History of Braums

Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores is a family owned and operated chain of fast food restaurants and grocery stores founded in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with a huge application on dairy products.

In order to sustain the freshness of their products, the company does not open stores outside of a 300-mile radius of the home farm in Tuttle.  As such, the chain has locations in Oklahoma and those parts of Texas, Kansas, Arkansas, and Missouri within the 300-mile radius. As of 2007, there were about 280 stores in operation.

The restaurants provide ice cream, hamburgers, sandwiches, salads and breakfast items. Stores also include a grocery section featuring dairy products, baked goods, beverages, frozen entrees, meats and manufacture.

Job Description/Average Wage

Assistant Manager: The assistant manager at a restaurant holds issues with waiters, food suppliers and customers directly, then escalates them to the general manager if essential. The assistant manager may also be required to manage payroll, schedules and supplies for the eatery.  The assistant manager works directly with the general manager of the restaurant and the executive chef. He/She may have to work up to 15 hours per day, seven days per week, depending on how hectic the restaurant is. The candidate  must have some operations experience, including inventory and labor control, hiring, and employee training. The average wage for this job is $35,000 – $60,000 a year.

Shift Supervisors: These Shift Supervisors supervise a small group of individuals to make sure that all duties are being fulfilled and that customer fulfillment is maintained at the local level. Shift supervisors are often accountable for the opening and closing of stores, the scheduling of workers and inventory processing. Many shift supervisors also execute many of the tasks that the workers perform. Shift supervisors are occasionally required to report to work on a short notice when employees do not show up for work. The average wage for this job is $9.50 – $10.25 an hour.

Purchasing Manager: The Purchasing Manager will be in charge for developing, maintaining, and administering a supply chain of products that guarantee an uninterrupted stream of products that is of the uppermost class and the best price value accessible to support their store operations. This will be accomplished by means of:

  • Managing the purchasing and vendor promise activities to guarantee suitable levels of inventory and product is available to service the stores on a daily basis.
  • Handle all aspects of purchasing, including selecting and assessing of vendors.
  • Clearly describe and sustain product specifications.
  • Sustain professional relationships with vendors.
  • Help in development, negotiating, and management of all contracts and pricing agreements for assigned categories while always maintaining a aggressive landscape to augment food excellence and safety.

The annual salary for a purchasing Manager is around $55,000 to $70,000.

Benefits

  • Retirement plan
  • Hospitalization insurance
  • Major medical
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacations
  • Product discounts
  • Short-term disability

How to apply

A lovable career opportunity maybe waiting for you right around the corner at your neighborhood Braum’s. About 80% of their Store Managers are promoted internally. In fact, their District and Area Managers have 6-22 years experience with Braum’s and have managed triumphant Braum’s stores themselves. Now that’s what they identify upward mobility. If you are interested in one of the many positions above you may visit them at their website at:

http://www.braums.com/Employment1.asp#FullTime

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