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    Current Employee - Illinois in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Illinois in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Tootsie Roll full-time


    Great location, nice people to work with, lots of OT. Work environment has AC so that's a plus, its not hot and bothersome. I was able to sit while I worked. Time goes by fast in there. Free samples of tooties rolls. You are supplied uniform, no street clothes allowed in production room. Brown shirt and brown pants are given. I came in through a temp agency making 12.71 /hr. After 30 days 15 hr. Just make sure you don't miss any days and you come back from your break on time. Drama free!! Great place to work


    The facility is huge. So when we go on break it takes us 4mins just to walk outside to smoke, move car, or run to get lunch. Advice: run like hell once you clock out!!You have to clock out on all your breaks. (even 15min breaks).

    Advice to Management

    None. I work 2nd shift. The manager ken is awesome!

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bedford Park, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Tootsie Roll (Bedford Park, IL) in July 2015.


    Well i went through a temp agency. Got called on a Wednesday, went to take a physical Friday ( occupational clinic) climb ladder, lift weights, vision screen, urine sample) i passed that same day. And started working the following Monday. So 3 days

    Interview Questions

    • Can you pass a drug screen, background, and show proof of Highs school diploma.   1 Answer

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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1896
Type Company - Public (TR)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Neither taffy nor caramel, and certainly not nougat or chocolate, Tootsie Roll Industries has its success wrapped in brown-and-white waxed paper. The company makes and sells candy, including the vaguely chocolate-flavored but ever-popular Tootsie Roll, which has been produced with the same formula and name for more than 100 years. Tootsie Roll Industries also makes such well-known candies as Andes mints, Junior Mints, Charleston Chew, Mason Dots, and Sugar Daddy. Its Charms and Tootsie Pops brands make the company one of the largest lollipop producers in the world. The ... More

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