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Job Postings

Assistant Cook (Balcony)

Requirements:

  • Ability to perform tasks with minimal direction
  • Familiarity/Experience with machines and equipment; kitchen area: valves and pumps
  • Some heavy lifting; requires knowledge and use of safe lifting techniques

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Must have and maintain excellent attendance
  • Mandatory overtime and weekend work likely
  • Required to learn other Kitchen positions too

Pay Rate:

$12.15/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 5:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • 2nd shift 4:00 pm to 2:30 am (plus shift premium)

Assistant Enrober Operator

Qualifications:

  • Must have mechanical aptitude and familiarity with valves and pumps
  • Machine operator experience is very helpful

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Mandatory overtime and weekend work likely
  • Must have excellent attendance
  • Attention to detail for reporting information
  • Heavy lifting

Pay Rate:

$12.15/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • Rotating schedule
  • Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 4 pm
  • and 2nd shift 4:00 pm to 1:45 am (shift premium)

Candy Catcher

Requirements:

  • Good hand and eye coordination
  • Constant bending and lifting are an integral part of this position
  • Must know and practice good body mechanics and lifting techniques
  • Working knowledge of machines and machine operation
  • Lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Must have excellent attendance

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Good communication with team members and supervisor
  • Work mandatory overtime and weekend schedules as needed
  • Will be required to cross-train in additional bid position and fill in as needed
  • Must maintain excellent attendance

Pay Rate:

$12.15/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 6:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • 2nd shift 4:15 pm to 1:45 am (shift premium)
  • Plus additional overtime depending on production schedule

Kitchen Quality Control/Relief

Purpose:

Assist kitchen manager with day to day operations, including quality control functions

Job Tasks:

  • Load by hand jack/forklift candy skids into & out of mogul machines
  • Learn all mogul machine crew positions
  • Assist with wash outs and machine parts changes
  • Gain general knowledge of Quality Control functions
  • Maintain clean and organized work area
  • Help in other departments when needed

Pay Rate:

$13.15/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 5:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • 2nd shift 4:00 pm to 2:30 am (shift premium)

Line Leaders (Blue Coats)

Requirements:

  • Excellent attendance
  • Excellent communication
  • Talent for leading and directing people
  • Attention to detail for reporting of information
  • Minimum computer skills
  • Must be able to work mandatory overtime and weekend hours

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure lines are ready to start each shift with the correct supplies
  • Make sure all associates who are scheduled are on the line each day, keep lines running efficiently, and provide line relief when appropriate
  • Ensure end-of-day process; reports, line cleanup and product are completed and ready for the next shift/day
  • Ensure associates are following all work rules to include; GMP, safety, attendance and production procedures
  • Help overcome problems and obstacles on the production line

Pay Rate:

$12.85/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 6 am to 4:30 pm
  • 2nd shift 4 pm to 2 am (shift premium)
  • Required 30 minutes before the start of the shift and finish whatever needed after the end of shift

Maintenance Electrician

Essential Job Functions for Maintenance Electrician:

We are immediately searching for an experienced Industrial Electrician to be responsible for all electrical work performed in the plant and building maintenance.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall repair and preventative maintenance of facility and grounds equipment.
  • Installation, troubleshooting & repair of low & high voltage (single/three phase) industrial electrical & control systems for packaging lines, facilities & plant support equipment such as air compressors, boilers, pumps, water purification system, production plant & warehouse lighting.
  • Maintain the building wiring to ensure any new wiring is within compliance. Upgrade outdated or unsafe electrical installations across the plant.
  • Responsible for all electrical emergency & scheduled maintenance tasks across the plant.
  • Ensure projects are completed timely, correctly, safely and to the highest quality standard.
  • Maintain a clean working environment upon completion of projects.
  • Comply with plant safety standards, GMPs, current standard practices and all other plant rules, policies/procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Including but not limited to overtime coverage for plant operations and production.

