1+ months

Food Operations Manager 3

Seattle, WA 98104
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Food Operations Manager 3 for Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.  With your leadership excellence, youre ready to move up to the next level. The Food Operations Manager 3  will be responsible for the Resident Dining at a great location for a dynamic leader committed to exceptional customer service and sustainability.  SPU Dining is a benchmark for local sourcing and plant based offerings. Our successful candidate needs to have a strong focus and passion for serving our customers - enjoy talking with customers, students, clients and staff.  Excellent Career Growth Opportunity for a proven leader to join a dynamic dining services team at Seattle Pacific University



We are looking for candidates who will manage:

  • Frontline staff professional development
  • Cash handing process
  • Department HACCP and safety programs for regulatory compliance
  • Opening and closing the operation
  • Frontline training programs
  • Daily operation standards


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 3+ years managing a high volume kitchen, prefer experience in campus or large corporate setting preferred
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Achieve company and client financial targets and goals 
  • Develop and maintain client and customer relationships
  • Have oversight of day-to-day operations
  • Deliver high quality food service
  • Develop strategic plans
  • Create a positive environment
  • Ensure Sodexo standards are met
  • Proven client relationship skills
  • Successful customer service skills
  •  High expectations and execution for customer service and quality of food
  • Strong understanding of financials as they apply to cost controls of food and labor
  • Strong food safety and sanitation and HACCP standards
  • Ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees
  • Passion for creating outstanding customer service

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who: 


  • Have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively
  • Have culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance
  • Van manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service
  • Prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems DRIVE, The Market Connection (TMC) and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience preferred

Are you the experienced food service manager were seeking?


Learn more about Seattle Pacific University Here


Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


Not the job for you?

We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.


Working for Sodexo:

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 enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.


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

- Assumes General Managers (GM) responsibilities and authority in his/her absence

- 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 - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years 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: 2020-03-02 Expires: 2020-05-02
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