Restaurant Inventory Manager - Napa Farms Market T2 - SFO Airport
San Francisco-SFO
January 20, 2023


The Inventory Manager is responsible for overseeing the ordering of beverage, operating supplies, paper goods and dry goods at the SFO Terminal 2. Additionally, overseeing the processes of the utility team is essential, which includes, accepting deliveries, proper stocking of the store and ensuring receiving standards. This position orders and maintains stock of approximately 40% of the restaurant products/supplies. This position also has an important role in maintaining store aesthetics. This position works closely with the General Manager, Kitchen Manager, and Assistant General Manager.


Operation Management:

  •  Ensure proper training of all runner staff
  •  Oversee daily management of runner staff duties
  • Assign additional duties as needed to the runner staff
  •  Collaborate with Kitchen Manager on staff bids/schedules
  •  Ensure Runner’s List is prepared and stocked in the store
  •  Ensure staff properly puts away all deliveries
  •  Ensure staff properly received deliveries

Store Aesthetics:

  •  Ensure trash bins are emptied as needed
  •  Ensure floors are cleaned in the store, hallway and storage areas

Product Ordering:

  •  Complete proper product ordering utilizing order guides, pars and daily counts at each location
  •  Log all orders on the ordering logs
  •  Communicate any cost increases as needed
  •  Evaluate areas of opportunity for cost reductions
  •  Evaluate opportunities for combined ordering
  •  Evaluate opportunities for product movement between both locations to save on waste

Inventory Management

  •  Receiving management
  • Ensuring proper temperatures of items received
  • Ensure items are stored in a proper and safe manner
  • Oversee delivery receiving process
  • Inspect & count all deliveries to ensure product has been received
  •  Ensure proper rotation of all products in storerooms/coolers and in the store.
  •  Perform daily inventory of commissary products
  •  Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all goods
  •  Perform quality checks of commissary products
  •  Log all deliveries received on the receiving log

Storeroom Organization & Management:

  •  Complete daily walk-throughs of all storage areas
  •  Address cleaning needs in the storeroom/walk-in areas
  •  Address organization needs in the storeroom/Walk in areas, ensuring product is organized and stored in the proper areas


  •  Ordering essential products to include paper, cleaning supplies, all FOH sysco products, beverages and some specialty food vendors
  •  Evaluate cost savings/reductions
  •  Weekly and monthly inventory of products
  •  Manage runner staff
  •  Assist with creating bids/schedules for runner team
  •  Maintain storerooms
  •  Oversee all receiving, stock, and rotation if all food, specialty food and paper supply products
  •  Maintain order guides and vendor communication
  •  Pull (compile) and load carts of products requested by store managers to restock grocery shelves
  •  In-Store operations/guest service
  •  Manage store safety program
  •  Maintains department staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
  •  Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
  •  Establishes strategic goals by gathering pertinent business, financial, service, and operations information; identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing a course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes.
  •  Maintains quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards; analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems; identifying trends; recommending system improvements.
  •  Acts as store manager including but not limited to handling escalated customer service issues, resolving associate conflicts, takes special orders, offer suggestions about different products, and apologizes should a customer have a negative experience in the store
  •  Takes proactive approach to ensure the day to day operations of the location are able to run smoothly and without interruption


Maintain regular and prompt attendance in conformation with company standards and policies. Employees with irregular attendance may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Consistent time and attendance is essential to the successful operation of the department.

Maintain a professional demeanor with co-workers and guests at all times. Maintain a professional and hygienic appearance at all times. Report to work in a clean and complete uniform.



Due to the seasonal nature of the restaurant industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to accommodate the business needs of the restaurant

Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with the Tastes on the Fly SF rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of its business. Employees who violate these rules and regulations may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.


Individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and must be able to demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities

  1. Ability to understand and read basic English
  2. Ability to utilize basic computer operations Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook
  3. Ability to communicate in a professional manner
  4. Ability to perform basic sanitation practices
  5. Ability to manage/lead a team
  6. Ability to handle a knife and other sharp objects with extreme caution
  7. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  8. Ability to listen to and follow directions
  9. Ability to use time efficiently
  10. Lift heavy objects
  11. Ability to work independently
  12. Ensure storage areas are organized, clean and shelves are labels
  13. Knowledge of proper receiving, rotating and inventory of products and supplies.


  1. In addition to performing the essential functions, this position may be required to perform any combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function solely at the discretion of the department manager, which may be based upon the particular requirements of that day.
  2. Execute and complete special projects
  3. Perform any and all other duties asked of you related to the operation of the restaurant
  4. Misc. administrative duties


  •  Any combination of education, training and work experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  •  Successfully pass an extensive 10-year criminal background check conducted by the FBI.
  •  Successfully pass computerized employment testing and in-person interview


Prior inventory management & ordering experience required

Salary Details
$29.00 / Hour