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The Ziegenfelder Company: Strong Roots, Cool Treats & Awesome Values

The Ziegenfelder Company is a family-owned business that creates millions of smiles each year through the delicious treats we make.  We value creativity and innovation and are committed to our amazing workforce and the communities in which we live and work.

Each year our team produces the highest quality, lowest-price ice water products in the industry.  We’re seeking talented, results-oriented professionals to join our team and be a part of our Zieggy Tribe.

You will thrive at The Ziegenfelder Company if you have a passion for people, enjoy a fast-pace environment, and want to experience world-class training that will impact you both in your work and life.

The Ziegenfelder Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 



 

Open Positions: 

Director of People & Culture

As our Director of People and Culture, you will lead and execute our strategic process to acquire and develop high performing talent, create engaging and fulfilling employee experiences, and help drive our mission to create smiles with our delicious treats. You will be our catalyst for change, establishing and nurturing strong relationships built on trust with your character and credibility. Leading with our Ziegenfelder vision and values, you will develop and empower a truly great People and Culture team, as well as collaborate with company and department leaders to understand our strategic goals and build aligned talent strategies to support and enrich our culture, making Ziegenfelder a great place to work.

Come thrive at Ziegenfelder with your true passion for people, patient yet persistent approach, and your ability to embrace a fast-paced, changing environment. Bring leadership, inspiration & innovation to cultivate our remarkable workforce and deliver a positive business impact.

Check out the full job descriptions via linkedin!


Production Staff

Ziegenfelder Production Staff are responsible for:

  • Placing sealed individual units in packaging and ensuring proper package sealing.
  • Repackaging improperly sealed, or coded, product.
  • Disposing of scrap product and raw materials.
  • Keeping work area clean.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Food Service/Production Experience
  • High School/GED

Physical Abilities:

  • Standing up to 12 hours per day.
  • Moving and lifting objects weighing up to 50 lbs. regularly.
  • Bending, twisting, reaching and grasping actions.
  • Good spatial awareness working around manufacturing equipment.

Job Type: Full-time


Quality Assurance Technician

A Ziegenfelder Quality Technician is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that finished Ziegenfelder treats are ready for delivery to customers by properly preparing raw material inputs, monitoring production processes, and inspecting final products.
  • Analyzing and documenting quality assurance processes and making recommendations for improvements.
  • Conducting production support to include mix making, equipment cleaning, product quality testing/sampling, and completion of the master sanitation schedule tasks.
  • Verifying finished product meets quality standards of color, taste, quantity, wrap, and Rainbow Array.
  • Follow HACCP, GMP, SOP, and SSOP programs and coordinating all documentation to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and Ziegenfelder directives, policies and procedures.
  • Conducting regular audits of documentation to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and Ziegenfelder directives, policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Education, experience and training with Food Safety, HACCP, SQF, Sanitation (SSOP & GMP) and/or other food safety systems and Quality Assurance process improvement skills required.  SQF certification preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in Food Manufacturing preferred. 

Physical Abilities:

  • Moving and lifting objects weighing up to 50 lbs. regularly.

Job Type: Full-time


Maintenance Technician

A Ziegenfelder Maintenance Technician is responsible for:

  • Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs.
  • Troubleshooting and providing immediate preventative and corrective maintenance support to production lines, conveyor belts, and small ancillary equipment.
  • Checking and maintaining proper fluid levels for various pieces of equipment.
  • Perform overhauls on equipment and new equipment installation.
  • Performs maintenance tasks such as mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, electronics (PLC’s) and hydraulic troubleshooting, and repair of packing and production equipment.
  • Comply with OSHA Safety and Health rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements: 

  • Associate or bachelor’s Degree in mechanical related field or 1 year of experience in the maintenance field.
  • Ability to repair conveyor systems, to use a multimeter, to troubleshoot heat controls.
  • Experience in the food industry and experience working with ammonia refrigeration.

Physical Abilities:

  • Required to lift up to 50 pounds in weight, from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.
  • Ability to wear a NIOSH approved cartridge respirator and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA.).
  • Able to work a flexible schedule.

Job Type: Full-time


Executive Assistant

A Ziegenfelder Executive Assistant is responsible for:

  • Working closely with and supporting Ziegenfelder’s Chief Executive and other executive leaders.
  • Managing calendars, scheduling meetings and appointments and managing travel itineraries.
  • Attending meetings, creating and collecting agenda items and taking minutes.
  • Noting commitments made by leadership during meetings and arranging for implementation.
  • Planning and organizing business meetings and department events, including logistical support.
  • Anticipating actions and needs on behalf of CEO and executive leadership, and executing accordingly.
  • Organizing office operations and procedures.
  • Other administrative and supportive responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an administrative role, reporting directly to senior management.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or requisite experience in lieu of education.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills and ability to become familiar with new programs and software.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel formulas, charts and graphs to represent information, and to create presentations in Powerpoint.
  • Polished communication skills; proven ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information.
  • High attention to detail and proactive mindset.
  • Travel as needed (up to 10%).

Job Type: Full-time