Posted 1 month ago

District Manager

Company: Quest Food Management Services
Category: Management

 Lombard

Type: Full Time

Quest Food Management Services has a District Manager position open. The District Manager provides strategic direction and leadership to a team of Unit Mangers within an assigned geographic area. The DM will be responsible for providing the vision necessary to create world class operations by hiring and developing great people and ensuring systems and procedures are implemented properly and executed flawlessly at the unit level.  The position accomplishes this through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by Quest’s Mission, Vision, and Values.  
District Manager Responsibilities:

  • Drives the achievement of operating goals, profitability and sustainability.
  • Provides day-to-day leadership and management to Unit Leadership and hourly team members within the assigned district.
  • Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company.
  • Supports the development of leadership talent. Builds a pipeline of management candidates to support Quest’s growth and sustainability.
  • Ensures unit-level operating budgets are in place and met through a system of planning and control procedures; participates in budget and forecast process as needed.
  • Implements and maintains standards of quality for all areas of the dining services/hospitality operation; assists in the development and on-going analysis of each account’s dining services/hospitality quality plan.
  • Ensures systems are in place to train and develop all Unit Level leadership and hourly team members.
  • Ensures that all areas of the dining services operations are in compliance with Quest’s health and safety standards, as well as state and local health codes.
  • Ensures all company and account purchasing policies and procedures are in effect; that, through correct menu planning, receiving, and storage, maximum utilization of company resources is attained; quality specifications are adhered to.
  • Stay abreast of the competition by analyzing quarterly market analysis and consistent research of menu trends.
  • Educate clients with regular meetings and transparent, accountable relationship management efforts.