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Laundry Attendant - Sofitel Dubai Downtown

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Competitive

Full job details

Recruiter
Sofitel Dubai Downtown
Posted
11/01/2017
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Location
Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Job Type
Housekeeping, Housekeeping Attendant
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 

Job Description

 

Sofitel Dubai Downtown sets a new standard for urban sophistication and refined luxury with a Magnifique commitment to service and French elegance. Its 31 floors of artfully designed rooms and suites, chic restaurants, trendy bars and infinity pool terrace boast spectacular views over the Dubai skyline.

 

As a Laundry Attendant you are responsible to ensure that laundry service and dry cleaning are done on time and with the highest possible standards. Your role will include key responsibilities such as:

Washing:

  • Washing of all soiled items, taking great care that no damage will come to them, and careful not to overload the washer.
  • Follows to the letter then wash formula set by the Laundry Manager.
  • Report malfunctions of the equipment and sees that it is thoroughly cleaned after the day’s works
  • Is responsible for the washing and rinsing of an established number of loads per hour
  • Checks daily that amount of Laundry products are enough for at least a two-day period. Informs the Laundry Supervisor as to shortages so that he can requisition in advance
  • Adjusts water and steam valves in accordance to pre-set wash formulas
  • Adds washing solutions and chemicals in  accordance to pre-set wash formulas
  • Loads all items into the washer, closes door of washer and opens it when operations are completed

Presses:

  • Pressing all wearing apparel
  • Shake out garment to be pressed
  • Re- l wets badly wrinkle part of garment. This happens because of too long period between extracting operation and final press
  • Push knob or depressed pedal to lower and lock pressing head against  lower buck
  • Push knob or depressed pedal to lift  pressing head from bucks
  • Opens press and re arranges article being pressed to cover other area articles
  • Repeat operation until the article is complete press
  • Hangs filed garments or rack near press
  • Place items not possible to put hangers partially folded on table near press

Spotting and dry cleaning all pieces:

  • Removing all stain from pieces
  • Loading and unloading of the dry cleaner unit
  • Loading and unloading of tumbler
  • Filters the solvent as often as necessary
  • Classifies pieces according to color and amount of soil
  • Arrange in front of presses items to be pressed, separating the different type of pieces
  • Check that solvent  level is within the level suggested by machine manufacturer
  • Loads solvent into machine when needed

Selected candidates will be contacted within 5-7 working days

Requirements

We are looking to appoint a Laundry Attendant for the stunning 5* Sofitel Dubai Downtown who thrives in a high pressured and rewarding team environment and is looking for a career with a hospitality leader.

  • Minimum 1 year experience in same position in a five star property of a large size
  • Good English communication skills
  • Working in the UAE