Do you have
a Flair for

The Company

Founded in 1959, Hawkins Cookers Limited is a professionally
managed, public limited, listed Company. In 2021,
sales were Rs. 930 crores, up 39% over the previous
corresponding period and Profit After Tax was Rs. 86
crores, up 31%. Hawkins is the leader in the Pressure
Cooker market and has
diversified successfully into Cookware.
Hawkins has offices in Mumbai
at Cuffe Parade and Mahim
and factories in Thane near Mumbai,
Hoshiarpur in the Punjab and near Prayagraj.

The Unique Skills

We are looking for management trainees for the Test Kitchen who enjoy trying out Indian and International, vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes, are able to make careful observations, write out recipes and are meticulous and diligent. They should have an inquisitive, creative mind but also be able to follow instructions. They should be happy to work with their own hands.

The Culture

Hawkins is known for its fair policies and ethical practices. Hawkins emphasises
incentive payment by results and selection and promotion purely on merit.
It believes in practical, hands-on working backed by a good
understanding of theory.

The Test Kitchen

Hawkins runs a Test Kitchen at Mahim, Mumbai. The
Test Kitchen is central to initiatives in new product
development, product improvement and
dealing with consumers’ cooking questions.
It conducts extensive cooking trials, publishes
reports and writes precise recipes with clear
instructions. The Test Kitchen trains company
personnel in the right way to cook using Hawkins products.

It also conducts cooking demonstrations at
dealer conferences in India and abroad,
in cities like New York, Paris, Geneva and
Dubai. The Test Kitchen tries out new
products from the consumer’s point of
view and guides the Research and
Development centre at Thane on product
design. The Test Kitchen is involved in
Marketing activities like development of
product packaging. A new initiative will
involve shooting recipe videos.


The Remuneration

An 18-month training program will lead to jobs in management. Cost-to-Company
Rs. 7 to 9 lakhs per annum during training and Rs. 8 to 10 lakhs
post-confirmation. The career progression
may involve jobs with higher
responsibilities in the
Test Kitchen itself or related
responsibilities in Research
and Development, Consumer
Service or Marketing.


The Selection Process

Applications, duly signed, giving full details of age, education and experience, if any (which may be typed) should be accompanied by a note (about 200 words) in
English in the candidate’s own handwriting on “Reasons why I
am interested in this job”. The application may either
be uploaded on the Company’s website at
or be sent by post/courier to Senior VP Personnel,
Hawkins Cookers Limited,
New Udyog Mandir 2, Pitamber Lane, Mahim,
Mumbai 400 016. The selection process shall consist
of screening of applications and a written test.
Candidates shortlisted shall undertake a group
discussion, interview and a cooking practical test.