Candy Operator Packer - Part Time

Job Locations US-PA-Scranton
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/16/2022 2:53 PM)
Job ID
2022-1540
# of Openings
12
Category
Production

Overview

Candy Logos

 

The Bazooka Companies, Inc., is seeking Part Time Candy Operator Packers for our Scranton, PA production facility which produces the iconic Ring Pop® candy. Up to (24) hours per week. $15.00 per hour

 

With iconic brands including Ring Pop®, Push Pop®, Bazooka® Bubblegum, & Juicy Drop®, BCB is one of the leading manufacturers & innovators of non-chocolate confections in the US.

 

Responsibilities

The Candy Operator Packer performs various operating, feeding, filling, forming and closing operations necessary for the continuous packaging of candy products as assigned. 

We are currently looking to fill positions on all shifts. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operates production machine, supplying candy and material as necessary; continuously observes operation for proper wrapping
  • Cleans jams from machine; cleans parts such as wheels, guides, heat plates, etc. 
  • Assures proper feeding of material by aligning or otherwise manipulating; maintains the wrapping feed during the process
  • Performs minor machine lubrication
  • Form boxes or cartons to catch output directly from wrapping machine; catches product and closes refilled boxes as required
  • Manually feeds product though wrapping machine as required
  • Performs continuous inspection of wrapped product; discards substandard product and sorts reusable items during machine downtime
  • Forms boxes and load with specified number of wrapped packages, adds specified inserts, closes box and asides as required
  • Makes up shipping cartons and load filled boxes into cartons; stamps cartons and seals with tape or staples, using automatic or manual equipment as required
  • Responsible for proper inspection so as to guarantee the packing of an acceptable quality finished product
  • Must wear gloves furnished when handling or deeding unwrapped hard candy items
  • Assists in emergency shutdown of equipment only under emergency conditions
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must possess the ability to read, write and comprehend oral instructions
  • Previous production experience in a factory setting 
  • Experience in food production strongly preferred

 

The policy of The Bazooka Companies, Inc. is to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment and all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, sexual and reproductive health choices gender, gender identity or expression, the status of being transgender, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, status as a victim of domestic violence, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, military or veterans status, citizenship status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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