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    American Cheese Society Classifieds

    Do you have a job opening? Equipment for sale?

    ACS allows for classified ads to be posted for 30 days starting at $25 for ACS members or $35 for non-members.  Your ad will be viewable to a targeted audience of ACS members, as well as other industry members and the general public who visit this website daily. For an additional $5, you can include your company logo or a photo of the equipment you’re selling.   If you desire to have your ad placed longer than 90 days, please contact the ACS office at 720-328-2788.

    Fisher’s Cheese and Wine is hiring!

    Fisher’s Cheese & Wine is a cheese shop and cafe opening in Larkspur, CA in May 2017. We’re an experienced team with a successful business in The Cheese School of San Francisco. We’re a cheese-obsessed, hard-working, fun-loving bunch who care passionately about doing work we’re proud of and helping each other succeed.

    Available positions:
    Cheesemonger & Server – Full and part time
    Kitchen crew – Full and part time

    For more details please visit the “join our team” section on our website: fisherscheese.com

    How to apply: Email a comprehensive cover letter and resume outlining your experience to jobs (at) fisherscheese (dot) com. Applications with no cover letter will not be considered.

         

    Looking for an Experienced Cheesemonger

    Responsibilities:
    -Supervise the day to day operation of the Cheese Department in our Retail Store and our Wholesale department/Warehouse, working closely with the warehouse manager.
    -Order products, from vendors minimizing overstock.
    -Check invoice and deliveries for accuracy.
    -Ensure and meets OSHA, FDA, USDA, Agriculture and Health Department Guidelines.
    -Rotate, inspect Products and stocks on a daily basis to ensure freshness and quality.
    -Check price and codes for products and communicate with Department Manager of any and all exceptions.
    -Maintain accurate product knowledge of new Items.
    -Assist sale staff with Product knowledge on sales calls to ensure increase of sales.

    Qualifications:
    -Experience in Cheese Sales.
    -Be able to give exceptional Customer Service.
    -Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
    -Able to communicate clearly in English verbally and in writing.
    -Be able to organize and prioritize work.
    -Must be able to assist other departments when needed.
    -Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, evenings, weekends.
    -Must be able to train and do educational classes for Chefs and customers.

    For 17 years, MGP Specialty Food has strived to be the best in quality, variety, value and innovation. Now we have brought the same attitude to the retail level with CuReD & wHeY.

    However, no aspect of MGP Specialty Food/ CuReD & wHeY is more important than the employees we hire. MGP Specialty Food/ CuReD & wHeY employees represent us and the quality standards our company has set, providing the highest quality of service and professionalism that our customers expect in both Whole sale and now Retail alike.

    Interested applicants should message [email protected]

    Assistant Cheesemaker

    Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese is a 300 acre Dairy Farm and farmstead cheese operation in Kentucky, milking 120 cows and making and aging cheese on-site. We provide specialty cheeses to the national market with a regional focus. This is an opportunity to be part of a business that helps to sustain a family farm.

    We are looking for an Assistant Cheesemaker to become part of a team of hardworking, motivated individuals in a fast-paced and physical working and learning environment. While our footprint is large, our team is relatively small and everyone on our team is required to wear many hats, work long (and sometimes odd) hours, and be flexible. The reward is making great product alongside a great team, and above all receiving an experiential education about how a small but thriving cheese business operates.

    Operate directly under:  Creamery Supervisor

    Main Tasks:
    Cleaning and sanitizing equipment (this is the majority of cheese-making!)
    Working in the vat
    Taking measurements
    Cleaning!
    Salting and flipping large wheels of cheese and placing in/taking out of moulds
    Waxing cheese
    Cleaning!
    Brushing/polycoating cheese
    Maintaining supplies
    Cleaning!

    Secondary tasks:
    Helping in Aging caves
    Helping in shipping/packaging

    Requirements:
    Must be able to lift 50 lbs
    Must be able to work in a hot and humid environment
    Must be able to work in a refrigerated environment
    Cheese making experience is a plus and will affect pay but is not required
    Passion for Cheese is a plus but not required
    Computer literacy

    Expect to work 40-50 hours per week.

    Expect a negotiated hourly wage to start with a goal to move to salaried structure

    Housing:
    We have housing on site available for the first 6 months of your position.  This can be part of the package offered to you if you are hired.

    We are in a very beautiful remote area.   How remote?   Just do a google maps search of “42123”
    -1.25 hrs from Nashville, TN
    -2 hrs from Louisville, KY
    -40 min from Bowling Green, KY

    Please send a resume and a statement letting us know why you are interested to:
    Van (at) kennyscheese (dot) com.

    Tomales Bay Foods/Cowgirl Creamery is hiring an inside sales person for our wholesale department.

