Supply Chain Manager

Schwan's Company Marshall , MN 56258

Posted 2 months ago


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 include

Red 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

We are hiring a Supply Chain Manager for our food manufacturing facilities in the Marshall, MN area. This position is responsible for managing the flow of inbound raw materials and outbound finished goods through the production facility to include: distribution, transportation, order fulfillment, and labor planning and productivity.

If you are an energetic, motivated, and strong leader of people with experience in the supply chain and materials management industry, this may be your next career!


  • Develop and monitor forecasts to identify changes or to determine their effect on inbound materials and outbound finished goods.

  • Manage and coordinate the material planning, inventory control, storage, shipping, and receiving functions.

  • Define performance metrics for measurement comparison or evaluation of supply chain factors such as product cost or quality.

  • Direct inbound and outbound shipments of raw materials and supplies.

  • Analyze raw material and finished goods inventories to determine how to improve production efficiency, increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.

  • Coordinate with other corporate and plant-based departments to ensure efficient distribution and flow of materials to satisfy customer demand.

  • Responsible for the overall direction of work coordination and evaluation of the materials management and labor scheduling staff members.

  • Responsible for managing employees including skills development, safety, housekeeping, policy administration, discipline, performance evaluation, employee relations, cost control, and problem solving.

  • Adjust daily work schedule as needed to meet production requirements.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance to federal, state, and local agencies (DOT, OSHA, EPA, etc.) by monitoring operational performance locally and ensuring corrective action plans are followed that will prevent legal exposure.

  • Leads development of site level supply chain operating objectives planning and reviewing attainment to goals, analyzing and reviewing transportation, distribution, and 3rd party performance, and monitoring adherence to operating plans.

  • Establishes and initiates improvement programs for all six business objectives including: processes, improved methods, capital investments, and changes to the practices that will improve safety, quality, growth, cost (productivity and controllable costs), service and culture, and efficiently integrate the flow of shipments into and out of the site.

  • Maintains capital spending budget consistent with the goals and expectations of the business.


Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: 5-7 years of related experience


  • Ability to inspire teams and lead necessary improvements to the business.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the transportation and distribution industry.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and manage a diverse workforce across multiple shifts. Ability to effectively present information and respond to employees all levels of management Business Units suppliers and vendors

Basic understanding of accounting and budgeting processes. Solid experience with computer systems supporting order processing customer service etc. Solid PC skills including Microsoft Excel Word PowerPoint Outlook etc. Warehouse Education & Research Council and APICs memberships helpful.

Business Unit: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc.

Req #: 18008196 Apply Now

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