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Assistant Manager/General Manager - Costa Mesa, CA

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You are in charge of the operation of the bakery.  From hiring, training, and guiding of associates to achieving financial goals and ensuring the delivery of exceptional guest experiences, it's up to you to make your store a success.

This will be a full-time position and we offer:

  • Free Panda Express meal when you work
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(K) with Company Match
  • Paid Training to prepare you for success
  • On-Going Career & Leadership Development
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave and Paid Holidays
  • Associate Discounts (Panda Express, Hibachi San, Panda Inn plus Theme Parks)


The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this job’s duties and responsibilities.

  • People: Hiring, training, coaching, and development
  • Guest: Excellent food quality, guest service, and associate friendliness
  • Financial: Sales growth, cost management, and profit growth
  • Operations: Ensure food safety, order product, count inventory.  Plan the day for the amount of cakes to bake.  Maintain cleanliness and safety standards, and apply knowledge of all policies, procedures, and practices

Required background & experience:

  • Food Safety: Serve Safe certified
  • High school diploma required; Associate’s degree preferred
  • Minimum one to two years of Operations experience
  • Must pass annual Cooking Test 
  • Must be flexible to move to a store within a 50 miles radius and able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends

Assistant Manager Pay Range: $24.00 - $27.00 / Hour + potential bonus*
General Manager Pay Range: $27.00 - $30.00 / Hour + potential bonus*

* Within the range, individual pay is determined using various factors, including work location and experience. Panda makes no guarantee that any associate will earn any bonus and reserves the right to change or terminate any or all of its bonus programs at any time, with or without advance notice.

ADA Statement:

While performing duties, counter areas are often hot with steam from steam table and food vapors. Workspace is restricted and employees are expected to remain standing for long periods of time. Employees must prepare hot and cold foods, use Chinese cook knife and other kitchen equipment and work quickly without losing accuracy. Employees may be required to lift up to 50 lbs., stand up to four hours and reach across counter tops measured at 36 inches to serve customers. Kitchens are hot and noise levels are usually high; storage space is limited and shelving is high.

*Actual earnings may/will vary based upon total hours worked, the applicable hourly wage rate, overtime pay, bonuses and benefits.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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