General Manager

    Sonic Drive-In
    6040 Moores Mill Road, Huntsville, AL 35811
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Restaurant General Manager
    The Job:  
    As a SONIC Drive-In General Manager, you are responsible for overseeing and managing the daily operations of the Drive-In to provide quality food in a clean, safe, and efficient manner so that guests will have an enjoyable experience at the Sonic Drive-In. As the highest management position within the Drive-In, you are accountable for the Drive-In and its operations.  Responsibilities include:
    •	Hiring, training, managing, supervising, directing, and developing Great People ready to serve a SuperSONIC experience to every guest
    •	Demonstrating a Fair, Firm, Fun leadership approach, and leading by example
    •	Managing a profit and loss statement to exceed expectations every week, month, and year
    •	Swiftly resolving employee concerns with a thoughtful approach
    •	Celebrating team successes and coaching for better performance
    •	Setting expectations and providing clear and continuous feedback
    •	Creating an upbeat positive atmosphere during the shift that makes work fun
    •	Helping employees understand the big picture and their role by sharing the "why" behind tasks 
    •	Understanding how to use metrics to evaluate Drive-In performance and make necessary improvements
    •	Getting out in the community, making a difference, and growing sales for your Drive-In and the brand
    •	Maintaining and enforcing SONIC safety and sanitation standards
    •	Relentlessly complying with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations
    What You'll Need:
    •	Prior management experience; restaurant or retail industry highly preferred (subject to franchise discretion)
    •	High standards for self and the team
    •	Positive attitude, especially during rushes or stressful situations
    •	Resiliency - trying different approaches to solve a problem; working to get better every day
    •	Eagerness to learn and grow professionally and personally
    •	Ability to prioritize and complete tasks accordingly
    •	Excellent leadership and communication skills
    •	Associate's degree in Business or related field preferred (subject to franchise discretion)
    •	Willingness to work irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays
    The Fine Print:
    As required by applicable law, SONIC Drive-In franchise organizations will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


    Additional General Manager Requirements:
    ●	High school diploma or equivalent required. Advanced studies in business, restaurant management or related fields are preferred
    ●	Minimum of two (2) years of restaurant management experience (QSR preferred), experience running shifts without supervision
    ●	Required to work a minimum 5 day workweek with 4 closing shifts (or 4 day workweek guaranteed) including irregular hours, nights, weekends and holidays
    ●	Knowledge of recruiting, interviewing and selection practices
    ●	Knowledge of federal and state labor laws as well as local health and sanitation laws and regulations
    ●	Leadership and supervisory practices and skills; effective verbal and written communication skills
    ●	Basic accounting and computer skills
    ●	Ability to follow directions and work with autonomy once given directions; ability to multi-task and successfully solve problems
    ●	Problem solving, decision-making and conflict-resolution skills
    ●	Willingness to abide by the appearance, uniform and hygiene standards at SONIC

    Additional Info

    Sure, classic cars and vintage threads may be things of the past, but the Sonic Drive-In experience will always be groovy, right on, awesome, wicked, fab, the bee’s knees, cruisin’ . . . you get the picture!  It’s downright sensational!! 
    All that’s missing is you, so APPLY TODAY!
    SONIC and its independent franchise owners are Equal Opportunity Employers.
    Posting ID: 547995759Posted: 2021-01-17