Schwan's Company Associate Area Manager in Binghamton, New York


At The Schwan Food 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 is primarily responsible for assuming the management of a sales and operation company and supervision in the absence of an Area Manager. They may be placed at any company within the district or occasionally within the region. It may also be responsible for assisting in the management of a sales and operations company in partnership with a Area Manager.

Within Company policy exercises full supervisory authority over direct and indirect reports to include but not limited to interviewing hiring training assigning work appraising performance adjusting pay disciplining employees and addressing complaints and resolving issues.

Assists in Managing the effective distribution of frozen food products within specified geography containing multiple distribution sites to include but not limited to forecasting accuracy inventory control inspections safety compliance material handling and efficiency of the warehouse operations.

Ensures the administration of the sales and operations is accurate and timely. This includes updating and maintaining sales employment equipment and any other related records.

Ensures that facilities and equipment are properly maintained and kept in safe and productive condition. This includes but is not limited to delivery vehicles freezers hand held terminals and office equipment.

Ensures compliance with all applicable corporate local state and federal policies rules and regulations.

Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.


Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: 0-3 years or more related work experience; management experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Good PC skills including Microsoft Word Excel etc. Solid communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills both verbally and written. The ability to effectively present information in group settings to a wide variety of audiences. Excellent Driving Record. Effective Budget Management. Thorough knowledge of company and group products polices processes etc.

Must meet the Federal Department of Transportation eligibility requirements including appropriate driver's license and corresponding medical certification as a condition of employment for this position.

The employing subsidiaries of The Schwan Food 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.

Job Type: Direct Sales

Business Unit: Schwan's Home Service, Inc.

Req #: 17004363