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Employee Spotlight

“I work for a company that realizes the employees are the greatest asset.”

Nichole, Consumer Affairs

Employee Spotlight

“This company gives you many opportunities to grow.”

Adriana, Operations

Employee Spotlight

“Our secret weapon in building the best culture is transparency and accountability.”

Jabari, Category Management

Employee Spotlight

“My coworkers and leadership group care about me as a person first.”

Isaac, Operations

Our Culture

The foundation of our success is our winning growth culture and our people, whose roll-up-your-sleeves spirit is truly inspiring and has kept us on a path of serving as an indelible symbol of American ingenuity.

We value, embrace, and encourage the characteristics that make each of us unique. Our culture is driven by the values of our people and their nimbleness, integrity, tenacity, inclusivity and commitment to quality.

Perks & Benefits

Health and Wellness Benefits

We offer competitive medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage as well as other supplementary benefits

Family Friendly!

We offer paid parental leave to mothers and fathers for the birth of a child, as well as to those adding to their family through adoption

Paid Time Off

We support our employees' overall well-being with paid time away for vacation and sick time, as well as company paid holidays

Beginning in 2022, group health plans must disclose extensive price and cost-sharing information to meet compliance with the final ruling on hospital transparency. Please see the link below for access to the machine-readable files through the Blue Cross Blue Shield website

https://bcbstx.com/asomrf?EIN=371719327

Come Join Us!

Please Note: If you do not complete all steps in the application process when applying to a position, you will not register in our system as having applied to that position. Please make sure to complete all steps in order to be considered.

  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Sr. Director - Category Finance

    Sr. Director – Finance will be the key finance lead responsible for the development and leading the brand and sales finance teams that connect our commercial and operational planning activities into financial insights and actions. Sr. Director – Finance will be the key financial partner for the S&OP process, directly tied to our brand and sales strategies.

     

     

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2206
  • US-KS-Edgerton

    Wave Planner

    The Wave Planner will be responsible for ensuring the daily workload is released in accordance with company standards while providing analysis to impact business decisions. This position will work to coordinate the daily workload and plan work release to the floor. 

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2205
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Consumer Affairs Specialist

    This is an entry-level Customer Service Representative position in our Consumer Affairs Contact Center. The Customer Service Representative is an important first-line of contact with our customers, setting the tone for how our company and services are experienced. They provide accurate product information and high quality customer service regarding company products. The CSR professionally handles a high volume of inbound and outbound calls and emails, faxes or other written correspondence. They ensure questions and issues are resolved both promptly and accurately and in a manner that consumers are able to understand while thoroughly and efficiently gathering information. A CSR must also be able to effectively handle complaints while consistently demonstrating behaviors that contribute to Consumer Affairs achievement of service level goals. CSR’s work collaboratively with internal and external business partners to provide solutions by taking responsibility for following through and bringing outstanding issues to closure. Finally, a CSR promotes a positive team environment, continuously evaluating and identifying opportunities to drive process improvements that positively impact the consumer experience and aligns to the goals and objectives of the company.

    Category Customer Service/Support
    ID 2022-2204
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Assistant Engineering Manager

    Night Shift: 6pm-6am

     

    Supervise and train maintenance personnel in the upkeep of existing equipment and the installation of new equipment. Plan and direct engineering and maintenance activities for a work shift. Focus on meeting standards for quality, productivity, downtime, and a bakery product that is malformed because of improper handling.

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2203
  • US-AR-Arkadelphia

    Engineering Admin Associate

    Responsible for sourcing and vetting local vendors, placing purchase orders, parts inventory, re-stocking and budget for all maintenance, repair and operations spend at the bakery level.

    This position has direct responsibility to ensure that all work activities under its span of control are performed with attention to the highest standards of food quality, safe processes, compliance with all appropriate legal requirements and a focus on continuous process improvement.

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2202
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Maintenance Technician

    We are hiring for a 3rd shift - 6:00pm-6:00am

     

    Perform troubleshooting and diagnostics on production equipment and tools in a just-in-time environment. Perform scheduled, preventative and emergency maintenance tasks and projects as assigned by the maintenance supervisor or their designee

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2198
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Document Control Specialist

    The Document Control Specialist assists with the research, verification, implementation and control of quality system procedures, documents and batch sheets. Audits quality systems and assists with continuous improvement efforts. Reviews trending and corrective actions to determine reasonable and effective resolutions are implemented. 

