Sodexo Inc. Food Operations Manager 1 in FORT STEWART, Georgia

Unit Description

Sodexo Government Services is seeking an experienced Food Operations Manager at Fort Stewart, an active duty Army hospital in Hinesville, Georgia.

The successful candidate will have direct oversight of a union account with service hours of 6AM - 6:30PM 7 days a week where Sodexo provides patient and retail meals serving breakfast, lunch and dinner service as well as minimal catering. Reporting to the General Manager, the Food Operations Manager will have oversight of 30 employees.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Ordering & Receiving

  • Overseeing Army cash and purchases

  • Working directly with the client, ensuring Sodexo and Army performance expectations are met

  • Leading a team of Sodexo, union frontline (hourly-paid) employees

If you have the following skillsets, then we would love to hear from you

  • Familiarity with online ordering and/or Army ordering processes

  • Serve safe manager certification

  • Strong leadership and administrative skills (including the ability to successfully hire and train an exceptional staff)

  • Preferably 2 or more years of previous Healthcare food production management experience

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

Position Summary

Provides leadership and supervision for the on-site food service exempt and non-exempt level staff in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client. Provides supervision for food services at account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the company. Implements business practices in order to uphold company mission, values and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement.

Key Duties

  • Establishes a safe work environment

  • Utilizes Sodexo tools and programs to develop client, customer, and staff relationships, to ensure account retention

  • Implements and fully utilizes all Sodexo tools and programs to ensure financial outcomes

  • Directs daily operations of food service to ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources, ensures operating standards and regulatory requirements are met

  • Develops and implements plans, projects, with defined objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo strategic plan

  • Ensures adherence to all HR standards for Sodexo, client, and regulatory agencies

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 76276

Category Food Service

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time