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Cheese Plant Operator

Elwood Staffing Tempe, AZ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Cheese Plant Operator

Pay: $18.00 /hour

Does working for a dairy co-op owned by local dairy farmers sound like a fit? Look no further!

Company Profile

A milk marketing cooperative owned by Arizona dairy families.

What's in it for you?

Weekly Pay

Monday to Friday Schedule

2pm to 10:30pm

$16 to $18 depending on experience

Elwood Staffing associates are eligible for a comprehensive and competitive benefits package plus an exclusive savings program, including:

  • Medical/Vision/Dental/Rx plans
  • Holiday Pay
  • Teladoc (online care)
  • Referral Bonus Incentive
  • And More!

Cheese Plant Operator Details:

• Performs blue cheese packaging

• Operation of dewheying conveyor for placement of blue cheese curd into cheese hoops

• Position filled cheese hoops into and out of cheese hoop flipper table

• Place and stack flipped cheese hoops onto whey drain tables • Properly position and identify filled cheese hoops on to whey drain tables 

• Unload bulk blue cheese slabs from all blue cheese hoops. • Perform blue cheese brining of vats, including preparation of fresh salt brine. 

Cheese Plant Operator Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or Educational Equivalent

• Requires ability to walk and stand for 10-12 hours at a time.

• Requires ability to stoop, bend, reach, lift and carry items up to 45lbs frequently for extended periods of time.

• Requires ability to safely operate equipment. • Requires ability to stoop, bend, reach, lift and carry items between 20 and 55lbs often.

• Requires ability to push and pull items occasionally in excess of 55lbs.

• Requires ability to work in confined spaces frequently.

• Requires ability to work in varying extreme hot, cold, and wet temperatures and conditions.

• Requires ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals.

• Requires ability to occasionally pushing and/or pulling items from 100lb to 300lbs with assistance occasionally


  • Applicant may be subject to a background check
  • Pre-employment drug screen is required as a condition of employment

*A conviction record will not necessarily prevent you from being employed. You will be required to complete and submit a questionnaire. We will consider your age at the time of the offense, when the offense occurred, the seriousness and the nature of the offense, as well as any rehabilitation to determine your employability.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and celebrate diversity at all levels of our organization.


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