Elmer Chocolate
  • 23-Mar-2020 to 22-May-2020 (CST)
  • Ponchatoula, LA, USA
  • Other

Since 1855, Elmer Chocolate has been a leading candy and snack manufacturer in the Gulf South. Originally known for Heavenly Hash® and Gold Brick®, today the family-owned business is recognized as the second largest heart box chocolates manufacturer in the USA.
Click here for Elmer Chocolate video.

In 2016, Elmer Chocolate completed a $40 million expansion to its production facility; this state of the art technology gives Elmer Chocolate a competitive edge to be the most efficient gift chocolate manufacturer in the world. 

Mechatronics Apprenticeship  

The apprenticeship program follows a dual training approach where you receive a combination of related instruction at local colleges strategically paired with on-the-job training.  You earn a paycheck while learning the skills to become a Mechatronic Technician.

Mechatronics is a combination of skills and knowledge in electrical and mechanical systems, electronics, robotics and control systems (details, click here apprenticeship flyer from GNO ).

During the 2-year apprenticeship, you will attend six 8-week training sessions in school alternating between our three education providers, i.e. Delgado Community College at Avondale campus, Northshore Technical Community College at Lacombe campus and Nunez Community College. In between school sessions, you will receive on the job training at Elmer Chocolate.

Interested? Please continue to answer the following questions and complete your application to reserve your seat at one of our open house sessions.

At the open house, you will learn more about the apprenticeship program & Elmer Chocolate and you will complete a 30-minute assessment.

After review of all applications, candidates will be selected for an in-person interview. Program start is August 3, 2020.


  • Ability and eagerness to learn.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Pass assessment.
  • 18 years of age.
  • Reliable transportation to and from education providers, and company.
  • Pass drug test.


What Elmer Chocolate Offers:

  • Excellent education opportunity
  • Earn a paycheck while learning on-the-job
  • Medical benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K


Elmer Chocolate is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a disabled veteran or other veteran or military status, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected by class status.

This organization participates in E-verify.

Please No Agencies



Elmer Chocolate
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share This Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
Logo About Chocolates Seasons Where to Find Us Shop Job Inquires