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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!

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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!

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Assistant Manager, Metropolis
Retail
Metropolis, BC

Job Title :
Assistant Manager, Metropolis
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Burnaby - Metropolis
Job Details :

Are you looking for an exciting job opportunity where you can utilize your drive for sales and leadership? If so, Purdy's might be just what you are looking for!
 
Purdys Chocolatier is looking for a proven Assistant Manager to assist with leading our team at our exciting shop at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, BC!

The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Shop Manager in achieving overall profitability, smooth operation of the shop as well as providing leadership and effective management to the retail staff.
 
This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice cream. Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.
 
We are looking for an Assistant Manager who is:
- Passionate about chocolate
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Excited about working in a team setting
 
Successful candidates should have:
- At least 2 years management/supervisory experience in a fast- paced retail/hospitality environment
- Full time availability with flexibility to work all mall hours for a 40 hour workweek


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.
 


Assistant Manager, Orchard Park
Retail
Orchard Park , BC

Job Title :
Assistant Manager, Orchard Park
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Kelowna - Orchard Park
Job Details :

Are you looking for an exciting job opportunity where you can utilize your drive for sales and leadership? If so, Purdy's might be just what you are looking for!
 
Purdys Chocolatier is looking for a proven Assistant Manager to assist with leading our team at our exciting shop at Orchard Park Shopping Centre in Kelowna, BC!

The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Shop Manager in achieving overall profitability, smooth operation of the shop as well as providing leadership and effective management to the retail staff.
 
This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice cream. Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.
 
We are looking for an Assistant Manager who is:
- Passionate about chocolate
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Excited about working in a team setting
 
Successful candidates should have:
- At least 2 years management/supervisory experience in a fast- paced retail/hospitality environment
- Full time availability with flexibility to work all mall hours for a 40 hour workweek. 

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.


Assistant Manager, Woodgrove
Retail
Woodgrove Centre, BC

Job Title :
Assistant Manager, Woodgrove
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Sweet Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Nanaimo - Woodgrove Centre
Job Details :

Are you looking for an exciting job opportunity where you can utilize your drive for sales and leadership? If so, Purdy's might be just what you are looking for!
 
Purdys Chocolatier is looking for a proven Assistant Manager to assist with leading our team at our exciting shop at Woodgrove Centre in Nanaimo, BC!

The Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Shop Manager in achieving overall profitability, smooth operation of the shop as well as providing leadership and effective management to the retail staff.
 
This position is an excellent opportunity to build on your career in retail while selling our award winning chocolate products and premium ice cream. Your success will come from your ability to engage with customers, drive sales, and work in a team environment.
 
We are looking for an Assistant Manager who is:
- Passionate about chocolate
- Enthusiastic about selling a quality product
- Dedicated to providing a great customer experience
- Excited about working in a team setting
 
Successful candidates should have:
- At least 2 years management/supervisory experience in a fast- paced retail/hospitality environment
- Full time availability with flexibility to work all mall hours for a 40 hour workweek

Here are just some of the sweet perks you enjoy as a full time employee:
- Product Discounts
- Educational Sponsorship
- Career Development
- Recognition Programs
- Computer Purchase Program
- Registered Retirement Savings Plans
- Employer-matched Charitable Donations
- Scholarship Program
 
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
Retail
South Granville , BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
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 during the day and weekend.  Weekly hours are estimated to be anywhere up to 25 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, Hillside
Retail
Hillside Mall, BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Hillside
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Victoria - Hillside 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 at Hillside in Victoria, 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 15-20 per week.  We are looking for someone to start at the end of July and continue after summer. 

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, Mayfair
Retail
Mayfair Shopping Centre , BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Mayfair
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Victoria - Mayfair Shopping 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 Mayfair Shopping Centre in Victoria, 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).

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, Richmond Centre
Retail
Richmond Centre - Re-Opening October 10th! , BC

Job Title :
Chocolate Sales Connoisseur, Richmond Centre
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Richmond - Richmond Centre - Re-Opening October 10th!
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 enthusiastic Chocolate Sales Connoisseurs to join the sales team at our exciting shop at Richmond Centre in Richmond, 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).  .

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 OUR PURDYS HIRING FAIR @ LANSDOWNE PARK SHOPPING CENTRE!  SEPT 24th (12pm-4pm) & SEPT 25th (4pm -8pm)


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.


General Help
Manufacturing
Production Factory, Vancouver BC

Job Title :
General Help
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $10.50/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have a keen eye for detail, great communication skills, and a desire to work in a positive team environment?

Purdys Chocolatier is looking for General Help to join our efficient Production Teams at our Chocolate Factory in Vancouver, BC!

This is a great opportunity for seasonal full time work for an estimated 4-6 month contract.  Full, open availability for all types of shifts (day/afternoon/evening) is mandatory.

As a General Helper, duties include but are not limited to:
• Coating and garnishing of cream centres, caramels, and other products
• Sorting and packaging of the final products in proper boxes in accordance to the quality and productivity standards
• Consistently meeting daily production targets
• Keeping cleanliness of equipments, 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 hrs/week
• Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
• Great attention to detail
• Ability to work in a team
• 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**

**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.

Pay:  $10.50/hr for the first 1040 hours.  Pay is increased to $11.00/hr afterwards.

How to Apply?
• Via our website,
www.purdys.com
• Via this ad
• Via fax, 604 301-4401
• Drop your resume off directly at one of our shops!
• Email your resume to
production_resumes@purdys.com


Please have “General Help” 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.


Help Desk Analyst
Administration
Vancouver, BC

Job Title :
Help Desk Analyst
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Are you looking to exercise your IT skills, knowledge, and background as part of an exciting team?  Purdys Chocolatier is looking for a Help Desk Analyst to join our IT team at our Vancouver Head Office! 

The Help Desk Analyst’s main goal is to provide support to internal clients in the areas of problem tracking, diagnosis, and troubleshooting of technical issues. This role also requires some POS related knowledge such as install, upgrade and support.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Technical Support Duties
• Providing technical phone support to end-users such as shop staff and office staff
• Following up and keep end-users informed on status of Service Requests.
• Installing, and configuring computer hardware and workstations.
• Building and maintaining images for desktop, laptops and POS terminals and document process.
• Performing preventative maintenance of computer hardware systems and software.
• Providing software help desk support as needed and occasional off-hour support according to off-hour support policy.
Operational Duties
• Assist with keeping a record of IT assets and keeping track of IT hardware
• Assist Network and Systems personnel in upgrading and testing of desktop operating systems including application software upgrades by performing duties such as testing images, installing software and documenting results.
• Contribute in maintaining documentation for instructions, process and procedures.
• Assist with Backup tape rotation logs and functions.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Minimum 2 years’ experience and relevant education.
• Previous POS experience – hardware and software is preferred but not necessary
• Experience with basic scripting.
• Exceptional customer service skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Strong initiative and problem solving ability.
• Experience supporting Windows environment.


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 : 23/10/2014
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.


Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur & Stockperson, Park Royal
Retail
Park Royal, BC

Job Title :
Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseur & Stockperson, Park Royal
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks
Location(s) : BC, West Vancouver - Park Royal

Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseurs & Stockperson
Retail
Hillside Mall, BC

Job Title :
Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseurs & Stockperson
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Victoria - Hillside Mall
Job Details :

Do you have the passion for customer service, sales, and chocolates?

Our wonderful Hillside Mall team in Victoria, BC is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join their team as:

Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseurs
Seasonal Stockperson

**OPEN Day, Evening, and Weekend availability is a must. Weekly hours are estimated to be 10—25/week.
**Stock Personnel must be available for early mornings and late evenings as stocking would need to be completed while the shop is closed.

These positions are an excellent opportunity to further 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 and work in a team environment. 

As a Purdys Chocolatier Team Member, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As the Stockperson you will also work closely and cooperatively with all staff to ensure product levels are maintained. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- 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.

Stocking Duties:
- Receive orders from the Warehouse and inform the Manager immediately of any overages or shortages as well as accurately processing and preparing product returns to the Warehouse.
- Demonstrate a good understanding of shelf life and are proficient in the product rotation and dating system.
- Demonstrate the ability to keep shelves and bunkers stocked according to store needs and keep an accurate running inventory of all product and supplies in the stockroom.
- Supports the team by helping filling chocolate trays, ensuring the garbage is taken out, floors are swept and clean, maintaining the stock room and back room of store.
- Keeps an accurate running inventory of all product and supplies in the stockroom.
- Protects shop inventory by adhering to loss prevention procedures, and by sharing any suspected policy violations with the Shop Manager or District Manager.
- Works closely and cooperatively with all store staff.

The ideal candidate will be:
- A strong team player
- Capable of lifting 25 pounds
- Highly dependable, reliable and very organized
- Enthusiastic about meeting new people and working with the public
- A creative problem-solver

All successful applicants must have:
- The ability to work from now and through the Christmas season without any interruption
- Open availability for all shop hours for a variety of shifts

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will offer further Chocolate training.


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.


Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseurs & Stockperson
Retail
Lougheed Mall, BC

Job Title :
Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseurs & Stockperson
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks
Location(s) : BC, Burnaby - Lougheed Mall
Job Details :

Do you have the passion for customer service, sales, and chocolates?

