Careers

Food is as much about the journey as the pleasure of eating. Cooking keeps you present. Makes you stop. Asks you to create. Encourages collaboration - and to share the results with people you care about.

Our mission is to be your kitchen partner where you and the people you care about can connect and enjoy a premium culinary experience.

Our aim is to employ staff that shares our passion - come and join the team!

Culinary

Customer experience

Operations and supply

Technology

Finance and HR

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Recipe Developer and Assistant

Convenient Kitchen is a unique food delivery business, and are currently expanding. It’s an exciting, challenging and fast pace environment to work in, with great future growth potential.
We aim to set a benchmark in the industry for stellar personable customer service, premium quality produce and wholesomerecipes that will fast become family favourites.

We’re looking for a Recipe Developer and Assistant to join our growing Culinary team in Eastern Melbourne! This is an amazing opportunity to bring your passion and talent for cooking & food to an exciting e-commerce company that is building a next generation, waste free perishable food supply chain!
You will manage inventory, food ordering, recipe preparation, and recipe testing.
Key Responsibilities

  • Pitch, test, taste and write recipes per a rigorous weekly deadline cycle
  • Write up to 10-15 recipes per week adhering to Convenient Kitchen’s style guide and incorporating Convenient Kitchen’s mission
  • When necessary, assist with weekly ingredient shopping and sourcing for recipe testing and test kitchen
  • When necessary, assist with special projects such as cookbooks, content creation and other opportunities
  • Place all food delivery orders and ensure timely delivery of all food orders for the test kitchen. Proactively seek out any hard-to-find ingredients
  • Prepare game plans for all photo-shoots
  • Prepare all additional materials for photo-shoots
  • Complete all nutrition data entry for recipes

Experience/Skills Required

  • Culinary degree required
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism, English Literature or Creative Writing required
  • 2-4 years prior experience in recipe development, writing and editing
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills and an extraordinary attention to detail
  • Self-starter who can power through ambiguity and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, dynamic start-up environment
  • Strong communication skills and desire to work with and improve the culinary team
  • Ability to project manage/prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in an editorial environment, preferably with a daily or weekly deadline cycle
  • An intense passion for food and all things food related
  • A sense for food items and ingredients that are timeless or trending and will appeal to our audience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Google Docs
To apply please email your interest in this position to admin@convenientkitchen.com.au and attach your CV.

Customer Relationship and Social Media Assistant

Convenient Kitchen is a unique food delivery business, and are currently expanding. It’s an exciting, challenging and fast pace environment to work in, with great future growth potential.
We treat all suppliers and employees fairly - just as we aim to nurture families through food, we apply the same level of care and support to our own work family. We aim to set a benchmark in the industry for stellar personable customer service, premium quality produce and wholesome recipes that will fast become family favourites.Whilst we are certainly not the biggest, we aim to be the best at what we do - and we’re local.

We're looking for a food and social media whizz to help provide the best experience for our customer foodies.

You must have the ability to develop strong customer connection and trust quickly. You will always focus on delighting our foodies and providing positive solutions via all communication channels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Editing and cross checking of recipes
  • Validating recipe instructions, measurements & ingredients
  • Assistance with social media, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, Linked
  • Respond to customer services via social, chat and email.
  • Assistance in managing our administration systems on a regular basis.
  • Social media management
  • General office administration and customer service

Experience/Skills Required

  • Culinary skills (preferably qualfications) – with the ability to offer food suggestions and nutritional advice.  
  • High attention to detail, strong writing skills and ability to engage an audience. 
  • Social media experience and the ability to effectively operate across multiple platforms is also key to this role.
To apply please email your interest in this position to admin@convenientkitchen.com.au and attach your CV

Operational and Procurement Manager

We're looking  for a talented Operational and Procurement Manager to join our quickly growing leadership team. As a senior member of Convenient Kitchen team in Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, the Operational and Procurement Manager will help oversee and lead our Distribution Center (DC) and .

The person in this key role will lead and coordinate the all teams to ensure that we deliver our boxes on time and up to Convenient Kitchen standards.  We're a fast-growing and rapidly evolving company, so the ideal candidate is a self-starter who has years of experience working independently to set procedures, uphold standards, and deliver measurable quantitative results in an operational environment. Our fast paced environment demands passion, multitasking, high attention to detail, the ability to perform with a sense of urgency, and keen problem solving and organization skills. 

 Key Responsibilities

  • Strategically develop and optimize our supplier network
  • Coordinate and negotiate with suppliers
  • Solve problems on-the-go in a fast-paced environment
  • Lead and direct warehouse team during packing;
  • Oversee the Receipt of stock - quality and completeness;
  • Storing and packing of goods and materials in accordance with appropriate procedures and/or regulations;
  • Put sustainable, repeatable processes in place in all parts of our operation. Hold your team accountable to following them and empower your staff to suggest process improvements.

Experience/Skills Required

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or TAFE certificate in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Food, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of purchasing experience (preferably produce, protein or other food products) and progressive supervisory and management experience in a fast-paced environment running a warehouse, and/or working in operations at a start-up.
  • Quantitative and analytical experience, including solid comfort with Excel
  • Proactive, ambitious, and assertive: you take ownership of your work
  • Entrepreneurial and can make things happen
  • Passion for food
  • Clear communication, verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be willing and able to work in a refrigerated environment (10°-40°)
  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be willing and able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach with or without reasonable accommodation
To apply please email your interest in this position to admin@convenientkitchen.com.au and attach your CV

Casual Store workers

Convenient Kitchen is a unique food delivery business, and are currently expanding. It’s an exciting, challenging and fast pace environment to work in, with great future growth potential.
We need a number of experienced and motivated store workers to join our warehouse in the Eastern Suburb of Melbourne on a casual basis to work a variety of shifts from Monday to Friday, between 7am and 3pm.
Key Responsibilities

  • Picking/packing orders;
  • Receiving stock;
  • Storing and packing of goods and materials in accordance with appropriate procedures and/or regulations;
  • Ensuring all duties are performed with a strong emphasis on food safety regulations;
  • General upkeep duties within the warehouse.

Experience/Skills Required

  • Experience picking and packing – essential
  • Must be reliable, honest and hard working
  • Food Safety Supervisor Certificate
  • Act in a responsible manner and be diligent with paperwork
  • Able to be given set tasks and then work autonomously

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be willing and able to work in a refrigerated environment (10°-40°)
  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be willing and able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach with or without reasonable accommodation

Successful employment will be subject to reference checks.
Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of their Right to Work in Australia.

To apply please email your interest in this position to admin@convenientkitchen.com.au and attach your CV.

IT Manager

Convenient Kitchen is a unique food delivery business, and are currently expanding. It’s an exciting, challenging and fast pace environment to work in, with great future growth potential.
As IT Manager you will be managing our computer equipment, network infrastructure, printers, and barcode scanners. You will be responsible for troubleshooting software and hardware issues both on-site and remotely.  
Key Responsibilities

  • Managing computer equipment, printers and software;
  • Ensure daily backup and integrity of all data
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches to routine tasks
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs 

Experience/Skills Required

  • You're creative and resourceful in your approach to deployments and designs
  • Experience with iOS and mobile device management a plus
  • Experience with Zebra barcode and label printers a plus
  • Other - Office 365, Google and apple Apps,

To apply please email your interest in this position to admin@convenientkitchen.com.au and attach your CV.