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Food Production Manager 2

Company: Sodexo
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Are you a "foodie" looking for an opportunity to expand your culinary career?


Sodexo is seeking a Food Production Manager 2 to join our team at Clark University in Worcester, MA. This exciting opportunity for a Food Production Manager will have direct supervision and oversight for various dining operations. This role will be report to an Excutive Chef and be responsible for Sodexo culinary standards, a complex food production sytem, health and safety programs and manage a team of skilled cuilnary staff and supervisors. Clark Universiy Dining Services is an award winning dining program focusing on local and sustainable purchasing.


The program includes a Main cafe, retail food court, 3 coffee shops, catering and a Freight farm. Concepts include Simple Servings-allergen, Rustic Roots-Vegan and a Kosher kitchen and high daily production of to go items. Position oversees 40 culinary staff. 

The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
  • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or
  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.

Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 

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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Worcester , Food Production Manager 2, Other , WORCESTER, Massachusetts

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