2nd Shift Mogul Operator

Russell Stover Candies, Inc.

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Iola, KS
Second Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

We are currently seeking Mogul Operators in our Kitchen department on 2nd Shift for our 12 hour crew.
Work week will be Monday thru Wednesday or Thursday thru Saturday, Every other Sunday.
Hours for this shift are 4:00pm to 4:30am
This crew will rotate their schedule Quarterly

Our tradition of handcrafting quality chocolates in small batches begins with our Candy Makers.  Using recipes that started in the kitchen of Mrs. Stover, our Candy Makers make everything from chocolate, caramels, creams and fruit and nut centers. All work is done with a focus on quality and safety.  The key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
  • Operates and maintains machinery, equipment and tools in a safe and proficient manner according to standards, guidelines and instructions.
  • Sets up equipment, observes process and activity in area or on line. Ensures product meets specifications per RSC requirements.
  • Performs maintenance as required. Must have ability to read scales, rules, tapes and thermometers.
  • Must be able to read and understand product/quality specifications established by RSC for each product and recognize deviations from those specifications.
  • Must be able to read and understand formulas/recipes and measurements.
  • Responsible for monitoring candy weight, quality and production rates.
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the machine.
  • Responsible for machine condition and communicating any issues with the machine to the supervisor.
  • Requires repeated bending, lifting, stooping and climbing up and down stairs. Also requires, heavy lifting.
  • Must be able to understand and complete paperwork accurately. Must have good record keeping ability.
  • Conform to rules.
  • May be assigned other jobs by plant management as required.


Basic Job Qualifications
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Able to read and understand recipes
  • Possess basic math skills
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • Able to routinely and frequently stand, stoop, bend and lift overhead during a 10 hour shift
  • Able to stand on hard surfaces for the duration of a 10 hour shift
Preferred Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience working in a commercial kitchen
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
Company Description
Founded in 1923, Russell Stover Chocolates is a large producer of fine boxed chocolates in the United States. It began in Denver, Colorado as a candy business in the home of Russell and Clara Stover. The original candy, marketed as “Mrs. Stover’s Bungalow Candies”, changed 20 years later to Russell Stover Candies. The three principles of quality, service and value allow Russell Stover to remain “Only the Finest”.

Russell Stover Chocolates has sales in all 50 states and Canada. We operate 35 company-owned retail shops throughout the United States and at over 70,000 drug stores, card and gift shops, grocery stores, department stores and retails stores. In September 2014, Russell Stover Candies was acquired by Lindt and Sprüngli, a Swiss based international conglomerate sold in more than 80 countries with production sites in Europe and the US, distributing on four continents.

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.