Gossner Foods, Inc.
  • Heyburn, ID, USA
  • 16.50-19.25 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive hourly rates and a rich benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, 401k, FSA, quarterly bonus and employee discounts

Gossner Foods is a growing family business with three locations across the western United States. With a combined 120 years of cheese making experience, state of the art equipment, and a team of dedicated employees; Gossner Foods is a leader in the dairy industry. What began as a strictly Swiss cheese plant, has expanded until now over 30 varieties of cheeses, and also UHT (Ultra High Temperature) shelf stable milk in a variety of flavors.

Muenster Operator - Day Shift

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for filling cheese molds to the correct levels with specialized equipment.
  • Operator will work at a rapid and sustained pace as each cheese mold is filled, flipped, and moved around.
  • Responsible for removing the block of cheese from the mold without deforming or tearing the block.
  • Operator will correctly dye each block of cheese to the proper color before placing the blocks on racks to drain.
  • Responsible for sanitation in the cheese making and packaging areas by following a specific list for cleanliness and sanitation.
  • Responsible for correctly numbering and labeling the cheese blocks as they come through the Muenster packaging line after bagging and sealing.
  • Responsible for making sure that the blocks are correctly numbered and stacked as they are placed on pallets for shipment.
  • Conduct product checks as required using specific paperwork and checklists.
  • Pull cheese samples and correctly label product for testing.


  • High School diploma or GED preferred but not required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Demonstrate ability to read, write and speak in English.
  • Must be able to able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis. Will be required to lift up to 100 lbs. occasionally.
  • The individual must be able to work on a team in a team oriented environment.
  • The employee will receive job specific training needed to succeed in this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2+ years experience in manufacturing environment or production.


  • Day Shift, Monday to Friday 5:30 am to 3:30 pm


  • Training pay starts at $16.50/Hour with a potential to reach $19.25/Hour after meeting all skill levels.


  • Health dental, Vision, HSA with employer match up to $1,000K
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday pay incentives
  • Weekend +$2.50 / hr.
  • 401 k match
  • Quarterly bonuses

Gossner Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We want applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws."

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