1+ months

Food Production Manager 2

Macomb, IL 61455

Unit Description

Sodexo University Services is seeking a Food Production Manager to oversee back of the house dining operations for Corbin-Olson Dining Center at Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL - located 1.5 hours away from Springfield, Quad Cities and Peoria).  WIU is a large campus in a family community serving more than 9,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year university.  Sodexo has held this contract and solid relationship for over 50 years!!!


Relocation Assistance Available!


Are you the experienced food production manager were seeking?

 We are looking for candidates who will:

  • Manage daily food production that includes production planning, preparation and food safety controls;
  • Ensure that Sodexo Culinary Standards are maintained, which includes recipe compliance, food quality and food safety;
  • Manage labor and food costs;
  • Oversee ordering and inventory management;
  • Maintain and train a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation;
  • Support the training and development of the culinary staff;
  • Have oversight of day-to-day operations, ensuring flow of production, food, staff and safety; and
  • Meet with students re: food sensitivities and design menus to meet their needs.

The ideal candidate:

  • has a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;
  • has culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
  • has ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and
  • can demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.


Is this opportunity right for you?

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.


The Macomb, IL area is ideal for raising a family and rural living. Consider joining a growing team at Western Illinois University! Its a large campus in a small town atmosphere.  For more information about Sodexo dining at WIU - visit:  http://www.wiu.edu/student_services/dining/ 


Sound like the opportunity you have been looking for?  APPLY TODAY!

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 medium 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 - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent Basic Management Experience - 1 year Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-11-06

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