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Full-Time Seasonal Candy Maker / Cook

Wilson Candy Company – Jeannette, PA

Wilson Candy is a family owned and operated candy factory that has been providing high quality chocolates and candies since 1947. We are looking for a motivated candy maker / cook to join our team with a background in confections or baking. This team member will be responsible for creating our signature recipes and treats, including caramels, soft centers, marshmallows, toffee, and many other items.


  • Maintain high production standards and food safety measures
  • Follow established recipes for a variety of candies and confections
  • Participate in forecasting and inventory of product levels
  • Daily routine of cleaning kitchen and production space
  • Enthusiasm to try new Ideas and recipes
  • Assist in local deliveries and other manufacturing duties
  • Knowledge and experience using industrial baking equipment
  • Material handling and ordering for necessary recipes
  • Ability and eagerness to learn all aspects of the candy making process
  • Availability for overtime during busy seasonal times - Christmas, and Easter
  • Must be able lift up to 75lbs.
  • Reports directly to the owner 

Must Be:

  • Independent, self-starter
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Attention to detail
  • Works with high quality in mind
  • Team oriented, with a can-do attitude
  • Able to work daytime hours, M-F
  • Previous candy making experience a plus

 The seasonal production schedule is from September to June, with July and August off. Salary negotiable and dependent on working experience. Please send resumes to Rob Kane at store@wilsoncandy.com if you’re qualified.