Kitchen Technician

Industry:
Hotels
Department:
Chefs
Job Role:
Commis Chef
Level:
Staff- Line level
Location:
Asia
Area:
Others
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
16-Nov-18
Recruiter:
Raffles Hotels and Resorts
Job Ref:
VBB00761

Job Purpose
The position is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of all the Hotel's Kitchen equipment and its appurtenances.

Key Interactions

Internally

• Banquet

• F&B

• Pastry Kitchen

• Mireio kitchen

• Main kitchen

• Laundry area

Externally

• Kitchen Equipment Contractors and Suppliers

• External Auditors

Primary Responsibilities

• Operates, preventively maintains and repairs all hotel kitchen equipment, etc.

• Complies with all established procedures, e.g. Work Orders, Preventive maintenance, Out-of-Order Kitchen Equipment, Emergencies, etc.

• Through logs and utilities data, determines optimal operating efficiencies and takes necessary corrective measures when variance from standards are excessive.

• Records and analyses operating logs and utilities. Take immediate measures as necessary.

• Carry out improvement, maintenance and repair work on all kitchen services and equipment according to the standards and requirements.

• Perform daily startup, shutdown and inspection of building services and equipment according to the standards and requirements.

• Maintain tools and equipment, and perform Engineering laundry work.

• Complete the work order forms and supervise contractors.

• To attend to complaints from Hotel chefs and other departments.

• Handles emergencies in repair works.

• Comply with hotel and department policies and procedures at all times.

PROVIDES EFFICIENT REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF WALK-IN CHILLER AND FREEZER 27 UNITS


• Operates, preventively maintains and repairs of all freezer/chiller

• Checking compressor motor

• checking Evaporator fan motor

• checking condenser fan motor

• checking and re tightening control panel and bolts and nuts

• checking possible Freon leak

• replacing door gasket, door handle

• checking flooring possible crack

• checking door heaters, drain pan heater and drain pipe heater

• checking vibration

PROVIDES EFFICIENT REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT


• checking and re tightening control panel and bolts and nuts

• checking all motors

• replacing belts

• checking steam pipe and air compressor motor

• checking heaters

• checking vibration

• checking steam generator boiler

INVOLVEMENT IN WIDER JOB FUNCTION ACTIONS/RELATIONSHIPS


• Carry out preventive maintenance, repair or retrofit of electrical, mechanical plumbing, fire protection, life safety systems which directly relates to HACCP audit points.

• Complies with kitchen energy management practices.

• Attends departmental meetings or any other meetings as may be assigned by supervisor.

• Assist engineering Team.

• Assist contractors/suppliers
Main Complexity/Critical issues in the Job


• kitchen cleanliness, hygiene levels

• Skill level

• Timeliness of cleaning,

• Response to the chef needs/or other department complaints

Span of Control

Nature
Amount
Number of employees
3 casuals 24/7 operations
Number of kitchen equipment
200 average
Use of chemical supplies
2 gallons coil cleaner
Laundry Equipment
10 average
Walk-in chiller/freezer
27 units

Profile
Knowledge and Experience


• Must have 2 years of Vocational Engineering course. Degree holder would be an advantage.

• At least 2 years experience as Kitchen Technician in a luxury hotel.

Competencies


• Average written and oral communication skills, excellent attention to detail, exceedingly well-organized, conflict resolution ability, leadership, team-building and motivational skills, and a professional and flexible manner.

• Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task

• A team player, highly motivated and able to work independently

• Enthusiastic to the job whilst able to challenge the status quo

• Attention to detail, service-mind oriented

• Strong work ethics performed in the highest integrity

Contact Details:
Raffles Hotels and Resorts
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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