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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!
Who we are:
We are an employee-focused organization that promotes from within and are looking for enthusiastic, team-oriented employees to join our growing team. Founded in 1938, Agropur is a top 20 global dairy processor. In addition to being one of the largest award-winning cheese manufacturers, Agropur is a leader in high quality and diverse nutritional whey proteins. Agropur's 10 US-based, SQF Certified plants are behind some of the most prominent food, beverage, and nutrition brands in the industry. Vertically integrated by design, Agropur provides future-forward solutions in the areas of cheese, ingredients, beverages, and custom contract manufacturing services. "Better Dairy. Better World." www.agropur.com
What this role is all about:
We are looking for a Dryer Operator position in Lake Norden, S.D. location.
The Dryer Operator is responsible for operating the Whey Permeate/Protein dryer and Custom dryer; ensuring optimum daily performance, quality permeate, protein and Custom powder production.
The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Minimum four (4) years of experience in a related field required
What we offer you:
Agropur offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial and emotional health to include the following:
Health, Dental and Vision options
Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
Company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability
401(k) Retirement Plan with a 4% company match
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Health and Wellness Programs to include Wellness Incentives and Employee Assistance Program
Opportunities for discretionary bonus' and discretionary 401(k) contributions based on Company financial performance.
Paid Time Off Program, Holiday Pay and Bereavement
An environment that upholds our five core values: Boldness, Collaboration, Communication, Excellence and Integrity
Opportunities for advancement
Employee Referral Program
Our Lake Norden, SD, plant is home to approximately 360 employees and boasts a brand new, state of the art cheese and whey facility. We produce mozzarella, provolone, parmesan, romano, asiago, and Monterey Jack cheeses as well as various whey streams.
The Lake Norden, SD, area is known for its beautiful lakes and outdoor activities. There are both small and large towns within the area with great schools and healthcare. You can also visit the Watertown Chamber site www.watertownsd.com for more information on local events.
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