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Website Eagle Foods, LLC

Eagle Foods, LLC

Company : Eagle Foods, LLC

Country: United States

Location : Waukegan, Illinois

Post: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:50:49 GMT

Expires: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Eagle Foods is a leading producer and marketer of canned sweetened condensed milk (SCM), evaporated milk (EVAP) products, and snack foods. Eagle was established in 2015 as a carve-out from The J.M. Smucker Company and subsequently has completed three key acquisitions:


Eagle Foods represents a unique scale platform with both Branded and Private Label offerings and is currently the largest independent player of scale in its categories.


Current brands include:


Eagle Brands: Since 1856, Eagle Brand has been a strong player in the condensed milk space. Currently, the sweetened condensed milk comes in regular and fat-free. Eagle is the #1 brand in SCM with a premium price and high-level brand awareness.  Other canned milks brands include Magnolia, PET, and Milnot.


Cretors: Cretors produces popcorn using real, simple high-quality ingredients. The unique artisanal process had been passed down for the past 130 years. Products include: Cheese & Caramel Mix, Cheese Lover’s Mix, Buffalo Ranch Mix, Honey Butter Kettle Corn, Organic Chile Jalapeno White Cheddar, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Organic White Cheddar, Organic Dill Pickle, Cheddar Cheese Corn, Caramel Corn and more.  


Popcorn Indiana: Popcorn, Indiana is an innovator of popcorn and whole grain snacks. All Popcorn, Indiana products are made from non-GMO corn and contain whole grains. Products include a line of flavored classic popcorn as well as Drizzlecorn (Kettle Corn drizzled with milk chocolate). Popcorn Indiana has a strong brand heritage and consumer awareness.


Monster Pop:  Monster Pop is a healthy, delicious and fun treat for kids to enjoy.  It is healthy, natural, gluten-free.  It comes in flavors like: Finger lickin’ Pizza, Big-Time Butter, Cheeserific Cheese and Kooky Kettle.


Crispy Fries: Crispy Fries are restaurant inspired, crispy, crunchy fries that you can enjoy at home.  Made from 100% potato they are the perfect snack to enjoy at any time during the day.  Crispy Fries come in 5 delicious flavors: Sea Salt, Hot!, Bacon Cheddar, Salt & Vinegar and Ketchup.


Skinny Sticks (formerly Hi I’m Skinny): Skinny Sticks are branded snacks that use only the highest quality ingredients for better taste and quality; without cholesterol, trans fats, and artificial flavors and preservatives. All snacks are vegan, certified gluten-free, and are certified Kosher.

Eagle foods has a Private Label business and is currently the #1 Private Label manufacturer in both SCM and EVAP and #3 manufacturer of RTE popcorn. Eagle Foods markets and distributes through many U.S. retail channels, which include grocery stores, club stores and mass merchandisers, as well as foodservice and export, U.S. military, and private label business.


To date, total net sales are ~$325-$350 million with projected next 12 months EBITDA of over $50 million.


*Sign on bonus is subject to a 2-year repayment agreenment. Payments will be made after being employed for 6 months and 1 year.*

Maintain documentation to meet the British Retail Consortium (BRC) standards, FSMA, and customer requirements

Monitor good manufacturing practices (GMPs) for compliance and ensure optimal product quality

Assist operations and QA Technicians through RCA and CAPA process for quality failures

Execute supplier management control for incoming materials

Create, manage and maintain the QA/QC processes and procedure such as 5s, work schedule etc.

Recognize and report quality issues through the appropriate channels as they arise

Complete deviations/hold documentation for out of specification material

Communicate effectively with all team members including supervision and other employees

Provides training, development, coaching and direction to technicians

Creates daily/weekly/monthly laboratory schedules for lab staff such as calibration schedules

Ensure implementation of quality assurance and other standards throughout production, receiving and shipping

Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the QA function by helping to refine quality specifications, testing procedures, reporting practices, and intra-department workflows

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements Preferred:

High School Diploma or GED and 4 years’ food industry experience

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite in addition to knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures.

Experience with Food Safety Audit expectations and requirements

HACCP and GMP principle knowledge required

Ability to work overtime as needed

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