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Cook - (Monday to Friday - Day Shift)

Winnipeg, MB · Restaurant/Food Service
Standard shifts: Monday - Friday (7:00 AM – 1:00 PM or 10:45 AM - 4:45 PM)
Wage: $15.50 - $16.50 

As a Cafeteria Cook - Day Shift (Part Time) at The North West Company (NWC), you provide food service and catering services to NWC employees and their guests working within the Winnipeg Logistics and Service Center (WLSC).

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

The North West Company is a leading retailer to underserved rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.

Your Role:
  • Create daily lunch specials, soups, and main menu preparation using guidelines provided by the Sous Chef. Cook and prepare menu items as per customer requests;
  • Maintain a clean, healthy, and hazard free work environment in accordance to standards set by the Executive Chef and local health authorities;
  • The cafeteria operates Monday through Friday 6:00 am to 5:00 pm; you will be eligible for up to 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with timing of shifts varying depending on needs of the kitchen covering lunch and afternoon meals; and
  • Greet customers, take food orders, receive payment, prepare, and serve food;
  • Provide a positive experience for our clients at all times. Handle cash exchanges through the cash register, close out, and balance the cash register daily as work schedule allows; and
  • With advance notice, be available to cover other shifts and vacation relief.

Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Must possess a High School diploma and a minimum of one year of cooking experience, or combined education and experience in the food industry;
  • Enrollment in a recognized culinary program considered an asset;
  • Should be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds/22.8kg.
  • Completion of an accredited food safety program is an asset;
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Word and Excel;
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to provide exceptional customer service to all levels of the organization;
  • Proven organizational and planning skills with the ability to multi-task between short order cooking and interacting with customers; and
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision.

Reports To:  WLSC Sous Chef

Location:  Winnipeg Logistics Service Centre (WLSC), 100 Murray Park Road, Winnipeg, MB

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:
  • Being Enterprising • Committing to our Customer • Working with Passion • Leading and Developing Others • Demonstrating Respect and Inclusivity • Building Trust
The North West Company is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For Internal Applicants Only:

Salary Grade: C0R001

Interested internal applicants are invited to apply directly on the website no later than 4:00 P.M, Monday, December 12th, 2022. Internal applicants must select “Yes” as the answer to “Are you currently employed by The North West Company or any of its subsidiaries?” during the application process.

Positions will be advertised externally; however internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. NWC employees are encouraged to bring forward applications of external candidates that meet the qualifications of this position.

NOTE: If an existing employee is selected for a posted position they will be required to remain in that position a minimum of one year prior to applying for other posted positions unless authorized by their current supervisor. New employees to the company must also remain in their position a minimum of one year prior to applying for posted positions unless authorized by their supervisor.

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