General Manager

REQ #: 4624216
STATUS: Full Time
SHIFT: First / Day Second / Afternoon Third / Night
LOCATION: 1261 Broad St, Five Guys, Sumter, SC 29150


Medical, Dental, 401k and Paid Time Off Benefits Available

FREE Basic Medical Care For All Employees After 90 Days

Christian-based principles - Care Teams - In-Store Chaplains

Starting Base Salary is Negotiable + Quarterly Bonus Plan + Secret Shopper Bonuses

Position Title : General Manager

Immediate Supervisor: District Manager

Positions Supervising: All Store level leadership

FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt- 45-50 hours per week

Job Description

A Life's Food General Manager is responsible for leading employee, business and brand standards at their assigned store. This position will be responsible for achieving outstanding customer and employee experiences. The General Manager directs, implements, publicizes and administers operations and human resource strategies to ensure the achievement of organizational goals and objectives within the store

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads store level team with the Life's Food Core Values
  • Hires, onboards, trains and develops all store level personnel
  • Manages the day to day operations of the store and performs weekly operational evaluations and offers daily written and face to face feedback on restaurant operations
  • Insures the store is properly staffed and has a solid business plan
  • Operates a profitable business by insuring the correct inventory goals and labor targets are met and all equipment and facilities are maintained in excellent condition
  • Performs key duties in the kitchen during lunch and dinner shifts Monday through Sunday
  • Responsible for following and promoting all company policies
  • Provides leadership by generating excitement, enthusiasm, a positive mental attitude and a commitment to company objectives


  • 4 year college degree preferred
  • 3+ years of food service management experience with a similar scope of responsibilities. Equivalent life experience will be considered
  • Other Required Skills:
  • Excellent Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong organizational and followup skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Business math skills
  • Excellent Positive Motivational Leadership skills
  • Light repairs and maintenance ability
  • Computer skills with POS knowledge
  • This position may require long hours of standing along with extensive lifting of supplies

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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.