Employment at Lake Champlain Chocolates
Want to Work at Lake Champlain Chocolates?
Thank you for your interest in working with us! Having found this page, you must love chocolate and be curious about what it’s like to work at a chocolate factory in Vermont. Well, in one word, sweet!
At Lake Champlain Chocolates you will find exciting challenges and opportunities within a fun atmosphere of mutual respect and teamwork. On a daily basis, we work together to:
- Amaze our customers.
- Value and encourage each other's excellence and well-being.
- Care for our communities and environment.
- Grow profitably through innovative leadership.
Each employee contributes to the quality and excellence of our product, workplace and community through collaboration, innovation, honesty, respect and enthusiasm.
If this is the kind of work environment you are looking for and believe you can make positive contributions, please consider applying.
We hire seasonally in late summer/early fall for manufacturing, packaging and shipping positions; late spring for retail positions. We accept applications throughout the year and keep them on file for six months should appropriate positions become available.
In addition to excellent medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, life and 401K benefits, we offer paid days off for health & wellness, product tastings & educational workshops, seasonal celebrations, discounted ski passes and tickets to entertainment events. Oh yes - and chocolate!
Our work environment consists of three retail stores located at 65 Church St, Burlington, 750 Pine Street, Burlington; and Rte 100, Waterbury Center, VT. Company headquarters and production facilities are located at 750 Pine Street, Burlington, VT. Our warehouse and shipping facilities are located at 290 Boyer Circle, Williston, VT.
At Lake Champlain Chocolates we blend fresh ingredients with fresh ideas, tempting our customers with luxurious chocolates and gifts.
By matching the quality of our people and our brand with the high quality of our chocolates, we continue to grow in new markets.
Our mission is to make chocolate lovers everywhere as fanatical about Lake Champlain Chocolates as we are.
Current Openings - Lake Champlain Chocolates
Production Support Specialist (Full-Time)
You will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and posting of data originating in our production department. You will post job data, review, analyze, and reconcile job variances/reports. Must be highly organized, analytical, detail-oriented, and possess strong data processing and Excel skills. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., stand for long periods of time, and enjoy working in a manufacturing setting, required. Full-time, 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday.
Shipping Associate (Full-Time)
Work as part of a cross functional shipping team with specific focus on mail order operations. Responsible for picking, packing and preparing mail order specialty gift boxes and wholesale packages for shipping and delivery. Seeking motivated, customer-focused, detail-oriented team member who has a strong work ethic and experience working in a manufacturing setting. Strong attention to detail, basic math skills and accuracy are critical to the success of this position.
Report Writer/Analyst (Part-Time)
We are looking to add a part-time Report Writer/Analyst to our Accounting team. In this position, you will be in charge of producing workable reports throughout the company and will play a primary role in creating and updating Crystal Reports, mining data from varied sources, providing data analyses, database support, and training to other designated report writers.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of experience in report writing, ability to develop complex reports, and working knowledge of analysis tools. Must have expertise in Crystal Reports and Excel. Access and SQL queries a plus.
Current Openings - South End Kitchen
Prepare high quality coffee, chocolate drinks, and beer and wine service in a fast paced environment. Ability to flex to other counter service roles, a must. Engage with neighbors and tourists alike here in the café – at the heart of our restaurant, education center and bean-to-bar chocolate maker. 1-2 years experience, preferred.
If you care about a great food experience, share your passion with us. Seeking friendly, detail-oriented customer service professionals who enjoy working in a fast-paced, food service environment. Successful candidates will be energetic, self-motivated, personable, and adaptable to changing needs. Availability to work breakfast, lunch, dinner and/or Special Events this Spring/ Summer and beyond. Prior experience a must.
Help us create delicious, high-quality food for our guests. HS diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years prep/line cook experience. Cooking knowledge, knife handling , safety & food handling skills, required. Successful candidates will be reliable and hard-working with the ability to maintain a positive attitude in a very fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
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