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Agropur, Inc. Cheese Packager II - Starting Pay: $17.79/hr in Le Sueur, Minnesota

Job Type:Regular Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You too can join the Agropur family! Double Time on Sundays PLUS $1.50 shift differential Double Time on Sundays PLUS $1.50 shift differential 5:00pm - 5:00am with a 2 on 2 off 3 on 2 off schedule. What this role is all about: We are looking for a Cheese Packager II in our Le Sueur, MN location. The Cheese Packager II is responsible for the packaging of product while following safety and quality requirements. Operate and monitor packaging and casing. Safe operation, sanitation, and maintenance of equipment. Monitor the complete process for safety, efficiency, and quality. Maintain the packaging room, casing room, brine room and dry storage in a clean and sanitary fashion. Keep the area in a clean and sanitary fashion. Responsible to adhere to quality system requirements. Follows procedure and work instructions set forth through SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules. Understanding of and compliance with all Quality Assurance policies, and immediate reporting of any potential food safety issues to management. 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. The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications): No experience required; on-the-job training provided. The Extras (Preferred Qualifications): High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Minimum one (1) year of related experience preferred. What we offer you: Agropur offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial and emotional health to include the following: Health, Dental and Vision options Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts Company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability 401(k) Retirement Plan with a 4% company match Tuition Reimbursement Program Health and Wellness Programs to include Wellness Incentives and Employee Assistance Program Opportunities for discretionary bonus' and discretionary 401(k) contributions based on Company financial performance. Paid Time Off Program, Holiday Pay and Bereavement An environment that upholds our five core values: Boldness, Collaboration, Communication, Excellence and Integrity Opportunities for advancement Training programs Employee Referral Program Community Involvement The Location: Le Sueur: Our presence in Le Sueur, MN, consists of the following locations; Le Sueur Cheese, The Friendly Confines Cheese Shoppe, Le Sueur Ingredients, Le Sueur Protein Research Center, and Le Sueur Business Office. These locations produce various types of cheeses, such as; parmesan, romano, asiago, gouda, muenster, Monterey Jack, and cheddar. They also run various whey streams, such as; whey protein isolate (WPI), whey protein concentrate 34 (WPC 34), whey protein concentrate 80 (WPC 80), and both pharma and food-grade lactose. Le Sueur, MN, was the original home of the Jolly Green Giant. This small town provides a safe, friendly atmosphere with great neighborhoods and affordable housing while maintaining several large businesses. Le Sueur is on the Minnesota River and The National Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway passes right by town. You can also visit the Le Sueur Chamber site for more information on local events. AA/EEO - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity