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Food Production Manager 3

Jackson, MS
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a strong culinary Production Manager 3 for SodexoMAGIC at Jackson State University, a top HBCU college, in Jackson, MS.  The Food Production Manager will support the culinary production, ordering, inventory controls, requisition system to serve over 2200 students on the resident dining meal plan. The production manager will handle all ordering, supervising back of the house staff, and support the Executive Chef as needed.


Best qualified candidate possesses:

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, Customer Engaged, hands on management style.
  • Previous or current Sodexo kitchen management experience or in other high-volume environments: college, hospital or corporate business segments, banquet/hotel.
  • Strong \"culinary chops\" and ability to ensure high volume, high quality food production, presentation.
  • solid understanding of computerized production systems for food management - ordering/inventory, recipe development, etc, Labor Management, HAACP food and physical safety.
  • The ability to provide strong kitchen management; hire, train and mentor a diverse kitchen staff.

SodexoMAGIC at Jackson State is looking to grow the culinary team as well as the food production, seeking someone who is strong and knowledgeable of ordering, inventory, and food cost control. If this is you, then come on aboard.  APPLY TODAY!


RELOCATION assistance is available for this opportunity!

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.

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