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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-IL-Chicago

    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 2023-2268
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Sanitation Supervisor

    Day Shift: 6am-6pm

     

     

    Supervise sanitation personnel in the cleaning of the bakery. Plan and direct sanitation activities for a work shift. Ensure completion of essential job functions to maintain integrity of food safety program and product quality. Inspect, evaluate and train sanitation personnel to ensure cleaning standards are met and prevent product contamination. 

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2023-2267
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Electrician


    This is for a 3rd shift: 6:00pm - 6:00am 

     

    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 2023-2266
  • US-KS-Emporia

    Quality Assurance Associate

    Night Shift

     

    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 2023-2265
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Material Buyer

    The Material Buyer translates the systematic Material Requirements Plan (MRP) into timely receipt of materials while balancing product availability and optimal inventory.  This role is responsible for ensuring raw material inflow and availability in production to support planned schedules and customer commitments on limited time offer (LTO), everyday assortments and transitioning programs.  Ensuring raw materials are flowing in and available are critical in satisfying our customer commitments for core, new, and limited time products alike.

     

    Category Purchasing
    ID 2023-2264
  • 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 2023-2262
  • 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 2023-2261
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Manager, Strategic Sourcing (Packaging)

    Lead the sourcing of packaging materials for assigned categories, with a focus on optimizing the value stream through development and execution of both near-term (e.g., RFPs) and multi-year (e.g., sourcing strategies) campaigns. Manage supplier relationships; align priorities with internal stakeholders (e.g., business leaders, Research & Development, Operations, Quality); lead implementation of campaigns, including across business units where appropriate; and continuously seek opportunities to maximize total value delivered to Hostess Brands. Support the Director(s) of Strategic Procurement in the formation and execution of complex category strategies.

     

    Category Purchasing
    ID 2023-2260
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Director, Commodity Procurement

    Lead the Strategic Sourcing of any category (but predominantly Ingredients) of materiality where Hostess directs timing and duration of commodity inputs. Focus on managing commodity price risk (margin) to meet Hostess’s financial objectives. Optimize the value stream through the development and execution of risk management strategies, near-term (e.g., RFPs) and multiyear (e.g., sourcing strategies) sourcing campaigns, and prioritization of initiatives in support of business objectives. Lead the management of supplier relationships; align priorities with internal stakeholders such as business leaders, Research & Development, Operations, Quality and ESG; supervise operational procurement-led campaign implementations, including cross-business units where appropriate; and continuously seek/encourage the surfacing/exploration of opportunities to maximize total value delivered to Hostess. Mentor and develop others in these skills.

    Category Purchasing
    ID 2023-2259
  • 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 2023-2258
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Billing and Collection Specialist

    The Billing and Collections Specialist is responsible for resolving pricing related discrepancies, distribution of invoices and collection of invoices. This individual will monitor the billing and collection processes and operations to make recommendations on opportunities for improvement. The Billing and Collections Specialist will work with internal departments to mitigate risk and investigate and resolve issues.

    Category Accounting/Finance
    ID 2023-2257
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Maintenance Technician

    We have multiple openings on each shift

     

    1 on Night Shift: 6pm-6am

    2 on Day Shift: 6am-6pm

     

    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 2023-2256
  • 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 2023-2255
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Quality Assurance Associate

    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 2023-2253
  • US-IL-Chicago

    Maintenance Technician

    This is a night shift: 10:00pm - 6:30am

     

    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 2023-2252
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Maintenance Technician

    This is a night 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 2023-2251
  • US-KS-Emporia

    Logistics Operator I

    Night Shift

     

    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 GMP standards. Duties include loading and unloading trucks, receiving raw materials and products, and picking, packing, wrapping, labeling, and/or shipping products using forklift and pallet jack. Maintain receiving/shipping logs and makes sure that incoming and outgoing products and material are in good condition.  Move raw and packaging materials to the production area using the FIFO standard. In addition, the worker maintains the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the warehouse. Workers are required to lift to 50 pounds, walk or stand for most of the shift. 

