• Food Production Manager 2

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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo, leader in quality of life services as an immediate opening for a Food Production Manager 2 at New Bridge Medical Center.  New Bridge Medical Center is a 1000 bed Hospital in Paramus New Jersery. It is 10 million in managed volume with 10 Sodexo Managers and 7 Rd's. The employees are Hospital staff and Unionized. The Department has a total of 96 fte's and two Retail operations with 700k in annual Sales


    The Food Production Manager 2 will be responsible for the purchasing of food and supplies as well as ensuring that all systems are being followed in the food areas.. This is a very high volume account with large food deliveries every day, M-F.  The position is also responsible for taking accurate inventories every week.  Candidates must be knowledgeable about food safety, sanitation, kitchens along with food costs and have excellent attention to detail. Ordering of all food perishables, non perishables/ paper products. Must maintain organized store rooms, matching sheet to shelf. cleanliness of all storerooms and walk-ins. Must adhere to state & federal regulations. Must be prepared for Eco-Sure audits, Joint commission etc.  Control cost by controlling inventory.


    Primary Responsibilities include:

    • Obtains materials from suppliers at the lowest cost with consideration to quality, reliability, and urgency of need. 
    • Works under the direction of the General Manager
    • Strong inventory, purchasing financial UFS and POS reports preferred. 
    • Knowledge of pertinent processes and procedures, and familiarity with policies, vendors and specified products/services. 
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Advanced Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Access capabilities. 
    • responsibility for the patient floor stock program
    • controlling cost of purchases
    • Keeping inventory organized
    • Storerooms and walk ins organized and clean
    • organize ordering sheets
    • build weekly menu's with chef
    • cost out all menu's and requisitions
    • assist with high end catering functions
    • assist in Retail Outlets
    • Assist in vending Program

    We are looking for individuals who:

    • Has strong communication skills
    • Can work collaboratively with a large leadership team
    • Can successfully lead the team to achieve great outcomes
    • Understands Food Cost
    • knowledge of kitchens

    Working for Sodexo in Healthcare allows you to offer patients, healthcare professionals and caregivers around the world the best healthcare experience possible while influencing patient satisfaction, as well as cost reduction and increased productivity for our clients. Sodexo’s unique CARES culture develops a dynamic atmosphere where employees are respected, turnover is low and career growth opportunities are created from within.


    How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you?

    Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.


    We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. 


    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.


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