Our wonderful Lougheed Mall team in Burnaby, BC is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join their team as:

Seasonal Chocolate Sales Connoisseurs
Seasonal Stockperson

**OPEN Day, Evening, and Weekend availability is a must. Weekly hours are estimated to be 10—40/week.
**Stock Personnel must be available for early mornings and late evenings as stocking would need to be completed while the shop is closed.

These positions are an excellent opportunity to further 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 and work in a team environment. 

As a Purdys Chocolatier Team Member, you produce sales and profits by achieving sales goals and by providing excellent customer service.  As the Stockperson you will also work closely and cooperatively with all staff to ensure product levels are maintained. 

The newest additions to our team need to be:
- 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.

Stocking Duties:
- Receive orders from the Warehouse and inform the Manager immediately of any overages or shortages as well as accurately processing and preparing product returns to the Warehouse.
- Demonstrate a good understanding of shelf life and are proficient in the product rotation and dating system.
- Demonstrate the ability to keep shelves and bunkers stocked according to store needs and keep an accurate running inventory of all product and supplies in the stockroom.
- Supports the team by helping filling chocolate trays, ensuring the garbage is taken out, floors are swept and clean, maintaining the stock room and back room of store.
- Keeps an accurate running inventory of all product and supplies in the stockroom.
- Protects shop inventory by adhering to loss prevention procedures, and by sharing any suspected policy violations with the Shop Manager or District Manager.
- Works closely and cooperatively with all store staff.

The ideal candidate will be:
- A strong team player
- Capable of lifting 25 pounds
- Highly dependable, reliable and very organized
- Enthusiastic about meeting new people and working with the public
- A creative problem-solver

All successful applicants must have:
- The ability to work from now and through the Christmas season without any interruption
- Open availability for all shop hours for a variety of shifts

Previous retail experience is preferred, and we will offer further Chocolate training.


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.


Seasonal Stockperson
Retail
Mayfair Shopping Centre , BC

Job Title :
Seasonal Stockperson
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Victoria - Mayfair Shopping Centre

Seasonal Stockperson, Brentwood Town Centre
Retail
Brentwood Town Centre, BC

Job Title :
Seasonal Stockperson, Brentwood Town Centre
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Burnaby - Brentwood Town Centre

Seasonal Stockperson, Richmond Centre
Retail
Richmond Centre - Re-Opening October 10th! , BC

Job Title :
Seasonal Stockperson, Richmond Centre
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.35/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Richmond - Richmond Centre - Re-Opening October 10th!

Temporary Kitchen Assistant
Manufacturing
Production Factory, Vancouver BC

Job Title :
Temporary Kitchen Assistant
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
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 in the kitchen with candy and chocolate?  Do you love working as part of an efficient team and being hands on?  If so, Purdys is looking for a Temporary Kitchen Assistant for our Factory on Kingsway in Vancouver, BC!

The Kitchen Assistant takes care of all the groundwork necessary in order to enable the Candy Maker to devote their time and efforts in the cooking and production of candy. He/she is responsible for supporting the Candy Maker in changeovers, start ups, shut downs, and trouble shooting of all associated equipment and maintaining sufficient on hand quantities of materials in the work area.

This is a temporary (approx. 6 months) full time position and flexibility for any type of shift (day, afternoon, and graveyard) is a mandatory for this job.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Maintain stock on all raw materials (responsible for daily stock levels)
• Gather and prepare ingredients, set up tables and pickup finished product
• Produce centers according to the recipes and mix products in mixers
• Assist the Candy Maker with cutting products
• Grind oranges and cherries
• Perform equipment start up and shut down procedures and complete appropriate checklist documentation for various pieces of equipment
• Wash and clean the beaters and kettles
• Maintain area to a satisfactory level of cleanliness and sanitation
• Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

• Candy Maker Certification is an asset, but not required
• Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English
• Ability to perform jobs with high degree of accuracy and precision
• Ability to be quality oriented
• Ability to create neat, accurate, and legible reports
• Ability to enter data into a computer
• Ability to work flexible hours
• Ability to work independently or as a team player

Voted by its employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 5th 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.


How to Apply?

• Via our website, www.purdys.com
• Via this ad
• Drop your resume off at any Shop


Please have “Temporary Kitchen Assistant” 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.


Warehouse Help
Warehouse
Vancouver, BC

Job Title :
Warehouse Help
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $10.50/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you love hands on work in a Warehouse Environment and have a keen eye for detail?

Purdys Chocolatier is looking for Warehouse General Help to join our efficient Warehouse Team at our Chester Street Location in Vancouver, BC.

This is a great opportunity for seasonal full time work in a great team environment. Full time availability (40 hours/week) and open availability for all shift types (day/afternoon) are mandatory. 

In this role responsibilities will include:
• Picking, packing and organizing items in accordance to the customer order
• Sorting and packaging of the final products in accordance to the quality and productivity standards 
• Shipping & receiving product
• Using inventory gun and shipping & receiving software
• Maintaining a “team-centered” atmosphere
• Consistently meeting daily targets
• Keeping cleanliness of equipments and work stations
• Performing other duties as assigned

All applicants MUST have:
• Availability for ALL 2 types of shifts - Days, Afternoons
• Availability for a full time workweek, 40 hrs/week
• Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
• Great attention to detail

Mandatory:
• Union Membership
• Steel toe boots

Pay:
• $10.50 for the first 1040 hours
• $11.00 afterwards

Apply now!
• Email your resume to:
production_resumes@purdys.com
• 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 “Warehouse Help” 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.
 


Web Sales Customer Service Representatives
Administration
Vancouver, BC

Job Title :
Web Sales Customer Service Representatives
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $12.50/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

f you are extremely organized, have a great eye for detail, love customer service, and are looking to join an exciting team environment – Purdys Chocolatier has the opportunity for you!

We are looking for Contract Web Sales Customer Service Representatives to join our Web Sales Team at our Head Office in Vancouver, BC. 

Purdys is most famous for our chocolate shops - in addition to that, we are proud to have our other sales channels such as our Web Sales department.  This department runs much like a traditional Purdys shop; however, they are located at our Head Office/Warehouse and all of their customers are shopping via the telephone or online.  These customers can be shopping from Canada, the US, or even Internationally. The Web Sales team handles everything from providing the customer service, packing the product, and shipping the package out directly.

This is a great opportunity for part time work in October-November (24 hours/week) and full time work mid-November and December (additional hours are added as it gets busier and closer to Christmas).  It is a Seasonal position, with the contract going from now to Christmas (dependent on business needs).

As a Web Sales Customer Service Representative, duties include but are not limited to:
• Assisting customers with their mail orders, tracking their orders, and ensuring that customer satisfaction is always at 100%
• Taking new phone orders and data entry work
• Tracking packages
• Consistently meeting daily production targets
• Ensuring accurate information is entered into the system
• Performing other duties as assigned

All applicants MUST have:
• Availability from Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm (business hours)
• Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
• Superb understanding of Quality Customer Service
• Previous Call Centre Experience
• Great attention to detail and basic Mathematic skills
• Excellent Microsoft Office and Excel skills
• Purdy’s product knowledge is an asset
 
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.

 


Web Sales Order Processors
Retail
Vancouver, BC

Job Title :
Web Sales Order Processors
Closing Date : 23/10/2014
Salary : $11.30/hr plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Do you have a keen eye for detail, great communication skills, and a desire to work in a positive team environment?  Purdys Chocolatier is looking for Web Sales Order Processors to join our Web Sales team at our Head Office Warehouse in Vancouver, BC! 
Join us during the busy Holiday Season!  This is a temporary contract estimated to go from October to Christmas (can be extended, dependent on business needs).

Purdys is most famous for our chocolate shops - in addition to that, we are proud to have other sales channels such as our Web Sales department.  This department runs much like a traditional Purdys shop; however, they are located at our Head Office/Warehouse and all of their customers are shopping via the telephone or online.  These customers can be shopping from Canada, the US, or even Internationally. The Web Sales team handles everything from providing the customer service, packing the product, and shipping the package out directly.

This is a great opportunity for you to see behind the scenes at Purdys. Working Monday to Friday (6-8 hrs/day) from now to December, you will be involved in all of the online “Purdys.com” business.

In the Web Sales Warehouse, duties include but are not limited to:
• Assisting with shipping online orders/gift baskets directly to customers
• Inputting shipment information into database efficiently with accuracy and speed
• Labelling and preparing packages for shipment (including Gift Baskets)
• Ensuring that all packages are sent out to the correct mailing addresses
• Verifying accuracy of pick tickets against customer purchase order
• Sorting and packaging of the final products in accordance to the quality and productivity standards
• Consistently meeting daily shipping targets
• Maintaining a “team-centered” atmosphere while able to work independently
• Performing other duties as assigned

All applicants MUST have:
• Availability from Monday – Friday, 830am – 5pm (business hours)
• In December, availability on weekends may also be required
• Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
• Fast and accurate data-entry skills
• Great attention to detail
• Ability to lift up about 25 pounds
• Previous Shipping & Receiving experience is an asset

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.