Intake Worker

St. Cloud

2ND,   12:30 pm – 11:30 pm 

The typical schedule is: 3 days on, 1 day off, 3 days on, 3 days off, 2 days on, 2 days off, and repeat. The schedule includes every other weekend and rotating holidays. Weekend shifts will be 11:00 am – 10:00 pm.

Realize your ambition. Say cheese!

Your Story.

You will receive and load milk and all other fluid materials while maintaining high food quality and food safety standards.

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.

What You Do.

  • Responsible for the inspection, documentation and transfer of product being received from supplier to proper designated raw material silo.
  • Testing and documenting milk loads and patron samples for antibiotics and complete titratable acidity tests on both the milk loads and the samples.
  • Monitoring security of intake and food safety for all fluid products shipped and received.
  • Unloading and cleaning of milk trucks.
  • Loading of milk and whey, as well as whey cream and sweet cream products with proper documentation and proper sealing of trailers.
  • Maintaining rotation of silos based on time and product.
  • Recording of silo charts for time, temperature and labeling of vessels that were cleaned.
  • Disassemble silo doors, wash them by hand, and reassemble.
  • Making connections for the CIP system to wash silos, trailers, product lines, and recon area.
  • Responsible for cleaning intake area, scrubbing floors, foaming pipes and catwalk.
  • Responsible for titrating CIP systems, COP tanks, and sanitizer stations.
  • Operate multiple pieces of equipment to mix nonfat dry milk with water to create a slurry.
  • Agitating direct-ship loads to obtain a proper mixed sample.
  • Acquire milk, cream, and whey samples for lab.
  • Responsible for working additional shifts to cover department absences and holidays.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Education and Experience.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED/HSED) required or minimally enrolled with anticipated completion in 12 months or less
  • Previous maintenance and/or food industry experience is preferred.
  • Bulk Milk Weigher and Sampler license preferred.
  • Forklift certification preferred.

Your Qualifications.

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally.

Our Environment.

Sargento is a refrigerated food production facility and the ability to work in a cold environment is a necessity. Machinery, moving mechanical parts, and robotics are used during production, so the work environment is usually loud. During sanitation work, you may be exposed to wet, humid, damp conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our Story.

With 2,000 employees and net sales of $1.5 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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