Van Leeuwen Ice Cream is hiring full-time Production Associates to join our Ice Cream Production team based out of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. This is a great opportunity for a highly experienced individual to work closely with the fast growing team of Van Leeuwen Ice Cream as we embark on our next stage of growth. The ideal candidate is someone who has experience in a high-volume food production setting, loves working in a team environment, and can thrive in a fast-paced work place (and loves ice cream!).


  • Responsible for packaging and batch making functions for the production line

  • Performs production preparation as directed following current production and QC procedures, guidelines, and SOPs

  • Assists in monitoring raw material and packaging component availability

  • Interfaces with PLC and PC applications in order to operate the production line.

  • Responsible for conducting reconciliations regularly

  • Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices and follows all Manufacturing SOPs that apply to this position

  • Participates in all activities required to maintain a clean and safe plant

  • Performs all production duties on an as needed basis to meet production requirements and comply with GMPs

  • May perform Material Handler duties and responsibilities, as needed

  • Communicates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary

  • Reviews and complies with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations

  • Develops understanding of process changes and updates for work areas

  • Assists with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor


  • High School Diploma/GED preferred

  • Minimum 1-2 years of related food production experience

  • Experience with food, chemical, or drug manufacturing equipment preferred

  • Understands Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

  • Experience in operation of production equipment and machinery

  • Computer skills and data entry experience preferred

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