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Assistant Manager

Company: Dairy Queen
Location: Collinsville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced and skilled restaurant manager who can run a store effectively and with attention to detail. The ideal candidate will create positive memories for all who touch DQ. The management team is responsible for executing all aspects of restaurant operations including crew training, financial performance, product production, inventory, sales, and marketing. The ideal candidate will set and hold staff accountable to high standards, creating a great environment for both the crew and customers!Benefits:

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Two weeks paid vacation
  • Monthly and yearly bonuses
  • Simple IRA matching
  • Role is scheduled for 45 hours per week
  • Perform under pressure in a high volume restaurant including moving and responding quickly for long periods of time.
  • Work in and out of different temperature ranges.
  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Work around nuts and other allergens.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested by the GM.
  • Manage entire operation of restaurant during scheduled shifts. Strive for operational levels that meet or exceed the Fans expectations in the areas of quality, service and atmosphere, creating value through an excellent experience and a fair price. Accurately complete designated duties such as inventory control, ordering of products, cash control.
  • Ensure that shift leads and crew are trained and fully knowledgeable on all PRIDE systems and routines, product recipes, food safety practices and restaurant safety practices.
  • Ensure that all PRIDE systems and routines are incorporated into the day-to-day operations of the restaurant, setting each scheduled shift up for success.
    Business Planning
  • Execute the restaurants business plan as directed by the Owner and Director of Operations, taking advice and coaching from the Owner, Director of Operations, ADQ Business Consultants, field staff or territory operator.
  • Understand how to react to issues impacting the restaurants profit & loss (P&L) to optimize sales and profit, such as analyzing COGS and taking corrective action if necessary, maintaining inventory, projecting restaurant demand changes throughout the year and adjusting labor accordingly, ensuring that cash control/security procedures are followed, and understanding the P&L implications of workers compensation claims.
  • Assist with developing and implementing strategies to increase average meal checks and frequency of Fan visits.
    Fan Service
  • Ensure that Fan service in all areas meets or exceeds company standards.
  • Establish standards for the management team and crew to handle customer concerns.
  • Ensure that customer complaints are promptly and appropriately addressed to resolve the problem and ensure that each dissatisfied customer becomes a return Fan.
  • Understand the importance of speed of service and resolve bottlenecks in work flow.
  • Build relationships with return or preferred patrons.
    Team Member Leadership
  • Accomplish store objectives of hiring, training, coaching and developing shift leads and crew members to build a highly skilled and productive team.
  • Execute training and new hire orientations; clearly communicate job expectations; monitor employee and manager performance and job contributions, provide ongoing and helpful feedback against expectations.
  • Role model and enforce policies and procedures.
  • At a minimum, have a basic understanding of how to prepare hourly employee schedules to meet the staffing requirements for each day part and seasonal demands.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all restaurant staff to foster and promote a cooperative and pleasant working climate, which will be conducive to maximizing employee morale, productivity and efficiency.
    Health and Safety Standards
  • Ensure that Food Safety is the top training priority in store operations. Ensure that proper hand washing, product rotation procedures, and temperature logging are visible and active behaviors. Role model and enforce safe food handling practices.
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy facility environment by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures, complying with health and legal regulations and maintaining security systems or routines.
  • Understands how to react in the event of an emergency such as a workers compensation accident, a robbery, etc.
    Store Marketing
  • Bring useful ideas on how to attract new Fans and increase restaurant sales through marketing promotions and activities.
  • Effectively execute some assigned aspects of local store marketing activities and projects such as public and community relations programs, evaluating local competitors store marketing, identifying and tracking changing consumer demands.
    Qualifications:Experience Needed
  • Minimum 1-3 years of high volume restaurant leadership experience, required. Previous quick service restaurant experience strongly preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Proven track record of effectively managing COGS and labor.
  • Strong knowledge and application of safe food handling practices.
  • Must be ServSafe certifiable
    Skills/Competencies Needed
  • Customer focus - strong hospitality and customer service skills, enjoys engaging with the customer.
  • Trainer and coach - ability to be a strong trainer or coach to others on restaurant routines and systems, as well as how to effectively interact with customers and each other.
  • Management skills - excellent track record of coaching and training employees and effectively resolving employee relations issues. Ability to motivate a strong team, and set a positive and upbeat store environment.
  • Organization and goal focused - must be highly organized and detail-oriented with the capability to oversee many aspects of the business and multiple areas simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to actively work to achieve and exceed set goals for the business.
  • Technical - proficiency with computers and with Point of Sale systems.
  • Flexibility and adaptability -willingness to follow directions and a commitment to meet DQ standards in all you do.
  • Integrity-does the right thing even when no one is looking, honest, earns trust of others.Company IntroductionDairy Queen (DQ) franchisees, employees and crew members have been focused on creating positive memories for all who touch DQ, for over 80 years. Unlike any other quick-service brand, DQ food and treats hold a special place in the hearts of fans of all ages, from all around the globe. Thats why DQ fans have always been our top priority and why we continue to look for new ways to surprise and delight them. Doing so is our passion. Its what sets DQ restaurants apart and is what is helping us reach our vision of being the worlds favorite quick-service restaurant

Keywords: Dairy Queen, Springfield , Assistant Manager, Executive , Collinsville, Illinois

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