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Store Manager – That Burger Joint / Oberweis Dairy

Store Manager – That Burger Joint / Oberweis Dairy

Job Description

If you are an experienced foodservice manager who is looking for a fun and rewarding new career direction, join the That Burger Joint/Oberweis Dairy team! We are seeking Store Managers to manage one of our combined That Burger Joint and Oberweis Dairy locations or a single Oberweis Dairy location. In your role as a Store Manager, you will be responsible for the smooth operation of your store, management of a staff of 12 to 60 employees and delivery of exceptional customer service. You will report to the District Manager.

Store Manager – That Burger Joint / Oberweis Dairy Manager

Job Responsibilities

As a Store Manager, you will take a hands-on approach to all aspects of your store. This is a customer-focused “working manager" position in which you will be familiar with and able to step in and perform any and all staff job duties – including cooking, scooping ice cream and interacting with customers. In your role as a Store Manager, your most important responsibility will be to select and hire staff with an eye toward surrounding yourself with the best people possible who will contribute to the overall goal of maintaining a quality product and a clean facility as well as consistently exceeding customer expectations.

Your specific duties as a Retail Store Manager will include:

  • Hiring, leading, coaching and motivating staff members
  • Providing staff with thorough training according to company guidelines to ensure competency in multiple functions
  • Ensuring adherence to all company policies and specifications
  • Generating all necessary operational and financial reports
  • Maintaining employee records, tracking compensation and disciplinary issues
  • Producing weekly work schedules
  • Monitoring and resolving inventory levels and issues with distributors
  • Marketing the store locally to potential customers
  • Creating and maintaining a positive work environment
  • Meeting and exceeding profit and loss goals and increasing each year’s sales
  • Keeping labor costs and food costs in line with budget
  • Handling all money and bank deposits in a safe and responsible manner
  • Keeping the store's cleanliness and sanitation at or above standards set by the company and the local health department
  • Maintaining the safety and security of employees, customers and store
  • Ensuring compliance with all state and federal health regulations

Store Manager – That Burger Joint / Oberweis Dairy Manager

Join the Oberweis Dairy/That Burger Joint team!


Job Requirements

As a Store Manager, you must be a high-energy individual with a positive attitude and the ability to select and hire top-notch staff members. You must also be self-motivated with a strong sense of initiative and ownership when it comes to the successful management of your store. It is also important for your role as a Store Manager that you display a creative approach to problem solving and that you continually present new ideas to motivate your staff and keep them engaged. Since your staff will tend to range in age from 16 to 30 years of age, it will be helpful if you have experience coaching teen sports or working with teen clubs or church groups.

Specific qualifications for the Store Manager position include:

  • 2 years food or retail experience involving supervision of at least 6 people
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills, proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Willing and able to work a 45-50 hour work week including nights, weekends, holidays and rotating shifts
  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and/or walk on hard surfaces 9-10 hours per day
  • Ability to tolerate up to 30 minutes in walk-in freezer (-10 degrees Fahrenheit) for inventory and stocking purposes
  • State-sanctioned or National Restaurant Association food safety certification for managers a plus (will train if needed)
  • Experience with P&L/budget a plus
  • Classes in management or staff training a plus
  • Restaurant or hospitality business marketing experience a plus
  • Experience working with P&L statements, budgets and cost controls

Store Manager – That Burger Joint / Oberweis Dairy Manager


As a Store Manager with Oberweis Dairy / That Burger Joint , you will be working in a far different and more fun environment than you might find at a typical restaurant. After all, you’re selling ice cream and America’s favorite food - hamburgers! Our mission is to make life a little happier, a little easier, and a lot more delicious. We are also a fourth-generation family-owned business in our 88th year, so you will be part of an established and stable organization. We will provide you with eight weeks of on-the-job and classroom training to prepare you for your new position and you will then have ongoing opportunities for additional training, particularly in leadership and interpersonal skills. We value and appreciate your hard work and professional dedication as a Store Manager, and will reward you with a competitive compensation package that includes benefits.

Your benefits as a Store Manager will include:

  • Health and dental coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) w/company match
  • Monthly bonus opportunities
  • Profit-sharing payout based on company performance
  • Cafeteria plan
  • 2 weeks vacation (after first year)
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Employee discounts

Store Manager – That Burger Joint / Oberweis Dairy Manager

Put a fun new spin on your foodservice management experience! Apply now!

We have openings in:

Arlington Heights, Glenview, Gurnee, Lake Zurich, Lincolnwood, McHenry, Mt. Prospect, Park Ridge, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, and Skokie

Bartlett, Bloomingdale, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Elgin, Glen Ellyn, Naperville, North Aurora, Oswego, and Wheaton

Chicago, Elmhurst, Evergreen Park, Joliet, Lansing, Mokena, Oak Park, Orland Park, Palos Park, Western Springs and Schererville, Indiana

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $40,000.00 /Year
Other Pay Health, dental, life, disability, 401(k), bonuses, vacation
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management, Restaurant - Food Service, Customer Service
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Restaurant, Food, Consumer Products
Required Travel Not Specified
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Store Manager – That Burger Joint / Oberweis Dairy

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