1+ months

Food Production Manager 2

Waltham, MA 02452

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Food Production Manager 2 for Brandeis University located in Waltham, MA

There is no other place like Brandeis. As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation.


Brandeis Dining is looking for a seasoned Production Manager who can be part of a dynamic team consisting of a team of chefs and managers to support the team through proper purchasing, menu management, and inventory controls. Experience in a union environment is a plus but not required.


Are you an experienced Chef or Kitchen Manager ready to take your career to the next level?  This Production Manager is a great career opportunity to work with Sodexo.


We would like for you to be apart of our team of professionals, whom will motivate and help push you to the next level of your career.


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.  Are you the experienced food service manager were seeking?


We are looking for candidates who 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
  • Ensure Sodexo Standards are met

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 the 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
  • Can demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems (FMS) and The Market Connection (TMC), and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, Customer Engaged, hands on management style
  • The ability to build teamwork is a must visible, out on the floor FOH and BOH
  • Previous or current Sodexo kitchen management experience or in other high-volume environments
  • Ability to ensure high volume, high quality food production, presentation. including Catering S
  • Solid understanding of computerized production systems for food management - ordering/inventory, recipe development, Labor Management, as well as HAACP food and physical safety
  • The ability to provide strong kitchen management; hire, train and mentor a diverse kitchen staff



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: 2019-09-26 Expires: 2019-11-27

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