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Senior Packer

Job Location: ​North Canton​

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

About the Role:

$10.50/ hour (Shift differential on 2nd and 3rd shift: $0.53/ hour)

1st Shift: M-F 6:30 am - 2:30 pm (Hours vary between 8 to 12 hour shifts)

1st Shift: M-F 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm (Hours vary between 8 to 12 hour shifts)

This is a very fast paced packing position on a line that will be producing between 8,000 and 12,000 units per shift.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Must be able to cup pack between 30 and 40 pieces per minute for extended periods.

2. Must maintain exemplary attendance. Reaching a written warning for attendance will lead to disqualification.

3. Must be willing to work as a team and rotate through different positions.

4. Must demonstrate the Seeds of Success. Negative comments/attitudes that bring the team down will lead to disqualification.

5. Must be willing to work overtime as needed.

6. Required to perform all duties in accordance with company SOPPs, SSOPs, GMPs, and guidelines listed in the company handbook.

7. Expected to work safely, and efficiently

8. Required to set up the line for production; including retrieving items from the BOM

9. Responsible for line sanitation and ensuring proper clean up at the end of the shift

10. Responsible for ensuring proper quality standards are maintained. Line Associates must ensure that all labels are appropriate, that all candies meet our high standards for color, size, shape, weight, gloss and decoration, that all packaged items contain the correct materials from the BOM, and that cases are filled properly.

11. Responsible for achieving and assisting in recording production numbers. Line associates must be aware of the standard line speeds and staffing, and attain those goals.

12. Participate in on-going training to enhance knowledge and skills.

13. Responsible to uphold and maintain the food safety and quality systems.


How are we protecting our employees during COVID-19?

Social Distancing

  • Staggered shifts to limit traffic
  • Dedicated in and out flow to site so no overlap of people incoming and outgoing
  • Cafeterias/Lunchrooms distanced to 6 ft. separation
  • Barriers added where distancing is not possible
  • Floor markers set up in areas where congregation can occur such as punch clock, entrance to plant and exit of plant


  • All employees are asked to self-isolate and refrain from attending work if they have recently traveled, live with someone who traveled, had close contact with a positive or pending case, have symptoms or live with someone who exhibits symptoms
  • Everyone entering the site is screened for fever above 100.4° F
  • Signage posted in key areas such as entrances, lunchrooms, health and safety boards regarding signs and symptoms of COVID-19

Cleaning and Sanitation

Normal GMP’s such as mandatory handwashing already provide a high level of protection for workers; however, the following additional measures have been implemented:

  • Increased sanitization of all high contact touch points at least 2x per shift
  • Increased sanitization of lunchrooms, locker rooms and washrooms 2x per shift
  • Hand sanitizer available throughout plant

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Gloves are available to all employees however it is not always required; effective handwashing practices are always preferred
  • Disposable/surgical type masks are mandatory for everyone in the plant (employees, visitors and contractors
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.