Assistant Food Storekeeper


This position is responsible for maintaining the provision areas in a clean and orderly condition. Support the inventory team to fulfill and complete all initiatives related to loading and storing of inventoried items.


To support Celebrity Cruises’ mission of sustaining “the world’s ultimate premium cruise line with a taste of luxury,” all duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with Celebrity Cruises’ Pillars of Safety, Service and Style, ISM/ISO and SQM standards, USPH guidelines, and environmental regulations. Each shipboard employee may be required to perform all functions in various service venues and throughout the ship.
1. In accordance with Celebrity Cruises’ Pillars of Safety, Service and Style, as well as through Celebrity
Connections, each employee conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner at all times. This consists
of physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow shipboard employees and/or in the presence of guest
contact and crewmember areas.
2. Responsible for assisting in the receiving, storing, and issuing food and beverage related items.
3. Responsible for assisting in maintaining proper inventory rotation techniques by following the FIFO
4. Follows procedures for disposing of spoiled items and transports to designated collection areas.
5. Operates forklift and other related equipment used in the provision area as required.
6. Arranges, cleans and sanitizes the storerooms, freezers and provision areas according to USPH standards.
Operates cleaning equipment, scrapers, brooms and variety of hand and power tools to maintain work area in a
clean and orderly manner and according to USPH standards.
7. Uses a variety of cleaners and chemicals following all proper and safety regulations. Wears Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE) and adheres to MSDS specifications. Mixes water and detergents or acids in
container to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
8. Maintains cleaning supplies and equipment in good working order.
9. Participates in scheduled physical inventory counts to verify inventory accuracy.
10. Relieves the Storekeeper – F&B as directed by management.
11. Notifies management of the malfunction of lighting, heating and ventilation equipment.
12. Assist the inventory team in the maintenance of all storerooms.
13. Assists the Inventory Manager with assigned duties required by the day-to-day operations of the Inventory
14. Comply with all corporate standards and procedures as they relate to the entire Celebrity fleet.
15. Follow ship’s rules and regulations as stipulated in the Employee Handbook and respect all Senior Ranking
Officers and fellow staff.
16. Attend and participate in all mandatory lifeboat safety drills on embarkation days and any other port days as
scheduled by the Master.
Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only
duties to be performed by the shipboard employee occupying this position. Shipboard crewmembers will be
required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.


Financial responsibilities for budget, expenses and/or achievement of revenue targets.
§ This position is responsible for direct cost containment through the proper purchasing and inventory of all
supplies and equipment.
§ Conducts workstation spot checks to ensure items are correctly stored to minimize deterioration and waste.


People management responsibilities to ensure optimal performance of the function.
§ This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Minimum hiring, language and physical requirements to perform the job.

Hiring Requirements:

§ Basic schooling.
§ Preferably experience as Food and Beverage storekeeper at reputable hotel, or at comparable firm that stores
high volume of merchandise.
§ Preferably computer knowledge; proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Promotion Guidelines:

§ Individual must complete at least 2 contracts as Utility Storekeeper.
§ Evaluation must have recommendations from immediate supervisor, Inventory Manager, and
§ Financial Controller.
§ Knowledge of proper chemical handling.
§ Ability to operate a forklift and related equipment.
§ Organized and good with numbers

Language Requirements:

§ Ability to speak and read clearly in English.
§ Ability to write business correspondence.
§ Ability to communicate with management.
§ Ability to understand and interpret written procedures.
§ Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French or German preferred.

Mathematical Skills

§ Ability to calculate and analyze basic mathematical computation.

Physical Requirements:

§ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to
touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently
lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
§ All shipboard crewmembers must be physically able to participate in emergency life saving procedures and
drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required to
receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. Ability to lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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