Our Panda Shift Leader associates are important leaders of our team and are responsible for bringing Panda's mission alive in our restaurants by supporting management in creating food with passion, service with heart and ambiance with pride.
As a Shift Lead for our team, you will have the opportunity to embrace a central role in a fast-paced and growth-oriented environment. Our restaurants are the heart and soul of our company, and we believe our people are the recipe for success. You will support in creating a vibrant and welcoming environment for our guests. You will gain valuable skills managing store operations and leading the team during the shift. You will gain hands on experience in cooking and preparing Panda favorites for our guests. As a Shift Lead, you gain a diverse range of skills to develop yourself and others.
We offer our team members:**
- Flexible schedules
- Great pay
- Free meals while working at Panda
- Medical, Vision, Dental, Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Cancer Income Protection insurance for full-time associates
- Pre-Tax Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
- 401K with company match
- Vacation, sick leave, bereavement/funeral leave and Leave Share Program for eligible associate
- Associate discounts for many brands
- Referral bonus for eligible associates
- Opportunity to give back to your community
- Hands-on paid training to prepare you for success
- On-Going Career & Leadership Development
- Opportunities for growth into management positions
**Candidates must meet, and continue to meet if employed, eligibility requirements for each benefit to qualify.
Please refer tohttps://pandacareers.com/CO-benefits (pandacareers.com) for details.
Shift Lead Qualifications
Education and Experience:
• Some high school
• Prefer some Operations experience
• Local/municipal requirements, such as Food Handler certification, acquired at applicant's own expense
Pay Range: $17.50 - $24.50 / Hour *
* Within the range, individual pay is determined using various factors, including work location and experience.
While performing duties, counter areas are often hot with steam from steam table and food vapors. Workspace is restricted and employees are generally 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 must be able 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. Employees must be able to work in a fast-paced work environment, have effective verbal communication skills, ability to adapt to a dynamic environment with changing priorities, and the ability to manage conflicts/difficult situations.
Panda Strong since 1983:
Founded in Glendale, California, we are now the largest family-owned American Chinese Restaurant concept in America. With close to 2,300 locations globally, we continue our mission of delivering exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives. Whether it's impacting our team or the communities we work in, we're proud to be an organization that embraces family values.
You're wanted here:
We value diversity in all forms and know the strength it brings. Workplace equality allows for creative ideas to bloom, diverse points of view to be heard, and improves overall happiness. We like the sound of that.
Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity, and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by law, including but not limited to sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related conditions), gender expression, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, and veteran status. Additionally, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. complies with all federal, state, and local laws regarding requests for workplace accommodations. If there is a reason you believe you require an accommodation, please reach out to Human Resources.
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