, and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family’s everyday needs.

15% co-worker discount and access to I-Benefits Discount Portal, helping you save £100s on high street retailers.

Free and confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal.

X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions, and interest free loans.

Holiday on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

A wide range of family-friendly policies and benefits.

Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day.

Free parking and you can also enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift!

What You’ll Need To Have

Are you a team player with a passion for food and people? Do you know your meat ball from your plant ball? If so, then we are looking for you.

We are looking for someone like you to help us deliver a taste of Sweden and a great customer experience with high quality, sustainable food. You will contribute to a passionate and friendly team to deliver a better everyday life for the many, while embracing change with a solution-orientated mindset. This is an extremely fast paced working environment and requires you to multitask, producing and serving food with regular heavy lifting.

Prior experience in food is desirable, but not essential if you have a ‘roll up your sleeve’ mindset to the various tasks and challenges that present themselves. If you have previous experience within a kitchen – for instance, in catering or food production, we want to hear from you!

Due to Health & Safety regulations, applicants must be over the age of 18.

What You’ll Be Doing Day To Day

We are a diverse group of people who all live by the motto: Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is! Together we serve more than 660 million customers yearly at the IKEA restaurants worldwide and offer a variety of foods in our bistros and in the Swedish Food Market. The kitchen is a safety-first, fast-paced environment that requires attention to detail for all things safety and efficient multi-tasking to ensure IKEA remains a safe place for people to shop, work and have fun.

As a Food & Beverage Co-Worker, you will report to one of the Food Managers or Team Leaders and work alongside them in the kitchen help to create a safe, healthy, delicious, sustainable, affordable, and joyful food experience for both the customer and the co-worker.

You will be ensuring amazing food quality, so that our meals are served consistently.

You will work to produce food – including cooking large quantities of our Swedish meatballs.

You will work to minimise food waste, ensuring consistent portion control and upholding our commitment to sustainability.


It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.


If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step: Please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.

Second step: If successful, you will be invited to an interview with one of our hiring managers.

Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.

IKEA reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than originally advertised.
Company: International Telephone Products LTD.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Application Deadline: N/A

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