Hiring: Packaging Lead


About the Company: 

JACEK Chocolate is an award-winning small business, with 14 years in manufacturing and retailing of luxury chocolate products.  We are a Sherwood Park based organization with a retail store, wholesale partners & an online store, shipping across Canada. 

Our Culture: 

We are a team of chocolatiers, business and creative professionals that share a core purpose to spread joy in an environment of teamwork, creativity, experience and excellence. 

The role responsibilities will include: 

  • Overseeing daily/weekly product packaging workload and directing activities to    packaging team members as needed 
  • Completing the timely and accurate packaging of various chocolate products in accordance with product specifications 
  • Using various packaging equipment (flow-wrapper, sealing machines, label printers, automated hoppers, etc.) to complete packaging activities 
  • Using ERP System daily to process packaging work orders and enter product records 
  • Using ERP System daily to prepare products for customer order fulfillment 
  • Cleaning and organizing the packaging area on a daily/weekly basis  


The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have experience working in a food manufacturing/packaging setting 
  • Be detail orientated with ability to adhere to packaging standards/procedures 
  • Be willing to take on additional tasks outside of packaging as needed 
  • Be physically fit enough to comfortably work on feet for majority of the day and lift up to 40 LBS 
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude  
  • Be comfortable working with computer systems  
  • Must be willing to work autonomously and with a team  
  • Be resourceful in seeking out tasks to do in slower seasons, and thrive in very busy holiday seasons  
  • High level of English proficiency, both oral and written  
  • Be a strong communicator with the ability to delegate  
  • Be highly organized, with strong multi-tasking skills  
  • Be mechanically minded and comfortable working with packaging equipment 
  • Be committed to our core purpose of Spreading Joy  

Position Details: 

  • This is a full-time position based at our Sherwood Park chocolate studio (in-person) 
  • 8am – 4pm (with availability on weekends in peak seasons) 

To apply, please include a cover letter with why you think you are the perfect candidate for the Packaging Lead role.  Only candidates with a cover letter will be considered. 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to jacqueline@jacekchocolate.com by May 15, 2023.