Lead Cheesemaker in Adams MA

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KCO Resource Management
Lead Cheesemaker
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Adams MA
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Job Types:
Cheesemaker, Production Supervision, Production Worker
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Lead Cheesemaker

Reports to: Owner

We are working with a 100% solar powered dairy farm in the Hudson Valley, NY that is looking for a Lead Cheesemaker. This role will be responsible for product inventory, record keeping and ingredient management to name a few. The Cheesemaker will have a full time assistant as well. Creativity is encouraged!



  • Lead in the production of cheese
  • Act to consistently improve processes
  • Be a leader in developing new cheeses
  • Track ingredient usage
  • Keep accurate food safety records
  • Ensure adherence to GMP’s
  • Stay up to date on FSMA
  • Responsible for ensuring all proper procedures are followed in cleaning, sanitizing, pasteurizing, product storage, processing, scheduling and accounting of daily production volume.
  • Promote team work and a positive work culture
  • Responsible for reporting production deficiencies, food safety issues and quality issues



  • A college degree in a related field (Dairy Science or Food) is preferred but not required
  • 3+ years of cheese making experience is ideal
  • Must have a proven track record of cheese making and being able to work as a single contributor
  • Ability to problem solve and be proactive
  • Must be familiar GMP’s, food safety procedures and FSMA
  • Must be able to lift at least 45lbs repeatedly
  • Must be creative and passionate about cheese making
  • Strong communication skills



*Strong Salary/ Health Insurance/offer housing on the farm if needed – use of the land for farming is also available


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