    Category Administrative/Clerical
    ID 2022-2197
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Production Supervisor

    Day Shift 6am-6PM

     

    The Production Supervisor is responsible for efficiency of production while preserving the integrity and quality of products. The Supervisor maintains a safe and productive working environment while coaching and supervising their team members. The majority of the supervisors time will be spent on the production floor identifying improvement opportunities, monitoring safety, production, quality, maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices and corporate standards.

    Direct Reports: Production Lead, Production Utility Worker, Production Operator Workers

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2196
  • US-AR-Arkadelphia

    Production Manager

    Day Shift

     

    The Production Manager is responsible for day-to-day direction and oversight for the manufacturing of bakery products and teams.  This individual will organize and lead production to ensure that products are produced consistently and efficiently to specified quality and operational standards to be shipped to customers on-time.  The Production Manager will lead the team to implement best practices and standards to continue to improve and manage to KPI’s.

    Direct Reports: Production Assistant Manager, Production Supervisor, Production Lead, Planners

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2195
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Senior Accounting Manager

    The Senior Accounting Manager will be responsible for preparation and distribution of financial statements to management, maintenance of the organization’s general ledger, and ensuring that all transactions and documentation complies with US GAAP. 

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2194
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Engineering Supervisor

    Night Shift: 6pm-6am

     

    Supervise and train maintenance personnel in the upkeep of existing equipment and the installation of new equipment. Plan and direct engineering and maintenance activities for a work shift. Focus on meeting standards for quality, productivity, downtime, and cripples.

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2191
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Wrapper Tech

    This is a night shift: 6:00pm - 6:00am

     

    The Wrapper Tech is responsible for setting up wrapping machines for proper variety of product being produced, ensuring the proper code is being run and is in correct location and is legible, completing code verification, seal integrity, packaging verification and lot tracking sheets at specified times and notifying supervision when any check is not in compliance with company standards. 

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2189
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Utility - Production

    As a part of the Production Team, you are responsible for several bakery manufacturing activities.  As a Utility worker, you must be able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, be able to communicate and work effectively in a team structure and be flexible in work assignments within the utility category. You must be able to follow both written and verbal instructions, safely and accurately complete assigned duties and maintain GMP standards. You will be a part of the Food Defense Team.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2187
  • US-IL-Chicago

    QA LAB Associate

    JOB SUMMARY:  Monitors compliance with quality standards in a laboratory setting, to ensure product conforms to specification and food safety practices and assist in documentation involving HACCP, Food Safety, and Good Manufacturing Practices.

    Category Quality Assurance
    ID 2022-2186
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Quality Assurance Tech

    Monitors compliance with quality standards on production floor to ensure product conforms to specification and food safety practices and assist in documentation involving HACCP, Food Safety, and Good Manufacturing Practices.

    Category Quality Assurance
    ID 2022-2185
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Production Supervisor

    Night Shift: 6pm-6am

     

    The Production Supervisor is responsible for efficiency of production while preserving the integrity and quality of products. The Supervisor maintains a safe and productive working environment while coaching and supervising their team members. The majority of the supervisors time will be spent on the production floor identifying improvement opportunities, monitoring safety, production, quality, maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices and corporate standards.

    Direct Reports: Production Lead, Production Utility Worker, Production Operator Workers

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2184
  • US-AR-Arkadelphia

    Engineering Manager

    Day Shift

     

    The Engineering Manager will be responsible for the maintenance of all plant equipment and facilities per corporate standards, and to provide quality and economy. Supervise the engineering department in their everyday responsibilities

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2183
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Investor Relations Manager

    The Investor Relations Manager will have responsibilities to help communicate company’s investment thesis for external and internal stakeholders. This position will execute internal and external tasks related to quarterly earnings, investor road shows, and ad-hoc investor and management meetings. This individual would engage with analysts while assisting in developing and executing a strategic approach to increasing analyst coverage and expanding our shareholder base. This individual should develop a comprehensive understanding of the company’s operations, financial performance, and strategies through regular interactions with company executives.

