Assistant Manager
Newk's Eatery

Posted January 23, 2021

Employment Type Full-time

Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience

Company Newk's Eatery

Location 7880 Vaughn Road
Montgomery , AL 36116



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Newk's Eatery is an express casual dining experience in a refreshing and stylish atmosphere serving fresh tossed salads, oven baked sandwiches, California style pizzas, made-from-scratch soups, and homemade cakes with an emphasis on freshness and flavor. 

The team behind Newk’s Eatery has a special talent for developing innovative restaurant concepts that not only meet consumer’s current needs, but anticipate their future needs as well. The founders pioneered the fast casual restaurant concept by defining and energizing the fastest-growing segment in the restaurant industry. The Newk’s Eatery concept has been developed and refined to meet the needs of consumers and franchise operators alike by providing customers a tantalizing variety of made-to-order menu choices and by providing franchise owners a streamlined, low labor operation designed for efficiency, site adaptability, and multiple revenue opportunities.

The guiding philosophy of Newk’s Eatery is simple: Give guests many good reasons to visit; give more good reasons to come back. There are no reasons better than a variety of delicious choices made-fresh-to-order and served quickly with a smile. 

We thank you for your interest in a career with Newk's Eatery that offers attractive compensation and a meaningful challenge. We encourage you to continue with this applicant-friendly online employment application to be considered as a member of our dynamic team.

As a member of the management team, the Assistant Manager assists in providing direction and motivation to the hourly partners, ensuring execution of all positions, chores and responsibilities in order to provide our guests with an exceptional NEWK’s Experience and exceptional product quality. This position also helps to protect the brand by maintaining a sanitary, safe, respectful, efficient and quality work environment while effectively managing operational/product costs. 
Role-models behaviors that align with the NEWK’s Beliefs and Philosophy for Service: 
Assistant managers treat all people with courtesy and respect. They are reliable, independent thinkers and good decision-makers. They create a culture of empowerment and fun in caring for our guests while ensuring profitability and operational excellence are maintained. The Assistant Manager values training and adheres to the NEWK’s training systems. 
Knowledge & Skill Required 

Excellent communications, supervisory, and guest service skills 
Computer literacy; comfortable with Microsoft Office Software 
Some college or equivalent experience preferred 

 Experience Required 

Some restaurant managerial experience preferred 
 Physical Requirements 

Extensive standing without breaks. 
Exposure to heat, smoke and cold. 
Reaching heights of approximately six feet and depths of approximately three ft. 
Must have high level of mobility/flexibility in space provided for periods of up to eight hours or longer as needed. 
Must be able to work irregular hours under heavy pressure/stress during busy times; bending, reaching and walking. 
Effective communication with guests. 
Carrying trays of food products weighing approximately 20 lbs for distances of up to 60 ft. 
Lifting up to 50 pounds.

  • Oversees the functions of all departments
  • Manages and mentors staff, including recruiting/hiring/training of all employees, overseeing HR/payroll, managing issues of discipline/termination, ensuring ongoing training/education, etc.
  • Guarantees customer satisfaction in all areas
  • Ensures stated goals are met
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and all company policies
  • Ensures that all required reports are accurate and timely
  • Manages and maintains property, which includes ensuring the building/grounds are kept in a clean and safe condition, that all systems are maintained according to set schedules/procedures, etc.

  • High school diploma or GED required; some post high school education or training preferred
  • Two years of progressive and relevant experience
  • Experience in supervising and managing staff
  • Excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent customer service focus
  • Knowledge of general sanitary and safety practices
  • Neat, clean, professional appearance
  • Customer friendly-demeanor
  • Exhibit a sense of urgency

  • 401k (after 1 year)
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Uniforms provided
  • 50% off food purchases and after work shift