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Food Operations Manager 1

Sodexo
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
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Unit Description

Sodexo's School Services Division is seeking an experience Food Operations Manager at Old Bridge Schools located in Old Bridge, NJ.  This position will oversee food operations for a $2.8 million account in a fast paced environment.

 

Our Food Operations Manager will also support the retail and catering functions. Our ideal candidate will be a \"True Chef\" and a self-motivated individual that is able to create culinary promotions to further increase student meal purchases.

 

Day to day, this role will be responsible for insuring a high level of standards, compliance with the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs district wide and directly overseeing cafeteria operations for 16 schools. Manages 90 employees. This is a union account. Financial responsibility experience a plus. Manages the districts safety performance, marketing promotions, trains employees. Interacts with district personal and customers to maintain a high level of customer service. Responsible for catering events.

 

Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter with stellar communication skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.  Experience managing food service in an education environment and supervision of union staff is strongly preferred.  Will be responsible for action stations, training, food presentation, catering.  Needs someone whose innovative, self-starter, aware of food trends, computer savvy.  Chef experience needed to be successful in this role.

 

If you have a passion for improving community service, leading and developing a proud team of professionals, and a desire to improve the quality of life of those you come in contact with then this is the right job for you.

 

 

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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 or equivalent experienceBasic 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.

Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-12-30

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