Field Trainer


Reports to:  Director of Training and Development

Key Purpose and Objective of Position: Manage and execute the Training Processes and Programs for New Restaurant Openings, Transfer of Ownership Restaurant training support, Ongoing Restaurant Training and Operations excellence, and overall Training and Development department initiatives. This includes living and teaching the Pizza Ranch Vision, Mission, and Values. It also includes knowing, role modeling, teaching, measuring, and providing feedback on all Pizza Ranch Food, Hospitality, and Operations specifications and standard operating procedures.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Equip Team Members to fulfill Pizza Ranch Standards of Operations, at both existing restaurants and new restaurant openings. 
  • Ensure timely coordination of restaurant opening timelines, pre-opening consultation with restaurant General Manager/Franchise Business Consultant/Training team, and follow-up assessment.
  • Refine Management Team’s key management skills of operation, including coaching, feedback, delegation, scheduling, accounting functions, inventory and ordering procedures.
  • Support overall Training and Development department’s goals and initiatives. This would include ongoing process improvement, workshop design and deployment, and personal development and growth.

Qualifications, Skills, and/or Competencies:

  • Restaurant Operations experience required.
  • Restaurant Training (managers and/or team members) experience required.
  • Associate degree preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and train restaurant level Managers and Team Members.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to travel and/or work in restaurants up to 75% per month.
  • Ability to be on the road for 7+ days at a time for New Restaurant Opening training.

Who We Are

Pizza Ranch, a fast casual restaurant chain based in Orange City, Iowa, has grown from a single location in 1981 to over 200 locations in 14 states. Consistent growth has been a Pizza Ranch staple, as the brand has become a beacon of community involvement and exceptional food. The Pizza Ranch buffet features legendary pizzas, Crispy Ranch Chicken®, salads and desserts, along with carryout and delivery options. Our company is fueled by a powerful Vision "to glorify God by positively impacting the world" and a Mission "to give every guest a legendary experience." If this sounds like an environment where you would like to work, we are always looking for enthusiastic, guest-oriented people who pursue excellence in their work and love to be of service to others.