Lake Champlain Chocolates

Chocolate Maker & Packaging Specialist | Full Time

Category: Manufacturing

Location: 290 Boyer Cir, Williston, VT 05495, USA


When working on the production side of manufacturing, decorates and fills molds with various chocolates to create chocolate novelties. Uses small equipment and hand tools to fill chocolate molds. Hand loads centers onto the enrober for chocolate coating. Decorates enrobed items.

When working on the packaging side of manufacturing, hand-packs our specialty chocolates, assembles gift baskets, boxes/bags chocolate confections, wraps bars and labels products to delight our customers with uncompromising quality they can count on.

PRODUCTION SIDE OF MANUFACTURING:

1.Decorates novelty molds using squirt bottles, paint brushes, and fingers.

2.Fills molds with desired chocolate or centers using either cups, depositing machine, and hand scraping molds when necessary.

3.Makes sure stays in proper temperature throughout the day.

4.Transports molds to cold room or hollow mold spinner.

5.Demolds chocolates when they are hardened inspecting chocolate for imperfections.

6.Loads enrober by hand and decorates enrobed items.

7.Follows established policies, rules and regulations, and safety procedures.

8.Ensure Job sheets are completed timely and accurately and products that need to be labeled properly are.

9.Contributes in a team effort by performing according to the guidelines outlined in the Employee Handbook, the GMP manual and other directives; supporting directives and decisions of higher level management and accomplishing other duties as assigned.

10.Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing equipment used in novelty making and enrober belts.

PACKAGING SIDE OF MANUFACTURING:

1.Hand package specialty chocolates: assemble gift boxes, box/bag chocolate and wrap bars.

2.Hand tie ribbons and bows, label products, case pack and palletize.

3.Follow basic directions from Team Leader on the job assigned.

4.Work well with others as a team.

5.Learn and maintain knowledge of current products and packaging requirements.

6.Ensure the Quality and Standards for product are achieved, using the specification book, and visual samples.

7.Report any process and equipment problems in a timely manner to leader or supervisor.

8.Follow established policies, rules and regulations, and safety procedures.

9.Clean up work area at end of shift.

10.Assist other teams and departments as needed.

11.Troubleshoot problems.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.Performs other duties and assignments as directed by management.

2.Must be able to determine if chocolate is tempered and ready to be used.

3.Assists with month end inventory counts.

4.Ensures that work area is clean and well maintained.

5.Stays informed of developments and changes in production and packaging techniques and methods

Deadline: August 15, 2022 12:00 am

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references for consideration. Thank you!