Sodexo is seeking a Food Operations Manager 3 to join our team at Bridgeport Hospital a 386 bed acute care hospital located in Bridgeport, CT. Bridgeport Hospital is part of the Yale New Haven Healthcare System.
The Food Operations Manager will report directly to the General Manager and will be responsible for managing 5 managers as well as aspects of the food production process for retail food service, patient meal service and catering.
The ideal candidate will be a hands-on manager bringing enthusiasm and confidence along with a strong ability to drive employee success and enhance the value of the food and nutrition team.
Ideal candidates will have the following experience:
Typical shift is 11a-8p with every 5th weekend rotation (weekend typical shift is typically 8a-5p)
Provides leadership and supervision for the on-site food service exempt and non-exempt level staff in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client. Provides supervision for food services at account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the company. Implements business practices in order to uphold company mission, values and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement.
- Establishes a safe work environment
- Assumes General Manager’s (GM) responsibilities and authority in his/her absence
- Utilizes Sodexo tools and programs to develop client, customer, and staff relationships, to ensure account retention
- Implements and fully utilizes all Sodexo tools and programs to ensure financial outcomes
- Directs daily operations of food service to ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources, ensures operating standards and regulatory requirements are met
- Develops and implements plans, projects, with defined objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo strategic plan
- Ensures adherence to all HR standards for Sodexo, client, and regulatory agencies
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree
Basic Management Experience - 3 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years 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.