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Packaging Team Lead (1st Shift)
Title:Packaging Team Lead (1st Shift)
Location:Lexington, NC

Job Description

Piedmont Candy Company has been making handcrafted Red Bird peppermints since 1890. We are currently offering an opportunity for a career that includes competitive wages and full benefits package.

Salary: $14 per hour. 

  • Annual salary review, Performance bonus program, Perfect attendance bonus & Employee referral bonus
  • Paid vacation, holidays & full benefits after 90 days

Hours: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Saturday with a high potential of overtime.

General Summary:

  • Works alongside other department Leads in order to direct activities in the packaging of Red Bird Peppermint candies. 
  • Understands daily priorities in order to organize and direct activities and job assignments. 
  • Contributes to efficient production of candy through quality, safety, and good manufacturing processes by overseeing the production of candy from the drum.
  • Sets the pace of the process operation to ensure work is performed in a consistent and timely manner. 
  • Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety, and compliance with food safety regulations. 
  • Responsible to help ensure Piedmont Candy Company maintains the high standards set forth by our food safety certification body as they pertain to Food Safety, Legality, and Quality.
  • Any other reasonable duties assigned by management.


  • Ability to lead others. Prior demonstration of leadership abilities is preferred. 
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish is a plus. 
  • Prior experience in a packaging department is a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to attend work as scheduled on a regular basis per our attendance policy.
  • Contribute to a harmonious work environment by displaying a positive attitude.
  • Adherence to all PPRs and GMPs
  • Observe and adhere to all safety practices.
  • Adherence to all PPE requirements.


Please note, Piedmont Candy is a tobacco free facility. No tobacco products are allowed on site. Due to food safety, employees are required to spend all breaks and lunch on site.

Must be able to pass a satisfactory background and drug test.

Competitive pay and benefits.

Piedmont Candy Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time



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