Operations Manager 1, Multi-Service

System ID
General Management
Employment Status
Posted Range
$67300 to $101640
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description


Are you a strategic, innovative facilities leader ready to help clients optimize their business?


Sodexo is seeking an Operations Manager (Facilities Management) to support our client,  in Lost Hills, CA. 

There are three locations in West Kern County that this position supports (Lost Hills, McKittrick, and Midway). This position will oversee the daily site operations of 11 Sodexo employees and manage the Sodexo Soft Services which include, Janitorial, Landscaping, Pest Control, and Site Services.


The other 5 properties that we support in San Joaquin Valley (SJV) are managed from the Bakersfield office and they are anywhere from 45 miles from Bakersfield to 122 miles from the city of Bakersfield. The square foot of these facilities varies in size, but on average are about 10,000 sq. ft. each. There are 45 FTEs between the 5 SJV locations (40 front-line, 5 managers).


Are You the One?

The Operations Manager is responsible for managing the safety and daily facilities management activities in Janitorial, Landscaping, Pest Control, Mail-room Services, Event coordination, and Site Services. The Operations Manager is also responsible for, but not limited to, training, onboarding new employees, and project support. This position has the opportunity for growth as it reports directly to the San Joaquin Valley Sodexo Operations Team.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • supervise day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning, and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards.
  • probe potential problems and apprise the manager of the status of the resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexo resources when necessary.
  • manage by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees to reward, coach, correct, and motivate.
  • assist in the development of new business service(s) for the client and implements the service program(s);
  • ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. certifications, licenses, quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel);
  • establish operating standards, implement quality improvements, and communicate them to employees;
  • establish a safe work environment for employees by providing safety-related training and equipment maintenance and by ensuring compliance with Sodexo safety and loss prevention programs and with standards and procedures for the handling and storage of hazardous materials and/or waste;
  • all other duties as assigned. 


Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K, and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care, and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.


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 career growth opportunities.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities (e.g., maintenance, plant operations, engineering services, grounds, custodial/environmental, or transportation) or food (e.g., food services or operations, concessions, retail sales, store operations, or vending) services

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


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