Sodexo Inc. Food Production Manager 3 in SAINT LOUIS, Missouri

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Food Production Manager atSSM Health St Louis University Hospital, a level 1 trauma center, teaching facility with 356 licensed beds.The Production Manager will have ordering responsibilities for our food service operation, including patient dining program, retail cafeteria, internal and external catering services as well as assist in the following areas; food production, patient services, and retail operations.

  • Food ordering and production knowledge

  • Inventory systems to support our food service operations

  • Food production and culinary background

  • Maintain HACCP and safety standards for the operation

  • Maintain Sodexo's standards, with inventory, accounting, and reporting processes

  • Help promote and drive wellness program menus and offerings

  • Partner with front-line staff to enhance engagement and develop their skill sets

  • Ability to build and maintain strong client and customer relationships

  • Integrate fully within our client's organization mission and goals

  • Must meet (or exceed) Sodexo standards of operations.

  • Successfully motivates and manages team in a fast paced environment.

  • Lead the front line staff in providing an exceptional customer service experience every day

  • Ensure consistency in food quality and presentation to all customers served

This is the perfect opportunity for candidates with high level management experience in fast paced and high volume accounts who may be ready for a General Management role, or who have previously been in a General Management role.

Position Summary

Responsible for inventory management and procurement of food and supplies at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Manages food production through kitchen staff in a large facility. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit contribution through cost containment and safety.

Key Duties

  • Utilizes Sodexo resources, recipes, systems and programs to direct daily operations including; food production, inventory, product deliveries, invoices, and procurement operations.

  • Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their job, and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines as assigned.

  • Establishes and maintains a safe work environment including both food and physical safety in order to comply with all regulatory and Sodexo standards

  • Complies with budget requirements by controlling costs (i.e. labor, inventory, equipment, materials) and making adjustments when necessary

  • Supervises employees by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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.

System ID 75360

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time