You found me! Fill in the form below and be entered to win a chocolate prize in our Golden Easter Egg Hunt contest!


Email:

First Name:

Last Name:

City:

State/Province:

Country:

Postal / Zip code:

Subscribe to Purdys E-Club Newsletter:

 
 

* All above fields are required.
* You can enter the contest once per day, so check back and find me again tomorrow!
* Click here for contest rules.


Careers

Job Postings By Category

Job Postings By Region

Careers

Are you ready for a taste of the Top 50?

Best 50 Employer in Canada

Purdys Chocolatier is delighted to have been voted by our employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 5th time this year. This esteemed award is a testament to the rich texture of our history and our more than 100 years of dedication to quality, trust, tradition, and innovation.

The Purdys difference is that we truly recognize the value of our people. We reward you with competitive compensation, recognition for your achievements, opportunities for ongoing training to grow professionally and personally, delicious perks, and much, much more.

Best 50 Employer in Canada

What To Expect

Here's a brief overview of the typical hiring process at Purdys. This should be helpful in showing you what you can expect when you apply with us!

Apply Online
Browse our Careers section for jobs across Canada with Purdys.

Reviewing your Application and Prescreening
Once you submit your information, it is reviewed within two weeks. Due to the substantial amount of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to everyone personally. If you are a shortlisted candidate, you will receive a phone call for a Telephone Prescreen Interview. At the end of the call, you will be given a timeline in which you will receive an update.

Interviewing
If you’re chosen as one of the best qualified candidates after the Telephone Prescreen Interview, we will contact you again in order to schedule further interviews.

Job Offer
Upon completion of the interviewing process and if you are chosen for the role, specifics such as starting salary will be discussed in further detail. From there an offer will be made and if accepted, a job offer letter will be sent to you.

We will also conduct professional reference checks and you will then be on your way to a SWEET career!

Unwrap a great career ... apply today!

Current Job Postings

Province:

Type:



Job TitleCategoryLocation
Casual Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Arbutus
Retail
Arbutus Village Square, BC

Job Title :
Casual Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Arbutus
Closing Date : 30/03/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr Plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Arbutus Village Square
Job Details :


Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Contract Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop in Arbutus Village Square in Vancouver, BC!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a contract, part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (days, evenings, weekdays, weekends).  Weekly hours are estimated to be 8-15/week.  This is an open-ended contract that will continue depended on business needs.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program

- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:

- Open availability for all types of mall shifts

- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.



Chocolate Sales Connoisseir, Woodgrove
Retail
Woodgrove Centre, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseir, Woodgrove
Closing Date : 25/03/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Nanaimo - Woodgrove Centre
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Woodgrove Mall in Nanaimo, BC!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend). Hours are estimated to be about 20 per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program

- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:

- Open availability for all types of mall shifts

- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!


PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Capilano
Retail
Capilano Mall, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Capilano
Closing Date : 07/04/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, North Vancouver - Capilano Mall
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop in Capilano Mall in North Vancouver, BC!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend). Hours are estimated to be up to 20 hours per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program

- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:

- Open availability for all types of shifts

- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!



PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Kitsilano
Retail
Kitsilano, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Kitsilano
Closing Date : 08/04/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Kitsilano
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop in Kitsilano in Vancouver, BC!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend). Hours are estimated to be up to 20 hours per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program

- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:

- Open availability for all types of shifts

- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!



PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, South Granville
Retail
South Granville , BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, South Granville
Closing Date : 30/03/2015
Salary : $11.35/hr Plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - South Granville
Job Details :

Looking for an exciting retail opportunity to become an expert on sweets and treats?  This opportunity isn’t like any other Sales position; it’s a chance to become a real Chocolate Connoisseur!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseur to join the sales team at our exciting shop on South Granville in Vancouver, BC!  This position is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice creams.  Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, sell, and work in a team environment. 

This is a permanent part-time role that requires OPEN availability for all types of shifts (day, evening, weekday, and weekend). Hours are estimated to be up to 25 hours per week.

