Cutter Operator 1st Shift Seasonal

Full Time

Operate string extruders and string cutters in production area. Maintaining a high food quality and food safety standard.

Summer Seasonal 1st shift Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 2:00pm

Realize your ambition. Say cheese! 

Your Story. 

You are a punctual self-starter who works professionally in both a team environment as well as individually. You have a willingness to take direction. You like to work with your hands. You have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. You are known for your ability to learn new skills.  

Your Passion. Our Culture. 

At Sargento, you work for a company you believe in, with a family of people who believe in you.  Our culture stems from a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family. At Sargento, you can make decisions based on how they affect people as well as the long-term health of our company. You will be encouraged to make a meaningful difference in the community, in the company and in your career. With diverse experiences and tools to learn and develop, you can transform your aspirations into reality.  If you’re ready for the right place to belong and grow your career, you can find it here. 

Your Work. 

  • Operate RDS System and brine flume to maintain temperature and salinity.
  • Report brine system, string extruders and brine chiller issues to production and maintenance department.
  • Set-up and inspect work area for cleanliness and readiness.
  • Operate string cutters and frequently monitor extruded cheese to ensure proper weight and length specifications.
  • Maintain and document daily cutter operations log.
  • Communicate with packaging department about products and product flow.
  • Communicate with production about products, product flow, product quality and/or concerns.
  • Communicate with lab tech, maintaining proper product size.
  • Work with sanitation to disassemble mixers, mixer pipes, string extruders and storage of end-of-the-day product.
  • Add salt to the brine system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Education and Experience. 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED/HSED) preferred
  • Prior manufacturing experience is a plus 

Your Qualifications. 

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Willingness to complete fork lift certification upon hire.
  • Ability to learn and carry out lock out tag out procedures as required.
  • Ability to occasionally lift 10-80 lbs.

Our Story. 

With 2,000 employees and net sales of $1.4 billion, Sargento Foods is a family-owned company that has been a leader in cheese for more than 60 years.  We created the world’s first, successful pre-packaged sliced and shredded natural cheeses.  Sargento is based in Plymouth, Wisconsin, where we manufacture and market shredded, sliced and snack natural cheese products, as well as ingredients and sauces.  Sargento is known for the exceptional quality of our products and for product design, packaging and merchandising innovations that have transformed our industry.  Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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