Trainee Pizza Manager

Job description

Emo Spar Service Station, Mountmellick, is an exceptional store with an award winning team. It's part of the H2 Group, one of Ireland's fastest growing forecourt retailers. We offer fantastic career opportunities for enthusiastic and hardworking individuals.

We currently have a vacancy for a Trainee Pizza Manager in our exciting new instore concession. This is a full- time role and successful applicants must be available to work evening shifts from 3pm to 11:30pm and weekend shifts will also be required.  


  • The recruitment, training and development of high quality personnel for the pizza area
  • Maintain training records and ensure refresher training is provided to personnel in the area as appropriate
  • Managing the overall performance of the pizza area
  • Ensure pizza team is motivated
  • Ensure pizza team comply with requirements of the area in terms of hygiene etc.


  • Ensure effective & compliant HACCP control systems are in place
  • Ensure policies and procedures pertaining to fresh food are implemented and managed
  • Ensure area operates within relevant legislation in terms of HACCP
  • Ensure you are up to date on all aspects HACCP and food hygiene requirements and communicate same to store management and personnel
  • Ensure food safety policy is updated and complied with appropriately
  • Ensure employees comply with good food hygiene practices
  • Ensure regular cleaning of fresh food area and equipment
  • Ensure relevant protective clothing is provided and worn
  • Ensure critical control points are identified and monitored
  • Ensure systems in place for temperature checking and food hygiene
  • Ensure corrective action put in place for critical control points
  • Ensure the appropriate waste management records are maintained
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place for fresh and red meats


  • Ensure effective stock control systems are in place ensuring stock is rotated accordingly and out of date stock is discarded appropriately
  • Ensure wastage's in the pizza area are maintained at a minimum level through effect management of the stock
  • Ensure effective food management and waste systems are implemented, managed and updated appropriately
  • Identify areas of stock leakage and ensure effective systems are in place to minimise stock loss (e.g. through wastage, damages)


  • To undertake other additional duties as may be assigned by the Pizza Manager/ Store Manager


  • Ensure pizza runs efficiently and smoothly
  • Ensure pizza standards are consistently improved in terms of housekeeping, merchandising, presentation and service ensuring no cross contamination of stock
  • Plan for market changes and demands as they arise
  • Ensure pizza promotions are managed appropriately
  • Ensure consistent high levels of customer service are provided at all times
  • Ensure all customer complaints are dealt with in the appropriate manner
  • Ensure food preparation meets the required customer and hygiene standards
  • Ensure area is presented and merchandised in an effective manner while ensuring compliance with HACCP guidelines
  • Ensure overall customer service levels within the area are maintained at the required standard


  • Take full care of Health and Safety of personnel in the area and ensure any risks are minimised, or where possible, eliminated
  • Ensure area is compliant with consumer pricing regulations


The ideal candidate will possess many of the below attributes

  • Knowledge of HACCP requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal relations
  • Excellent understanding of consumer needs
  • Proven track record in achieving agreed targets
  • An excellent commercial acumen with the ability to anticipate and react to market changes
  • Committed to continually improving standards
  • Self-motivated
  • The ability to work in a pressurised environment