Careers at Kenwood
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De'Longhi, Braun Household and Kenwood are pioneering kitchen and home appliance brands that are internationally recognised and respected. The ongoing success of all of these businesses is testament to the skills and commitment of all our employees.
De'Longhi, Kenwood and Braun Household are part of the De'Longhi Group, which is based in Treviso, near Venice in Italy. With international operations in more than 30 countries, we owe our enviable reputation and market-leading position to the quality of our products and the commitment of our employees. In return, we pride ourselves to the extended range of first-class benefits we offer to ensure each individual's wellbeing.
Our Havant base hosts Kenwood's global headquarters and the UK De'Longhi division.
Who will I work with?
You will work with brilliant and committed people who are passionate about driving our brands' success and happy with nothing but perfection. Highly approachable and friendly, they always take the time to help, teach or pass on their experience.
This creates wonderful opportunities for all of our employees to learn and grow, and gives all of us based here in Havant a special sense of team spirit. We look forward to sharing this with you.
Where will I work?
As an employee, you`ll find living on the south coast gives you access to a wonderful mix of country, coastal and city living, allowing you to sculpt exactly the lifestyle which best suits you.
Commuting to and from work in Havant is easy, the mainline railway station is just five minutes walk away and there are fast, direct road links to London, Portsmouth, Southampton and Brighton. With free on-site parking and dedicated facilities for bikes and motorbikes, you will have no worries about additional travel costs or security issues.
Every morning a full English breakfast, cereals and fruit can be enjoyed at the on-site employee restaurant. At lunchtime our staff enjoy a huge variety of delicious lunches, including roast dinner Wednesdays, currys, healthy choice options, salads, homemade soups and sandwiches.
Havant's town centre shops and facilities are handily located within a 10 minute walk, making for convenient access during lunchtimes and after work.
- Benefits include the following:
- Friday afternoons off - The official working week finishes at 12.30pm
- Subsidised employee restaurant
- Health and wellbeing programme
- Annual Leave - 25 days per holiday year plus all English statutory bank and public holidays
- Pension Scheme - All new employees are auto-enrolled after 3 months employment.
- Death in service and sickness benefits
- Employee assistance programme (EAP)
- Home product trials scheme
- Generous staff discount in the onsite shop
- Free parking
- Free coffee, tea and hot chocolate
- Flexible and voluntary benefits
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- Employee recognition awards
- and much, much more
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Privacy Notice for candidates
As a candidate, i.e. the person to whom the personal data you have supplied refer (hereinafter the "Data"), Kenwood Limited with offices at 1 Kenwood Business Park, New Lane, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 2NH (hereinafter the “Company” or “De Longhi”), wishes to inform you of the following.
WHICH PERSONAL DATA MAY BE COLLECTED
The Data collected relates to the general information contained in your Curriculum Vitae. In addition, the Company may also collect information resulting from the checking of your references (if carried out) such as membership of any institutions, academic records, employment history and any other information relevant in determining your suitability as a candidate. Information from your profile on professional networks (if applicable), photographs, notes taken during interviews and comments from other people such as your referees, which might arise during the selection process, may also be included. Data may be updated based on publicly available information and/or information gathered from third parties, and/or directly from you for example information made available on social media. Furthermore, the Company reserves the right to check the veracity of the Data, particularly with regards to academic qualifications achieved, previous work experience, professional or company positions held, including by contacting the referees you have indicated, your previous employers and any other person with whom you may have come into contact during the course of your work.
The Data collected does not concern personal beliefs, trade union membership or political affiliation, or political, religious or trade union beliefs, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, race, ethnic origin, colour, state of health (hereinafter referred to as “Special categories of personal data”), or any facts that are not relevant to evaluating your professional aptitude, provided these do not include characteristics that could affect the manner in which the work is performed or that constitute an essential or decisive requirement for the work itself.
FOR WHAT PURPOSES YOUR PERSONAL DATA CAN BE USED
The collection and processing of your Data are necessary for the execution of pre-contractual measures and are carried out for reasons connected to or necessary in searching for and selecting personnel for the Company.
Precondition for the processing: the provision of Data, including Special categories of personal data, within the limits indicated above, in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation, is obligatory in order to allow the Company to fully comply with the knowledge and assessment requirements adopted in searching for and selecting personnel, as well as to comply with laws, rules and regulations. A failure to provide this Data may make it impossible to carry out the personnel research and selection process and to establish an employment relationship.
HOW WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA SAFE AND FOR HOW LONG
Your Data will be processed in compliance with the principles of accuracy, lawfulness and transparency and may also be carried out using automated means that can memorise, manage and transmit such data. Data will be processed using suitable tools that guarantee their security and confidentiality using procedures that prevent the risk of loss, unauthorised access, unlawful use and dissemination.
Your data will only be held for the time necessary for the purposes of personnel selection (for a specific position or for future positions potentially of interest). The Company will periodically check the Data and the possibility of deleting them if they are no longer necessary for the intended purposes.
In any case, your Data will be held on the Company’s databases for no longer than 12 months from the date of acquisition. After that date, your Data will be deleted or rendered anonymous.
WHO WE CAN SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH
Your personal data may be accessed by duly-authorised employees from the Human Resources department, Line Managers relevant to the vacancy and by external suppliers appointed, if necessary, as data processors, who support us in providing services.
For the same purposes, your personal data may also be accessed by other De Longhi Group companies based in the European Union if this is relevant to the vacancies reporting structure. Please contact us at email@example.com if you would like any further information about how we communicate data.
YOUR PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS AND YOUR RIGHT TO FILE COMPLAINTS BEFORE THE SUPERVISORY AUTHORITIES
You have the right to:
- request access to your personal Data, their adjustment or deletion;
- supplement any incomplete Data;
- limit the processing;
- receive your Data in a structured and commonly-used format that is legible by an automatic device (portability), and to request the Company to transmit your Data to another controller;
- revoke any consent provided in relation to the processing of your images, at any time;
- object to the use of your Data, in whole or in part, for legitimate reasons.
The contact details for De Longhi, in its capacity as Data Controller, and the Data Protection Officer (DPO) are Kenwood Limited, 1 Kenwood Business Park, New Lane, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 2NH.
If you have any questions, comments or wish to exercise your rights, please contact the DPO at the following address firstname.lastname@example.org or the DPO at the above-mentioned contact address.
We endeavour to respond to any complaints or reports concerning the methods used to process your Data. Nevertheless, should you wish, you may forward your complaints or reports to the authority responsible for data protection using the following contact details: The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
Havant, UK, 09 May 2018 Data Controller: Kenwood Limited