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Food Production Manager 2

Washington, DC
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    Sodexo’s Government Services North America is seeking a Food Production Manager 3 for Marine Barracks 8th & I located in Washington, DC.


    This long standing partnership with the USMC offers an innovative Dining Program and the facility feeds the elite Marines and their command.

    The Food Production Manager 2 will be responsible for overseeing all kitchen operations, including food preparation, training, team building, scheduling and purchasing at this highly structured, high profile account. This position will be supervising Sodexo and contract employees.


    The best candidate must have large volume food production experience and be a true “foodie” with attention to taste, presentation and customer service. The United Sates Marines have high level food service expectations and this account will require the Sodexo staff to deliver exceptional food service.


    Within Government Services, contract compliance is critical; safety and customer service is a high priority, as extensive audits and surveys are conducted at each unit on weekly basis. Sodexo offers innovative and healthy concepts while keeping to a strict profit and loss financial statement. 



    Reporting to the General Manager, the Food Production Manager 2 will lead the culinary team with planning, managing the culinary operations, and organizing and managing the daily food production.


    With responsibility in:  

    • food and labor management systems
    • inventory controls
    • managing food and labor costs
    • food production planning and on-line ordering
    • employee communication and delegation


    The ideal candidate will have:

    • a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills, as well as previous management experience in a food service operation
    • ability to work collaboratively, preferably in a fast paced, highly regimented environment
    • culinary production experience and a passion for managing systems and standards
    • the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for building strong teams
    • demonstrate the ability to exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed
    • Servsafe certified


    In addition to offering a great opportunity, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits…and so much more!!


    Please visit the Sodexo Network with Us page and consider signing up for our Career Connections eNewsletter.


    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.



    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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