Employment

Below you will find the employment opportunities currently available at Burnett Dairy Cooperative.
Employment Opportunities at Burnett Dairy Cooperative

Join a successful company where your contributions make a difference and there is always an opportunity for growth and advancement!

In addition to competitive wages and an excellent work environment, Burnett Dairy Cooperative is happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Employer Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation after 60 days
  • Paid Sick Time after 60 days
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Competitive Wages
  • Profit Sharing
  • Discounts
  • Excellent work environment

Not all benefits are available for part-time employees

CURRENT OPENINGS


PM - String Operator – FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently looking to fill two full-time positions available in our String Department on third shift. This position works S-Th, midnight - 8:00am. The right person for this position thrives in a fast pace environment, is goal oriented, and works well as part of a team. The main responsibilities of this position is to package string cheese, palletize boxes, and operate packaging equipment.


AM - String Operator – FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently looking to fill one full-time position available in our String Department on first shift. This shift works M-F with the occasional Saturday, 10:00am until the work is complete, usually 8-10 hour shift. The right person for this position thrives in a fast pace environment, is goal oriented, and works well as part of a team. The main responsibilities of this position are to package string cheese, package string whips, palletize boxes, operate packaging equipment, and sanitation.


PM - Loaf Packer - FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently accepting applications for the position of Loaf Packer. This is a full time position that offers an excellent benefits package and a very competitive wage. This position is responsible for boxing/weighing/stacking/palletizing cheese, monitoring the machinery and ensuring quality of the product, and setting up/breaking down machines daily. This job requires steady standing, lifting, and stretching. It also requires frequent lifting and carrying of 50lbs. Employee must be able to work as part of a team in a very fast paced work environment, be 18 years of age or older, and be available to work during the week and weekend. Shifts are 6:00pm - 6:00am (or whenever work is complete)scheduled 4 days a week.


PM - Shred Operator - FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Shred Operator for the night crew. This shift works M-F with the occasional Saturday, 3:00pm until the work is complete, usually 8-10 hour shifts.

This position performs functions for the Shred department to include shredding, packaging, boxing and palletizing cheese. The PM crew is largely focused on maintaining cleanliness and sanitation of the shred room and performing daily clean up duties. Physical demands include frequently lifting 30 pounds, pushing/pulling/stacking up to 30 pounds, standing on feet for entire shift, repetitive use of hands, and ability to work in a cool, damp climate. Must be able to work as part of a team in a changing work environment.


Cheesemaker Supervisor - FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is looking for a Cheesemaker with the skills to make the highest quality cheeses as well as be a strong leader who can guide the Makeroom employees and all processes daily. Burnett Dairy Cooperative specializes in soft Italian cheese (provolone and mozzarella) as well as artisan American cheddars of the highest quality. Founded in 1896, the company employs approximately 225 associates and processes 1 million pounds of milk per day running a continuous three shift operation.

This position would be responsible for directing the cheese making process to assure product quality, crew safety, and efficiency. This includes production scheduling, quality control, knowledge of all machinery, coordination of staff schedules, and department productivity. The Cheesemaker Supervisor is responsible for cleanliness and sanitation of the department and the accurate recording of all production information. The right person for this position would have excellent communication skills, a good sense of team, a strong ability to lead, a passion for the cheese industry, and the ability to function in an active and demanding work environment.

Having a current WI Cheesemaker’s License is required; being a Master Cheesemaker is preferred. Pay is dependent on education and experience.

Applications are available online (see below) or you can apply for this position at: Burnett Dairy office, 11631 State Road 70 Grantsburg, WI 54840 or send your resume to jobs@burnettdairy.com

Physical and Drug Tests Required for all Positions

EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Additional questions? Call Alison Hoefs at 715-689-2000 or Jackie Schommer or 715-689-2012.

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