Restaurant GM

at Whataburger

Oklahoma City, OK

Posted on Jul. 11, 2017

Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan

Ready to put your leadership skills to work in a company that will recognize and reward them?

We're Seeking a General Manager (GM) in Oklahoma City!

What's in it for you?
You will participate in one of the best bonus programs in the business!
You will be part of running a multimillion-dollar business!
You will be eligible for 401K and Profit Sharing!

*Meet our Hiring Managers in person
*Visit us on July 25th from 10:00am to 2:00pm
*Click Apply now for the location address

The General Manager is responsible for managing, directing and developing a strong team to satisfy the sales, production, service, and supervisory needs of his/her restaurant. Ensures recruiting, budgeting, marketing, and sales goals are obtained throughout the assigned restaurant. Utilizes the sales and marketing plan as the basis for setting customer service goals to improve sales through increased customer traffic. Makes decisions regarding the recruitment, development, and performance of team. Demonstrates a willingness to listen to Team Members, Team Leaders and Managers and addresses opportunities that arise. Ensures a clean, safe, and energy-efficient operation during each shift. Ensures the store is always, in the customer's eye, "ready for business."

Overview of Duties:
•Demonstrates operational excellence through positive relationships with Family Members and customers, acting on Whataburger’s emphasis on Pride, Care, and Love.
•Manage restaurant staff to include hiring, providing new hire orientation, scheduling, coaching, counseling, constructing Online Development Plans, evaluating, and providing feedback on performance with Team Members, Team Leaders, and Managers.
•Facilitates appropriate working sessions, meetings, and discussions among Team Members, Team Leaders, and Managers to share best practices, address underperforming areas, and develop plans for improvement.
•Engage in sales and marketing activities to increase sales and drive customer traffic.
Achieve the sales plan and budgeted Gross Operating Profit After Compensation (GOPAC) in line with Period and Quarterly projections.
•Ensure accurate inventories are conducted regularly, and maintain efficient ordering.
•Maintain strong communication between Area Manager and unit Family Members to ensure restaurant meets Whataburger standards.

To continue the path for career success at Whataburger, the General Manager will participate in a skills development program and will be required to achieve certifications associated with the position.

Qualifications REQUIRED:
Experience: (Minimum experience the job requires.)
•Demonstrated intermediate to advanced level of ability to communicate, influence, and negotiate decisions while motivating assigned staff.
•Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

Knowledge: (Level of knowledge required to perform the job effectively.)
•Basic to intermediate knowledge of back of house systems, point of sale systems, restaurant operating systems, and the Internet.
•Strong general knowledge of the organization and its functions.
•Strong general knowledge of working practices, procedures, and techniques.
•Intermediate to advanced understanding of budgetary concepts and procedures.
•Intermediate to advanced ability to delegate projects and get work done through others.
•Intermediate to advanced understanding of performance review process.
•Ability to prepare and present ideas and recommendations to colleagues, managers, and direct reports with ample notice and preparation.

Education: (Minimum formal education the job requires.)
•High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience.

Qualifications PREFERRED:
•3-5 years’ experience in the restaurant industry.
•Previous experience in a restaurant leadership position.
•Knowledge: Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
•Professional Certification: Food Safety Certification (may vary based on city, county and state requirements)

Benefits Beyond Burgers:
Whataburger offers competitive salaries and benefits, great opportunities for career advancement and other resources to enrich our Family Member's lives.

Whataburger franchisees are independently owned and operated, and therefore job benefits and compensation may vary between franchise controlling companies.

For All Family Members:
•Competitive Weekly Pay, Direct Deposit, 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing
•Employee Assistance Program, Whataburger Family Foundation and Scholarships Program
•Quality Meal Program – discounts on the best food in town (based on eligibility)
•Wellness Program, Opportunities for Career Development and Growth, Community Volunteer Opportunities

Team Members:
- Flexible Schedules
- Medical Plans – Qualified and Affordable under the ACA Guidelines*
- Whatagames (Ask Us About This!)
* Team members who work an average of at least 30 hours per week over a defined measurement period are eligible for these benefits.

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*Meet our Hiring Managers in person
*Visit us on July 25th from 10:00am to 2:00pm
*Click Apply Now for the location address

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