Sodexo is seeking Food Operations Manager 2, Resident Dining for universities segment, located in Potsdam, NY.
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Sodexo is seeking a Food Service Operations Manager 2 to oversee Resident Dining for a high-volume dining account with large number of students on meal plan. Reporting to the Director of Operations, this position oversees a talented team of 20-30 employees and 1-2 salaried managers within the operation. Position leads the management food team with a strong focus on; service, standards, training, systems, programs, and client excellence. This position will require strong organizational skills, with ability to manage multiple priorities, lead teams in planning, production and service, excellent leadership skills and the ability to interact with customers, clients and all levels of the organization while successfully implementing Sodexo programs and standards.
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 every day.
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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.