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Estimated Pay $32 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Falun, Kansas

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Who we are!

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. Our many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® and Bibigo Asian-style snacks. Schwan’s is a place for people with an appetite for more. To learn about joining a team where you can belong, contribute, and thrive, visit


We are hiring a Labor Scheduler in our food manufacturing facility in Salina, KS, home to Tony’s® and Red Baron® pizza. This position, under general supervision, is responsible for evaluating labor requirements and assisting in labor scheduling of employees. This role is also responsible for maintaining accurate and up to date data in the system and providing staffing solutions for the best possible business results.


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


  • Coordinates and communicates with all departments to ensure that labor needs for the plant are utilized effectively and efficiently
  • Troubleshoots exceptions that occur during the labor scheduling process
  • Stays informed of all variables affecting labor schedule, including but not limited to, call-ins, weather related issues, and other special case scenarios
  • Organizes weekly meetings with supervisors on labor schedules, communicates any changes in the schedule to the manager as well as supervisors, and identifies training needs to meet the best possible scheduling results
  • Maintains employee profile (primary jobs, job transfer sets, availability patterns, shifts) and skill matrix data in Kronos system with the help of regular communication with supervisors
  • Communicates with temp agencies and HR to maintain temp labor data
  • Analyzes and reports exceptions within scheduling to Labor Scheduling Manager, assign resources to meet business guiding principles
  • Maintains annual vacation tracker and call-ins for employees
  • Communicates with supervisors and the Labor Manager on approval and denial of vacations
  • Monitors trends on call-ins and regularly communicates with HR team
  • Communicates with Production Scheduler to bring common ground on Production and Labor planning – this includes, but not limited to, adjusting labor schedule if the production schedule changes
  • Communicates with production employees for coverage of shifts based on labor needs
  • Manages part-time workforce, identifies availability of part-time employees, and fits them into weekly schedule to obtain optimum results
  • Reports weekly labor scheduling metrics to Labor Scheduling Manager, analyzes trends in the data and recommends changes if necessary


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience
  • Proficient with data entry in database tools
  • Kronos knowledge preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good basic math skills
  • Capable of working with tight deadlines to ensure on-time deliveries


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 classes.