Major Duties: - Assists in the preparation and/or serving of food in dining facilities. - For job progression purposes, the incumbent is assigned to cooking, baking, salad preparation or serving, but may be required to perform any or all functions as directed by supervisory personnel. - May operate combi oven/steamers and steam kettles, rotary and convection ovens, flat grills/char grills, and deep fat fryers; food processing equipment including slicers, buffalo choppers, food processers, knives, manual tomato slicers and and food dicers and other utensils. - Combines ingredients in accordance with standardized recipes and production sheets and/or instructions. - May serve from steam tables and place and replace food items in steam tables. - Maintains work area in a neat, clean and orderly condition and maintains strict compliance with all federal, state and University standards for cleanliness and sanitation. - Performs all work in accordance with established sanitation and safety practices and all applicable OSHA/MIOSHA regulations. - Performs other functions as requested by supervisory personnel.
Minimum Qualifications: - Must be able to read and comprehend all written instructions, all health and sanitation regulations and all safety regulations and requirements governing the performance of job duties. - Minimum of one year of experience in commercial food preparation required. - Must be able to stir, slice, cut and perform other food preparation/cooking tasks for 30-60 minutes at a time for the entire length of shift. - Must be able to stock, serve from and clean steam tables and other serving stations for the entire length of shift. - Must be able to enter and maneuver in restricted spaces. - Must have sufficient vision with or without corrective lenses to accurately read recipes, production sheets and labels. - A physical examination administered by the employer's designated physician is required.
Internal Number: 352_56996
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.