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Schwan's Company Route Team Lead in Santa Paula, California

Base salary position starting at $58K

At Schwan's, 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 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.

As a Route Team Lead, you will provide the Area Manager with leadership support as well as overall service support and recovery activities. You may also help train new Route Sales Representatives as needed.

In addition to providing support to the Area Manager, you’re responsible for covering existing service routes in the absence of a Route Sales Representative. While providing route coverage, you will drive our widely recognized yellow Schwan’s truck to service our existing customer base. With experience, the Route Team Lead position may develop to other leadership positions within the company.

You will be responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the company mission, values, code of ethics policies, and other standards of conduct.

This position may require overnight travel.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Exempt (salaried) compensation

  • Up to 40% employee discount on our great food products

  • Three medical plans to choose from, as well as vision, dental, and life insurance

  • 401K with company match

  • Employee Incentive Plan

Education: High School or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: 3-5 years related experience preferred


  • Route experience necessary; must have an exceptional service orientation

  • Proven track record driving & executing best in class service

  • Aptitude and desire to properly train others

  • Ability to operate and maintain company equipment including handhelds and DOT regulated vehicles

  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must meet the Federal Department of Transportation eligibility requirements and possess a valid driver's license (no commercial license needed) and corresponding medical certification as a condition of employment for this position

  • Good driving record

We Value Military Members

We thank you for your service! As a strong supporter of our men and women in uniform, we will consider recent military experience in lieu of prior sales or customer service experience. Approximately one in five hires that we make have prior military experience. Learn more about our commitment to Hiring Veterans.

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.