Qualifications:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing or related field.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. - Advanced skills or trades training preferred.
  • Must have previous electrical experience.
  • Strong mechanical background and general building maintenance experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to read, interpret, & modify electrical prints and schematics & document all self-created changes.
  • Must be able to use electrical diagnostic equipment such as multi meters, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Must have an understanding of electrical requirements for the task at hand.
  • Must have knowledge of Industry standard motion sensing & control devices.
  • Expert knowledge of DC & AC motors & drives.
  • Expert knowledge of processors.
  • Well versed in ladder logic.
  • Be computer literate & have knowledge of industry standard PLC programming & HMI device.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Must be able to physically endure the work schedule.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to adjust and move equipment to complete projects. Will work on the interior and exterior of the facility.
  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals and conditions.
  • A maintenance electrician should be able to climb on extension ladders, work from elevated platforms, from top of elevated structures and from the articulating boom lifts as needed.
  • We offer a motivated team atmosphere where you will be encouraged to grow, learn and develop a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package - offering eligibility for benefits after the completion of 90 days of successful performance in this position!

Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • 2nd shift 3:30 PM to 1:30 AM

Maintenance Mechanics

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections and service on machines.
  • Thoroughly cleans machines and machine parts, removing parts and reinstalling as necessary.
  • Oils and lubricates moving parts on machines to ensure effective performance.
  • Records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts.
  • Orders and installs replacement parts for machines.
  • Identifies the causes of unexpected breakdowns of machines.
  • Repairs broken machines quickly and efficiently.
  • Prepares reports documenting work performed.
  • Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies.
  • Coordinates with managers to schedule regular maintenance on machines.
  • Collaborates with product manager or plant engineer regarding new products being added and modifications that will be required.
  • Makes necessary modifications and implements tests runs; confers with product manager regarding test results and makes additional alterations to machinery as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Mechanically inclined with great problem-solving skills.
  • Works well independently and with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment.
  • Industrial electrical experience is a must.
  • PLC troubleshooting; programming is a plus.
  • Electrical circuitry troubleshooting and repair
  • Motor Control circuits
  • Machine control circuits
  • Able to read and follow electrical diagrams and ladder logic.
  • Knowledge of pneumatics & hydraulics.
  • Maintenance mechanics will need to be organized.
  • Mechanics must be able to read blueprints and machine diagrams.
  • Good attendance

Pay:

$30,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • 2nd shift 3:30 PM to 1:30 AM

Mogul Helpers

Requirements:

  • Mechanical knowledge and machine operation
  • Mandatory overtime and weekends as needed
  • Experience in forklift driving and use of hand trucks
  • Requires lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent attendance and detail oriented

Pay Rate:

$12.85/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 5:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • 2nd shift 4:00 pm to 2:30 am (shift premium)

Packer

Purpose or Goal of Job:

Assist with the efficient flow of candy into finished goods.

Requirements:

Candy inspection, packing into cases and palletizing. Able to lift 30 lbs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Placing on line: candy, tubs, labels, bands and lids
  • Weigh candy bags, tubs and finished displays
  • Assist with supplying the line as needed
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

Pay Rate:

$11.10/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 6:45 am to 4:15 pm
  • 2nd shift 4:15 pm to 1:45 am (shift premium)

Work Schedule/Part Time:

  • 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (shift premium)

Panning Dept.- Assistant Machine Operator

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of machine operation
  • Mandatory overtime and weekends as needed
  • Requires lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent attendance

Pay Rate:

$13.50/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • 1st shift 6:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • 2nd shift 4:00 pm to 1:30 am (plus shift premium)

Sanitation - 3rd Shift

Requirements:

  • Sanitation workers must be able to work long hours
  • Mandatory overtime and weekend work likely
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 45 pounds and some general labor
  • Use of ladders up to 12 feet while cleaning
  • Willing to learn to use fork trucks, scissor lifts and ladders
  • Cleaning work outside when required

Pay Rate:

$12.40/hr.


Work Schedule/Full Time:

  • Monday to Thursday from 7:00 pm to 4:30 am
  • Fridays 7:00 pm to 5:00 am
  • Sundays 5:00 pm to 2:00 am or until the job is completed