General Manager

Sonic Drive-In Baton Rouge , LA 70804

Posted 1 week ago

The Job:

As a SONIC Drive-In General Manager, you are responsible for overseeing and managing the daily operations of the Drive-In to provide quality food in a clean, safe, and efficient manner so that guests will have an enjoyable experience at the Sonic Drive-In. As the highest management position within the Drive-In, you are accountable for the Drive-In and its operations. Responsibilities include:

\tHiring, training, managing, supervising, directing, and developing Great People ready to serve a SuperSONIC experience to every guest
\tDemonstrating a Fair, Firm, Fun leadership approach, and leading by example
\tManaging a profit and loss statement to exceed expectations every week, month, and year
\tSwiftly resolving employee concerns with a thoughtful approach
\tCelebrating team successes and coaching for better performance
\tSetting expectations and providing clear and continuous feedback
\tCreating an upbeat positive atmosphere during the shift that makes work fun
\tHelping employees understand the big picture and their role by sharing the "why" behind tasks
\tUnderstanding how to use metrics to evaluate Drive-In performance and make necessary improvements
\tGetting out in the community, making a difference, and growing sales for your Drive-In and the brand
\tMaintaining and enforcing SONIC safety and sanitation standards
\tRelentlessly complying with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations

What You'll Need:

\tPrior management experience; restaurant or retail industry highly preferred (subject to franchise discretion)
\tHigh standards for self and the team
\tPositive attitude, especially during rushes or stressful situations
\tResiliency - trying different approaches to solve a problem; working to get better every day
\tEagerness to learn and grow professionally and personally
\tAbility to prioritize and complete tasks accordingly
\tExcellent leadership and communication skills
\tAssociate's degree in Business or related field preferred (subject to franchise discretion)
\tWillingness to work irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays

The Fine Print:
As required by applicable law, SONIC Drive-In franchise organizations will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Additional General Manager Requirements:\tHigh school diploma or equivalent required. Advanced studies in business, restaurant management or related fields are preferred
\tMinimum of two (2) years of restaurant management experience (QSR preferred), experience running shifts without supervision
\tRequired to work a minimum 5 day workweek with 4 closing shifts (or 4 day workweek guaranteed) including irregular hours, nights, weekends and holidays
\tKnowledge of recruiting, interviewing and selection practices
\tKnowledge of federal and state labor laws as well as local health and sanitation laws and regulations
\tLeadership and supervisory practices and skills; effective verbal and written communication skills
\tBasic accounting and computer skills
\tAbility to follow directions and work with autonomy once given directions; ability to multi-task and successfully solve problems
\tProblem solving, decision-making and conflict-resolution skills
\tWillingness to abide by the appearance, uniform and hygiene standards at SONIC
Sure, classic cars and vintage threads may be things of the past, but the Sonic Drive-In experience will always be groovy, right on, awesome, wicked, fab, the bee's knees, cruisin' . . . you get the picture! It's downright sensational!!

All that's missing is you, so APPLY TODAY!

SONIC and its independent franchise owners are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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