Sodexo Operations LLC Environmental Services / Custodial Manager 1 in TORRANCE, California

Unit Description

Sodexo has a career opportunity available in Torrance, CA for a Day Shift Environmental Services\Custodial Manager 1 for Harbor- UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA ! Harbor-UCLA is a 453-bed public teaching hospital founded by the County of Los Angeles, and serves as the level I trauma for adult and level II for pediatric trauma center in South Bay area. Harbor-UCLA includes the leadership of over 160 employees and nearly 1.6 million square feet; this facility is a fast paced, union environment with multi language employees. Seeking Bilingual candidates, the ability to communicate in Spanish would be helpful in managing this workforce. This is a 1st shift position with alternate weekends; some weekends and Holidays will be required. Relocation is not offered at this time.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a Hospital environment, strong client/employee relationship-building skills and possess the ability to manage direct reports in multiple locations on the campus, handle multiple priorities, quickly grasp situations and logically progress through solutions, the ability to refine systems ensuring sustained effort of achieving standards, and follow through and visibility within the facility. Demonstrate technical knowledge of Environmental Services operations in the Health-care as an Manager, and systems (TRAKKAR, UOS, Gold Checks, etc) as well as customer and employee relationship skills. Strong project management, analytical, communications and computer (Excel, Word and Power-Point) skills are needed for this role in conjunction with a comprehensive understanding of Sodexo’s corporate and CARES cultures.

Must have proven ability in:

  • Flexible and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Customer focused to enhance or improve the experience of the staff and patients

  • Actively involved in Diversity Awareness.

  • Able to lead and strong communication skills.

  • Results and safety driven.

  • Prior ES Management experience in a hospital environment required

  • Bilingual is a plus but not required

The “Hands-On” Manager primarily handles day to day operational functions and ensures unit level, corporate, employee relations, safety, training, and unit operating systems compliance.

Required: Good working knowledge of state & federal employment law; solid computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; good communication and presentation skills; detailed oriented, and well organized.

High energy for a fast paced environment. Client engagement and patient satisfaction is essential for the success of this role.

At Sodexo Health Care, patients are the heart of everything we do. Our ability to create a clean, healthy and comfortable environment for hospitals is key to the full patient experience. Do you possess strong leadership skills? Do you have the drive and determination to take this account to the world class level? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

Position Summary

Provides management oversight for Environmental Services non-exempt level staff (client and/or Sodexo employees) in the delivery of Sodexo Environmental Service Programs. Ensures Sodexo Operating Standards for Environmental Service are in place as required to consistently meet all company, client, and regulatory requirements. Responsible for non-exempt work force planning through effective scheduling, development of daily work flow assignments, training and development, and monitoring for compliance to the plan.

Key Duties

-Establishes a safe work environment for clients, customers and staff by ensuring equipment safety and compliance with Sodexho safety and loss prevention programs and by providing safety-related training and equipment inventory maintenance.

-Provide leadership and direction to non-exempt employees

-Coordinate/conduct employee training

-Administer Human Resource processes (hiring, performance reviews, constructive counseling, prepare work schedules, payroll, etc.)

-Interact with outside vendors

-Ensure Sodexo Operating Standards for Environmental Service are in place and consistently met.

-Develop/implement action plans for improvement in compliance with Sodexo Operating Standards as identified.

-Reviews and maintains assigned areas of the Sodexo/Client budget commitments.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

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

System ID 72470

Category Environmental Services / Custodial

Employment Status Full-Time