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General Assistant

Newrest is looking for a General Assistant to support its development in Southampton.


  • To check all products prior to packing.
  • Pack carts to the required standard and in accordance with passenger numbers.
  • Ensuring stock levels are maintained to the required levels.
  • Stock is rotated to get maximum shelf life.
  • Ensuring production schedules are met.


  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in catering (desirable).
  • Excellent communication skills, with a customer centred approach to service delivery.
  • Good level of numeracy and literacy.
  • Customer service focus.
  • Good team work skills.
  • Operational awareness, understand of HACCP, COSHH, DDA, Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and DFT requirements. (role specific).
  • Fork lift driving duties. (if applicable).
  • Self-motivation, commitment and enthusiasm and the ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • The ability to be an effective ambassador for the organisation at all times and whilst wearing uniform off duty.

CONTRACT: Full time; Permanent, Starting ASAP. Shifts: 7am to 3:30pm, 4 on 2 off.

LOCATION: Position located in Southampton, United Kingdom.

SALARY: £7.83 per hour. Following successful completion of probation salary will increase to £8.00 per hour.

Newrest, a specialist in out-of-home food service, is the only major catering company active in all catering and related hospitality segments: airline catering, buy-on-board, duty-free on board, contract catering, remote site and support services, rail catering, airport and motorway retail concession.

With 2016 revenues under management of 1,693.6 M€ and more than 29,500 employees world-wide in 48 countries, Newrest offers career opportunities in France and abroad within a Group that is constantly looking for new talents for our numerous subsidiaries spread out on five continents. Join Newrest to participate in an exciting entrepreneurial adventure offering unique career opportunities.

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