2nd Shift Grinder Helper

Date: Aug 28, 2023

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Grinder Helper facilitates the Grinder in maintaining the proper blend of cheese product.

Job Responsibilities

  • Read blend sheets and follows instructions that may be given on the blend sheets to standardize blender.
  • Scrape any mold found on cheese and deposits mold in detained product tubs.
  • Practices good housekeeping of work areas and grinder office.
  • Help Slurry and Slurry helps Grinders and other co-workers when they are available.
  • Fill out all paperwork completely and correctly including name, production line number and products ran. 
  • Sanitize lines at start up.
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be legally authorized to work for a company in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Previous manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to read production schedule and plan and organize workday.
  • Self-motivated and can work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to operate a handheld computer/scanner.
  • Ability to operate various Powered Industrial Trucks.
  • Ability to manage time and organize work.
  • Ability to follow instructions and proper work procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with co-workers and management.
  • Good communication skills: verbal and written.

Working Conditions

• Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.
• Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder and pushing/pulling/carrying.
• Product weight: up to 50 lbs.
• Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with average temperature of 50-60 degrees F.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona