ARAMARK Director of Operational Excellence - SLCDK in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania




Director of Operational Excellence – SLCDK will be responsible to:

  • Act as primary liaison for the Food Management Team and lead/coordinate the training, implementation, monitoring/measurement and progress communication of Food Management standards and processes throughout the SLC group

  • Lead the implementation, training, monitoring/measuring and progress communication of the SLC Executional Excellence platforms

  • Partner with ARAMARK Supply Chain resources to lead all management and communication of specified product and authorized vendor compliance

  • Collaborate with all SLC culinary leaders to ensure best practices are identified and implemented

  • Lead the implementation and management of SLCs ProChef Culinary Development Program

  • Support all culinary related standardization and compliance initiatives

  • Direct the identification and development of new projects, standards, processes and cost/quality improvement initiatives


The ideal candidate for Director Operational Excellence – SLCDK:

  • Demonstrate a strong aptitude for leadership, communication skills, personnel development and training

  • Have multi-level operations experience (preferably in SLCDK environments)

  • Have an understanding of corporate hierarchy and corporate support divisions

  • Be willing to travel up to 50% of the time

  • Be willing to work an event-based schedule which may include nights, weekends and holidays

  • Exhibit an aptitude and track record of being able to “influence others without formal authority”

  • Project a high level of maturity and leadership skills

  • Manages projects to meet objective, budget and timeline goals


  • Reports to the Vice President of Operational Excellence, SLCDK

  • Interfaces with field operations, regional staff, LOB support functions, and Food Management COE



  • BS or equivalent experience

  • 15+ years of operations leadership experience

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent oral, leadership and communication skills

  • Project management experience

  • People development experience

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, work in a dynamic fluid environment and effectively cope with change

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran