General Manager 4 - Food

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Employment Status

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an experienced General Manager 4 for Mess Hall 210802 at Camp Pendleton, California.  This facility serves 11000 meals weekly to active duty Marines, and also supports several training commands.  This newly renovated mess hall operation includes several trendy Sodexo Food Court concepts, along with traditional dining room fare.  We are seeking an individual with great leadership and organizational skills to plan, develop, implement, and revise organization policies, operations, and goals.  The General  Manager is responsible for measuring the performance of assigned activities.  The successful candidate must have a proven track record in areas of financial accountability, food production, customer satisfaction, and contract/standards compliance.  Qualified candidates should have above average computer skills.  The General Manager 4 will supervise a production manager, three sub-contract managers, along with Cooks, Storeroom personnel, and unit clerical personnel.  The General Manager 4 oversees the entire facility, and must be willing to take full ownership for the operation.


Mess Hall 210802 experiences meal count fluctuation throughout the year, and candidates should be adept at managing both food cost and labor where managed volume is constantly changing.  The General Manager 4 will need to have experience in high volume feeding, scheduling, production control, food cost control, and labor cost controls.  Experience with complex recipe preparation and contract management compliance are considered essential.


General Manager Responsibilities include:

  • Integrate fully within our MCB Pendleton organization becoming a trusted advisor with a customer service focus
  • Works to achieve company and client financial targets and goals
  • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards
  • Must meet (or exceed) Sodexo and Marine Corp standards of operations
  • Creates a positive environment and successfully motivates and manages team.
  • Have oversight of day-to day operations
  • Strong contract management/compliance experience
  • Achieve company financial targets and goals
  • Develop and maintain client and customer relations
  • Develop strategic plans
  • Create a positive and enjoyable environment

The ideal candidate has:

  • Work history demonstrating strong leadership skills.
  • Previous management experience in high volume production operations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Professional communication skills
  • A passion for a high level of customer service
  • Proficient computer skills and report management experience
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Knowledgeable in compliance to food safety, sanitation and overall workplace safety standards.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed

If this describes your background, we want to hear from you!

In addition to offering a great opportunity, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits…and so much more!!


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Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account.
Provides local leadership and strategic direction while developing team for new and emerging business solutions that sustain growth in the day to day operations.
Key Duties
- Directs all contract services.
- Oversees management/administrative team who are responsible for special functions, cash control and payroll.
- Customer and client satisfaction
- Drives growth
- Financial management

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree           

Basic Management Experience - 5 years              

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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