We are growing and looking for Experienced Managers!
Sodexo at Grady Healthcare is seeking a Food Production Manager 3 to lead culinary production operations. Located in Metro- Atlanta, GA, Grady Healthcare- frequently referred to as Grady Hospital or simply Grady, is the public hospital for the city of Atlanta. Grady is the fifth-largest public hospital in the United States. This position will report to the Executive Chef. The successful candidate will join a team of three additional operational leaders, in-unit HRM, Controller, and lead a team comprised of a sous chef/supervisors and approximately 80 hourly employees. Our preferred candidate will have a demonstrated successful history of Team Building, Leadership, and High -Volume Healthcare dining experience. This is a highly visible role that will challenge you to bring your best each day!
As our production manager, you will lead the culinary, production operations, and utility departments for our patient services, cafeterias, and catering department.
In this role, the successful candidate may also look forward to:
implementing best-in-class Sodexo production systems
develop and maintain a Catertrax requisition system
optimizing purchasing and inventory practices, controlling expenditures, and mitigating waste
acting upon various data to eliminate food waste
acting upon various data to drive customer experience and satisfaction
scheduling and training
working closely with co-leaders to coordinate shared scheduling efficiencies
ensuring culinary operating standards meet and exceed benchmarks
driving compliance to HACCP principles
driving best-in-class sanitation standards
Provide a positive and safe environment
The ideal candidate for this position will be a collaborative leader, patient/family/customer experience focused, possess strong financial acumen to meet budgetary objectives, and eager to build and maintain strong client relationships. This position requires tact and polish, strong communication skills, both written and oral, an in-depth understanding of culinary and production systems, and computer skills to support daily operations [to include the Microsoft Suite]. Equally as important as a passion for the culinary arts is the proven ability to lead a team. Healthcare and P&L experience are a plus.
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