Sodexo Operations LLC Food Operations Manager 1 in OBERLIN, Ohio

Unit Description

Sodexo is looking for a Food Operations Manager 1 to be part of the team at Oberlin City Schools in Oberlin, OH . Position Works with the Area General Manager and clients in all matters relating to National School Lunch Program and Food Management for the contract. The Operations Manager will direct day to day operations of our dining facility.

The preferred candidate will have experience in schools in the state of Ohio. Previous experience managing client union employees is a plus. This position will manage approximately 12 employees across 4 locations.

The ideal candidates have the following:

  • NSLP management experience.

  • Strong financial acumen, talent management, training, development skills and front-line leadership.

  • A proven track record and experience with managing client employees

  • Food production, HHFKA, great communication, client relations, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • A strong work ethic, a penchant for developing high performing teams and a solid understanding of HACCP and other food safety programs.

* Per State Regulations, the selected candidate will participate in the OH SERS Program, which mandates 10% of Pay be put into a State Schools Retirement System with a 14% State Match until Retirement. Should you elect to not remain in this position until Retirement age, your Individual 10% Contribution is returned.

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Keywords: Food Service, Food Manager, Food Operations

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 73128

Category Food Service

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time