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Laundry Manager




Description:

Role overview:

We are currently recruiting for the exciting position of Laundry Manager. If successful, you will be responsible for the cost effective and efficient daily operation of the laundry facilities, ensuring a high quality laundry service is provided, following housekeeping policies and procedures.

In this role your duties will include but not limited to:

- Effectively manage your team. Completing appraisals, identifying development opportunities and providing support, guidance, motivation and direct the team as required.
- Plan, organise, direct and control the activities of the laundry section.
- Ensure passenger, crew and ship laundry is properly cleaned and made available in a timely manner.
- Ensure that all linen, laundry and equipment are handled carefully and as directed.
- Ensure linen is managed in accordance with corporate guidelines.
- Oversee and undertake where required, the basic repair of machinery and ensure regular maintenance is carried out by both the technical department and equipment suppliers.
- Ensure issues are reported promptly and follow up if needed.
- Ensure the proper disposal of all dry cleaning waste, sludge and lint.
- Identify improvements, continually striving to improve the service and increase the department scores.
- Effectively resolve issues or complaints in relation to the department.
- Attend department briefings and meetings to maintain own knowledge and awareness of company policies and initiatives and brief own team accordingly.
- Ensure the necessary rotas and work schedules are in place to meet the required level of service.
- Monitor and manage resources effectively, ensuring laundry products and equipment are available when needed.
- Complete regular audit checks and inspections within the department, ensure all areas and laundry equipment are maintained and in a sanitised and clean state at all times, implementing effective cleaning schedules.
- Attend corporate sponsored social events as and when required.

This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your career with a company who puts its people and customers at the centre of everything we do. The contract lengths are either 4 or 6 months onboard with 2 months leave, and life onboard involves working 10 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your 10 hours will be split between morning, afternoon and evening activities. In return you will receive a competitive rate of pay, clothing and travel allowance, your own cabin, and the enviable opportunity to travel the world and to contribute to the ongoing success of the company.

Requirements:

To apply and be considered for this exciting opportunity, you must have the following experience:

- Experience working within a commercial laundry / professional cleaning department
- Knowledge of different types of materials and how to clean them
- Knowledge of different types of chemical and detergents used in the cleaning process
- Good command of written and spoken English

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