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Newell Brands Wax Prep Specialist - 2nd Shift - Yankee Candle in Whately, Massachusetts

Position Title: Wax Prep Specialist

Location: YCP - Whately, MA

Shift: 2 nd Shift; Monday – Friday; 2pm-10pm

Reports To:  Logistics Operations Leader

Job Summary:

The Wax Prep Specialist will perform a variety of routine duties which involve several manual and other related operations to include department wax tank preparation, coloring wax, and similar designated duties requiring somewhat more complex operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to match and discern colors, color gradations and scents required (Finalists will be administered a standard color vision test as part of the interview process).

· Accuracy, thoroughness, and ability to prioritize are critical.

· Ability to exercise good judgment to comply with instructions and standard procedures.

· Ability to exert physical effort up to 15% of the time for weights over 60 lbs., as well as effort more frequently under 25 lbs. Ability to comply with Yankee Candle Company safety policies and awareness of proper usage of Personal Protective Equipment needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to read and write in the English language

  • Ability to stand for 8 plus hours and able to lift up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis

  • Good working knowledge of basic arithmetic and the ability to calculate percentages

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous candle making experience strongly preferred. Experience in following and executing cooking recipes, batch mixing, or manufacturing formulas is very helpful.

_Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Coleman, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Yankee Candle, Paper Mate, FoodSaver, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer’s, Oster, NUK, Spontex and Campingaz. We are focused on delighting consumers by lighting up everyday moments. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.