And we try to share our family’s values with everyone who works here: respect, honesty, a passion for quality, and the lifelong pursuit of learning and growth.
We have got a diverse work family, too, with many different backgrounds, skills, and points of view—and as you’ll see in the stories below, we always try to promote from within. We want everyone here to succeed, and we’re committed to providing the training and tools to help our team grow.
We work hard, and we work together—and we have fun doing it!
At Schwartz Brothers Since: 1991
Loves: Collecting vintage blues, jazz, and soul records
Rachid was born in Rabat, Morocco, and he was only in the U.S. for three years before starting at Schwartz Brothers in the Sanitation department. Rachid went on to work in Packaging, Logistics, and Maintenance, and he eventually moved into management in 2006. He now leads the bakery’s Operations team, which includes 205 team members and 13 managers, and he’s a key member of the Schwartz Brothers leadership team.
“I’m never bored! There’s always an opportunity to grow here, which makes the job interesting. And because it’s a family owned and operated business, you’re working directly with the owners.”
At Schwartz Brothers Since: 1998
Loves: School and sports activities with her kids
Marissa started working for Schwartz Brothers in the Gretchen’s division, and now she manages the bakery’s Customer Service team. She’s involved in the entire sales business process, and she likes that the environment is “truly like a family”—a mix of different people, talents, and perspectives.
“When we’ve got an issue, we work together to come to an answer. And the company is always growing and changing, so there are many opportunities for advancement if you’re willing to work hard.”
At Schwartz Brothers Since: 2000
Loves: Seahawks, playing basketball, and reading news and books
Cesar began as a part-time employee while attending school, and he now works full-time managing 46 people in the Packaging, Shipping, and Receiving and Sanitation departments. He says that working here has improved his self-confidence and leadership skills, and that the company has always been flexible about scheduling to accommodate his outside interests.
“The bakery has many immigrants, and everyone gets along—so you learn new perspectives and other ways of life. It is truly a life-changing experience.”
401(k) pre-tax savings plan
AFLAC short-term disability insurance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Team member recognition
Opportunity for growth and career advancement