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Schwan Food Company



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

.From Home To Stores, Restaurants And More, Our Products Are Everywhere You Eat. The Schwan Food Company Is A Multibillion-Dollar, Privately Held Company With Approximately 14,000 Subsidiary Employees In The United States. Based Out Of Minnesota, We Sell Fine, Branded Frozen Food Through Home Delivery, The Foodservice Industry And Grocery Stores In North America. At The Schwan Food Company, Our Core Purpose Is Achieved Through The Efforts Of Our Team Members Who Share Our Five Common Values: Growth, Hard Work, Helping One Another, Enthusiasm And Integrity.

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 To Participate In Multiple Events, Both Informal And Formal, To Further Your Development And Allow You The Opportunity To Access And Network With Fellow Interns & Senior Business Leaders, Including Our Ceo. 

*** If Interested, Please Apply.  In The Coming Weeks, A Recruiter Will Be In Contact If You Are Selected For A Phone Interview ***

Our Product Development Interns Will Gain Cross-Functional Work & Project Experience With Real Business Impact.  You Will Be Responsible For The Support Of Product Innovation & Development Groups In The Areas Of New Product Development, Product Improvement, Cost Reduction, Product Maintenance, R&D Lab Operations And Maintenance, Sensory Testing, And Technical Support To Marketing, Sales, And Operations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Prepare Experimental Formulas And Develop Processes As Instructed, Report And Document Results, Progress Reports And Any Production Hurdles Or Problems

Carry Out Cooking And/Or Testing Instructions As Directed And Document Sensory Attributes And Reconstitution Methods Such As Baking Temperature And Time

Develop & Analyze Ingredients For Product Improvements And Line Extensions

Assist With Cost Saving Initiatives By Identifying Or Creating Substitute Ingredients And Processes

Conduct Food Quality And Safety Validation Tests To Support Projects For Launch And Marketing

Assist With Nutritional And Wellness Initiatives By Formulating New Product Components

Prepare Testing Methods According To Specifications Or Develops Testing Methodologies In Lab

Maintain High Degree Of Cleanliness Of R&D Lab Area And Equipment Clean According To Cleaning And Operational Instructions


Education:  Candidate Should Currently Be Enrolled In An Undergraduate Degree Program In Food Science, Bakery Science, Culinary Science, Dairy Science, Grain Science, Or Related Field With An Anticipated Graduation Date Of December 2017 Or May 2018. Gpa Of 3.0+ Preferred.

Expectations of Candidates:

Demonstrated Analytical And Problem Solving Skills

Ability To Work In Teams And Collaborate Effectively With People In Different Functions/Locations

Proven Leadership, Communication, Organizational, And Interpersonal Skills.  Ability To Relate To All Levels Of Management

Strong Verbal And Written Communication Skills

Ability To Take Initiative And Drive For Results

Strong Time Management Skills That Enable On-Time Project Delivery In A Fast-Paced And Rapidly Changing Environment

Must Be A Confident Self Starter Who Is Comfortable Driving Decisions From Areas Of Ambiguity

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.


Business Unit Schwan's Consumer Brands, Inc.Req # 16005681


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