    Category Supply Chain/Logistics/Warehouse
    ID 2023-2250
  • US-KS-Emporia

    Logistics Operator 2

    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 GMP standards. Duties include loading and unloading trucks, receiving raw materials and products, and picking, packing, wrapping, labeling, and/or shipping products using forklift and pallet jack. Maintain receiving/shipping logs and makes sure that incoming and outgoing products and material are in good condition. Move raw and packaging materials to the production area using the FIFO standard. In addition, the worker maintains the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the warehouse. Workers are required to lift to 50 pounds, walk or stand for most of the shift.

    Category Supply Chain/Logistics/Warehouse
    ID 2023-2245
  • 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 2023-2243
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    Sanitation Manager

    Day Shift

     

    Maintain integrity of Hostess Brands LLC product quality and safety by ensuring that all bakery equipment, structural and storage facilities, depots, and transportation equipment are following Good Manufacturing Processes and Federal, State, and local food protection standards, and Hostess Brands corporate programs

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2023-2240
  • US-AR-Arkadelphia

    Training Manager

    Day Shift

     

    The Training Manager will be responsible for creating and implementing training programs and overseeing the on-boarding and continued development of hourly operations team members. Prepares materials, schedule and oversees training for on operations policies and procedures, GMPs, along with safety practices and other required quality system procedures.

    Category Operations/Manufacturing/Production
    ID 2023-2239
  • US-IN-Indianapolis

    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 2023-2237
  • US-GA-Columbus

    Engineering Supervisor

    Day Shift: 6am-6pm

     

    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 2023-2236
  • US-AR-Bentonville

    Manager, Demand Planning & Replenishment - Club Channel

    The Manager, Demand Planning and Replenishment position supports the objectives of the Club Channel Sales Team.  This position is responsible for the planning and forecasting activities of select finished goods SKU’s in various product categories within the Hostess portfolio.  Additionally, this position creates and maintains forecast models, incorporates business intelligence, and generates forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, and other sources.

     

    Forecast modeling, inventory parameter establishment, and optimizing inventory flow are the primary responsibilities of this position. This position leads the dialogue for assigned products between the Sales Team, as well as downstream executional contacts (Scheduling, Buying, Procurement, etc.) regarding upcoming demand and inventory needs.

    Category Supply Chain/Logistics/Warehouse
    ID 2022-2227
  • US-KS-Lenexa

    Supply Chain Specialist II

    This role is responsible for the management and maintenance of customer accounts throughout the customer ordering process. A Customer Supply Chain Specialist utilizes customer service/sales skills and abilities such as the utilization of soft skills, expressing empathy, and expressing a willingness to help and take ownership to adapt to customer situations and maintain high customer satisfaction and loyalty. A Customer Supply Chain Specialist ensures the product supply flow is conducted in a manner that is consistent with client’s expectations. Duties may include customer/sales data collection and maintenance, process implementation, and other miscellaneous process improvement support roles. A Customer Supply Chain Specialist must demonstrate proficiency throughout the customer order life-cycle, in order entry, with Microsoft applications, communication, leadership, knowledge sharing and problem solving.  This position works in a high profile, high customer contact area, requires a high level of organization and the ability to analyze information objectively.

    Category Customer Service/Support
    ID 2022-2226
  • US-KS-Edgerton

    Transportation Manager

    The Transportation Manager is a key member of the supply chain team responsible for monitoring day-to-day transportation operations of a 4PL managed transportation service provider including planning of customer, interplant, and inbound orders into shipments while ensuring transportation operations are balancing cost management and customer service goals. The Transportation Manager works within transportation and logistics operations but has frequent interactions with the entire end to end supply chain including Demand and Supply Planning, Customer Service, and Distribution.

    Category Supply Chain/Logistics/Warehouse
    ID 2022-2221
  • US-AR-Arkadelphia

    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 2022-2219
  • US-KS-Emporia

    PLC Technician

    The PLC Technician will maintain, modify, and troubleshoot factory control systems from various suppliers to improve and maximize reliability/efficiency. Develop and maintain key systems to ensure we have a sustainable/highly efficient controls group in place. Foster learning within the Engineering department and support training/continuing education.

    Category Engineering
    ID 2022-2213
  • 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-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-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-Lenexa

    Sr. Analyst, Financial Cost Supply Chain

    The Sr Analyst, Financial Cost Supply 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

    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 2022-2169
  • 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-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-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-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-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