Production Leader

Beaumont Hospitals Royal Oak, MI
General Summary: Responsible for overseeing production of simple to complex products according to standardized recipes. Use of simple to complex/larger volume equipment (kettles, slicers, ovens, steamers). Responsible for recipe development and quality control. Knowledge and application of HACCP principles in the safe preparation of food for patients, retail customers and special functions. Directs activities of Dietetic Helpers and Cooks. Able to identify ingredients/finished products that do not meet established quality standards and take appropriate remedial actions. Attentive to details of special/restricted diets. Oversees and directs cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and work area.

Essential Duties:

* Responsible for overseeing the production of high quality products following standardized recipes for patients, retail areas and special events. Able to identify and address variances per established standards.

* Prioritizes and directs activities of Dietetic Helpers and Cooks. Prepares schedule, daily assignment sheet and coordinates with leadership to optimize staffing. Orients, trains and coaches staff. Applies corporate and department policies consistently and equitably. Provides input into evaluation and discipline of staff.

* Provides input into menu development and modifications for regular and therapeutic diets, retail areas and special functions.

* Maintains safety and sanitation standards in work area. Identifies and addresses variances and takes remedial action as needed.

Standard Qualifications: High school graduate (or equivalent). Additional coursework in food production required. Associates degree preferred.

Other Qualifications:

* Minimum four years quantity food production experience and one year food service management experience required for production area.

* Certified Food Protection Manager (ServSafe or equivalent), or willingness to obtain, required by department.

* Basic computer skills (Microsoft office, email) required.

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