Schwan's Company Associate Production Supervisor Intern job in Stilwell, OK

Schwan's Company
Job Title
Associate Production Supervisor Intern
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Stilwell, OK 74960

Associate Production Supervisor Intern

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At The 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.

Our 12 week intern program provides real-world work & learning experiences achieved through project work that is crafted to address real business challenges. You can expect to be fully integrated into the ongoing work of our Schwan's team to achieve our strategic objectives. Throughout the summer, you will participate in events to further your development and allow you the opportunity to remotely access many senior business leaders, including our CEO.

Associate Production Supervisor interns are responsible for supervising the production, processing, and packaging of food products within our manufacturing facilities. Duties include:

  • Direct production, packaging, or bakery production line to produce products meeting company and USDA requirements
  • Responsible for supervising employees, including skills development, safety, housekeeping, policy administration, discipline, employee relations, cost control and problem solving
  • Manage leads and supervision of all line employees. Interviewing, hiring employees following required EEO and Affirmative Action guidelines and ensuring employees receive proper training
  • Conduct performance appraisals and administer disciplinary and termination action when necessary
  • When applicable, work closely with USDA representative on site to ensure all company, state, and federal requirements for food safety are met, Review and sign off on all Quality Assurance and HACCP documentation


Education: Candidates should be currently enrolled in an undergraduate Operations Management, Industrial Management, Supply Chain Management, or related degree program with an anticipated graduation date of May 2019. GPA of 3.0+ preferred.

Expectations of candidate:

  • Must be willing to relocate to any Schwan facility for full-time placement
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, solid interpersonal skills, and a willingness to work various shifts are required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior supervisory experience and/or experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Displays initiative and takes ownership of work
  • Must be a confident self-starter who is comfortable overcoming obstacles & driving decisions from areas of ambiguity
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information

The employing subsidiaries of The 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: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc.
Req #: 17008537

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