There are two kinds of people in this world: SONIC employees and those who wish they were SONIC employees. This elite group gets to work with awesome people, earn great pay, and sport the cool uniform.
Being a General Manager at a SONIC Drive-In restaurant is the cherry on top of a Strawberry Banana Split Molten Cake Sundae. You’ll managing drive-in operations with a great team under you! You will be responsible for molding and training new employees to ensure we provide quality food in a clean, safe and efficient manner. We want every guest to have an enjoyable dining experience every time they come to SONIC.
Basic job duties for the drive-in restaurant’s General Manager include:
Manages, trains, monitors and coaches Team / Crew Members, Carhops and Skating Carhops
Directs and assigns drive-in restaurant employees as needed to ensure all aspects of food service meet operational standards
Adheres to and monitors employee compliance of the drive-in restaurant employee handbook, policies and practices
Performs restaurant opening and/or closing duties
Monitors and makes appropriate adjustments to staffing levels, inventory levels and food cost control
Completes weekly inventory as needed
Administrative duties including maintaining files, records and all required documentation
Reinforces a customer service mentality and ensures all employees are focused on serving the customer at all times.
Immediately and respectfully responds to guest requests. Reports guest complaints to immediate supervisor and assists in resolving such complaints.
SONIC Drive-In General Manager Requirements:
Ability to work irregular hours, nights, weekends and holidays
General knowledge and understanding of the restaurant industry or retail operations required
Minimum of six months of restaurant management experience (QSR) or one year entry level retail management experience required. Experience running shifts without supervision
Effective communication skills; basic math, reading and computer skills
Ability to follow directions and work with autonomy once given directions; ability to multi-task and successfully solve problems
Willingness to abide by the appearance, uniform and hygiene standards at SONIC
Additional SONIC Drive-In General Manager Qualifications…
Friendly and smiling faces that enjoy providing courteous food service to our guests!
Professional individuals who value people and demonstrate respect for others!
A team player willing to meet and exceed drive-in goals and objectives.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and lead team members.
Dedicated individuals with a proven track record of building sales, creative marketing, expense management and developing people into successful teams.
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.