A laundry manager usually works for hotels and laundromats. They oversee the operations of the laundromat, and lead the laundry workers in order to ensure efficiency.
Typically, a laundry manager is responsible for the smooth running and upkeep of the laundry department.
Additionally they may required to handle budget and develop processes.
Education and Experience
Usually, a high school diploma or a GED equivalent is sufficient to work as a laundry manager.
You may be preferred if you have some experience in this work.
See also: Laundry Manager Resume
Laundry Manager Job Description and Duties
• Develop and implement laundry handling procedures
• Interview, select, hire and train new laundry workers
• Put systems into operation in order to ensure smooth departmental running
• Oversee the work of laundry workers to ensure that they follow protocol
• Ensure a consistent supply of clean linen and staff uniforms
• Assist with laundry activities, such as high-load washing and drying
• Train workers to perform ironing and drying work
• Ensure that the laundry facility/department remains in excellent working conditions
• Implement measures to ensure compliance with OSHA guidelines and requirements
• Schedule and plan daily duties for each staff member
• Ensure that all staff members perform their duties excellently
• Supervise solution preparation tasks in order to ensure safety compliance
• Train workers to understand the importance of safety procedures and regulations
• Establish meaningful relationships with vendors in order to timely obtain equipment and supplies
• Perform cleaning, repair, and maintenance services on laundry machines and equipment
• Coordinate laundry pick-up and drop-off, ensuring that timelines are properly met
• Create and implement rules for exchanging linens
• Perform sorting tasks, and oversee laundry inventory in accordance with set protocols
• Enforce the correct use of chemicals such as bleaches
• Train staff members to pick and wash curtains and carpets on a periodic basis
• Dispense stock including washing powder, bleach, and toners
• Ensure compliance with cost control and waste reduction
• Monitor and control expenses in order to remain within budget
• Retain appropriate inventory controls
• Assist in the management of employees, by approving or disapproving leaves, and managing payrolls