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Hot Foods Manager - Chicago and Suburbs

Company: Mariano's
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: Plans, directs, and manages store food service operations to promote and maximize sales and profit margins and achieve labor goals. Meets or exceeds budgeted targets through effective utilization of resources. COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Contributes toward ensuring a positive shopping environment for customers and a positive working environment for employees. 2. Ensures proper product handling to control shrinkage and waste. 3. Follows all company, store, and department policies and procedures. 4. Complies with federal and state regulations. 5. Encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES Essential responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1. Demonstrates a love of food and passion for people to include incredible Customer Service and performance excellence through example and education of team members. 2. Institutes "best practice" leadership and management principles and ensures adherence to organizational procedures, policies, and systems. 3. Drives sales and profits through innovative merchandising approaches, industry knowledge and technical expertise. 4. Interviews and selects the best team members to develop their skills, passion and knowledge for product excellence and providing incredible Customer Service. 5. Manages the food service program for multiple departments while adhering to federal/state requirements. 6. Provides leadership, support and guidance to ensure that food quality standards, inventory levels, food safety and sanitation guidelines and Customer Service expectations are met and maintained. Manager of Food Services Updated 5/2010 2 7. Manages a cost-effective program through appropriate forecasting, planning, ordering and receiving of product and supplies and efficient scheduling of employees to achieve labor goals. 8. Directs and coordinates all food production and processing for multiple departments. 9. Manages prep work for multiple departments up to and including finished product. 10. Cuts and prepares seafood for departmental presentation 11. Manages all phases of food serving of customers. 12. Assigns employee tasks to operate efficiently; ensures employees fully trained at all levels of execution. 13. Establishes and maintains cross training practices to optimize throughput of product. 14. Manages employees to promote employee growth, efficiency, morale, and teamwork. 15. Oversees and/or participates in menu planning. 16. Plans with customers any catering needs or functions supplying food and other services as agreed by the parties and supervises all staff in managing the event. 17. Maintains required records including food production and inventory records. 18. Reviews work procedures and operational concerns to determine methods to improve Customer Service, production, performance and safety and sanitation. 19. Communicates daily with Store Director ongoing department status, including successes, issues and planning. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises team members working in the food services department. Direct supervision responsibilities include hiring, firing, disciplinary action, performance reviews, coaching, developing work plans, training, and providing work direction. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Manager of Food Services Updated 5/2010 3 High school education and five years experience in the supermarket industry, with participation in a management training program, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Comprehensive working knowledge of store operations and personnel functions preferred. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to handle sales transactions, tender change, verify vendor invoice charges and counts, calculate gross margins, percentages, and ad losses, create operating budgets, make financial forecasts and projections, calculate productivity, evaluate inventory reports, and analyze financial reports. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to hear, speak, and understand the spoken word in order to respond promptly to pages, customer assistance requests, and to answer telephones. Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret policy and operations manuals. Ability to communicate and respond effectively verbally and in writing to government bodies. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables where only limited standardization may exist. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in diagram, oral, schedule, or written form. This position requires judgment, decision-making skills, attention to detail, time management, and priority-setting. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS As required by local ordinance. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit stand, and use the hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls. This position requires frequent walking, talking, hearing, stair-climbing, and reaching with the hands or arms. Occasional kneeling or crouching, lifting of up to 50 pounds, and ladder climbing are required. The ability to adjust visual focus and the physical mobility to respond to fire or other emergencies are also required. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a retail store environment where there is occasional exposure to wet surfaces, refrigerated storage areas, damp or humid conditions, and heated surfaces. The noise level is moderate, consistent with a retail store environment, and does include occasional noise of power tools and equipment. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE: The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The Employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to Manager of Food Services Updated 5/2010 4 require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Experience level:
* 2 years
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
Shift:
* 10 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay
Weekly day range:
* Weekend availability

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:
* Management: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Mariano's, Des Plaines , Hot Foods Manager - Chicago and Suburbs, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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