Table Operator 2nd Shift Seasonal

Full Time

Under the supervision of a cheesemaker, assist in making cheese while maintaining high quality in food and safety standards.

Summer Seasonal 2nd shift Monday – Friday, 2:00pm – 10:00pm

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. 

  • Monitor table area for cleanliness and readiness. 
  • Monitor cheese transferring from Vats to tables.
  • Record cheese PH, pump down time, unload time, product ready time, salt and water amounts.
  • Report cheese issues to a cheesemaker.
  • Obtain samples from the table of whey and whey cream.
  • Apply salt and shovel cheese.
  • Rinse residual cheese curd from tables and sanitize the tables.
  • Keep salt room and work area tidy.
  • Monitor and operate whey process area; including whey separators, whey cream and whey cream tanks.
  • Operate dry cooker and conveyor system.
  • Operate cheese vat deck.
  • Operate HTST.
  • Operate milk separator.               
  • 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.
  • Lifting 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 80 pounds.
  • Ability to perform data entry for inventory systems and labeling software. 

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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