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OMNI HOTELS MANAGEMENT CORP Executive Steward in Eagan, Minnesota

Executive Steward Job Locations US-MN-Eagan Requisition ID 2024-109330 # of Openings 1 Category (Portal Searching) Banquets Location A substantial part of the 200-acre Viking Lakes mixed-use development, this destination is home to the Minnesota Vikings headquarters, Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center and TCO Stadium. The location is easily accessible from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Mall of America and airport, with additional uses for the planned development to include corporate offices, retail, restaurants and entertainment. The 320-room luxury hotel features more than 35,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and pre-function space, including a 7,500-square-foot ballroom, a 4,410-square-foot event center and six two-story hospitality lounges for groups and meeting planners to utilize. From small board meetings, conferences and large galas or special events to Sunday football tailgates and more, the Omni Viking Lakes Hotel accommodates groups of all sizes with its robust meetings offerings, multiple food and beverage venues, a signature spa and state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Job Description To ensure that all Banquets and other Food and Beverage outlets have the required quantities of sanitized equipment/supplies to meet the business needs of the hotel. Relocation Available Responsibilities Responsible for the efficient and effective running of the Steward Department ensuring that operating costs are minimized. To execute company and hotel policies and procedures relating to the Stewarding Department, thereby ensuring that the services provided achieve the established standards of performance, within the agreed budgetary controls. To advise the Food and Beverage Director on all matters relating to the Stewarding Department. To be responsible for a high standard of sanitation throughout the Stewarding areas. To assist the Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage in the preparation of the Stewarding Department budget. When agreed, should control all overheads throughout the oncoming year to report to the Executive Chef variances from actual and budget with reasons and recommendations for remedial action. To work with the Executive Chef on the purchasing of all cleaning supplies, china, glassware, cutlery and equipment. Responsible for storage, requisitioning of all materials and equipment Taking and calculating of material stock (inventory) as required. Reporting to the Food and Beverage Director all breakages, cleaning supply consumption, etc. In conjunction with the Food and Beverage Director, establish standards of performance for the Stewarding Department. Maintaining all equipment to a high standard, i.e.: dishwashers, burnishes, etc., and reporting to maintenance any defects. To actively participate in the critical path task sheet for the food and beverage department. To conduct/attend all required department meetings. To perform all duties applicable to a department manager within the hotel. To plan/organize/control the efficient and effective utilization of all stewarding production staff, especially in scheduling and controlling overtime. To interview/recruit suitable staff for the operation, in conjunction with personnel and the executive chef. To oversee the training/development of all stewarding staff by ensuring that effective on and off the job training is carried out. Be aware of state legislation in employment and industrial relations. Daily labor controls and administer payroll for staff ensuring associates are paid accurately. Create weekly stewarding schedules and have executive chef approve. Oversee planning, assigning, and directing work, conducting performance appraisals and all aspects of performance management for staff. Champion the Omni / Power of One culture. Qualifications Previous experience as an Executive Steward or Assistant Executive Steward level management position of a high-volume facility, preferred. Ability to communicate written and orally in Englis on an intermediate level. Ability and willingness to work a varied schedule which includes working on weekends and holidays. Computer literacy with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Maintain a professional business appearance, attitude, and performance. Maintain cleanliness of work area at all times. Demonstrate ability to lead by example. Experience training and developing employees with limited education/experience. Strong customer service orientation and skills. Excellent safety and sanitation skills. Food safety certification is required. Able to deliver and communicate to diverse crowd of associates. Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action. Ability to stand for long periods of time, walk, push, pull, stoop, bend and lift items of moderate to heavy weight daily. Good eye/hand coordination needed to use all stewarding equipment. Sufficient manual dexterity needed in hands to operate machinery and equipment as needed. Physical Requirements: Physical strength and stamina are essential to this position due to the high activity level. Ability to stand for long periods of time, walk, Ability to push, pull, stoop, bend and lift items of moderate to heavy weight. Good eye/hand coordination needed to use all stewarding equipment. Sufficient manual dexterity needed in hands to operate machinery and equipment as needed. Working Environment: Interior of hotel, in all Food and Beverage areas, with exposure to humidity and extreme temperatures. Exposure to Food and Beverage hazardous cleaning chemicals. Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer.