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Dig Inn // restaurant inspired by seasons & act of cooking
 
New York City    Posted: Friday, March 26, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE ROLE: 

DIG is looking for an Operations Analyst to join our growing Strategic Operations team in supporting our restaurants on reporting, accessing information, & making data driven decisions for business improvements. This role will be exposed to many moving parts of our restaurant group & will be a critical, strategic thought partner, working across the organization to drive value. You will leverage data, build models, create easy to read dashboards, communicate insights, & execute best practices to streamline & optimize processes for DIGs continued growth. The Operations Analyst will serve as a true resource for our restaurant leaders by providing key weekly reports & creating guides on how to turn insights into actionable results in the restaurant. This is an amazing opportunity to join a fast-paced company & impact not only business operations but also the greater food system.

YOU WILL: 

  • Support the field in providing weekly reporting & analysis for all operational functions including KPI updates, weekly business reviews, labor & sales targets, food costs targets etc. 
  • Support in developing, monitoring & driving a deeper understanding of our KPIs across the company & help create resource materials that continue to educate our restaurant leaders. 
  • Calculate weekly sales forecasts for each of our restaurants & prepare weekly financial results against budget.
  • Work cross-functionally to continuously improve our weekly sales forecasts.
  • Maintain daily performance updates for our first full-service restaurant, 232 Bleecker.
  • Maintain & update operational reports for field facing & internal use. 
  • Identify, prioritize, structure, & make recommendations on an array of complex business problems, using analytics & business judgment to provide options to present to Operations for decision making. 
  • Translate strategy into specific business initiatives & develop tools to measure & evaluate them.
  • Work closely with internal teams to continuously improve processes using qualitative & quantitative data.
  • Partner with functions including finance, tech, operations, supply chain, real estate, & marketing to support our growth as we expand into new markets & business lines.
  • Draft financial projections & initial recommendations for real estate analysis, & restaurant reopening analysis. 
  • Create what-if-analyses to assess the impact of business opportunities on our long-term goals, providing insightful decision bases for senior management.
  • Maintain & quantify risks & opportunities in business performance & conduct scenario & sensitivity analysis.

YOU HAVE: 

  • 1-2 years experience in an analytical role.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-moving & constantly evolving high growth environment.
  • A willingness to work on routine, weekly reporting. You dont get bored with repetition.
  • The ability to transform raw data into insights for the business.
  • A strong expertise in Excel & Powerpoint (familiarity with visualization software - e.g. Looker or Tableau - a bonus)
  • A love for numbers - you can sift through qualitative & quantitative data & build analyses.
  • A desire to take on responsibility & a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done. A roll-up your sleeves mentality. 
  • Time management experience juggling multiple tasks with different priority levels.
  • Experience being a team player. You have a flexible schedule & are willing to support no matter the task.
  • Clear communication skills in person & online with experience in translating data into strategic recommendations.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit - you dont mind rolling up your sleeves & getting scrappy.
  • An interest in the restaurant industry & curiosity about the world, food & people. 

WORK PERKS: Aside from your the standard job description fare (competitive salary, medical, dental, vision) we also offer:

  • Company laptop 
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Phone reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Complimentary DIG lunch everyday

ABOUT US: 

At Dig Food Group, were building a better food system for everyone by sourcing, cooking & serving delicious food everyday. Nine years in, weve grown to more than 30 fast-casual Dig restaurants, opened our first full-service restaurant, 232 Bleecker, partnered with 130 farms including our own Dig Acres, & taught thousands of people how to cook (really cook) in our kitchens. 

To do this, weve built direct & real relationships with farmers. We dont just name check them on our menus -- were true partners in their businesses. We focus on farmers who are independent, first-timers, women, immigrants, LGBTQ & people of color. These relationships allow us to get the best ingredients all year round & change our menu based on what is growing in the fields.

Each restaurant is run by a chef & all our food is cooked on site. There are no microwaves, can openers or freezers, just an entire culinary team at every location, cooking vegetables all day. This requires training a whole generation of chefs & cooks from the ground up, including many who have never worked in a restaurant before. Knife skills are life skills. 

Were not here to disrupt anything or become a platform. We run our business on good food & great people. From sourcing to serving, our mission is to create a better food system for everyone. That means a world where farmers can make a living growing food, anyone can learn to cook, & we can all eat well, together.  

DIG believes in the power of a shared table to bring people together as we are committed to building a culturally inclusive team. Diverse candidates encouraged to apply

 
 
 
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