Job ref no.: O/THEi-FMH/TECH(HWL)/02/19 (CT3119783-01#0095)
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Technician (Hospitality Workshop & Laboratory)

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Department / Section : Faculty of Management and Hospitality
O/THEi-FMH/TECH(HWL)/02/19

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) offers over 20 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input. All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and most are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies. In 2018/19 AY, twelve programmes are included in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $41,000 to $71,700 per year. For more information about our Institute, please visit https://www.thei.edu.hk.

Major duties:
(a) To set up workstations with required ingredients and cooking equipment;
(b) To prepare ingredients for cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat, etc.);
(c) To keep a sanitised and orderly environment in the kitchen;
(d) To check quality of ingredients and ensure food and other items are stored properly;
(e) To assist to source and develop potential suppliers for the procurement of food & non-food items for Spring, the Training Restaurant, to meet business needs and to maintain good working relationships with existing suppliers;
(f) To monitor stock and assist to process purchase orders, monitor delivery of outsourcing logistics vendors and quality of goods, manage inventory and cost;
(g) To monitor purchase orders and update vendors’ fulfillment records, and to provide assistance in evaluating vendors quotation; and
(h) To assist to manage direct import from overseas if needed.

Requirements:
(a) A recognised diploma or a higher certificate, preferably a higher qualification, in Hotel and Catering, International Hospitality Management, or related discipline;
(b) At least 2 years’ relevant work experience, preferably in tertiary institutions, or relevant experience in hotel, club and restaurants, food and beverage, or catering operations;
(c) good knowledge of operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of relevant equipment;
(d) good negotiation, problem-solving, management and interpersonal skills; and
(e) good command of spoken and written English and Chinese.

Notes:
(1) Candidates may be appointed on temporary terms of employment.
(2) Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend and pass a trade test.
(3) The appointee may be required to perform shift duties, or work in irregular hours on a need basis.
(4) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, 14/F (South Block), 133 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, or by e-mail to thei-jobs@vtc.edu.hk. Please specify on the envelope, or in the subject of the e-mail, whichever is appropriate, the reference of the post being applied for.

Candidates who would like to submit their applications through email are requested to take note of followings:
(1) Please cite “Application for the Post of Technician (Hospitality Workshop & Laboratory), FMH (Ref. No.: O/THEi-FMH/TECH(HWL)/02/19)" as the email subject;
(2) Completed application form (with file name as ‘VTC1-FMH-TECH(HWL)-applicant’s name’) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) (with file name as ‘CV-FMH-TECH(HWL)-applicant’s name’) should be provided in PDF format with total file size below 10MB.

Closing date for application: 22 February 2019

The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

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Job ref no. O/THEi-FMH/TECH(HWL)/02/19 (CT3119783-01#0095)
Salary
  • N/A
Job Function
Industry
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 2 years - 7 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
Education
  • Diploma or equivalent