As a Purdys Chocolatier Sales Connoisseur, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As a strong team member, you will undergo extensive “Chocolatier” training and will be able to successfully operate a shop in the absence of management.  You will also consistently maintain a “team-centered” atmosphere. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:

- Passionate about chocolate and excited about our Chocolatier Training Program

- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

- Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

- Excited about working in a team setting

All successful applicants must have:

- Open availability for all types of shifts

- A passion for selling and people!

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will provide expert training.  The Purdys Chocolatier Training Program will teach you everything about chocolate from its origins at the Cocoa Plantations, to our Production processes, all the way to what kind of flavours will tingle your taste buds!



PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON AT THE SHOP LOCATION


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Industrial Electrician
Manufacturing
Production Factory, Vancouver BC

Job Title :
Industrial Electrician
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have a passion for working hands on with factory equipment? If so, Purdys might be looking just for someone like you.

Our Production Factory on Kingsway in Vancouver, BC is looking for an Industrial Electrician to join our Maintenance team! This position applies electrical knowledge to install, test, repair and modify electrical machinery and electrical control equipment. This role will support all production and plant equipment in the facility.

Please note: The successful candidate MUST have experience working as an industrial electrician in a manufacturing plant.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

• Perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical theory and principles, statutory codes, properties of materials and principles of operation of electrical equipment
• Diagnose and repair or replace faulty mechanical and/or electrical/electronic components of machinery
• Test newly installed machines and equipment to ensure fulfillment of contract specifications
• Troubleshoot instruments; both electrical and mechanical ensuring applicable repair is performed for fixing
• Confer with the controls designers to determine operational problems and efficiency of automatic control systems
• Determine methods, procedures, and conditions for testing equipment, and follow accordingly
• Analyze operational problems and assist in the development, modifications and design to improve efficiency
• Confer with manufacturers' representatives and submit proposed design modification to improve efficiency of controls and instrumentation
• Plan, direct, and record periodic electrical testing, and recommend or initiate modification or replacement of equipment which fails to meet acceptable operating standards
• Help ensure compliance with the production schedule
• Establish standards and policies for maintenance of equipment
• Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

• Red Seal Provincial electrical certification (Red Seal Industrial Electrician) or Interprovincial certification
• PLC and Control System experience
• 5+ years' experience in a manufacturing setting with 480V and 600V motors 
• Ability to troubleshoot mechanical equipment, hydraulic equipment, control circuits, motors, motor control circuits, and other electrical and electronic systems and equipment
• Ability to install and maintain mechanical equipment, hydraulic equipment, electrical systems and controls
• Knowledge and experience with the installation, programming, troubleshooting, and repair of logic control systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, and adjustable frequency AC drives
• Ability to read electrical blueprints and schematics and apply NEC requirements
• Ability to draw electrical blue prints and electrical schematics using Auto Cad
• Ability to use appropriate hand, power and specialty tools and diagnostic equipment to complete job tasks
• Ability to program PLCs


APPLY NOW!
• Via this Ad
• Via our Website,  www.purdys.com
• Drop your resume off directly at one of our shops
• Or via fax, 604 301 4401


Please have “Industrial Electrician” in the Subject line of your application.

 
Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


Permanent Production Worker
Manufacturing
Kingsway Factory, Vancouver

Job Title :
Permanent Production Worker
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details : Do you love hands-on work with sweets and all sorts of confections?  Purdys Chocolatier is looking for Permanent, Full Time Production Workers to join our efficient Production Teams at our Chocolate Factory in Vancouver, BC!

This is a great opportunity to take your existing experience with food production to the next level for your career.  Full, open availability for all types of shifts (day/afternoon/evening) is mandatory.

