2nd Cook Production Worker
W&S Life Insurance Company - Cincinnati, OH

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Western & Southern Financial Group has an immediate opportunity for a 2nd Cook Production Worker.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Assists in meal preparation and production for approximately 1,700 meals daily utilizing standard recipes for hot, cold and specialty food items. Under direct supervision is responsible for making a limited range of decisions, escalating to manager when necessary and updating manager on a regular basis.

Position Requirements

Position Responsibilities:
•Assists in food preparation using standardized recipes and procedures.
•Assists in setting up cafeteria and dining room serving lines and replenishing food as needed.
•Prepares and produces hot items, salads, baked goods, etc., and maintains their proper storage.
•Prepares produce used in recipes, on salad bar and as garnishes.
•Assists in developing and maintaining standardized recipes.
•Monitor quality of produce. Plans and prepares salad bar items.
•Prepares produce requests according to menu need.
•Performs heavy cleaning of equipment and work area including walk-in refrigerators, freezers and stainless steel.
•Works in dish room, pot washing, serving lines and on dock as needed.
•Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Selection Criteria:
•Proven experience in food preparation utilizing standard recipes to produce quality meals.
•Demonstrated knowledge of kitchen equipment and tools.
•Proven ability to perform mathematical functions including fractions.
•Proven experience handling multiple duties and completing assigned tasks accurately and on a timely basis. Must cite examples of planning, executing and maintaining assignments from start to finish.
•Demonstrated experience working effectively within a team. Must provide examples of working with others under difficult situations towards a desired outcome.
•Must cite examples of effectively handling customer needs and providing excellent service.
•Proven experience adapting and demonstrating flexibility associated with changes to policies, procedures and process.
•Must provide examples that demonstrate dependability and dedication to work processes.

Educational Requirements:
•High school diploma or GED.

Computer skills and knowledge of hardware & software required:
•None required.

Certifications & licenses (i.e. Series 6 & 63, CPA, etc.):
•Safe Serve Certified within 6 months of date of hire.

Position Demands:
•Physical ability to stand, walk, reach, bend and lift a maximum of 50 pounds.
•Frequent exposure to noise, dirt, odors, temperature extremes and potentially hazardous tools and equipment.
•Extended hours required during peak workloads or special projects.

Position Attributes

Western & Southern Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company, is a dynamic family of diversified financial services companies that provides life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, retirement planning and investment products and services to help millions of consumers nationwide to plan and protect their financial futures.

With more than 5,000 associates and more than 50,000 individuals in our selling group, Western & Southern offers consumers and businesses the financial products and services they require to meet their insurance needs and investment goals. Having reached more in excess of $50 billion in assets owned and under management, we are leveraging our industry leading financial strength to fuel our growth through strategic acquisitions, increases in our current product revenue stream and expansion into new distribution channels and businesses.

Western & Southern provides a host of benefits that include medical, dental, life, pension, 401K, free fitness facility, on-site cafeteria, and generously subsidized parking. Western & Southern promotes a stable, fulfilling and challenging environment with an emphasis on excellence and continued career development.