Director of Enterprise Equipment

  • Miami, FL, United States
  • Kitchens Corporate
  • Full-Time

Who You’ll Work For

REEF’s mission is to connect the world to your block. 

We transform underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood hubs that connect people to locally curated goods, services, and experiences.

With an ecosystem of 4,500 locations and a team of 15,000 people, REEF is the largest operator of mobility, logistics hubs, and neighborhood kitchens in North America.

Together we are leveraging the power of proximity to keep our communities moving forward in a sustainable and thoughtful way.

Essential Job Functions

The Regional Culinary Operations Manager identifies and communicates through different sites assigned on a regional level all best practices across different operations divisions and channels to develop and drive consistency in work processes and benchmarking standards of performance of Operations leaders. The position is a key driver in developing and implementing a culture of continuous improvement throughout REEF while ensuring compliance to all recipe validation, all S.O.Ps, Regulatory, internal and customer food safety quality requirements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verifies and ensures all delivery fleet and required equipment is in safe and working order with all aspects of HACCP and actively being used.
  • Responsible for regulatory safety audits as necessary.  
  • Trends audit gaps and prioritizes facility needs based on common trends. 
  • Ensures facilities remain safe and that the established standard, all equipment and technology are up to date and compliant with Food Safety Plans including ensuring annual analysis, update-to-date rules and continued training, as needed.  
  • Determines  equipment resources needed for Enterprise Brands and communicates needs to necessary Stakeholders.
  • Assists in root cause analysis and corrective actions as necessary. 
  • Aligns with responsible stakeholders to ensure internal audit programs are effective and performed at a level to ensure compliance with current REEF Kitchens Quality Policies and Procedures. 
  • Assists in preparing training materials for employee and management training with respect to GMP’s, Allergens, Food Safety Plans, Hazard Analysis, Bio Security, recordkeeping, etc. 
  • Maintains technical competency and remaining current in changes in technology and in the industry. 
  • Completes and maintains all required paperwork, records, documents, etc. 
  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. 
  • Analyzes weekly/monthly product/process cost statements & conduct cost reviews. Examines profitability trends over product/process life cycle & compare with estimates. 
  • Provides analytical inputs to Operations Head on revenues, capacity utilization, costs and profitability for planning. 
  • Responsible to lead the change process by working closely with the Site Head and the rest of Site Leadership Team.
  • Optimizes available resources through capacity planning and continuous improvement to maximize productivity. 
  • Leads, trains & monitors the performance of team members to ensure efficiency in service operations and meeting of individual & group targets. 
  • Other duties may be assigned and modified by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A results-oriented individual with strong influencing, problem solving and negotiation skills that drive accountability and who has a proven ability to build relationships and influence individuals at all levels in the organization to problem-solve complex issues. 
  • Proven capabilities in managing and executing Operational excellence initiatives in a growing and fast paced environment. 
  • Ability to perform under pressure and lead multiple priorities with competing demands for resource while instilling confidence in the business and demonstrating the business value of OE activities 
  • Proven track record as not only as a “coach/leader” leading others, but also having the willingness and ability to roll up the sleeves and engage in detailed execution when required. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.  
  • Strong attention to details and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to prioritize workload for self and team based on business need. 
  • Ability to meet business needs given competing priorities. 
  • Demonstrates agility and the ability to meet tight deadlines and make quick decisions in a very versatile environment. 
  • Travel for work, from 50% up to 75% of the time

Education / SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE requirements:

  • 5+ years relevant restaurant operations and leadership experience required.
  • Associate degree or equivalent in related field preferred.
  • Leadership skills to direct workflow and lead a team. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Extensive knowledge of DOT, FMCSA, EPA and OSHA regulations. 
  • Experience in safety operations within food service distribution. 
  • Certifications: HACCP and Food Handling Certification.

What We’ll Provide

Medical
Dental
Vision

Life and Disability
401K
Paid Time Off (PTO)

REEF Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. REEF does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. REEF complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates