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  • General Laborer - AM Shift

    Job Locations US-PA-Reading
    Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Seeking Part-time General Laborers:

    8 hour shifts / 16 hours per week

    $15.00/hour ***position is not benefit eligible

    Seeking part-time General Laborers for weekend shift work. General Laborers will work the weekends, Saturday and Sunday. Positions are available on AM, PM, and Overnight shifts. Working hours are as follows:

    AM Shift = 6:00am to 2:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)

    PM Shift = 2:00pm to 10:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)

    Overnight = 10:00pm to 6:00am (Shift starts Friday on night & shift starts on Saturday night)




    Sets up and runs line according to Schedule V, Bill of Material, and finished product specifications. To accomplish this they must: know the operation from a machine, product and labor standpoint, operate packing production complying with all departmental and plant safety standards, food safety standards, GMP and Quality guidelines.

    *Note: Hours may vary based on production schedule - voluntary overtime may be available at times.


    • Set-up and check overall operation of equipment to ensure proper packaging, including bag size.
    • Check and set-up domino and proper day code, adjust UPC machine, belts, rails and location of stickers.
    • Signal to determine switch of position on line, following recommended rotation procedures.
    • Perform machine and product changeovers.
    • Troubleshoot package quality, completely review issues and make necessary adjustments in a timely manner.
    • Assemble, adjust, and operate, as scheduled.
    • Oversee set-up of label printers, scales, video jet and print bulk labels as needed for production.
    • Inspect and sort candy following QA guidelines, weight x-pack bags and “pig” scrap.
    • Problem solve such as troubleshooting and machine diagnosis.
    • Housekeeping: maintains cleanliness and order of designated work area.
    • May perform other duties as assigned by leadership or supervisor or changed due to business and production needs. 

    Marginal Job Functions:

    • Grease and oil wrappers.
    • Set-up for schedule change and next shift production.
    • Pack product to standard, and report problems or deviations to leader or supervisors. 

    *The omission of additional general duties does not prevent the assignment of future additional job tasks if such tasks support the needs of the business and are reasonable for this position.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Ability to work in the US on a permanent basis, without company sponsorship.

    Godiva is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants for employment and employees on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, individuals with disabilities, age, religion or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.  The Company is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, transfer, layoff, recall and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.


    Godiva Chocolatier is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.





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