Job Description

Bon Appetit


  • We are hiring immediately for a General Manager position.
  • Location
  • Schedule: Varies


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Are you looking for a job with competitive wages and benefits, one in which you can learn and grow while making a difference in the world? We’re hiring! Bon Appétit Management Company operates more than 1,000 cafés around the country for corporations, universities, and museums, as well as a few dozen public restaurants. We’ve led the industry in socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, from sustainable seafood to cage-free eggs. We cook everything from scratch using fresh, local ingredients.


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Job Summary

Job Summary:

Working as a Laundry General Manager, you are responsible for the overall direction of the operations of a large industrial laundry facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direction of the management of the areas of receiving, processing and delivery of healthcare or hospitality linens to include company or customer owned goods
  • Manages, develops, and trains staff to ensure processing of a quality product
  • Fiscal management of costs and expenses in the operation of a production facility; the ability to forecast expenses and budget and maintain the operations cost centers
  • Responsible for the company assets to include engineering oversight and preventative maintenance programs; coordinates cost effective and efficient operations of the plant while ensuring a safe work environment for associates, management, vendors, and visitors
  • Ability to read and interpret a P&L statement to include budget responsibilities
  • Chairperson for Plant Safety Committee; oversees the regulatory compliance for all required agencies; knowledgeable of OSHA, JACHAO and state & local requirements
  • Supporter and liaison with customers for all Joint Commission, Linen Review, and additional operating committee needs within the faculty and hospital group
  • Ability to attend, participate, and document laundry surveys for potential Company clients 
  • Develops annual budget and coordinates needs throughout the budget approval process with Regional Director of Operations and/or Regional Vice President and Finance Department
  • Ability to develop and assist in growing new business within the facility 
  • Ability to forecast business costings, improve profitability, and develop projects and investments for return on investment of new business opportunities
  • Manages capital expenditure projects; manages and coordinates installation and operation of new equipment through engineering department and vendors
  • Develops succession planning for his/her position to include management development in order to successfully facilitate a corporate culture of growth and improvement



  • BS/BA in Management or equivalent work experience required
  • At least 5 years of operations/management experience; preferably laundry operations with large-scale plants in management or commercial field
  • Spanish language skills a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written format and oral presentations
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility, and leadership
  • Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


Associates at Bon Appétit are offered many fantastic benefits.

Both full-time and part-time positions offer the following benefits to associates:

  • Retirement Plan
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits, including Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Services, and Choice Auto and Home Program

In addition, full-time positions also offer the following benefits to associates:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)


About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 1045127 



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