Manager, Technical Services

Waupun
Full Time

At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We’re a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence. Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we’ve grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter–from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.

How you will make contributions that matter…

  • Evaluate, analyze and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the technical equipment, procedures and processes at Saputo Cheese USA’s dairy manufacturing facilities.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor improved programs and processes, including raw material utilization, ingredient recoups, storage operations and product quality.
  • Work closely with Saputo Cheese USA’s Management Team and professional engineers to coordinate the programs and processes at the Company’s various plants, and to build strong working relationships among the plants.
  • Direct and coordinate the technical elements of product development activities.
  • Conduct laboratory, pilot and production trials within Saputo USA plants, using natural cheese manufacturing/processing equipment.
  • Keep detailed records of research, observations, analyses, recommendations, modifications, and outcomes at the facility (requires knowledge of Least Cost Formulator, SharePoint, Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Communicate effectively at all levels, both written and verbal.
  • Remain current on new technologies within the Dairy Industry and recommend and commission new plant equipment and technologies.
  • Technical support to Sales, Customers, Quality, Operations and Sourcing as needed.
  • Identify commercially viable technologies and work collaboratively to build internal alignment and to bring to market.

You are best suited for the role if you…

  • Master’s degree in dairy science, dairy technology or closely related field, plus at least 5 years of experience (or Bachelors degree with 7 years of experience) in planning, implementing, monitoring and testing food production techniques, including food safety programs, in a dairy manufacturing plant.
  • Position is based in Wisconsin and involves periodic travel to other Saputo facilities in Wisconsin, California and beyond.
  • Ideally the successful candidate should have some project management experience, good people skills and presentation skills. Strength in statistics, six sigma or similar would be a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to do sensory evaluation of dairy products.

Saputo is among the top three cheese producers in the USA and one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. We have a diversified product portfolio with well-known retail brands, such as Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese, Montchevre, Stella and Treasure Cave, and a strong foodservice presence, partnering with chain restaurants and broadline distributors. Thanks to our countrywide footprint and national and international distribution networks, we’re proud to bring our best to our customers and, consumers and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in the USA, please click here. (http://saputo.com/en/our-products/usa-sector)

Join the Saputo Dairy USA team to make your contributions matter every day!

Saputo Cheese USA Inc. and Saputo Dairy Foods USA, LLC endeavors to make CareersUSA.Saputo.com accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 214-863-2300 or email us.recruitingsupport@saputo.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Saputo Cheese USA Inc. and Saputo Dairy Foods USA, LLC are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under law, please visit www.EEOC.gov.

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