Employment opportunities

NOW HIRING!!
 

Located in Fond du Lac, WI, United Manufacturers, Inc. and Faris Gourmet Popcorn are both unique and rapidly growing companies.  We have numerous part-time and full-time positions available in both our industrial sewing manufacturing business (United Manufacturers, Inc.) and our food processing plant and retail store (Faris Gourmet Popcorn). 

With our expanding companies, we are looking for fast-paced, attentive, detail-oriented individuals.  We are now accepting applications now for positions listed below.

Please email your resume, experience and position interest to employment@farispopcorn.com

The following positions are available:

1. Faris Gourmet Popcorn – Popcorn Associate
Become a member of our Faris Gourmet Popcorn Team! Work between our gourmet popcorn production area and retail store as a popcorn associate.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Operate popcorn equipment to make popcorn, package popcorn into assigned packaging, and prepare customer orders for delivery/shipping
- Assist customers in selecting products, process transactions in retail store, restock shelves of store
- Retail, Sales and Customer experience preferred.
- Food production experience preferred.

Having flexibility is an important skill for successful employees with our company.  We will cross-train our employees over various product types and departments in the instance we need help with that area on a particular day/week.

Food Production Hours: Mon – Fri  7am-11:30am, 12:00pm-4pm.  
Hours are subject to change seasonally or with workloads. Employees may be asked to work some nights and weekends depending on projects.
Full-time positions available

2. Faris Gourmet Popcorn – Retail / Office Associate
Represent Faris Gourmet Popcorn™ as a Retail Associate in our Retail Outlet Store in Fond du Lac.  This is ideal for any student needing part-time work during the school year and more work hours during the summer!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Follow cash register management and cash handling procedures
•    Provide customer service and assist customers in store and over the phone with any needs
•    Ability to market and sell products to customers
•    Assist management and supervisors with ad hoc projects
•    Answer department phone calls
•    Operate retail popcorn equipment to provide fresh, hot delicious popcorn to customers
•    Maintain cleanliness in register & retail shopping area
•    Assist with store inventory
•    Stock & maintain products on shelves & displays
Preferred Skills:
•    Excellent customer service with being able to assist customer needs
•    Excellent communication skills with being able to clearly communicate information to customers
•    Positive, cheerful attitude to properly represent Faris Gourmet Popcorn’s environment
•    Ability to successfully & effectively multi-task
•    Open to flexible scheduling – for example, peak times during holiday season
•    Effective time-management skills
•    A team worker
•    Follows instructions and procedures well
Preferred Qualifications:
•    Prior retail experience preferred, not required
•    Prior sales experience preferred, not required
•    Prior customer service experience preferred
•    Ability to lift up to 25 lbs, if needed

Having flexibility is an important skill for successful employees with our company.  We will cross-train our employees over various product types and departments in the instance we need help with that area on a particular day/week.

Retail Store / Office Hours: Mon – Fri  8am-4pm.  Hours are subject to change seasonally or with workloads. Employees may be asked to work some nights and weekends depending on projects.

Part-time positions available.

3. United Manufacturers, Inc. – Industrial Sewing Machine Operator
Become a member of our Sewing Production Team and work as an industrial sewing machine operator in our industrial sewing manufacturing production area.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-   perform sewing operations (sewing, cutting, and other similar operations),
-   prepare machines (change needles, thread & bobbin; oiling machine),
-   perform inspections and counts of completed products,
-   perform other tasks as needed.
-  Prior industrial sewing experience preferred.
- Ability to lift up to at least 20 lbs.

Having flexibility is an important skill for successful employees with our company.  We will cross-train our employees over various product types and departments in the instance we need help with that area on a particular day/week.

Production Hours: Mon – Fri: 7am-11:30am, 12:00pm-3:30pm.   Hours are subject to change seasonally or with workloads.  

Full-time and part-time positions available.

4. United Manufacturers, Inc. – Industrial Sewing Floor Worker
Become a member of our Sewing Production Team and work in the floor production of our industrial sewing manufacturing production area.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    operate various machinery for sewing production preparation
•    prepare materials for production,
•    assist with mechanical needs and maintenance of building
•    maintain cleanliness and organization of production area and work areas
•    and perform other tasks as needed.

Preferred skills:
•    Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
•    Experience operating a forklift, pallet jack, and power tools preferred

As a floor worker position, you may be asked to perform additional tasks around the building and between company divisions.  Such tasks could include things such as, cleaning, landscape/outdoor work, minor construction repairs. 

Having flexibility is an important skill for successful employees with our company.  We will cross-train our employees over various product types and departments in the instance we need help with that area on a particular day/week.

Production Hours: Mon – Fri: 7am-11:30am, 12:00pm-3:30pm.   Hours are subject to change seasonally or with workloads.  

Full-time and part-time positions available.

5.  Maintenance Worker

Help perform a variety of tasks, ranging from to assistance with small to large projects, around Faris Gourmet Popcorn and United Manufacturers, Inc. facilities.   Responsibilities relate to general maintenance upkeep and repair of indoor and outdoor on company premises, to assist in keeping our facilities in pristine condition.  Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in cleaning facilities (sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, garbage disposal, etc.)
  • Perform light repairs and maintenance (replace light bulbs, touch-up paint, etc.)
  • Routine landscape and groundskeeping tasks
  • Upkeep of outdoor areas (walkway crack repairs, shoveling, outdoor building structure maintenance, etc.)
  • Assist in repairing equipment and machines
  • Assist in ad hoc projects both indoor and outdoor as needed
  • Interior and exterior painting
  • Light construction / carpentry work (build shelving, pallet fixing, assistance in light demolition for new projects, etc.)
  • Help maintain organization around production areas
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by Production Managers and upper management

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience as handyman
  • Experience with hardware tools and electrical equipment
  • Well-organized
  • Good communication
  • Attention to detail