Sodexo at Children’s Wisconsin is seeking an Food Production Manager to lead culinary production operations. Located in Metro-Milwaukee, WI, Children's Wisconsin is one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation. Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will join a team of three additional operational leaders, in-unit HRM, Controller, and lead a team comprised of a sous chef/supervisor and approximately thirty Sodexo hourly employees. This is a highly visible role that will challenge you to bring your best each day!
As our production manager, you will lead culinary and production operations for our full-service, 24/7, high-volume cafeteria and catering. This position regularly interacts with patients through our Chef-to-Child program, collaborates with Clinical Nutrition, coordinates regularly scheduled patient and family centered special events, and executes high profile board of director meetings.
In this role, the successful candidate may also look forward to:
The ideal candidate for this position will be a collaborative leader, patient/family/customer experience focused, possess strong financial acumen to meet budgetary objectives, and eager to build and maintain strong client relationships. This position requires tact and polish, strong communication skills, both written and oral, an in-depth understanding of culinary and production systems, and computer skills to support daily operations [to include the Microsoft Suite]. Equally as important as a passion for the culinary arts is the proven ability to lead a team. Healthcare and P&L experience is a plus.
Learn more about Children's Hospital-Wisconsin at https://childrenswi.org/location-directory/locations/hospitals/milwaukee-hospital
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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.
- 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
Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic 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.