Clasen Quality Chocolate (CQC), a world-class manufacturer of chocolate, confectionery coatings and fillings, depends on the hard work, dedication, and integrity of our employees. Our professional, yet relaxed work environment supports teamwork at every level of our organization. CQC offers a variety of benefits and allows the opportunity for further growth and development.

Find out more about job openings, employment policies, and our culture and benefits, below.

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How To Apply

Go to link “Click Here for Job Openings” above to view and apply for job openings, or
Print a Wisconsin application or Nevada application and mail completed application to:

Clasen Quality Chocolate
Attn: Human Resources
5126 West Terrace Drive
Madison, WI 53718

Due to the volume of applications and resumes that we receive, we cannot contact candidates to provide status updates. Likewise, we do not discuss hiring decisions with our candidates.

CQC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, protected veterans status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with CQC, please contact us or call 608-467-1130

Applicant Policy



Applicants have rights under Federal & State Employment Laws

EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Equal Opportunity Policy Statement
Federal FMLA
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
Pay Transparency
E-Verify (English and Spanish)
Right to Work (English and Spanish)
Families First Coronavirus Response Act


Driven by our Mission to be the preferred supplier of chocolate and confectionery coatings, we are focused on achieving profitable, sustainable growth through Operational Excellence, meaning that we manufacture a quality product, while maintaining the safety of our employees, and deliver that product in a timely basis.

Our highly skilled workforce is empowered to make decisions guided by four Company Values: Integrity, Commitment, Respect and Flexibility. We are committed to doing everything possible to ensure superior customer service and provide innovative new products. Teamwork is the key to our success. We value the importance of working together to capitalize on our collective knowledge.

CQC is committed to being an Employer of Choice in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Nevada. In order to achieve this, we focus on four aspects: Compensation, Benefits, Work Environment and Individual Growth. We strive to provide a competitive compensation and benefits package; in addition, we provide unconventional benefits such as free fruit in our break rooms, fitness facility reimbursements, volunteer program, tobacco cessation programs, and free chocolate and confectionery coating to take home (just to name a few).

CQC supports a professional, yet relaxed work environment. As a family-owned business, led by the Jensen family, we encourage employees to ask questions, give input and get involved.


The people that work for CQC have diverse backgrounds and experiences, which benefit the Company through new ideas and ways of doing things. We are committed to one Mission—to be the preferred supplier of chocolate and confectionery coatings—while upholding our Values: Integrity, Commitment, Respect, and Flexibility. It is this common goal that allows for a supportive, team environment. We work hard; we make a difference; and we have fun doing it.

Here’s what some of our employees say is their favorite part about working for CQC

"Good co-workers"
"Working with different people, doing different jobs, and making a difference"
"Everyone is friendly"
"Small, personable company and they treat you well"
"All-around good place to work"
"The people here are great"
"The chocolate"
"The camaraderie"
"I love coming to work and having fun too"
"Working with dedicated staff"
"Good work environment"
"They do things with a lot of integrity and honesty"


At CQC, we're committed to providing a positive work experience for all of our employees. In addition to providing competitive compensation and benefits, we're committed to the development, wellness, and work-life balance of our employees.

Regular, full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:



  • Competitive Pay
  • Bonus Program

Health Insurance

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Paid Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • LASIK Reimbursement
  • Adult Orthodontics

Retirement Plan

  • 401(k) Program and Employer Match - Up to 5%


  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Job-Specific Training Opportunities

Work-Life Balance

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation and Personal Days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave 
  • 11 Holidays


  • Free Fruit in our break rooms
  • Gym / Fitness Facility Membership Reimbursement
  • Tobacco Cessation Program
  • Run/Walk/Bike Event Reimbursement


  • Scholarship Program
  • College Savings Match Program
  • Summer Camp Assistance Program

Just for Fun!

  • Free Chocolate and Confectionery Coatings
  • Company Luncheons and Events
  • Paid Volunteer Opportunities
Subject to meeting eligibility requirements.