District Manager

COMPANY: Five Guys Enterprises
REQ #: DISTR05270
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Savannah, GA

As a Five Guys District Manager, you lead your teams to success by utilizing your knowledge in all areas of restaurant operations, being a positive hands on coach and teacher and effectively communicating why we maintain such high standards.   

Your Key Job Functions

  Maintaining Brand Standards 

  • Demonstrating and providing in-depth operational knowledge and coaching of Five Guys Restaurant Operations to your district teams.  A district is typically 5 to 7 restaurants.
  • A hands on coach inspiring and developing teams and managers towards improvement and operational excellence.
  • Analyze data, Key Performance Indicators and identify trends to provide effective solutions and action plans to achieve company goals.
  • Deliver clear, accurate and timely communications and recognition for great results.
  • Support and champion the Five Guys culture by living our Core Convictions. 

People Relations

  • Enjoys working shoulder to shoulder with managers and crew, especially during peak times, to lead by example and build trusting and effective working relationships.
  • Recognize and celebrate successes.
  • Helps General Managers identify talent within our teams and create effective development plans.   Tracks development and assists managers in developing a bench of talent and proper staffing levels.
  • Teach and manage the behaviors that insure optimal results in customer feedback, food quality, health inspections, and engaged employees.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate and bring to life Five Guys Core Convictions: 

  • Remain Humble – It means you’re never “above” having to do the dishes.
  • Exceed Expectations – Consistently give them more than they asked for.
  • Always Do The Right Thing – Let your conscience be your guide…and your grit.
  • Lead By Example – Show them what it looks like to be a great leader.


What You Bring to Five Guys 

  • 3 plus years related experience in a multi-unit leadership role with similar responsibilities.
  • Restaurant operations expertise.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills that result in strong teams, increased customer traffic counts and excellent financial results.
  • Influential communication skills with exceptional time management and organizational capabilities.
  • Ability to connect and build relationships and maintain partnerships with all levels.
  • Must demonstrate planning, resourcefulness and initiative in dealing with daily opportunities.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office.
  • 4 year college degree a plus.


Why Five Guys?

  • Competitive compensation plan including performance bonuses, company car, gas card, cell phone, laptop and 401(K) with match.
  • A choice of healthcare plans employees can customize to their needs – medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability to Pet Insurance.
  • Ongoing growth and development opportunities while having flexibility in your schedule.
  • Growing company – we project to open another 1000 to 1500 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 2000 locations globally.
  • Family culture and support to succeed in your career goals. We believe every member of the Five Guys crew is a part of the Five Guys family.

We’re a group of people passionate about what we serve, who we are as a company and how we work as a team. All Five Guys employees are ready to pitch in and are fun to be around.

There’s nothing at Five Guys that didn’t come from a whole lot of trial and error by our owners, the Murrells, and the thousands of people who have joined our crew over the years. As long as we stay focused on giving customers the best experience each and every time, Five Guys will remain true to our roots as a family business, doing things the right way for the right reasons.

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Five Guys started in Arlington, Va. in 1986, as a small, family-owned and operated carry-out burger joint. A cult-like following ensued, the press started taking note and now, decades later, there are nearly 1,600 locations worldwide. We're looking for people to join the Five Guys team and help us continue to grow! It is the policy of Five Guys to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Five Guys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.