What do we do

Red Rabbit is a fast-growing, mission-driven cooking business that offers healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks to tens of thousands of children in more than 160 schools throughout New York City every day.

About the role

The Facility Manager is an exciting role at Red Rabbit, ensuring that our 10,000 sq ft kitchen facility is clean and ready for production. The role is responsible for leading a team of 6 to 8 porters in their day to day tasks ensuring we receive an “A” on health inspections. Additionally, the role is responsible for the daily maintenance and upkeep of our building, cooking equipment and also our partner school cafeterias.

We are looking for candidates that have experience successfully managing a janitorial/maintenance team in a food service environment (restaurant, college campus, etc). You should have a deep deck of contacts that are able to repair and troubleshoot a variety of kitchen-related needs. The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of figuring out how to make equipment work and is not afraid to get their hands dirty trying.

This role reports directly to the General Manager, working together to create effective strategies that keep the facility and all its equipment running smoothly. Success is determined by how well your team performs on internal health inspections, their general attention to detail and the upkeep of equipment and the facility. If you are a reliable, energetic and hard-working maintenance professional, with a can-do attitude, this may be the perfect role for you.

Job Requirements

  • Manage and schedule the daily duties of of 6-8 facility porters
  • Oversee the daily deep-cleaning of facility to DOH standards and beyond
  • Develop and implement training system for facility porters
  • Ensure kitchen and facility equipment are consistently functioning at optimal levels
  • Maintain, manage, cultivate vendor relationships
  • Consult with school partners to provide expert advice on kitchen equipment needs and school facility repairs
  • Act as the primary point person on all facility needs and emergencies
  • Successfully manage various construction projects from vision to execution
  • Manage cleaning and repair inventory
  • Manage facilities budget
  • Work with Managers cross-departmentally to create systems to increase facility and equipment efficiency
  • Model core job functions, including exceptional attendance, keen attention to detail and uncompromising work ethic
  • Comply with OSHA and Health Department


Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years of hospitality/food industry experience is a must
  • 1+ years of management experience of team of 5 or more hourly staff is a must
  • Bachelor's degree in related field is a must
  • Hands on experience troubleshooting a variety of facility and equipment repairs
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • NYC Food Handlers certificate required (or must be obtained within 60 days of start date)
  • Experience with NYC DOH inspections a plus
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis
  • Spanish/English proficiency preferred

Salary and benefits

  • Salary: $55,000-$70,000
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Professional development
  • Lunch
  • Generous PTO
  • Access to the B-Corp community


About The Company:

Red Rabbit is growing fast - together we are changing the way an entire generation approaches food, through our whimsical menus, sustainable business practices and a focus on doing work that matters. If this sounds like the kind of company you want to be a part of, you may be the perfect fit!

Pro tip: When applying to this job, note we value creativity in thinking and real problem-solving skills. Tell us how you’ve added value to a team in the past and why you want to join Red Rabbit.

Red Rabbit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, or sexual orientation.