Chocolate Production Operator - Edibles

Location: Hudson, NY

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Job Posted
Feb 08, 2024
Company: 1906 New Highs

Company & Role Overview


Production Operator - Edibles



Our operations team is seeking a Chocolate Production Operator. This position will be on-site at our production facility in Hudson, NY with operating hours Monday through Friday from 7 AM to 4 PM.

Overview of the Chocolate Production Operator



  • All facets of chocolate production which include identifying raw materials needed for a given batch against the existing inventory, sorting raw materials to optimize finished product, chocolate coating production (panning), quality control of finished product, and adherence to the daily production schedule.
  • Follow all Company's policies and applicable laws.
  • Oversee, maintain and exceed sanitation standards to meet all regulatory, company, and customer requirements.
  • Provides the highest level of both internal and external customer service at all times.
  • Inspect equipment and products to verify that all products are produced within specifications using the predetermined quality parameters.
  • Responsible for improving working conditions, throughput, morale, quality of product, and production efficiencies.
  • Complete and maintain all required paperwork and documents, including standard operating procedures (SOP's), and other regulatory documentation.
  • Ensure the overall safety of employees through training programs, plant security and equipment safety.
  • Responsible for start-up, safe operation, change over, shut down and preventative maintenance of assigned production equipment.


  • 2+ years of hands-on experience within a food production environment with knowledge of food sanitation processes and procedures.
  • Experience and working knowledge of production equipment, scheduling and inventory control.
  • Willingness and ability to resolve problems and jump right in to help. Must demonstrate the ability to resolve issues in a timely, organized and cost efficient manner
  • Startup mentality is highly desirable.
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proactive, self-directed independent worker, with self confidence
  • Ability to multi-task and troubleshoot problems on a daily basis. Ability to manage time and prioritize work as needed
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
  • HACCP trained a plus
  • Strong commitment and established track record of processes documentation and improvement
  • Proven track record of improved results in the areas of quality, safety, service and cost
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks, stand for long periods of times, move quickly and lift 70 pounds occasionally.
  • Must have flexibility with work schedule including evenings and weekends when necessary
  • Ability to pass Company pre-employment background check


  • A competitive salary starting at $25 per hour, based on experience.
  • Comprehensive health benefits, including 100% employer-paid medical Insurance for employees, options for Dental, Vision, FSA, Voluntary Life, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance benefits.
  • Generous time off policy, including 15 days of PTO, paid sick leave and holiday pay..
  • A dynamic and inclusive work environment with a focus on personal and professional growth.

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Inclusive Environment, Paid Time Off, Pet-Friendly, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Work From Home / Remote

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About 1906 New Highs

1906 is revolutionizing self-care one edible at a time. We created a new category of cannabis to amplify health and happiness, which quickly put us on top as the fastest-growing brand in Colorado. We’ve innovated across R&D, manufacturing and marketing with breakthrough products that combine moderately-dosed THC with medicinal plants and adaptogens.

User-friendly, portable and thoughtfully engineered, they deliver curated effects within 20 minutes—faster than any other edible on the market. The rapid-onset formulations help users get the most out their days and nights, while staying pleasantly in control. We call it a toolkit for modern living. The industry calls it a giant leap forward.

1906 is available in Colorado, Oklahoma, Illinois, Massachusetts and Arizona.