Sodexo Inc. Food Production Manager 3 in HOUSTON, Texas

Unit Description

Sodexo is currently seeking a high performing Food Production Manager III for a high profile and large volume operation within Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston, Texas. This level 1 trauma center with 938 licensed beds and an average daily census of 785. The position requires food safety certification, HACCP knowledge, ordering food and supplies, food preparation, supervision of culinary team, monitoring of food production, food cost, labor cost, budget, catering skills, client interactions, creativity and innovations. Menu promotions and flexibility with work schedule for special events. Continuing training on Sodexo policies, menu programs, new food concepts, and training team members.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Must be organized, hands on, food production experience, knowledgeable with food and labor cost, with a proven record for managing food and labor cost controls to meet financial targets

  • Strong background in daily food production including production planning and controls

  • Knowledgeable with Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality

  • Solid financial understanding of food cost and inventory management

  • Experience with on-line ordering and inventory management

  • Focus on food and physical safety and sanitation

  • Ability to inspire and develop a strong culinary team to assure food quality, menu, recipe, techniques, menu developing, food & labor cost

  • Demonstrated experience providing strong leadership, including supervision, direction and training, to a diverse team

  • Focus on customer service excellence

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Professional and good communication skills

  • High level of computer literacy

  • Focus on customer service excellence

  • Working knowledge of Food Management System (FMS) is a plus!

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Position Summary

Responsible for inventory management and procurement of food and supplies at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Manages food production through kitchen staff in a large facility. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit contribution through cost containment and safety.

Key Duties

  • Utilizes Sodexo resources, recipes, systems and programs to direct daily operations including; food production, inventory, product deliveries, invoices, and procurement operations.

  • Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their job, and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines as assigned.

  • Establishes and maintains a safe work environment including both food and physical safety in order to comply with all regulatory and Sodexo standards

  • Complies with budget requirements by controlling costs (i.e. labor, inventory, equipment, materials) and making adjustments when necessary

  • Supervises employees by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards

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 78402

Category Culinary

Employment Status Full-Time