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Food Operations Manager 1

Job category: Food Service

Job ID: 76478


Posted: 14-Nov-2018

Sodexo Schools Division is seeking a Food Operations Manager 1 to assist with managing a large food and nutrition program for Gresham Barlow School District, located in Gresham, OR. The selected candidate will provide operational over-site to19 schools within the district where approximately 11,000 students are enrolled.


The Food Operations Manager works with the General Manager and clients in all matters relating to the National School Breakfast & Lunch Programs and Food Management for the contract. This is a great opportunity for someone to grow their career as the selected candidate will assume GM responsibilities in his/hers absence.


The ideal candidates have the following:

  • NSLP (National School Lunch Program) management experience.
  • Talent management, training, development skills and front-line leadership.
  • A strong work ethic, a penchant for developing high performing teams and a solid understanding of HACCP and other food safety programs.


Is this opportunity right for you?


At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.


Are you the experienced food service manager we’re seeking? Our ideal candidate will be a strong leader with proven client relations skills and the ability to effectively lead a team of on-site kitchen managers to accomplish multiple priorities. Experience with marketing and retail cafeteria operations desired. This district has a passion for introducing nutrition education to the students in a variety of programs.



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Keywords: Food Service; K-12; Child Nutrition; Portland; Oregon



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.


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