Job Description


  • We are hiring immediately for a Regional Director of Operations position.
  • Location: San Francisco Bay Area, California Note: online applications accepted only. Travel is not required, qualified applicants can be based anywhere in the greater bay area. Relocation assistance is available.
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday
  • Requirement: Strong leadership skills. Ability to identify, create and implement business improvements that increase efficiency. Proven track record of growing profit margins.
  • Starting pay: 130-150K / year
  • Company Car and gas card
  • This position is eligible for our incentive bonus program up to 30%

About Canteen:

Canteen brings break time to everyone. We combine food, service, and experience backed by industry-leading technology to help companies create a better workplace and connect their employees. Canteen’s solutions include markets, office coffee and snacks, unattended retail, and culinary.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. Their dedication, collaboration, and passion fuel our growth. Interested in joining our team? You bring the enthusiasm, customer service, and commitment; we’ll supply the opportunity and innovation. Together, we’ll continue to transform our industry.

Come for the job, stay for the career. We are Canteen.

    Job Summary

    As Regional Director of Operations, you will focus on driving operational, efficiencies and profit improvement initiatives. The position supports our Bay Area operations which include office coffee, pantry and snack services, micro markets, and vending machines.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Reducing operational overhead costs

    • Driving labor efficiencies

    • Improving product accountability

    • Increasing profit margin

    • Reporting to the Division President this role meets regularly with extended team to ensure transparency, understanding, accountability, and alignment

    • Collaborates with key partners to support regional initiatives

    • Ensures consistent and fair administration of all policies and procedures

    • Recognizes and anticipates marketplace trends; participates in regional strategic planning meetings


    • Experience managing a P&L and delivering financial results

    • Ability to work across multiple operations and multiple tasks

    • Has a proven track record of strong financial acumen

    • Has ability to think quickly, analytically, strategically, and accurately

    • Demonstrates leadership through the ability to influence and drive change, taking ownership and accountability

    • Experience implementing processes and procedures to drive performance

    • Humble servant leadership approach that shows appreciation for our front-line associates

    • Demonstrates initiative, ownership, multi-tasking, prioritization, and organization skills

    • Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and ability to quickly learn new and proprietary software applications.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Minimum of ten years progressive and related experience.

    • Strong background in a mid to senior level leadership role in an operational setting

    • Exhibits strong and dynamic communication, presentation and listening skills across all levels of an organization.

    • Strong data and financial analytical skills required.

    • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and maintain organization in a changing environment.

    • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility, and leadership.

    Associates at Canteen 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:1132386


    Application Instructions

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