Cheese Grating Operator II in Jerome ID

Agropur Inc
Cheese Grating Operator II
Job ID: 
Jerome ID
Not Specified
Not Specified
Job Types:
Production Worker
For Current Agropur Employees: Please apply for this job through the Career application of your Workday Home Page.

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!

Job Summary:

The Cheese Grating Operator II is responsible for the production processes in Cheese Grating.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Safely and efficiently remove cheese from barrels for rework; removing plastic liner on cheese blocks.
  • Inspect product for any damage and foreign material according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Cut and trim all cheese products on samples and barrels.
  • Maintain the harps for the Cuber.
  • Learn and participate in the Viso cleaning procedures.
  • Safely and efficiently hand stack finished and packaged goods onto pallets.
  • Verify that each case has the correct case information and LOT code.
  • Understand and adhere to all Quality Assurance policies; immediately reporting any potential food safety issues to management.
  • Safely and efficiently operate a forklift and motorized pallet jack.
  • Learn and operate the bagger.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • May involve the operation of a Critical Control Point as determined by the plant HACCP/Food Safety Plans.
  • Understand and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Safety Protocol
    • Stop 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:
  • Minimum one (1) year food manufacturing experience required.

Certification/Licensure Required:
  • Forklift and Pallet Jack Certification; in-house training and certification provided.

Skills Required:
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with managers and colleagues.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, adapt to a changing environment quickly, and think independently.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to follow written, verbal and diagrammatic instructions; complete simple checklists and complete required documentation.
  • Ability to solve problems by adapting knowledge and experience.
  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.

AA/EEO - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Apply Now
Name and email are optional and not part of your application. It will be used solely by to send you new job alerts.
By continuing you agree to's Terms of Service
Red Alert COVID-19 resources.