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2180
  • US-KS-Emporia

    Wrapper Tech

    The Wrapper Tech is responsible for setting up wrapping machines for proper variety of product being produced, ensuring the proper code is being run and is in correct location and is legible, completing code verification, seal integrity, packaging verification and lot tracking sheets at specified times and notifying supervision when any check is not in compliance with company standards. 

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2178
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Vice President, Planning & Distribution

    The VP, Planning and Distribution will support and/or manage activity across all manufacturing facilities and distribution centers. This position provides high touch, single point of accountability to drive and lead global brand and supply chain objectives, ensuring strategic alignment, innovation and operational excellence. This position will manage the entire planning, distribution and customer service teams, processes, and systems to support and scale for growth, while meeting company objectives around cost, quality, and the highest level of customer service. This position will be responsible for the generation of critical information and KPIs to synchronize Hostess supply chain end to end.

    Category Supply Chain/Logistics/Warehouse
    ID 2022-2176
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Maintenance Technician

    Perform troubleshooting and diagnostics on production equipment and tools in a just-in-time environment. Perform scheduled, preventative and emergency maintenance tasks and projects as assigned by the maintenance supervisor or their designee

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2175
  • US-OH

    Business Manager - Kroger

    Business Manager-Kroger will partner with the Director(s) of Sales to drive growth objectives at Kroger.  Primary responsibility is to be the key liaison between the Kroger/Hostess Headquarter Team in Cincinnati and the Broker/Hostess Brands Retail Team. He/She will be responsible for identifying and developing growth opportunities for Hostess Brands (including Hostess Snack Cakes and Voortman Cookies), and ensuring the divisional and retail plans maximize the strategic direction and financial objectives of the company, attain market leadership and drive long term growth.  Successful candidates will have a strong background in either headquarter or division account management, category management and be proficient in developing high-quality customer-facing presentations.  Candidates must have both strong oral and written presentation skills and ability to balance multiple complex competing priorities.

    Category Sales
    ID 2022-2174
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Sr. Analyst, Financial Cost Supply Chain

    The Sr Analyst, Financial Cost SC, Chain will do complex analysis of financial results in comparison to budgets, forecasting, and reporting of such analysis to senior management

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2173
  • US-KS-Emporia

    Apprentice Engineer

    The employee performs a full range of maintenance/engineering assignments using independent judgment to make decisions requiring the application of procedures and practices to specific work situations.

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2171
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Assistant Production Manager

    Night Shift 6pm-6am

    Implements best practices and standards for product and process to promote efficient production of consistent quality bread roll or snack products. Manage production per Key Performance Indicators.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2170
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Payroll Specialist

    The Payroll Specialist collects and reviews employee information and working hours, calculates wages, prepares, and processes employee’s weekly payroll and maintains accurate payroll records within HRIS system. This position will include support surrounding HR information systems, compensation, and benefits. The Payroll Specialist applies corporate HR policies, procedures, and programs in accordance to company policy, federal and state laws.

    Category Human Resources
    ID 2022-2167
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Integrated Media Director

    The Integrated Media Director is responsible for understanding business & brand objectives and translating those goals into annual media strategies that drive highly effective, national brand building campaigns that generate positive ROI and increased sales. The Media Director will be responsible for managing the external agency partners and ensuring media plans and investment strategies effectively meet the business goals and objectives. This role will be responsible for staying abreast of the changing media and technology landscape and proactively educate the organization on the effects of these changes on our business. This is highly collaborative role who will work closely with brand management, insights, analytics, and agency partners to bring about distinctive and effective media programs for our portfolio of brands.

    Category Marketing
    ID 2022-2162
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Assistant Production Manager

    Day Shift: 12hr shift 

    Implements best practices and standards for product and process to promote efficient production of consistent quality bread roll or snack products. Manage production per Key Performance Indicators.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2161
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Packaging Engineer II

    The Packaging Engineer II is responsible to support the Hostess Brands’ organization in R&D packaging innovation and development. Will manage and support multiple projects of various degrees of difficulty and complexity.  Duties include planning and conducting tests and trials, collecting, and evaluating data, and formulating conclusions to accomplish departmental goals. This position will play a key role in leading packaging efforts across bakery operations in both US and Canada.

