Assists the General Manager in managing the operations and staff of a Wendy's restaurant, including the execution of all Company policies, procedures, programs and systems. Participates in the achievement of store objectives. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws and ethical business practices. Participates in creating and maintaining a "People Excellence" environment.
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA: In order to achieve consistency throughout our system as we measure and evaluate performance, the measurement criteria following each accountability should be considered and evaluated. The actual results as well as methods used to obtain the results should be assessed and commented on within the evaluation. It is also appropriate in your narrative to discuss leadership, management and development of subordinates in the attainment of the accountabilities. The Key Measurement Criteria should not be viewed as the only factor to evaluate, as there are normally additional items that relate to a specific individual or market. 1. Trains, monitors and reinforces food safety procedures to Shift Supervisors and Crew Members. Ensures all food safety procedures are executed according to Company policies and health/sanitation regulations; takes corrective actions, as appropriate. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA • Current Food Safety certification • Follows all food safety procedures as outlined in the ops manual • Training and execution of all Wendy’s food safety procedures and compliance with all Health Department regulations. Critical items escalated immediately • Washing of hands observed, enforced and role modeled • Proper total store cleaning systems • All crew POC’s, hand washing & Food Safety completed • Health Department evaluation results • Execution of established food borne illness reporting procedures 2. Works with restaurant management team to meet sales goals verses budget and prior year, including participation in local store marketing programs. Executes appropriate plans to resolve unfavorable trends and enhance sales. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA • Sales performance versus budget & prior year • Sales performance of key initiatives including: • Transaction growth % • Service times • Late night sales $ • Pick Up Window % • Kids Meals • Identification and communication of store sales trends to TSM/GM • Execution of national and local marketing programs • Execution of new product rollouts • Participation in community programs to enhance goodwill for Wendy’s 3. Manages food, labor and paper costs and other controllable expenses. Works with restaurant management team to meet profit objectives. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA • Profit performance vs. budget and prior year • Management of food, labor, paper and other controllable costs • Execution of labor hours vs. guide • Monitoring and follow-up of food preparation, production and procedures execution • Identification and communication of profit trends to TSM/GM 4. Executes Company policies and procedures for the control of cash, property, product and equipment. Monitors inventory levels to ensure product availability and orders product. Manages and maintains safe working conditions. Ensures execution of preventive maintenance. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA • Execution of policies and procedures for control of cash, property, product and equipment • Execution of flow charts to ensure crew is meeting food prep and production goals • Training and monitoring of crew in cash and inventory controls • Numbers of slips, falls, cuts, etc.; safety of work environment during shifts • Coordinates compliance with Safety Audit; ensures resolution of non-compliance issues • Prompt and accurate reporting of accidents; initiation of corrective actions as appropriate to prevent recurrence • Execution of Preventive Maintenance Program • Reporting and monitoring of maintenance problems • Compliance with all Federal, State and local employment laws 5. Ensures SPARKLE certification. Manages, directs, and monitors Shift Supervisors and Crew Members to achieve QSC goals and to support total store “Service Excellence” on assigned shifts. Ensures “Customer Courtesy” policies/procedures are properly executed. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA • Attainment and maintenance of SPARKLE certification; attainment of “Dave’s Way” certification • Execution of “Operations Leader” role, as directed • Crew and Shift Supervisor training and execution of Quality, Service and Cleanliness standards on assigned work shifts • Execution of guest relation activities, including interaction with guests • Frequency, nature and timely resolution of customer complaints 6. Executes the restaurant’s Human Resources programs for crew employees. Manages crew employees in a manner that maximizes retention. Works with TSM/GM and Co-Manager to achieve proper staffing levels. Creates and executes recruiting plan. Interviews and recommends candidates for selection. Works with TSM/GM, Co-Manager and HR staff to communicate Conflict Resolution process. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA • Actual staffing level verses goal • Contribution toward achievement of crew turnover goals • Maintain application-handling system • Conduct interviews using approved interviewing tools, recommend qualified candidates for further consideration • Support of diversity • Management and resolution of performance issues with crew; notification of performance issues to TSM/GM • Environment in which employees are treated with respect and dignity • Utilization of approved uniform program 7. Provides proper training for Shift Supervisors and Crew Members through established systems and follows through to ensure compliance with Company standards. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA • Execution of positional training and cross-training to achieve operating standards (COT/POC) • Feedback, intervention and coaching to Shift Supervisor and Crew Members; initiation of corrective action as appropriate • Training and utilization of established store standards and systems • Training of Shift Supervisors and Crew Members regarding operational changes and new products • Identification and development of candidates for Shift Supervisor positions, as applicable • Audit and review systems, checklists and work habits to ensure Shift Supervisor and Crew Members are demonstrating desired behaviors 8. Ensures proper execution of and compliance with Company policies and procedures on assigned shifts. Anticipates and identifies problems and initiates appropriate corrective action. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA • Execution of Company systems and operating procedures • Assists GM/TSM with creation and execution of store plan and store priorities • Proper escalation of issues 9. Performs other job-related duties as may be assigned or required. KEY MEASUREMENT CRITERIA This accountability should be left blank unless a specific program, activity, or contribution resulted which is not addressed by a previous accountability. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. KNOWLEDGE 1. Wendy’s operating systems and procedures 2. Wendy’s policies and procedures related to job responsibilities 3. Supervisory practices 4. Interviewing practices 5. Crew orientation and training program 6. Federal, State and local employment laws EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE College degree and 6 months experience in the restaurant industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience WORK ENVIRONMENT In order to satisfactorily execute and meet the above accountabilities and key measurement criteria, the Assistant Manager must perform managerial duties on site, in accordance with customary scheduling requirements for this position. The Assistant Manager must be able to stand for long periods without a break, and be able to travel to the bank, other restaurants, Area Office, etc.
DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at anytime.