Candy Cook


Located in Winona, MN

Salary: TBD

Candy Cook

Job Code: MW05

  • Monday - Friday 6:00am - 4:00pm
  • Pay TBD
  • Evaluation hire position with benefits

Primary Function:

This position is responsible for making premixes for batching, operates & controls the cooking process, operates injection system for acid, colors, & flavors, documents information about kitchen functions. This position works in an industrial kitchen with large batching vessels, steam & vacuum pressure, high cook temperatures, and complex ingredient batching.

Job Duties:

  • Add ingredients to make products
  • Operate various equipment (included but not limited to):
    • Standard & Jumbo kitchens
    • TerBraak Cooker
    • Jet Cooker
    • Gelatin Mixer
    • Vacuum Chamber
    • Pumps
  • Take batch samples & read control panels
  • Track & record equipment operations
  • Track & record ingredient additions
  • Support food safety practices 
  • Perform daily & weekly cleaning
  • Assist with on-the-job training of new & existing employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned  

We're Looking for People With:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Ability to work in warmer environments
  •  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to understand and/or read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, maintenance instructions and procedure manuals written or given orally in English.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Standing, walking, reaching, & bending
  • Regular lifting of up to 50lbs 
  • Use hands to manipulate & handle boxes, bogs, pails, & supplies 

Apply online at or call 507-457-3311 for more information! 

Express Office: Winona
1600 Gilmore Avenue
Winona, MN 55987
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