First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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9 months ago

Pastry Chef

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At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Purpose of the Role:

The purpose of this role is to enhance customer satisfaction by maintaining and expanding our clientele in quality pastry, desserts and bakery products using traditional and modern methods as well as assist the sous chef and head chef to prepare variety of cakes, bread, rolls, pastries and biscuits following the tradition and modern method.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the menu items are prepared on time.
  • Ensure that the kitchen and work area is clean at all times.
  • Must be able to prepare all sauces.
  • Ensure proper storage of all raw and baked products.
  • Ensure that all perishable products are kept in safe manner and away from other products.
  • Decorate pastries using different icings, toppings and make them look representable
  • Monitor stocks for baking ingredients such as flour, sugar etc. and make appropriate orders within budget.
  • Check quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for cooking.
  • Guide and motivate pastry assistants and bakers to work more efficiently.
  • Comply with food hygiene, safety and health protocols.
  • Ability to safely use equipment
  • Perform any other reasonable duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade 12 school certificate.
  • Diploma in food production or relative field.
  • 2-5 years’ work experience in similar role
  • Key Job Attributes:
  • Sober character and open minded with a positive attitude.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Must be a team player
  • Able to multitask


  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Ability to stand for long hours.
  • Ability to do shift work (weekends and holidays inclusive).

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Must have the passion to cook and serve.
  • Ability to create new and innovative dishes.
  • Proficiency in hand-eye coordination
  • Communication skills with good command of the English Language.
  • Good Planning skills

Method of Application

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Mining enterprises
Drilling & Exploration
Mining processing & refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.