• Food Operations Manager 1

    Location US-NC-AHOSKIE
    System ID
    Food Service
    Relocation Type
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a Food Operations Manager 1 to join our team at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital, a 110 bed facility located in scenic Ahoskie, North Carolina. Ahoskie is located near the Chowan River and less than an hour away from Norfolk, Virginia and Greenville, North Carolina. 


    A $3,000.00 sign-on bonus is available for those who qualify for this position!


    The Operations Manager will report directly to the General Manager and will be responsible for the retail and food production operation effectiveness at the unit.  The Operations Manager is the key to operational effectiveness at this unit. This position requires a hands on approach in all areas of the operation to ensure all Sodexo, regulatory and client standards are met. The Food Operations Manager will have demonstrated culinary and management experience. The successful candidate will have demonstrated culinary and management experience, knowledge of HACCP principles and strong leadership and communications skills.


    Additional Job Responsibilities include:

    • Food cost and inventory controls
    • Responsible for identifying process improvement initiatives and overseeing implementation.
    • Ensures that employees demonstrate an active customer hospitality orientation toward patients, visitors and hospital staff
    • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation and overall workplace safety standards.
    • Meets (or exceeds) Sodexo standards of operation
    • Creates a positive environment and successfully motivates and manages team.
    • The Operations manager will be in charge in absence of the General Manager.

    Careers in Healthcare:

    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.


    Working for Sodexo:

    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. 


    Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply today!


    Position Summary

    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.
    Key Duties
    - Establishes a safe work environment

    - 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



    Qualifications & Requirements

    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.


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