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Food Operations Manager 3

Company: Sodexo
Location: TROY
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

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


Sodexo is seeking a Food Operations Manager 3 for the  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute located in Troy, NY.  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  (RPI)  is a 4 year private Institution with an enrollment of 7,000.  There are 3000 students on the meal plan.  With 4 dining halls across campus, this position has a team of direct reports to include 4 Resident Dining Managers and 3 Culinarians. A prestigious role at a prestigious institution, this role will have unique experiences. 


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.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who: 

  • have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively; 
  • have culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance; 
  • can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service; 
  • prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; 

    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. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits.

    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.
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 his/her 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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Troy , Food Operations Manager 3, Other , TROY, New York

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