Job Requisition Number: 26915. At Cal Dining, we believe that “breaking bread together” is a unique aspect of dining on-campus with friends, faculty or staff. Our focus is on nourishing the Cal community, both for physical and social well-being, through customer-driven programs, culinary excellence and campus social responsibility.
Our service philosophy is centered around three key principles:
Flavor & Variety – We are committed to providing great tasting food for every palate. Our award winning program features a wide-variety of seasonal menus and ethnic specialties. We’ve partnered with top chefs and restaurateurs to bring quality offerings to our locations.
Health & Wellness – As leaders in providing “healthier-for-you” foods, we transitioned to natural, organic and trans-fat free food products and are 99.9% free of partially hydrogenated oils (PHO) in over 4,000 products.
Social Responsibility – We continually strive to do everything possible to minimize our environmental footprint. As a responsible neighbor, we are dedicated to supporting the Cal community, expanding our ecological efforts and encouraging our customers to do the same.
The Cal Dining team aims to be responsive by listening to our customers and responding to each and every customer comment. We demonstrate our commitment to responsibility by being the best possible stewards of our customer’s financial resources. We strive to provide best-in-class service, all while upholding the values of the UC Berkeley community.
Receiving, Storage and Distribution: •Receive, inspect, and store all food and non-food products in specified areas in accordance with HACCP guidelines. •Dates and rotates all inventory items using the FIFO Principles (First In First Out). •Ensure food is held and loaded at safe temperatures. •Assist manager with inventory, ordering and planning supply distribution schedule using a computerized food management system. •Responsible for the organization and cleanliness of all storage spaces. •On a daily basis, records temperatures of all refrigerators, freezers, and maintains records for three months. •Oversee receipt and distribution of products. •Receive multiple deliveries daily. •Responsible for invoice accuracy, proper condition of products, and return of damaged or otherwise suspicious inventory. •Monitor loading area so that vehicles and other delivery trucks have necessary access. •Issue all food and non-food products to staff for daily operations. •Transfer supplies to other units when needed. •Upholds the security of receiving areas, coolers, freezers and storerooms. •Ensures food, product and equipment are secured properly and issues according to standard operating procedure. •Establish and maintain positive relations with our customers. •Listen, and if possible, resolve customers’ needs and report them to the manager and/or supervisor. •Interact enthusiastically and pleasantly with customers and co-workers to ensure a positive interaction and outcome in every interaction. •Responsible for practicing good stewardship with university and customer resources.
Procurement: •Maintain a professional working relationship with all staff, vendors, and customers. •Assist other Cal Dining units in times of food/non-food product shortages. •Reprint service needs from computerized food system as required. •Submit invoices to manager for approval and signature.
Food Preparation / Health and Safety Standards: •Clean, prepare, store, and otherwise prepare food, following the basic HACCP principles of food preparation, safety, and sanitation. •Safely operate and maintain necessary equipment. •Ensure the cleanliness, safety, and sanitation of designated storage and work areas, large and small equipment and utensils used in food production. •Prepare and distribute products to food production staff and/or other units based on production sheet, storeroom requisition, or by request to meet production schedules. •Maintain the overall appearance and organization of the loading dock and receiving areas.•Experience in storeroom duties, such as, shipping, receiving, storage, issuing, distributing of products and record keeping. •Experience in inventory control. •Ability to follow oral and written instructions in English. •Knowledge of food safety and sanitation. •Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs. This is a limited appointment with an end date, for covering leave of absence.
This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Service Unit (SX) between the University of California and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/sx/index.html
In accordance with ARTICLE 30.B.5.A: Limited Appointment: 'The automatic conversion to career status, as provided in §B.4. above will not occur when: a. An employee who was hired as a replacement for another person who is on an extended leave that exceeds the 1,000 hours'
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