At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through home-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands includeRed Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® home delivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit www.SchwansCompany.com.
We are hiring a Manufacturing Manager for our manufacturing facilities in Atlanta, GA. If you consider yourself someone who is experienced in managing a fast paced and automated manufacturing operation through various employees, across all departments and shifts, this may be your next career.
Opportunity to work in a growing segment of a major food manufacturer and showcase your leadership and technical skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of Schwan’s Company.
Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. For the right candidate, the Manufacturing Manager role is a starting point on the path to a Senior level management role.
A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.
Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits.
Responsible for the effective utilization of employees skills development, production, quality, housekeeping, safety, policy administration, employee relations, cost control, and problem solving along with leading, teaching, and enforcing the Performance Control System.
Directs production of quality products within established specifications and in sufficient quantities to meet product orders. Observes operations in each area/ shift and alerts appropriate management of errors. Monitors the quality of ingredients and the finished product periodically in each area on each shift.
Investigates ways to reduce scrap, waste, out-of-specification, and contaminated ingredients. Explores ways to reduce the manpower and effort needed to produce products without sacrificing quality. Researches and proposes equipment and employee utilization for cost effectiveness. Presents proposals to Plant Manager.
Receives reports from plant management including: downtime, production counts, product net weight, waste, ingredient usage, and unit costs. Receives reports from Personnel including: absence, tardiness, accidents, leaves of absence, and termination. Receives reports from Quality Assurance including: net weight, raw material inspection, sanitation, microbiology, and developments and/or new technology from Food Technology, Food Chemistry, or Sensory Analyst. Receives product specifications and production formulas from Product Development.
Prepares and/or compiles operating reports for the Plant Manager. Follows up on opportunities for improvement with appropriate management in all operating areas. Responsible for ensuring processes are in place to ensure on time startup of the facility.
Manages, trains, and develops subordinates.
Years ofExperience: 5-7years related experience.
Education: Bachelor'sdegree or equivalent preferred.
- The desire to make a meaningful difference. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. We need someone who competes to win!
- Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
- Must have greatcollaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely withcross-functional teams.
Ability to read and interpretdocuments such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, andprocedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reportsand correspondence.
Ability to interpret a variety ofinstructions furnished in written oral diagram or schedule form.
Intermediate personal computerskills including MicroSoft Office.
- SAP experience beneficial.
Ability to effectively superviseemployees as well as provide leadership and direction.
Strong communication and reasoningskills to provide a positive work environment.
The employing subsidiariesof Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualifiedapplicants will receive consideration for employment without regard todisability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin orother protected class.