1+ months

Food Production Manager 3

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Unit Description

Are you seeking a rewarding and challenging career that allows you to make a difference?


Sodexo is seeking an experienced Food Production Manager 3 for Children's Hospital Los Angeles located in Los Angeles, CA. Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a 450 bed hospital. This is a fast paced unit that provides retail cafe,  At Your Request (AYR) patient services and catering services.   Reporting to the Executive Chef the Food Production Manager will help lead the culinary team members in managing our daily food production operations. The selected candidate will work a flexible schedule that will include some evenings, rotating weekends and some holidays.


The successful candidate will:

  • manage daily food production including planning and controls;
  • motivate, coach, mentor and develop 30 frontline staff;
  • ensuring Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality;
  • manage ordering and inventory;
  • ensure company food and physical safety programs and standards are followed;
  • manage vendor relationships and compliance.

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

  • have a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization;
  • possess the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and exhibit a passion for a high-level of customer service;
  • exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed;
  • demonstrate working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems
  • previous culinary experience;
  • experience with patient trayline and therapeutic diets;
  • knowledge of Sodexo systems: Market Connection, Food Management System and Retail Ranger;
  • full HACCP knowledge and ServSafe certification.

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 Sodexos Benefits.


Learn more about Children's Hospital Los Angeles at https://www.chla.org/about-us

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 or equivalent experienceBasic 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.


Posted: 2021-07-23 Expires: 2021-09-23

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