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Food Service Area Manager

Seattle, WA 98101

Posted: 12/06/2023 Employment Type: Employee Job Category: HSS DIRECT Job Number: 1410 Pay Rate: $ 98000.00

Job Description

HSS is the largest staffing agency focused on hospitality staffing.  We work every day to match people looking for work with: Hotels, Resorts, Banquet Halls, Colleges & Universities, Corporate Facilities,  Event Spaces, Medical Facilities, and more.
HSS is currently recruiting for a Area Manager for a direct hire opportunity with our Client. Our client is in the Food Services industry and has 9-11 key clients in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) area.
Pay: 130-150 + Bonus, and Car Allowance and/or company car
This Area Manager would cover the PNW area including locations in Washington and Oregon region maintain current clients and will be responsible for uncovering and growth opportunities for new accounts in the area.  He/She will be responsible for the effective and efficient functioning of their areas' individual business units. This will be accomplished by utilizing company guidelines, standards, and policies.  
? To build and grow the area and organization with an entrepreneurial mindset
? Be able to anticipate account needs, deliver on those needs and exceed expectations
? Identify opportunities and solve deficiencies before they become long term issues.  
? Ability to adapt and pivot at a moment's notice in a fast paced and demanding environment
? Being knowledgeable on current trends within the hospitality and food industry
? Establish effective communication channels with customers and client management, which provides feedback on the operation's overall success. This feedback should lead to the implementation of operational improvements that better meet the needs of both clients and customers
? Set goals for your locations, general managers, directors, chef managers, staff and developing organizational capability
? Be a motivator and mentor, someone who can guide the management team in the area and develop their talent
? Ability to effectively communicate, motivate and interact with all levels within the organization to help build and speak to the culture of the company
? Creating and developing relationships with local vendors, other department leads and individuals
? Meet and greet our amazing clients and have a direct impact on our rapidly growing organization
? To perform this job successfully, the ideal Area Manager candidate will have been successful as a Foodservice/ Corporate Dining Operations Manager and has over 8 years of multi-unit management experience in a food service /hospitality / retailing environment.  
? He/ She would have experience managing complex operations with direct P&L and growth accountability
? Culinary degree preferred
? SERV Safe Certificate required or ability to become SERV Safe Certified
? Must be compassionate, consistent, and fair to the needs of the employee and of the company
? Must possess strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
? Must be detail oriented, organized, able to work independently, prioritize and multitask
? Must be willing to contribute and support your team with a hands-on approach to our operations
? Must demonstrate a commitment to the business and client satisfaction
? Strong working knowledge in POS (Point of Sales) systems, financial programs, and management best practices
? Maintain an effective safety program
? Adhere to company prescribed programs (Creativity, Safety and Standards and Workers Compensation)
? Maintains food variety guidelines throughout all areas and to maintain client's Core Program Expectations
? Maintain state of the art merchandising and d? Cor in units throughout the area
? Ability to maintain excellent food quality standards throughout the area
? Plan, identify, communicate, and delegate key responsibilities and practices to the management team to ensure smooth flow of operations within the area
? Oversee area-wide operations and to execute district and regional initiatives including hiring, training, marketing, sales growth, and employee development  
? Review store environments and key business indicators within the area to identify problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement to provide coaching to the unit management team to act and achieve operational goals
? Meet client subsidy / Company goals for area
? Maintain ROCA (Return on Controllable Assets) and inventory level goals
? Required compliance with purchasing guidelines
? Area compliance with accounting standards
? Ensures Payroll is complete
? Follows all company policies throughout the area
? Increase store sales and reduce costs  
? Work closely with the Vice-President to review budgets, financials, and units' performance overall
? Lead and maintain safety as priority for all employees, customers, and clients at unit level  
? Work up to 8 hours a day on your feet, excluding breaks
? Must be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs.
? Come to work properly dressed according to the dress code
? Employee must be able to work under pressure and time deadlines during peak periods
? Position may require extensive travel to visit units in the area

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Having problems applying? Please send us your resume directly to TATEAM@HSSSTAFFING.Com

HSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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