Cheesemaker Job Description Sample
Assistant Cheesemaker - Petaluma
We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working individuals to join our Cheesemaking Team at Cowgirl Creamery! Is this you?
Assistant Cheesemakers help with the daily cheese making process and ensure we are making safe, tasty cheese. We work in compliance with food safety policies and local and federal regulations.
In this role you will assist the Lead Cheesemaker in meeting daily production goals and keeping the creamery clean and orderly. The position is dynamic and requires physical work.
Primary Creamery Duties:
•Scooping, shaping, and brining cheese
•Working in our cheese aging rooms turning and caring for cheese
•Cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils (We have lots of stainless steel equipment and it sparkles!)Physical
•Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lb frequently, and to lift and carry up to 10 lb continuously.
•Ability to frequently reach above and below shoulder level, stoop and squat.
•Ability to work safely in variable temperature environments.
•Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.We're looking for individuals who are reliable, efficient, have good communication skills, a positive attitude and loves cheese. This is an opportunity to be a part of a fantastic company whose roots are deep in the industry and whose growth has no limit. We will train the right person!
Compensation & Benefits:
•This is an hourly, full-time position. Starting wage is $14.00/hr DOE
•We offer health and dental insurance, 401K, sick pay, paid time off and a discount on cheese
Want be part of our fun, exciting, cheese loving team? Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two references.
We look forward to hearing from you!
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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