Sodexo Inc. Food Service Manager 2 in SPOKANE, Washington

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Food Service Manager 2 for Whitworth University - a longstanding account located in Spokane, WA. This Dining program serves approx. 1400 boarders on various plans, as well as catering, conference, retail and concession operations. The Food Service Manager 2 will support the GM in the day to day operations of the account with primary focus on Resident Dining program, and will have oversight of 35 Sodexo employees and 45 student employees, Sodexo has worked with our client partners at this campus for more than 50 years.

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Is this opportunity right for you?

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.

Are you the experienced food service manager we’re seeking?

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations;

  • deliver high quality food service;

  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;

  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships;

  • develop strategic plans;

  • create a positive environment; and

  • ensure Sodexo Standards are met.

The ideal candidate:

  • has a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;

  • has culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;

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

  • can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and

  • can demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems (FMS) and Market Connections (MSC), and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.

WHY Sodexo at Whitworth:

In 2016, Whitworth maintained the No. 3 position in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the best regional university values in the West. For the 16th consecutive year, Whitworth also ranked one of the top 10 best universities out of 118 master's-level universities in the 15-state region of the Western United States. Forbes ranked Whitworth as the 40th in the West in America's Top Colleges rankings. Kiplinger's consistently recognizes Whitworth as a top-rated institution, along with some of the country’s most elite schools, based on the university’s high four-year graduation rate, high average student debt at graduation, good student-to-faculty ratio, excellent on-campus resources, and overall great value.

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.

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Position Summary

Provides supervision for multi-functional food service areas at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit through the implementation of Sodexo programs while executing against Standard Operating Procedures.

Key Duties

  • Maintains and develops client relationships and customer satisfaction for multi-functional food service areas to ensure account retention and positive public relations

  • Establishes and maintains a safe work environment

  • Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards

  • Utilizes Sodexo resources and programs to ensure operating standards and regulatory requirements are met and employees have the necessary equipment and inventory

  • Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate in order drive a high-level of employee engagement

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

Basic Management Experience - 1 year

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

System ID 77913

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time