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Job Title:

General Laborer/Cleaner

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Posted Until:







All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

• Manage plant sanitation procedures, programs and regulatory requirements, ensuring all plant equipment is clean and safe for production
• Strictly adhere to sanitation, GMP, and safety standards
• Perform cleaning and sanitation activities according to Master Sanitation Schedules for the facility interior and exterior and ensure superior sanitation of equipment and surrounding areas
• Mentor and motivate Janitors and Balers on shift, providing training and development to optimize performance and personal growth
• Participate in regular meetings with plant management to discuss quality and sanitation improvements
• Facilitate problem resolution related to sanitation and sanitation quality issues
• Follow up on work orders with the appropriate associates to ensure expeditious performance of the requested work
• Monitor the Chemical storage and dispense the appropriate concentration for cleaning activities
• Receive and track sanitary and chemical inventory
• Monitor sanitation team in the use of chemicals and proper safety procedures, checking inventory levels of chemicals and ordering supplies when necessary
• Understand and demonstrate the Company’s core values and operating principles
• Adhere to all company policies and procedures
• Perform other duties as assigned support to Ferrara Candy Company business objectives

Job Requirements:

• Basic knowledge of HACCP, BRC food safety and GMP principles
• Sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines; self-directed
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to plan, organize and prioritize; ability to work under pressure and meet established goals and objectives
• Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, product quality (success rates), throughput delivery and cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office software

Working Conditions

This position requires knowledge and awareness of manufacturing and industrial sites. Protective gear will be required where appropriate. Position requires ability to work varying start times, overtime and weekends dependent on business needs.


3 Weeks Vacation
Medical, Dental, Vision
401k with a match
Tuition Reimbursement
11 paid company holidays
Paid Weekly!

Company Information

We take candy seriously around here, and focus all of our efforts on producing sweet treats for people to enjoy every day. We keep our finger on the pulse of what our consumers want: the legendary favorites they love and new flavors and products they desire. Some of our brands include Lemonheads, Redhots, Trolli, Black Forest, and Brach's.

Application Instructions:

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