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


Are you looking for a position where your role has an impact on the community around you?!?  Burnett Dairy Cooperative can offer you just that opportunity!  Owned by the farmers right here in our local communities, Burnett Dairy offers numerous career options with a wide variety of responsibilities, working schedules, and growth opportunities with our 2 locations.  Some positions include cheese production positions helping to create award winning cheese, CDL drivers working closely with our farmers, and retail store clerks making someone’s day better on a every shift!  Join a successful 'farm to fork' cooperative where your contributions make a difference and there is always an opportunity for growth and advancement!

If this sounds like a team and company you’d like to be a part of, please review these opportunities below and along with the information on how to apply.  

In addition to competitive wages, an excellent work environment, and a company history of stability and security, 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 and Sick Time after 60 days
  • Paid Holidays (including your birthday!)
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts (up to 25%!)

Not all benefits are available for part-time employees.

Current Openings at our Grantsburg location:

Production Opportunities

Makeroom Operator AM Shift

The Makeroom is a very important piece of Burnett Dairy Cooperative, so we're looking for reliable and hardworking people that have a passion to succeed and exceed, and the desire to learn and grow within our company.  The Makeroom is where the 'magic' of cheesemaking occurs, and as Makeroom Operator you will be responsible for monitoring the cheese making process, taking temps of cooker, Ph and acid levels of cheese, operating machinery, and sanitation.  Must be able to lift up to 65lbs, be self-motivated, work well with little direction and work in hot, humid, damp work environment.  The Makeroom Operator works 7a-7p on a rotational schedule of 2 days on 2 days off, 3 days on 2 days off (which includes every other weekend off).  If you are diligent and thorough in your work, are self-motivated, have a positive attitude, and are willing to learn, please apply today!  

Retail Opportunities

Bistro and Cheese Store Clerks (Full & Part-time)

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently hiring Bistro and Cheese Store workers. The right person for these positions is prompt, efficient, courteous, and above all has excellent customer service skills. Job duties include, but are not limited to: cashiering, stocking shelves and coolers, maintaining a clean and sanitary work area, and helping customers with their transactions. To be qualified for this position, a person must be comfortable using a computer, be able to collect money and make change, be comfortable working with food products, and demonstrate excellent customer service skills. This job requires constant standing, infrequent lifting of up to 50 pounds, and the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced, pleasant work environment. Similar clerk experience preferred. Schedule includes: days, evenings, and weekends with hours ranging from 7:45am-7:30pm.  The hourly rate of pay for a part-time employee is $12, and full-time is $15.  Cheese apply today for these GRATE (get it???) positions!  

Skilled/Technical Opportunities

Production Supervisor-AM Makeroom 

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Makeroom Production Supervisor for the AM Shift.  This position is responsible for directing the cheese making process to ensure product quality, crew safety, and production efficiencies are being met.  Other duties and responsibilities include; production scheduling, quality control, knowledge of all machinery, coordination of staff schedules, training, coaching and department productivity.  Must be mobile and able to direct a team in a changing work environment.  This is a working supervisor position so working on the production floor is required.  The job requirements for this position include the capability to lift/push/pull/stack up to 60 lbs., stand on feet for long periods of time, and have the ability to be a licensed forklift operator.  This Production Supervisor role is on a rotational schedule of 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on 2 days off, working every other weekend from the hours of 7:00a-7:00p.  To be successful as a supervisor, we're looking for candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to motivate people, assess and develop employee skills and provide effective leadership for growth and development.

Agronomy and Co-op Opportunities

Custom Spray Applicators (Part-time/Seasonal)

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is proud to supply local farmers and customers with services and expertise to meet their needs.  For this agronomy season, we are currently recruiting eager, and ambitious custom spray applicators to operate and maintain state-of-the-art agricultural equipment that’s easy to learn and safe to drive.  The schedule for these positions depends on the weather, so having a flexible work schedule is preferred.  To be considered for these positions, we’re looking for applicants with both a Class B License and Commercial Chemical Applicators License.  Don’t have either?  We’ll help you get them!  At Burnett Dairy Cooperative, our employees are the key to our success, and we take pride in supporting our employees by offering a competitive starting wage, bonus potential, and the opportunity to learn and grow. 

Current Openings at our Cady Cheese location in Wilson, WI:

Maintenance Technician (PM Shift)  

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes. This position performs multiple maintenance duties within the factory and grounds. Employees are required to perform maintenance and repair on machinery, as well as, welding, electrical, fabricating and mechanical duties. Preferred candidates should have 

  • Technical degree or equivalent in electrical, mechanical, hydraulics and pneumatics maintenance
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), PLC programming and computer operation
  • Knowledgeable in fabrication and welding
  • Knowledgeable of electronics and trouble-shooting of electronics
  • Two years of maintenance and/or maintaining food service equipment
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations, lock out/tag out procedures, and confined space

Applicants must be reliable and able to troubleshoot and work independently in a fast-paced working environment. The schedule for this position is on a rotational schedule of 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on 2 days off, working every other weekend from the hours of 6:00p-6:00a.  Overtime and alternate days maybe required based on workload. If you are diligent and thorough in your work, are self-motivated, have a positive attitude, and possess the skills we require to be successful in this position, please apply today!  

Apply Today:

Burnett Dairy Cooperative Employment Application

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Burnett Dairy Cooperative Driver Application

To apply at our Grantsburg location, please complete the job application by clicking on the link above.  You may email your application and/or resume to, or call Sara Trojanowski at 715.689.2010 or Becky Popp at 715.689.2005 for more information. 

To apply at our Cady Location: please complete the please complete the job application by clicking on the link above.  You may email your application and/or resume to or call Jill Filkins at 715.689.4403 for more information.