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Chocolate Production Operator


Looking for a Career for Good? 


Puratos is a global purpose-driven company focused on bringing people together through food innovation for good. We offer a full range of innovative food ingredients and services for the bakery, patisserie, and chocolate sectors, serving artisans, retailers, industrial and food service companies in over 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit, and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical. 


If you are a team player looking for a quality driven and safe work environment with competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to grow your career, we invite you to join us and experience the Puratos Magic! 


Position Overview:  

Puratos has Operations openings across both day and night shifts in our Kenosha, WI Chocolate USA Facility.

Direct Hire Opportunities that include competitive hourly rates and benefits


 Benefits Include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Holiday and Paid-Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program


Primary Responsibilities 


  •  Must be able to safely work with automated industrial equipment, including operation, change over and basic maintenance
  • Report all food safety and quality issues to immediate Supervisor and Quality Technician.  Immediately report any safety issues to the supervisor, maintenance, or management.  
  • Responsible for the overall safety, quality, and efficiency of their work center
  • Comply with all company SOP’s, GMP’s, and SQF regulations
  • Maintain a neat and sanitary work area
  • Operate automated production line per SOP instructions
  • Ensure line is sanitized using specified procedures
  • Apply product specific labels and best by labeling
  • Effectively communicate to other operators, leads or supervisors
  • Refining chocolate as required by daily planning
  • Sanitize department as described in sanitation guide
  • Perform any other duties as instructed by the management



  •  Candidates with experience in a manufacturing, light industrial, or job shop environment preferred
  • Must complete skill assessments with passing scores as defined by Puratos
  • Must be able to use production computer screens as instructed            
  • Must have a positive attitude and willing to learn
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate both verbal and in written form in English
  • Must demonstrate the ability to read and understand system instruction and training materials
  • Must be able to work overtime, including weekends, when mandated in accordance with the contract
  • Must be able to follow instructions
  • Must have passed company physical when required
  • Must be able to lift 50 lb
  • Frequent pushing or pulling of material and/or equipment. Frequent standing and walking
  • Attendance record must be in good standing
  • SQF training, GMP training, SOP training is a plus
  • High School Degree preferred, additional education is a plus



Working at Puratos 




Nearest Major Market: Kenosha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee