Dairy Production Associate II – Fior (1st Shift)


Rate of payStarting at $19.96 per hour


Grande Cheese Company is a family owned enterprise built on a tradition, quality and outstanding performance. We are dedicated to our cultural pride, professional excellence and to the dignity and respect of our Associates.

Join our Family and receive a comprehensive benefits package, generous PTO available on day one, night and weekend shift premiums, up to $1,500 in bonuses, access to our Health and Fitness Centers, opportunities to develop your career and more!

$19.96/hour and up, plus weekend and shift premium!

3:30 AM – 3:30 PM, 2-2-3 Rotating Schedule

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of tasks involved in the manufacturing of cheese products by following established procedures, to produce product according to company specifications, quality and safety objectives.
  • Carry out varied duties such as setup and monitoring of equipment, testing, inspecting, and providing feedback to Cheesemakers or Process Specialists.
  • Must thoroughly understand processes and independently make decisions that affect product quality.
  • Ensure production is running efficiently and processes meet Grande and regulatory standards.
  • Setup, adjust, and troubleshoot equipment to ensure everything is operating effectively.
  • Complete required paperwork.
  • Assist with training new Associates


  • Maintain a clean working area by performing general sanitation of areas and equipment. Tear down and re-assemble equipment as required.

Regulatory Compliance

  • Complete all required documentation, recordkeeping, and reporting as required by law and/or regulatory agencies, (i.e. DNR, DOL, EEOC, FDA, IMS, OSHA, SQF, USDA, WDA, etc.).
  • Follow all SAFETY (food & workplace) policies and procedures.

All other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Follow government standards and regulations.
  • Provide back-up relief as needed.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • High School or GED preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of related work experience and/or training required, preferably in a food manufacturing industry.
  • Basic math, reading, and writing skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions/policies/procedures in written, verbal, or diagram form.

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