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Sodexo Inc. Food Operations Manager 3 in Northwest, Florida

Unit Description

Do you have a passion for helping others? Join a great team where students are at the heart of everything we do!

Sodexo is seeking a Food Operations Manager 3 for a potential sale client located in the Panhandle of Florida close to Pensacola. It is known for its beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal-clear water. The District is fortunate to have a strong military presence and a well-educated community which supports 31,0000 students in 40 schools across 930 square miles.

The District's Vision Statement is to inspire a lifelong passion for learning. Its MISSION STATEMENT is to prepare all students to achieve excellence by providing the highest quality education while empowering each individual to positively impact their families, communities, and the world.

The successful candidate will:

  • evaluate and develop service levels for the overall National School Lunch Program (NSLP) targetedto exceed client and customer satisfaction;

  • oversee daily operations of the district’s supper program;

  • motivate, coach, mentor and develop frontline (hourly-paid), staff;

  • provide stellarcustomer service;

  • oversee cash handing processes, and POS programming and maintenance;

  • ensure company and USDA's school nutrition food and physical safety programs and standards are followed;

  • assist in the management of daily food service operations;

  • ensure all needed marketing/signage is in place; and

  • assist with ordering and inventory for the district

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • have a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization;

  • possess the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and exhibit a passion for a high-level of customer service;

  • exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or

  • demonstrate working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.

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We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States..

Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

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

  • Assumes General Manager’s (GM) responsibilities and authority in his/her absence

  • 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 - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years 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.

Location US-FL-Northwest

System ID 87491

Category Food Service

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

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