Ferrara Candy To Host May 2 Hiring Fair For Jobs At Bellwood Plant

Friday, April 20, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Ferrara Candy workers at a plant in Forest Park. | Forest Park Review File

Ferrara Candy, the company that produces brands such as Chuckles, Lemonheads and Boston Baked Beans, will host a hiring fair on Wednesday, May 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at SERCO (Southwest Suburban Cook County American Job Center), 7222 W. Cermak Road, Suite 301, in North Riverside.

The company is looking for people to work as machine and mogul operators, quality control technicians and maintenance mechanics at its Bellwood manufacturing plant, 3000 Washington Blvd., according to a Patch report.

Applicants must meet a range of criteria, including:

  • “Minimum of six months’ machine operation or cooking/food compounding experience, preferably in the food industry or with a pharmaceutical, plastics or packing manufacturer. Ideal candidate will be mechanically inclined and experienced in GMPs, changeovers and packaging equipment.
  • For mechanics: 3-plus years of proven experience in maintenance and repair of food manufacturing or packing equipment preferred. Technical education and experience in electrical and PLC helpful.
  • Quality control technicians: Six months experience in quality assurance in food or packaging environment.”

For more info or to register, call (708) 222-3100. VFP

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