Bulk Milk Assistant in Novi MI

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Michigan Milk Producers Association
Bulk Milk Assistant
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Novi MI
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Job Types:
Administrative Assistant
Who are we?

Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA), established in 1916, is a member owned and operated dairy cooperative. MMPA serves approximately 1,600 dairy farmer members in Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio. The dairy cooperative, the 10th largest in the U.S., employs approximately 320 people in four states.

MMPA markets nearly 5 billion pounds of milk annually to fluid milk customers and food ingredient manufacturers. MMPA operates two manufacturing plants in Ovid and Constantine, Michigan and a cheese plant in Middlebury, Indiana. Products made at the Michigan plants include butter, ultra-filtered milk, powdered milk, cream and condensed skim milk. These products are sold to a wide range of food manufacturers who make end-use products such as candy, ice cream, pudding, baked goods, cheese and yogurt.


  • Enter daily producer milk manifests
  • Resolve weight sheet discrepancies with customer
  • Confirm daily weights with customers
  • Confirm producer pounds are accounted for in producer edit reports
  • Complete daily report reconciliation
  • Identify production gaps and follow up with dispatch on missing weight sheets
  • Interface daily with outside customers on weight sheets
  • Confirm advance and month end check out reports with dairy customers
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year program; three to four years of relevant work experience. This experience could be in a combination of disciplines such as bookkeeping, inside sales, dispatch, customer service, or data-entry or equivalent combination of education experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, strong PC skills including proficiency in excel is necessary
  • Strong planning, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve discrepancies
  • Demonstrated initiative and desire to learn about the dairy industry
  • Aptitude for gaining knowledge
  • Ability to foster knowledge exchange within and with other departments
  • Collaborative communication approach
  • Utilize sound judgment Personal Skills/Attributes needed:
  • Committed to achieve our mission
  • Shows interest to learn and share from others
  • Learns and interacts positively with the environment
  • Shows passion for growth and development within a team

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the responsibilities.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of responsibilities that are required of the role. Responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

MMPA provides the opportunity for meaningful work that makes a difference in the dairy industry and in our communities. The diverse talents and perspectives of our employees help us to meet the needs of our member farms and the customers we serve.
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