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SweetWorks Confections, LLC Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in Cheektowaga, New York

SweetWorks Confections, A Dellica North America Company, is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our Production team! This opportunity as a Machine Operator will be responsible for leading production associates and assisting in reaching production goals.

We are Looking for Machine Operators on 2nd shift!

2nd shift: 2:30pm – 11pm

Starting pay at $18.50/hr

The Machine Operator will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Direct all production personnel assigned to Operator's line and/or area, including identifying work assignments and expectations

  • Train Production Associates assigned to the line and/or area

  • Responsible for start-up and operation of the machines within stated operating parameters

  • Responsible for achieving production goals of cost, efficiency, quality, and safety

  • Responsible for sanitation and cleanliness of the machines and the surrounding areas

  • Monitor product and packaging quality to assure SweetWorks and customer standards are met

  • Responsible for accurately recording production performance data in a timely fashion

  • Troubleshoot equipment and make basic repairs

  • Other related duties as required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent, 2 years of technical schooling preferred

  • A minimum of one (1) year of related work experience in a Manufacturing environment. Team leadership experience preferred

  • Ability to use simple hand tools for machine adjustments and maintenance

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and motivate others

  • Good communication skills to include the ability to read and give accurate directions, and to document work

  • Basic math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and an understanding of percentages and fractions

  • Ability to give direction and follow through with duties

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift up to 50 pounds, bend, stoop, and carry

  • Excellent attendance record

  • Prior leadership experience in a Manufacturing environment preferred

  • Experience with Hayseen and Rovema machinery preferred

  • A love for chocolate (not required, but it helps!)

Chocolat Frey and SweetWorks believe that everyone deserves a taste of Switzerland's #1 chocolate and North America's best confectionery products. Come join our team and be part of our exciting journey!

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