Senior Production Assistant

Job Title: Senior Production Assistant


Please Note:

  • This is an internal posting ONLY. 
  • If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to Kristy Hesler (


The Senior Production Assistant is responsible for the operation of an assigned production area or production line(s) to the highest standards of safety, quality, and productivity.


  • Respond to Jacket calls and make minor adjustments
  • Perform mold adjustments on cake cone Turnbull ovens
  • Clean cavities and mold halves on Haas ovens
  • Remove, clean, and re-install Karo units and tanks
  • Support employee training and development
  • Support new product and formula trials
  • Support new equipment and processes
  • Identify process, training, and equipment deficiencies and recommend, complete, and/or coordinate improvements
  • Identify and accurately report defective materials, food safety hazards, and potential product contaminants
  • Able to complete 800-hour preventative maintenance on cake cone Turnbull Ovens
  • Ensure a clean and safe work area
  • Adhere to safety policies and programs
  • Monitor and enforce Good Manufacturing Policy and other company’s food safety related policies and procedures
  • Understand and enforce all procedures pertaining to allergen control


  • Must be able to properly prioritize work responsibilities within assigned work area
  • Excellent attendance required, which includes expectations of punctuality and limited unapproved absences
  • Must attend safety, food safety, sanitation, and/or leadership trainings as offered/assigned by supervisor
  • Ability to read, analyze and follow directions
  • Must be able to speak, listen and openly communicate with team members and actively participate in team meetings
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw a valid conclusion
  • Able to operate fork-lift/lift equipment
  • Able to safely lift up to 75 pounds
  • Stoop, kneel, climb or squat on an occasional basis
  • Possess manual dexterity & use hands to grip, pinch, handle, reach, or feel on a frequent basis
  • Stand on a continuous basis and walk on a frequent basis
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day
  • Must be able to work in a scissor lift at elevated heights occasionally


  • Meet Cake Cone Assistant Requirements
  • Meet Batter Room Requirements
  • 5+ years of Joy Cone production experience preferred

Location: Hermitage, PA

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