Food & Beverage Manager

Full Time

Website Wawa

STR00662 – WoodbridgeJob DescriptionThe Food & Beverage Manager (FBM) is responsible for managing all aspects of the food service and beverage operation. By utilizing the food service team, this manager is responsible for the efficient execution of all fresh food/ food service programs in compliance with corporate and regulatory guidelines and supporting the General Manager in all facets of running the store. The FBM, in conjunction with the AGM, is responsible for training the Customer Service Associates in the store. The FBM is responsible for maintaining a safe, sanitary and appetizing food service environment. The FBM ensures an exceptional customer experience.Principal Duties: Ensure a pleasant shopping experience for all customers. Respond to customer complaints or inquiries. Solicit customer feedback, input and information through various communication vehicles. React to information and create a plan to consistently meet the expectations of all customers.Ensure the 24/7 execution of all food service programs including proper ordering, production planning, product handling and display.Responsible to meet and/or exceed food service and beverage performance and profitability goals according to corporate objectives.Execute food service efficiencies and ensure planograms are utilized and followed.Oversee the inventory and ordering of product and supplies and ensure routine maintenance and upkeep of the food service equipment and facilities.Analyze food service results and trends. Prepare action plans to leverage the store’s fresh food strengths and address areas of opportunity to ensure food service profitability. Execute all action plans.Responsible to be an expert on all food service marketing programs, campaigns, strategies and initiatives. Educate all food service associates to be the same.Execute the training, coaching and performance management of food service customer service associates. Assist with all matters relating to food service associates and the store team – recruiting, hiring, training, coaching, associate engagement and performance management. Recognize and reward associates.Execute the corporate training plan for all food service CSAs and effectively conduct hands on training to ensure associate proficiency.Ensure execution of established safety, security, quality, and store operations policies, procedures and practices.As needed, the FBM will need to run shift, including deposit preparation and fuel operations, where applicable.Essential Functions: Ability to work well individually as well as in a team environmentExcellent oral and written communication skillsExcellent customer service skillsAbility to work with little or no supervisionDetail oriented and excellent organizational skillsAbility to apply critical thinking skills in all situationsAbility to apply root cause techniques in order to solve problemsAbility to handle multiple projects simultaneously and independentlyProven self-starter with demonstrated ability to make decisionsUnderstanding of store finances and awareness of impact to businessMust be able to perform the following physical behaviors repetitively throughout a shift: standing, walking, handling, reaching horizontally and grasping firmlyMust be able to perform the following physical behaviors frequently throughout a shift: reaching above the shoulder, reaching below the waist, pushing buttons, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling and pushingMust be able to lift and carry up to 35 lbsExcellent relationship building, interpersonal and leadership skillsAbility to learn and utilize the store’s technologyBasic Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED equivalentLeadership experience required, leadership experience in a food service environment preferredFlexible availability which may include all shifts, weekends, and holidays, based on business needsAbility to work 35 – 40 hours per weekExperience selecting, training, performance management of staff, sales building, scheduling and managing expensesExperienced in all areas of store operations, including foodserviceExperience effectively implementing change and demonstrated results in executionServe Safe CertificationProven and consistently demonstrated skills in the following:Exceptional Customer ServiceRelationship BuildingEffective CommunicationTrainingWawa will provide reasonable accommodation to complete an application upon request, consistent with applicable law. If you require an accommodation, please contact our Associate Service Center at [email protected] or 1-800-444-9292.Wawa, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Wawa maintains a work environment in which Associates are treated fairly and with respect and in which discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated. In accordance with federal, state and local laws, we recruit, hire, promote and evaluate all applicants and Associates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Unlawful discrimination will not be a factor in any employment decision.Job Type: Full-timeWork Location: Multiple Locations

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