Schwan’s® has a working relationship and has partnered with CorTalent to help hire our Local General Managers (LGM).
Schwan’s® Talk about tradition. For over 55 years our Customer Service Managers have paid visits to households just like yours, delivering delicious, easy-to-prepare meals and friendly personalized service. We are constantly searching for new ways to help busy familys enjoy mealtime together, and you’re assured of always seeing this commitment reflected in the products we create and the service we provide.
Today, over 6,000 Customer Service Managers work hard to continue the tradition by delivering more then 350 great-tasting Schwan’s® products to homes all across the country. We are looking for the next best LGM to manage, motivate, train, develop and guide our CSM (customer service managers) to the next level! Come and join our team! This is an opportunity where you can be the entrepreneur you’ve always wanted to be.
Local General Manager Job Description
General Purpose This position is responsible for the sales and distribution of frozen food products within an assigned territory.
Duties and Responsibilities • Sales of approximately $2 to $6 million per year determined by an annual budgeting process • Assure a team of Customer Service Managers maintain a system of routes that provide for regular servicing at residential homes or places of business to sell a large variety of frozen food products • Responsible for all customer interactions, including developing new customer, customer complaints, customer sequencing • Supervises a Facility Supervisor who is responsible for a depot and truck maintenance, product inventory control, inspections, safety compliance, material handling and efficiency of the warehouse operations • Selects, develops and motivates a sales and operations staff to meet plan • Monitors growth of sales and profit, maintains data and documentation essential to the operation of assigned sales company including implementation of cost control measures and maintenance of company assets • Implements and maintains all governmental and corporate programs and policies within the location
Qualifications • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent • Years of Related Experience: 5-7 years related experience • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: o Basic PC skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. o Proven sales and distribution management expertise in related industry o Solid communication and interpersonal skills o Demonstrated management and supervisory skills o Excellent driving record o Effective budget management o Thorough knowledge of company and group products, policies, 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.