Seasonal Cheese Packager I

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  • Hull, IA


The Cheese Packager I – Hull is responsible for packaging cheese products in a safe and efficient manner; ensuring compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and safe work practices. Cheese Packagers rotate duties within the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a general knowledge of the cheese production process and procedures.
  • Ensure that all products are packaged in the proper bag, proper box, and proper label with the proper manufacturing date, vat number and any other necessary information.
  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed and passed on to the cheese supervisor properly and timely.
  • Facilitate quality assurance tests such as scale checks and metal detector checks.
  • Work with the packaging team to ensure proper sanitation of all packaging room equipment and conveyors.
  • Work with the maintenance team to facilitate necessary preventative maintenance of packaging equipment.
  • Assist in coordinating cooler organization and maintaining the cooler in good condition.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate a forklift.
  • Understand and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Safety ProtocolStop any observed unsafe acts and obey facility safety rules and procedures.
  • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.Support safety policies and programs.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.


Education Required:

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience Required:

No experience required; in-house training provided.
Experience in a dairy or manufacturing environment preferred.

Certification/Licensure Required:

Forklift Certification; in-house training for certification provided.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to read, understand, and follow documents and procedures (GLP, SOP, SDS, GMP, test procedures, and HACCP).
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Ability to follow written, verbal and diagrammatic instructions; complete simple checklists and complete required documentation.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with managers and colleagues.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.
  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.

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