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Become a part of Europe’s leading Ferry Company
At Stena Line, we work together to transform our business and achieving our vision - Connecting Europe for a sustainable future. Great team work and a friendly atmosphere is in our DNA. We are true problem-solvers and are always up for a new challenge.

Do you have previous experience working at sea or in the hospitality industry and are you ready for a new adventure?
Onboard of Stena Hollandica with her 3 restaurants, casino, cinema, 2 bars, duty free shop and 538 cabins you will have the opportunity to shine; utilizing all your current skills and gaining vital new ones. Working alongside your close-knit team, you have the responsibility to ensure that the journey is exciting and comfortable, both for our guests and for your colleagues. The journey starts with us – come join our family!

What does a Cook do?
At Stena Line, no day is like the other and as a cook onboard you will be working in the central galley providing the dishes for one of the restaurants according to the recipe specifications. Every restaurant has its own specific dishes. One week you will be making the meal for the crew, the other week can be for our plate service restaurant or for the truckers. In general, your job consists to ensure the highest standards of quality food production, stock control, ensure wastage is kept to a minimum, and several other key responsibilities.

Working in a team with different backgrounds and nationalities, reporting to the head chef and cooperate working with different departments is part of your challenges on board.

A dynamic role with many benefits
If you’ve worked at sea in the past, then you know how special it is, that the team soon becomes like a second family. At times you may live onboard staying in one of our crew cabins, there’s a gym and plenty of room to relax, have fun and hang out with your colleagues. We are hoping that you see the job as a chance to grow and develop, and an experience that will hopefully open doors to the future.

Are you one of our new Cooks?
At Stena Line, your personality matters just as much as how good you are at what you do. In our employees we like to see use of initiative, creativity and enthusiasm within all aspects of their position. Your ability to provide a consistently high standard of service is of course important, but so is a passion for the role you will be placed in.
All our employees have the responsibility for our passengers’, and their own safety onboard. As such it is a requirement that you need be in good physical and mental health and being fluent in English is essential. Working onboard does automatically mean you will be trained for all types of safety and crowd management task.
And of course, as a cook working food safe, accordance the HACCP regulations is as a second nature for you.

Good to know
Our ferries depart from Hoek van Holland and Harwich. The work involves varying working hours and could include nightly hours. At Stena Line, we believe it's the little things that make a big difference. That's why as a Cook your personality matters just as much as how good you are at what you do. We're looking for people who will go that extra mile for our customers to make sure their trip is as comfortable and safe as possible.

Candidate’s Profile
Education/ experience, the ideal candidate will have:

  • An MBO degree with a finished cook’s diploma
  • Experience in restaurants is a pre
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required, including Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to communicate in Dutch and English, both written and verbal
  • Proactive
  • Strong at multi-tasking and working in a fast paced environment
  • Positive attitude and a team player is a must
  • Attention to detail
  • Ambition to develop within the company

What do we offer:
An interesting and challenging position in which collegiality, flexibility and hard work go together and additionally:

  • A fixed-term contract for the duration up to 12 months with the prospect of permanent employment;
  • A sailing and leave schedule from week on and off;
  • You only work 24 weeks a year!
  • A market-based fee, conform seafarers labor agreement;
  • A challenging work environment;
  • Collective labor agreement for seafarers.

Are you interested in this position and does our organization appeal to you? Send an e-mail with a motivation and CV before 7 October 2021 to vacatures@stenaline.com.
For more information about this vacancy, you can contact vacatures@stenaline.com.

If this sounds like you then why not apply to join our family?
Working at Stena Line means having a safe and stable workplace and a great work-life balance. We are committed to maintaining and developing a sustainable working environment, free from harassment, that gives equal opportunities to everyone. We embrace equality, diversity and inclusion – and welcome all applicants. The journey starts with us!


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