Job Description

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Sodexo has an excellent opportunity for a polished and professional General Manager with a Corporate Services account located in Battle Creek, MI.

This individual would oversee a multi-concept retail cafe and catering for our client's corporate office. This manager will have total unit operating responsibilities including the supervision of hourly staff which include around 20 Sodexo frontline employees.

This individual will plan and supervise special functions, maintain cash control and payroll records, hire and train unit personnel, and maintain customer satisfaction. We are looking for candidates with a culinary background, strong leadership skills, and catering experience.

This position offers a predominately Monday-Friday schedule!

Key duties will include the following:

  • Monitor and manage operations by upholding contract guarantees
  • Manage the budget by increasing revenue and controlling costs, reviewing financial statements and tracking operating expenses
  • Build and lead a great team
  • Constantly improve food service operations in order to drive client and customer satisfaction
  • Manage through mangers to achieve Sodexo objectives
  • Ensure the execution of product and service quality by maintaining highest level of delivery
  • Promote and support workplace diversity initiatives as well as create a positive work environment
  • Develop strategic plans for account retention and growth

The ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Provide stellar customer service (and this manager will have daily contact with multiple clients including corporate executives)
  • Have strong financial acumen and can drive stability with new management
  • Multi-task, lead by example and direct employees in a fast-paced environment
  • Be very innovative, particularly in the areas of culinary and health and wellness offerings
  • Be adept at leading through change
  • Work well with others and be flexible
  • Be innovative every day
  • Create solutions that make the most of the digital environment as it evolves

Why Sodexo?

  • Vacation, Personal and Sick Time
  • Medical Benefits beginning date of hire
  • 401K and Roth IRA with company match eligible

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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