Food Service Technician

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
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Travel Requirements


Food Service Technician (Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 2:30pm)


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We’re also a debt-free multi-billion-dollar organization on our path to IPO-readiness. If you're looking for a dynamic, fulfilling career coupled with flexibility and world-class employee experience, you'll find it here.


About the job

Tired of the long days and nights and weekend grinds of restaurant work? Tired of working every holiday? Think a Monday-Friday job is out of the question? Well check us out!    

The mission of the SAS Food Service Department is to support SAS and its employees by offering safe, high-quality food and service, while providing great hospitality.  


The Facilities team is looking for a Food Service Technician who is well skilled, and a creative culinarian with versatile talents. This individual will prepare entrees and side items for lunch in the Overlook Café, as well as assist with salad bar preparation and front-of-house service. The Overlook Café is a full-service restaurant in Building T on the campus of SAS Institute.


As a Food Service Technician, you will:

  • Works independently or with little help from supervisors in the preparation of items for the Overlook Café’s lunch services.  These assignments may be moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations.

  • May assist in planning menus and adding items to the SAS Food Services menu planner as necessary.

  • Serve food on the entrée line as necessary.  

  • Entrée, starch, vegetable preparation.

  • Follows all health and safety regulations in the preparation and storage of food and in cleanup of all areas of the café.

  • Store all foods in an order fashion in the proper environment.

  • Operates and maintains food service equipment. Reports repairs and maintenance needs. Completes maintenance requests.

  • Utilizes computer to stay informed about company news and policies

  • Assist in other areas of the kitchen as needed.

  • May be required to drive company vehicle.


Required Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience with food preparation in area of responsibility. Food service administrative experience preferred.
  • Associate's degree in Culinary Arts, Foodservice, or related field
  • Equivalent combination of related education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications.
  • Through knowledge of operation of quantity food service equipment such as mixer, dish machine, oven, slicer, food processor and cooking principles.

  • Ability to work in hot kitchen or with hot water; ability to stand at work table or serving line up to seven hours per day.

  • Advanced food preparation skills, first rate knife skills, cooking at correct temperature, and presenting finished dish in an attractive manner.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to learn computer applications specific to departmental needs.
  • Basic skills in reading, writing and arithmetic.
  • Good organizational skills.

  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects up to 50 pounds.

World-Class Benefits  

Highlights include...

  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental and vision plans.
  • Medical plan options include...
    • PPO with low annual deductible and copays.
    • HDHP combined with a health savings account with a contribution from SAS (no access to on-site health care center).
  • Onsite Health Care Center (HQ) that’s free to employees and family members enrolled in the PPO plan. There's a pharmacy too! Not local to HQ? The pharmacy will ship prescriptions for no additional charge!
  • An industry-leading 401k plan.
  • Generous time away including vacation time, a variety of paid holidays, and our much-loved U.S. Winter Wellness Break between December 25 and January 1.
  • Volunteer Time Off, parental leave and unlimited paid sick days.
  • Generous childcare benefits for all full-time employees.


Diverse and Inclusive

At SAS, it’s not about fitting into our culture – it’s about adding to it. We believe our people make the difference. Our diverse workforce brings together unique talents and inspires teams to create amazing software that reflects the diversity of our users and customers. Our commitment to diversity is a priority to our leadership, all the way up to the top; and it’s essential to who we are. To put it plainly: you are welcome here.


Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Know Your Rights. Also view the Pay Transparency notice.


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