Kadlec Supervisor, Food Production - Nutrition Services in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Food Production Supervisor to join our growing team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full time, 1.0. Exempt. Management.


Minimum Requirements:

  • AA in Culinary Arts or Hotel and Restaurant Management from an accredited educational institution required.

  • Two (2) years’ experience in an executive chef capacity that includes staff supervision required.

  • One (1) year purchasing, inventory management/inventory control experience required.

  • Current Food Handlers Permit required.

  • Successful completion of SERVSAFE Food Protection Manager Certification course within one year from date of hire into the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year modified diet experience preferred.

  • Completion of Dietetic Assistant Program preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Food Production Supervisor you will supervise patient and retail meal production including daily kitchen operations; Maintain high standards for quality patient meal service and customer satisfaction; Perform a variety of functions related to purchasing food and equipment, monitoring and maintaining inventory levels, updating master order guides.; Participate in the hiring, training and performance evaluations of assigned personnel; Remain responsible for patient and retail menu planning and implementation; Work collaboratively with Nutrition Services management team to assure efficient department operations; and performs related duties as assigned.

  • Remains responsible for menu development for patient meal service, including modified diet menu, as well as retail and catering options.

  • Serves as the leader for assigned food production caregivers including coaching, mentoring, supervision, performance guidance, and time card approval.

  • Manages and supervises on a day-to-day basis caregivers responsible for food production, meal preparation, janitorial and sanitation duties ensuring appropriate daily staffing and the efficient, cost-effective use of caregiver resources to meet the demand.

  • Collaborates with Human Resources on personnel issues.

  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition on recruitment items including completing requisitions, interviewing, hiring.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, Washington, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer.” Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Supervisory / Management

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 194164