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Company: Ferrara Candy Company
Location: Forest Park
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Posting Title


Position Summary

Position Summary:

The Dumper is responsible for inserting finished product into hoppers for packaging.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Adheres to all FPC established GMP's.

Conducts assigned work in a safe manner and adheres to FPC safety methods.

Ensures a quality product through regular visual checks (i.e., cosmetic appearance)

Ensures hopper and/or scales are continuously filled with product.

Takes corrective action immediately if product is jammed in equipment.

Picks trays of products according to product date.

Retrieves trays of product from polishing room.

Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

Back-up to Dumper in his/her absence: Dumper or Temporary Personnel.

Skills and Personal Characteristics Required:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

Ability to continuously lift up to 70 lbs of product.

Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.

Be at work as scheduled and in a timely manner.

Capable of understanding time tracking objectives with the ability to swipe into orders and perform other objectives of the system.

Maintains a clean and neat work area.

Ability to work overtime as needed.

Ability to work scheduled shift.

No prior experience or training needed.

Promotes teamwork, possess a good attitude, and exhibit flexibility and willingness to perform task as needed.

Ensures compliance with AIB, SQF, and other relevant standards.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, and the noise level in the environment is loud.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to occasionally, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 70 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision and distance vision.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Keywords: Ferrara Candy Company, Chicago , Dumper, Other , Forest Park, Illinois

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