Job Duties Include (but are not limited to):

- Coating and garnishing of cream centres, caramels, and other products
- Sorting and packaging of the final production targets
- Keeping cleanliness of equipment, machines and work stations
- Examining products and recording results for quality control
- Maintaining a "team-centered" atmosphere
- Performing other duties as assigned

All Applicants MUST have:

- Availability for ALL 3 types of shifts - Days, Afternoons & Evenings
- Availability for a full time workweek, 40 hours/week
- Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
- Great attention to detail
- Ability to work in a team
- Ability to carry out very physical work (lifting, standing on feet, repetitive movements etc)

** Experience working with Food Manufacturing Machinery is an asset
** Forklift Certification, Shipping/Receiving knowledge, driver experience would be an asset for moving into other departments
** Culinary/candy making knowledge also an asset for moving into other departments

Pay: $19.67 for the first 700 hours worked, employees will be paid 75% of the rate.  For the next 700 hours worked, employees will be paid 85% of the rate.  They will then move into the full job rate.

** As this is a unionized work environment - union membership is mandatory upon hire
** For the safety of our employees, steel toe boots are also a requirement

Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.

Shop Manager, Victoria
Retail
Bay Centre, BC

Job Title :
Shop Manager, Victoria
Closing Date : 02/03/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Victoria - Bay Centre
Job Details :

Do you have the natural drive to lead a team and create excitement about sales?  If so, Purdy’s might be just what you are looking for!



We are looking for a Shop Manager to lead on of our teams in Victoria, BC!  The Shop Manager is responsible for achieving overall profitability, maintaining efficient shop operations, and providing effective leadership and management to the retail staff. This position serves as a liaison between the shop and the Purdy’s Support Office and positively supports its policies, programs and initiatives. Your success in this role will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.

Voted by its employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 6th time this year, Purdys prides itself as a company people want to be a part of. Each and every employee plays an integral role in the Purdys operation and is equally committed to creating a quality product.

This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products, nuts and premium ice creams!







In this role, duties include but are not limited to:



• Using Sales drive to achieve profit goals



• Providing Customer Obsessed Service and Sales through leadership by example, training, coaching, managing and scheduling others



• Selecting quality Associates by effectively recruiting, interviewing and hiring



• Training and developing Associates to become productive and promotable internal candidates by:



o Orientating, training, coaching, motivating, counseling, disciplining, and providing written performance reviews



o Participating and assisting in leading meetings



o Providing and participating in opportunities for self development.



• Controlling inventory levels of product and supplies to meet daily requirements



• Promoting Purdys’ Special Service options

All Applicants MUST Have:



• Minimum 2 years of progressive management experience in a retail or hospitality environment



• Flexibility to work all mall hours

Here are just some of the sweet perks you enjoy as an employee:



• Educational Sponsorship



• Career Development



• Recognition Programs



• Computer Purchase Program



• Registered Retirement Savings Plan



• Product Discounts



• Employer-matched Charitable Donations

 

Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.




Team Lead, South Granville
Retail
South Granville , BC

Job Title :
Team Lead, South Granville
Closing Date : 01/04/2015
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - South Granville
Job Details :

Do you love chocolates, have a passion for selling, and are looking to further expand your career in retail?

Our shop on South Granville is looking for a Team Lead to assist with leading them towards success!

This leadership position reports to the Management of the shop.  This position works with the Management team to ensure all functions relating to merchandising, customer service, and general shop operations are performed efficiently and to the policies and guidelines of Purdys Chocolatier.  This role may encompass providing day-to-day direction to staff, however, will not be responsible for hiring or discipline of staff.

Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.

We are looking for a Team Lead who is:

• Positive, willing to learn, able to embrace new challenges

• Self-motivated, driven for results

• Passionate about chocolate

• Enthusiastic about selling a quality product

• Dedicated to providing a great customer experience

• Energetic and enjoy meeting new people

• Excited about working in a team setting and growing within Purdy’s

All candidates must have flexibility to work all types of shifts during mall hours.  Weekly hours are estimated to be 32-40 hours per week.

Leadership experience in a fast-paced retail/hospitality industry is necessary for success in this role.


Apply now!

• Via our website, www.purdys.com

• Via this ad

• Via fax, 604 301-4401

• Or drop your resume off directly at one of our shops!

Please have “Team Lead, South Granville” in the Subject line of your application.


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.