Schwan's Company Zone Manager job in Marshall, MN

Schwan's Company
Job Title
Zone Manager
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Marshall, MN 56258

Zone Manager

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At Schwan's Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.
The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at

This position will be responsible to lead executing authentically with a passion and capability to transparently engage motivate and move people toward the achievement of our desired state. This leadership role works cross-functionally with the division functional leads to drive best in class service and sales through their sales team with a specific focus on people safety service quality cost and growth.

  • Responsible to drive the culture with a focus on safety service people quality and cost which will lead to growth
  • Lead change with excellent communications skills creating meaningful participation and follow-up on execution
  • Lead and role model people management and development including a disciplined approach to recruiting on-boarding training performance management and retention
  • Influences and trains on the selection of talent as high priority in all roles
  • Responsible to lead teams to create an engaging environment where people want to work and the employee experience is front and center in all decisions
  • Identify issues/gaps in processes or procedures compliance and performance
  • Responsible to bring issues to surface and partner cross functionally on resolution
  • Proactively monitor service to ensure a best in class customer service experience and work with cross-functional partners to resolve gaps where necessary
  • Sets and enforces safety standards and drives accountability for safe behaviors by coaching leaders and team members. Identify and remove risks and participate in accident investigations
  • Create sales targets within area of responsibility and develop action plans and course corrections as necessary with the management team


Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: 7-10 years of sales management service route based business or related experience (Customer Service); Route background is preferred; 10+ years of people or resource leadership

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Experience leading & developing teams based across a dispersed geography in multiple facilities; Ability to inspire coach and develop others through a shared vision and purpose; Ability to select high quality/caliber talent; Proven track record driving & executing best in class service; Drive a culture of execution; Solid understanding of business statistics and financials including effective P&L management ; Excellent communication skills both verbally and written; Proven ability to drive outcomes and deliver results; Ability to influence and work cross functionally; P&L/budget acumen/annual plan development

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.
Business Unit: Schwan's Home Service, Inc.
Req #: 17005485

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