Food Operations Manager 3

Food Operations Manager 3

Sodexo Group | Burlington, MA, 01805, US
Salary Range:$79,000 – $123,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Unit Description

Join a great team where students are at the heart of everything we do!

Take your career to the next level. Sodexo has a great opportunity for an experienced Food Operations Manager at University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. The Food Operations Manager will be responsible for 3 large residential dining operations, including retail components, in house bakery and brands.  Large dynamic University with over 28 million dollars in revenue and 400 employees.  Strong conference business in the summer including athletes and international students.   Strong local brands and sustainability acumen is desired.  Manage equipment budget, work with client directly on projects and has strong commitment to employee engagement and diversity awareness. 

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • High-volume campus/university retail food operations management experience.

  •  Experience training and leading hourly staff.

  •  Experience with multi-unit quick service or food court operations.

  •  Experience driving sales and controlling costs.

  •  Experience with ordering and inventory.

  •  Experience with food and physical safety programs, and Bd of Health requirements.

  •  Experience with heavy volume cash handling.

The successful candidate will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations;

  • deliver high quality food service;

  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals; 

  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships;

  • develop strategic plans;

  • create a positive environment; and/or ensure Sodexo standards are met.

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts.Not the job for you? We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

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 Manager’s (GM) responsibilities and authority in their 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 - Bachelor’s 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.