    Category Research & Development
    ID 2022-2160
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Quality Assurance Manager

    Day Shift

    To ensure food safety and quality of all ingredients packaging and finished products. To take responsibility and accountability for the safe and effective use of materials and equipment and ensure compliance with defined policies and procedures including regulatory, GMP’s, HACCP, and GFSI. SOP’s. To fulfill role of company Practitioner for a GFSI recognized Quality System developing, validating, verifying and maintaining that system. To assume responsibility for the oversight and management of facility sanitation and pest control programs. To train and mentor employees towards individual and team continuous improvements.

    Category Quality Assurance
    ID 2022-2158
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Internal Auditor


    Hostess Brands LLC is currently seeking an Internal Auditor in our Lenexa, KS Headquarters. This role will be a key contributor to the internal audit team to facilitate compliance standards and processes.  The Internal Auditor will be responsible for day-to-day activities and tasks associated with Sarbanes-Oxley, compliance, financial, and operational audits.

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2156
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Finance Analyst - Category Finance

    The Finance Analyst – Category Finance will work closely with key stakeholders to provide financial support for the month end reporting and analytics, commercial support, planning. 

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2153
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Engineering Lead

    Night shift: 10:00pm- 6:30am

     

    Directly responsible for assisting the Engineering department supervision with the assignment and coordination and/or execution of activities within the Engineering group to ensure a productive workforce that supports the facility. Oversee planning and preparation of work orders for work to be performed by the respective engineers to ensure the plant is maintained in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner.

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2150
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Ammonia Maintenance Technician

    Night Shift Available:10pm-6:30am

     

    The employee is responsible for all activities involving maintenance and operation of the plant utilities inclusive of the following: ammonia refrigeration system, freon packaged units and HVAC, high and low pressure steam boiler systems, thermal oil process boiler systems, hot water generator, thermal oxidizer, compressed air systems, electrical distribution, building sprinkler systems and all supporting equipment.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2146
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Bakery Controller

    The Bakery Controller is a business partner with Operations management and provides financial and strategic leadership to the manufacturing facility. This position is responsible for cost accounting, general accounting, financial reporting, and maintaining an environment of best practices and accountability at the manufacturing facility.

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2138
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Engineering Supervisor

    Nights: 10pm to 6:30am

     

    Supervise and train maintenance personnel in the upkeep of existing equipment and the installation of new equipment. Plan and direct engineering and maintenance activities for a work shift. Focus on meeting standards for quality, productivity, downtime, and cripples.

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2136
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Trade Analyst

    The Trade Analyst will ensure that trade promotions are appropriately planned, accrued for, and reconciled through the trade management system (TradePro). They will work closely with the Senior Manager of Commercial Finance, Accounting & Reporting, Field Sales, and brokers to ensure process adherence and consistency. The Trade Analyst will also be responsible for working directly with the sales team to achieve overall objectives.

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2128
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Scientist II

    This individual is responsible to support Hostess Brands’ organization in the area of Research & Development for new product development. The Associate Scientist will manage and support multiple projects of various degrees of difficulty. Duties include responsibility for planning and conducting tests, analyzing and evaluating the data, and formulating conclusions to accomplish department goals. This position will play a key role in leading product development efforts across the Hostess Brands Operations network

     

    Category Research & Development
    ID 2022-2124
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Compensation Specialist

    The Compensation Specialist will assist the Sr. Manager, Compensation & Benefits in administering the company’s compensation systems and processes which support our culture and pay-for-performance philosophy. Assists with administering compensation plans and policies to ensure that they are being administered across the Company according to the regulations, laws and procedures established by the Company and various regulatory and compliance agencies.

    Category Human Resources
    ID 2022-2115
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Corporate Paralegal

    The Corporate Paralegal will perform a variety of duties to support the General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, and Corporate Counsel.

    The ideal candidate will have five or more years of paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal department assisting the chief legal officer and team.  To be successful in this role, one must be highly organized and thrive in a fast paced environment with changing priorities.

