Assistant Section ManagerName: Manuela Ioannou
Brief job description
I am an assistant section manager for the food service department at a large Waitrose branch in South Woodford, London. I help to run this section, to maintain standards and provide first class deli, fish and meat counters.My career so far…
I left school at 16 and joined my family’s business – a snack bar in the City. I eventually ran the snack bar for twelve years, after my father retired.
What does your job involve in a typical day?
My job also involves making sure that all stock that has arrived that day is put away correctly. I ensure all the cleaning rotas have been completed.
I am part of a new wastage group, which is raising awareness of wastage in the branch and how it can be reduced. I also ensure that any important information recieved is actioned straight away.
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What is your advice to people looking for a career in the food and grocery industry?
Look at the industry in great detail and also look into the company before your interview, to see where the company wants to go and where it will lead you.