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Food Safety Manager

Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Food Safety Manager at the University of Pittsburgh in         Pittsburgh, PA

The University of Pittsburgh is a large urban campus with an enrollment of 28,000 students. Sodexo provides resident dining, retail, catering, club and sports & leisure on campus with a total volume of $ 35 million annually.Sodexo provides a state of the art, \u201cRestaurant Collection\u201d resident dining program with over 8,000 students on a dining plan.

This position will be responsible for all aspects of food safety and workplace safety for a university with 15 dining locations. Set standards for inspections, performing ongoing training to hourly and management staff, opened several units from planning to production, was the liaison for county health department & 3rd party auditors, investigated all food claims & safety claims on campus, mentored student auditor program, provided technical expertise, implemented new safety policies, and oversaw student intern from environmental health program.The ideal candidate should have exceptional leadership and team building skills, excellent communication skills, strong client relations, experience in managing high volume and delivering exceptional customer service.

Ideal Candidate Skills:

  • Prior high-volume campus / university food service management experience;
  • Understanding of marketing concepts and strategies;
  • Cash control, payroll records, inventory management, on-line purchasing;
  • Compliance of food safety, sanitation, & workplace safety standards;
  • Detailed knowledge of HACCP and Department of Health Regulations;
  • Leadership skills to train & develop employees in a fast paced environment;
  • Experience in training and developing staff and coordinating customer service programs;
  • Culinary background & hands on food production experience;
  • Innovative menu planning, attention to detail in production & service;
  • Computer skills; Financial, Food & Labor management systems;
  • Strong financial acumen;
  • Experience with labor management, food costs, and inventory control.

Careers in Universities:

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.


Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.


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 \u2026 every day. 


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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 Basic Management Experience - 2 years Basic Functional Experience - 2 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: 2019-04-29 Expires: 2019-06-29

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