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2nd Shift Forming Lead

Russell Stover Candies, Inc.

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Abilene, KS
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Second Shift
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

The Lead for the Forming and Enrobing Department has a direct role in the chocolate production process from beginning to end. They are responsible for ensuing each piece of candy that comes out of our facility is "Only the Finest" quality that our customer have grown to expect.  The key responsibilities include but are not limited to: Monday-Thurs 4:15 PM-3:45 AM 

Job Description
  • Directs, controls, monitors, assists and trains employees assigned to a specific area, line or team per Supervisor’s instructions.
  • Must be able to communicate with and delegate tasks to team members.
  • Operates machinery, equipment and tools in a safe and proficient manner according to standards, guidelines and instructions.
  • Maintains records, delivers, inspects and performs all activities required of other members of the area, line or team.
  • Must be able to read and understand rules, tapes, scales and thermometers.
  • Must be able to read and understand product specifications established by Russell Stover Candies and recognize deviations from those specifications.
  • Performs clean-up activities as assigned
  • TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SHOW HOW YOU MEET THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS AS OUTLINED IN THE REQUIREMENTS
    • Preferred candidates will have 5 years of increasing supervisory experience in a food manufacturing setting.
    • Working knowledge of SAP &  Microsoft Office Products.

  • Basic Qualifications
    • Must have ability to routinely and frequently stand, stoop, bend, climb and lift to meet cleaning requirements.
    • Strong analytical abilities
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and objectives
    • A thorough understanding of management responsibilities with a positive and energetic leadership style.
 Company Description  Russell Stover Chocolates is the nation’s leading manufacturer of boxed chocolates.  The company’s three brands – Russell Stover, Whitman’s and Pangburn’s - account for more than 60 percent of all boxed chocolate sales in the United States through 20+ company-owned retail stores and 70,000 wholesale accounts. After nearly 100 years in operation the company manufactures approximately 100 million pounds of chocolate candies each year in its proud tradition of being “Made in America” and “Handcrafted in Small Batches”.    

In September 2014, Russell Stover Chocolates was acquired by Lindt and Sprungli, the world leader in premium chocolates.   This was the largest acquisition in the history of Lindt and Sprungli which has operations in over 40 countries across the globe.  Russell Stover Chocolates joins sister companies Lindt USA and Ghirardelli to form a powerful confectionery triad in North America.  

Employment by Russell Stover Chocolates is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Russell Stover Chocolates is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED  employer. Principals only please.