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Food Production Manager 3

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Careers Center | Food Production Manager 3
  • Food Production Manager 3

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  • Unit Description

    Mess Hall 3451 located on MCAS Cherry Point in beautiful Havelock, NC is seeking an experienced Production Manager 3 to oversee the food purchasing, production and training of staff and Marine Food Service Specialist.  The successful candidate will be adept at multi-tasking and proudly manage and train our culinary team create palette pleasing entrees and manage food costs. The production Manager will be responsible for all food production in a fast-paced environment.  The Food Production Manager 3 will ensure all Sodexo, Marine, and Navy standards are followed every day.   The Production Manager 3 may have to cover General Manager in their absence.


    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 3 will lead the culinary team with planning, organizing and managing the daily food production. The Production Manager 3 will be responsible for managing the culinary operations.



    Ideal candidate will have responsibility in the following areas of managing the back of the house:

    • Managing the daily food production that includes production planning and controls
    • Ensuring Sodexo Culinary Standards that includes recipe compliance and food quality
    • Labor and food cost controls and compliance
    • Ordering food and inventory management
    • Training and Development for the culinary team   

    Qualifications for the Production Manager include:

    • Prior culinary management experience
    • Food production planning management in high volume food production
    • Food cost management
    • HACCP knowledge and ServSafe certification
    • Strong employee communication and delegation 


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


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    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 large 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 - Associate's Degree
    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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