Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron ® , Tony’s ® , Big Daddy’s ® , Villa Prima ™ and Freschetta ® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s ® and Edwards ® desserts; and Pagoda ® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com .
What we are looking for:
We are hiring a Supply Chain Manager for our manufacturing facility in Pottstown, PA. If you are experienced in managing the flow of inbound materials and outbound finished goods through the production facility including distribution, transportation, order fulfillment, and labor planning and productivity, this may be your next career!
What you will get from us:
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.
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.
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.
What we need from you:
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 great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Years of
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.
The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.