     

    This role will be based out of our corporate office in Lenexa, KS. 

     

    Category Legal
    ID 2022-2110
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Senior Internal Auditor

    Hostess Brands LLC is currently seeking a Senior Internal Auditor in our Lenexa, KS Headquarters location. The Senior Auditor will conduct audits to assess compliance with financial and other internal controls, compliance with corporate policies and procedures, and to conduct audits of other operational activity. This role is a key contributor to the organization by championing and influencing compliance standards and processes in partnership within the Company.  The Senior Internal Auditor will serve as the lead auditor when necessary and have the ability to review and direct the work of other team members. The Senior Internal Auditor possess the ability to positively influence change through education, communicate rationales, and be a key representative of the Internal Audit team, both internally and externally.


    Requires up to 5-15% domestic and international travel annually to our bakery locations, distribution centers, and/or third-party vendors/suppliers.

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2022-2107
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Electrician

    The Electrician performs a full range of maintenance/engineering assignments using independent judgment to make decisions requiring the application of procedures and practices to specific work situations.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2106
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Bakery Operations Director

    Coordinate efforts of all bakery operations to assure production and distribution of consistent quality products, in the most efficient manner possible, while ensuring compliance with government regulations in the areas of employee safety, food safety, environmental, and employment practices.  Manage operations according to Key Performance Indicators.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-2104
  • US-KS-Edgerton

    Kitting Warehouse Worker

    Shift: Monday - Friday 8 am to 3:30 pm or 4 pm to 12:30 am
     
    The Kitting Warehouse Worker must be able to communicate and work effectively in a team environment. Must be able to follow instructions (written & verbal), safely and accurately complete assigned duties and maintain company standards. Duties include picking, packing, wrapping, labeling, and using pallet jack. Move materials safely in adherence to all company policies and procedures.   
    Category Supply Chain/Logistics/Warehouse
    ID 2022-2077
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Engineering Operator

    Night Shift: 6pm-6am

     

    Perform troubleshooting and diagnostics on production equipment and tools in a just-in-time environment. Perform scheduled, preventative and emergency maintenance tasks and projects as assigned by the maintenance supervisor or their designee

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2059
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Utility - Sanitation

    As a part of the Utility - Sanitation team, you will be responsible for the cleanliness of both processing and non-processing equipment within the bakery and on the property. This could include but is not limited to windows, ceilings, restroom, breakroom, wash racks, cleaning equipment, lights, mixers, ovens, pans, etc. Your action in this role will ensure product safety. You must be able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, be able to communicate and work effectively in a team structure and be flexible in work assignments within the utility category. You must be able to follow both written and verbal instructions, safely and accurately complete assigned duties and maintain GMP standards. You will also be a part of the Food Defense Team.  

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-1936
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Utility - Production

    As a part of the Production Team, you are responsible for several bakery manufacturing activities.  As an Utility worker you must be able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, be able to communicate and work effectively in a team environment and be flexible in work assignments within the utility category. You must be able to follow both written and verbal instructions, safely and accurately complete assigned duties and maintain GMP standards. 

    You will also participate as a part of the Food Defense Team. 

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-1935
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Production Operator

    A Production Operator is responsible for operating machines. Candidates must be willing and able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Must be able to communicate and work effectively in a team environment. Must be able to follow instructions (written & verbal), safely and accurately operate bakery equipment and maintain GMP standards.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2022-1797
  • US-KS-Emporia

    Production Operator

    A Production Operator is responsible for operating machines. Candidates must be willing and able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Must be able to communicate and work effectively in a team environment. Must be able to follow instructions (written & verbal), safely and accurately operate bakery equipment and maintain GMP standards.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2021-1685
  • US-KS-Emporia

    Production Utility

    As a part of the Production Team, you are responsible for several bakery manufacturing activities.  As an Utility worker you must be able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, be able to communicate and work effectively in a team environment and be flexible in work assignments within the utility category. You must be able to follow both written and verbal instructions, safely and accurately complete assigned duties and maintain GMP standards. 

    You will also participate as a part of the Food Defense Team.  

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2021-1684