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Chef Manager


United Kingdom - Hullavington Office

About Us

Dyson are seeking enthusiastic team players to join our superb in-house restaurant on a permanent basis. This is no ordinary on-site Café, we are a global technology company with over 3,000 people based on site and still growing. 

This role is based at our Hullavington site.
Our Café facilities are open from 7am to 7pm and shifts will be within those operating hours working 39 hours a week Monday to Friday.

About the Role

  • Lead your kitchen and ensure pro-active management of your team with a hands-on approach

  • Manage all day to day activities 

  • Ensure that all staff are working to a high standard and that the kitchen is kept clean and tidy

  • Manage the orders and stock of your kitchen 

  • Support your team to ensure that they deliver a high standard of customer service and serve high quality food products

  • Ensuring all staff are correctly trained and that in-house training is completed

  • Ordering and controlling food stocks

  • Dealing with buffet requests and liaising with Directors and board members

  • Dealing with allergens and special dietary requirements

  • Organizing and running functions and events

  • Make rotas and manage staff holiday/sickness

  • Conduct performance reviews on a 1:1 basis and set goals for your team

  • Assist with menu planning and ensure all menu items are produced to a high standard

  • Prepare and serve high quality fresh food

  • Build internal and external professional relationships

About You

  • Creative individual with a passion for good customer service and High-quality fresh food

  • Flexible approach to working hours

  • Excellent communication and organization skills

  • Ability to lead a large team 

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining a can-do attitude and ensuring that your team is performing well

  • Proven experience of leading a large team and experience in a fast paced, high volume role

  • NVQ Level 2&3 or equivalent in a relevant area

  • Contract Catering experience is desirable 


  • 27 days holiday (plus statutory bank holidays)

  • Pension scheme 

  • Performance related bonus 

  • Life assurance 

  • Sports centre 

  • Free on-site parking

  • Free lunches and hot drinks

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  • Free Hair Salon

  • Concierge service

  • Electric vehicle lease scheme

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.