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Director of Nutrition Services

Company: Opaa!
Location: England
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Director of Nutrition Services is responsible for the effective, efficient and compliant operation of the school districts child nutrition program. The Director of Nutrition Services will professionally administer a child nutrition program in accordance with Opaa! policies procedures, client policies, and governmental regulations.Functions of the JobEssential Functions ProductionForecast and communicate daily production needs to subordinate staff.Ensure daily accurate production records, as required by Opaa! and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).Operate within cost per meal parameters for food, labor, direct costs, and supplies.Ensure timely, efficient, and quality meal production and service.Monitor food and food preparation to maintain quality standards for preparation, presentation, and sanitation.Promote excellent customer service by investigating and resolving food quality and service complaints.Coordinate the preparation and daily transportation of meals going to all satellite buildings, where applicable.SupervisoryDemonstrate and promote Opaa!s Core Values of Always Act in the Best Interest of the Client, Demonstrate Integrity to Earn Trust, Provide Hospitality, Accept Accountability. Report concerns to the Regional Director of Operations immediately.Conduct monthly In-Service training sessions and weekly kitchen manager meetings, as required.Hire, Manage, direct, and schedule the activities of all subordinate personnel. Maintain compliance with all labor regulations.Address performance issues and conflict in the workplace in an appropriate and timely manner.Train, cross-train, and certify all kitchen staff on job stations. Be knowledgeable of all kitchen functions.Ensure overall cleanliness and organization of the kitchen and storage areas.ComplianceEnsure compliance with Opaa! recipes and menu plans. Obtain approval for menu changes from Wellness and Nutrition at least 24 hours in advance.Ensure compliance with Opaa! HR policies and procedures (timekeeping/payroll, background checks, hire/fire/discipline processes, leaves of absence, employee relations, etc.)Ensure compliance with all Opaa! HACCP processes and procedures.Ensure compliance with all Opaa! safety processes and procedures, worker safety regulations, and health regulations. Report unsafe working conditions and safety incidents in accordance with Opaa! policy.Ensure compliance with Opaa! and DESE recordkeeping requirements, and USDA program requirements pertaining to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs.AdministrativePurchase all food and supplies in accordance with Opaa! procedures and specifications.Maintain inventory at acceptable levels. Oversee weekly inventory count of food and supplies, as well as a monthly inventory count of government commodities, where applicable.Ensure all product is properly received, counted, and discrepancies from the vendor invoice are noted on invoice/receiving document.Ensure accurate and timely completion of all required logs.Complete and accurate input of required data and invoices into Remote.Ensure daily tray counts and reconcile with the District report.Attend all training and operational meetings, as required by Opaa!Client RelationshipsEstablish and maintain open and effective lines of communication at all levels to maximize customer/client satisfaction. Meet regularly with building principals and district liaison (superintendent, and/or assistant superintendent. Update Regional Director of Operations is informed of relevant information regarding the district.Develop a positive working relationship with the client and promote a positive attitude toward the district meal program and Opaa! Food Management.Prepare a monthly status report to the Board of Education, and present in person, as requested by the superintendent.Promote and provide quality catered events for the district and community.Conduct marketing events in accordance with Opaa! guidelines.Update Regional Director of Operations with any relevant information regarding the district.All other duties as assigned by Opaa! management.Marginal Functions: No marginal functions identifiedPhysical/Visual Activities or Demands: Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, kneel, crawl, push, pull, grasp, feel, taste, smell, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms.The employee must exert over 60 pounds of force occasionally and/or be able to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 25 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include concentrated attention, depth perception, ability to bring objects into sharp focus, color vision.Working Conditions: Working conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.Inside and outside working conditions.Frequently works around moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat.Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold.Noise level is usually loud.Position Qualification RequirementsEducation:High School Diploma or GEDExperience:Minimum 1 year experience cooking in a food service establishment.Minimum 1 year in customer service/hospitality roleService Oriented.Working knowledge of all kitchen functions and equipment.Must be able to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos.Must be able to communicate effectively, orally or in writing. Able to write simple correspondence and memos.Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Able to adjust recipes according to production needs.Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Able to identify and resolve food service and customer relationship issues.Minimum 1 year supervisory experience, requiredTravel is required for the duration of a 2 week training period all internal and external employeesMachines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids that may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:Dishwasher, Steamer/Kettle, Mixer, Oven, Stove, Fryers, Slicer, Thermometers, Gauges, Knives, Box Cutters, Meal Counting Software, Desktop PCs, Calculator, Telephone, Fax, Scanner, Copier, Printer.License(s)/Certification(s) Required:ServeSafe Certification, SNA Level 1 Certification, as requiredOpaa! Food Management, Inc. operates in 8 states in the Midwest. Our pay rates vary depending on state and position. The pay range can be anywhere from $35,000 - $45,000 per year. Please apply, and a Hiring Manager will discuss pay with you in more detail.Opaa! is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.Brand: Opaa!Address: 501 PINE BLUFF HWY England, AR - 72046Property Description: AR0011 - England Public SchoolProperty Number: AR0011

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