Join Our Team – Production Associate

April 20, 2018

We make but one thing and we do that well, “CANDY”

For the past 49 years, Rhéo Thompson Candies Ltd. has been cultivating a tradition of creating delicious candy, decadent chocolates, and unique sweets for customers from around the world. We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Production Associate to join our growing team and continue the tradition.

Rhéo Thompsons offers a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding position to someone that is looking for permenant, full-time employment (32-40 hours per week) year-round. Our production team operates Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, with some extended hours during the holiday season.

If you are dedicated to producing handcrafted candy, appreciate a tidy and organized work space, love to be busy, enjoy working with people in a team environment, and have a strong eye for detail, we would like to talk with you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follows good manufacturing practices
  • Cleans work station as per checklist
  • Picks and packages products as per specification
  • Pulls damaged product from line
  • Sets up and dismantles packaging equipment
  • Consistently hand-packs products with a an eye for detail
  • Ensures labels and production codes on all products including case codes are correct and documented
  • Understands products and packaging specifications
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated analytical and organizational skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented and possess high degree of initiative, and work well with minimal supervision.
  • Comfortable with learning to produce 152 varieties of confections.
  • Customer service driven, able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work and support like-minded colleagues.
  • An individual who works better thinking on their feet than sitting behind a desk.

How To Join The Team:

Send your resume to letsmakecandy@rheothompson.com or come into our store with your resume at 55 Albert Street, Stratford.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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  • Wow. Try the mint smoothies. You'll be amazed at how good these things are. I dare you to stop at one! They have hundreds of other great candies of all kinds. Worth a drive to Stratford just to visit an amazing small scale local landmark.

    Brad K, Google

  • I live in Stratford and I have family who come to visit from the States and that's the first place they want to go when they come. I can honestly say that they are the best chocolates I've ever had. It's worth the trip!

    Diane T, TripAdvisor

  • Simply put, the best candy store I’ve ever been to. The mint smoothies are, in my opinion, practically perfect candy. Highly recommended.

    Matt W, Facebook