Transload and Spotter Technician

Milton, WI

Regular Full-Time

Requisition ID: 1403

New Hires will receive at $2,000 sign on bonus after successfully completing 90 days of employment.*


Clasen Quality Chocolate (CQC) is a world-class manufacturer of chocolate and innovative coatings.  We have recently been awarded the Top Workplaces Award by the WI State Journal – No. 2 Large Employer and the Benefits Award. CQC has been growing double digits annually because of our flexibility, commitment, respect and integrity, and we are looking for quality individuals to join our team.  Working for a family-owned company provides you with the opportunity to wear many differenthats,” make a difference every day, and have fun doing it!  We are committed to being an Employer of Choice in Southern Wisconsin and offering our employees a variety of traditional and unconventional benefits.

We are currently accepting applications for a Transload and Spotter Technician in our new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Milton, WI, conveniently located north of Janesville.

This is a full-time position, reporting to the Plant Supply Chain Manager, and working Days from 4:55am-5:25pm on a rotating schedule (Week 1: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday. Week 2: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday). Because you’re only working 3-4 days per week, you have more full days off for hobbies and time with friends and family. Also, there is 8-hours of built-in overtime during your 4-day workweek. Last, if you want to volunteer for an extra workday and it’s available, it is paid at double-time.  Pay is $25-34/hour.


*Applies to Transload and Spotter Technician applicants from 7/12/23 until end of promotion.

Job Summary

The Transload and Spotter Technician is responsible for spotting rail cars and trailers for both inbound/outbound shipments.  Processing and unloading inbound railcars as well as loading outbound sugar/oil trailers via Transload.  They will also perform inventory management practices, verifying and recording material handling transactions, while following all safety and quality procedures and proficiently operating all material handling equipment including spotter truck, forklift and railcar mover.  The Transload Spotter Technician must also possess a great deal of flexibility in their ability to multi-task and maintain a positive, team attitude.


  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (Low deductible and copays, LASIK reimbursement, Adults orthodontics)
  • Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Match – up to 5%
  • Paid Vacation, Personal and Volunteer days plus 11 holidays
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Wellness: Free fruit, insurance discounts, gym and run/walk/bike event reimbursement, free wellness checks
  • Scholarships – Employee, spouse, and children
  • Summer Camp Reimbursement – children of employees
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Free chocolate and coating!
  • Bonus Potential – Perfect Attendance ($300+ quarterly) & Year-End (5%+)
  • Double Time Pay

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

include the following.  Other duties as assigned.

  • Operate the railcar mover to stage full/empty rail cars for unloading or pick-up
  • Unload oil/sugar railcars through completion of load maintaining consistent flow of both ingredients to feed both RC Plant and Watertown facilities.
  • Drive the spotter semi-tractor and spot box trucks, oil tankers, sugar wagons and bulk outbound loads etc. for RC Plant, RC Transload and RC Cartage facilities.
  • Unload bulk sugar and oil trucks through completion of load.
  • Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Move ingredients/finished materials using the electronic inventory management system, to achieve proper first expired-first out (FEFO) / product rotation procedures.
  • Load and unload inbound/outbound trailers and tankers, completing the necessary inspection forms and HACCP requirements.
  • Receive, inspect, sample, tag, and route all incoming materials. Pick, pack, load, and prepare orders for shipping.
  • Complete paperwork and log information accurately (Bill of Ladings (BOL’s), inbound/outbound orders, ProForma’s, etc.).
  • Interact with rail road company, truck drivers, customers, and other CQC departments.
  • Perform cleaning activities as needed.
  • Provide superior customer service.
  • Cover for other employees while on break/lunch and vacation/absences.
  • Operate forklift, railcar mover, spotter semi-tractor and other material handling equipment and drive personal vehicle for work. Designated employees may be approved to operate the CQC van and therefore, must have an acceptable driving record.
  • Perform all tasks assigned by the supervisor, while following all company, safety, and quality policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular attendance at work, and work overtime as needed.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of industrial warehouse experience required, which includes forklift operation, Warehouse Management System (WMS) experience, and shipping and/or receiving experience.
  • Experience operating railcar mover and spotter truck preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. CDL Class A preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft D365, Plant Control Systems, and Label Management would be helpful



  • Lift 55 pounds on a continual basis
  • Stand and walk for entire shift
  • Speak, write and read in English
  • Ability to perform basic math skills
  • Work at heights above 10 feet and in extreme heat and cold
  • Work with allergens, such as soy, milk, etc.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and flexibility to perform a variety of tasks
  • Multi-tasking, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate range-of-motion, strength, and physical stamina needed to safely perform the job in fast-paced work environment.
  • Remain alert to safety hazards, maintain attention to stay on task, manage time effectively, and work independently and in a team to complete assigned tasks.

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 veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  EEO Poster