Shift Leader

McDonald's Restaurants - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

As a Restaurant Shift Leader, you will achieve sales growth and maintain company standards of excellence for your assigned shift by managing the flow of food service activity, assigning tasks, overseeing cash control and focusing on providing the highest quality food with the best customer service possible. You will also play a key role in training your crew under the direction of management.

Your specific duties as a Restaurant Shift Leader will include:

Supervising crews and shift leaders and maintaining the highest standards in quality, service, and cleanliness with a constant focus on profitability
Coordinating staff training with crew trainers
Maintaining a cooperative and harmonious working relationship between management team and your crew
Handling HR issues as they arise, including disciplinary write-ups
Conducting crew meetings as needed to discuss operations procedures and promotions
Conducting inventories as required
Controlling payroll to meet company labor cost standards
Controlling inventory to meet company standards
Supporting management team and General Manager in their operational decisions
Maintaining reports and records based on company standards and in full compliance with state and federal regulations
Maintaining building and equipment via proper operating, cleaning, and preventive maintenance procedures
Assuming responsibility for cash for all shifts, including bank deposits and ensuring that all cash procedures are properly adhered to
Maintaining professional appearance and demeanor at all times
Ensuring that all sanitation, safety and security policies and procedures are observed and enforced
Consistently exhibiting the actions and behaviors that best demonstrate Lealin Ltd’s Vision and Values


As a Restaurant Shift Leader, you must display excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills as well as the ability to maintain the respect of your crew. You must also be customer-driven and able to make quick and effective decisions under pressure, while delegating tasks appropriately. It is also important that you are committed to providing your crew with thorough training and cross-training to ensure their success. Specific qualifications for the Restaurant Shift Leader position include:

shift management experience, preferably in a restaurant environment. Retail management experience will also be considered combined restaurant experience a plus.
Valid driver’s license, good driving record, reliable and insured transportation, is a plus
Minimum 18 years of age
Strong conflict-resolution skills
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
Available to work all shifts
Good references
Ability to pass background check
Previous quick service experience, a plus
Previous McDonald’s experience is a plus

Additional Information

Access to our World-Class Training Programs
Free and Professional Uniforms
Regular Performance & Wage Reviews
Ample Opportunity for Advancement
Flexible Schedules to ensure a healthy work-life balance