    We are a passionate group of food loving individuals who thrive on finding the perfect cheese for our customers, be they wineries, restaurants, retail shops or caterers. We are looking for lovers of cheese who have experience in sales. If you have retail or wholesale experience and are looking your next opportunity, consider joining our dynamite team!

    Position Summary:
    A Tomales Bay Foods Sales Team Member builds sales for our producer partners by pairing artisan products to the needs of our customers. Additional job duties include participating in educational seminars and open houses, product management and frequent tastings. Our work is done from our warehouse and offices in Petaluma, California.

    Criteria:

    • Our ideal candidate loves cheese, has a great attitude, values being part of a team, and enjoys working in fast paced environments.
    • Competencies with Quick Books, Google Drive, and multitasking a plus.
    • This is a fantastic opportunity anyone interested in the cheese world who wants to grow within the industry.

    This is a full-time position, schedule M – F 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. We offer health and dental insurance, 401K, paid time off, sick pay and a 25% discount on cheese!

    If you are interested in joining our food loving team, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references.

    Click here to apply: http://www.proven.com/jobs/view/29255

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Assistant Cheesemaker

    Briar Rose Creamery is growing! We’re a small, family-owned, goat cheese producer near Portland, Oregon, hand-crafting award-winning goat cheese since 2010. We are looking for another Assistant Cheesemaker to join us and work with Cheesemaking Team. We want someone who is passionate for the craft and excited by the science behind cheesemaking. If you love working hard and seeing the results of your labors, this is your dream job.

    No dairy animals here, we just make cheese.

    The ideal candidate will be an integral part of our tight-knit cheesemaking team. He or she will gain hands-on experience in each step of Briar Rose Creamery’s cheesemaking process, from milk to market. This job is 30 to 40+ hours, four days a week, including Saturdays. There is room for growth for the right candidate.

    Qualifications:
    • Cheesemaking experience is huge, but will train the right person.
    • Perform repetitive job duties calmly, efficiently, with a positive, take charge attitude.
    • Quick thinking, self-starter, with an eagerness to learn and a keen eye for details.
    • Must have good upper-body strength, must be able to lift 50+ pounds.
    • Able to perform simple mathematical calculations.
    • Can stand on his/her feet for hours at a time.
    • Able to frequently reach above and below shoulder level, stoop and squat.
    • Must have reliable transportation.
    • Kitchen/bakery, and food preparation experience is a plus.

    Job Requirements:
    • Safely make a variety of fresh and aged goat cheeses and age them to maturity.
    • Handle milk, stir, scoop, and transform it into cheese according to prescribed procedures.
    • Clean all equipment including hoses, pumps (disassemble and reassemble), molds, gaskets, valves, clamps, shelves, carts, tanks, buckets, filters, etc.
    • Monitor and attend to cheeses during the aging period.
    • Understand and follow state and federal cheesemaking requirements and regulations including milk testing and required pasteurizer operator licensing exam (we’ll train you.)
    • Assist with product traceability and our HACCP-based food safety program.
    • Cheesemaking is 75% cleaning. Clean floors, walls, and equipment every day.
    • Light office work with Quickbooks, invoicing customers, taking orders.
    • Interact with wholesale and retail customers.
    • Maintain inventory of ingredients, cleaning supplies, packaging.
    • Deliver to customers occasionally.

    This is a physically demanding, fast-paced job. Tasks include learning all aspects of our cheesemaking process and leading the production of cheese on occasion, packaging and wrapping fresh and aged cheese, working in cold cheese cellars, rotating refrigerated stocks, occasional deliveries, and doing dishes. Our creamery has a small farm store and everyone helps sell cheese on weekends. Some days are long but we like to have fun while making cheese.

    The cheese is made at Briar Rose Creamery’s cheesemaking facility outside of Dundee, 27 miles and one hour southwest of the vibrant food scene in Portland, Oregon. The creamery is in the hills above the northwestern edge of the Willamette Valley, surrounded by vineyards, forests, orchards, and family farms.

    Hourly compensation depends on experience.

    Sound like your dream job? Ready to make some amazing cheese?
    Please send us a PDF of your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Tell us about yourself, your job history, why you want to make great goat cheese, and tell us about your favorite cheese to eat!

    We look forward to hearing from you.

    Looking for Cheese/Ice Cream Maker

    Small farmstead facility completed in NW Oregon. All new well laid out operation, licensed and ready to go.

    Now looking for YOU, our cheese & ice cream maker.

    Come and help us write the next chapter of our 5th generation century farm family .
    Bring your experience,enthusiasm & desire, to see how together we can realize our mutual ambitions.

    Contact [email protected]

    Assistant Cheesemaker

    The Assistant Cheesemaker will assist the Cheesemaker with all production of Deer Valley Resort specialty cheeses. This is a year-round, full-time position.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    Cleaning and sanitizing all equipment
    Follow recipes
    Use pH meter and other technical equipment
    Record-keeping
    Cut and wrap cheeses
    Prepare cheeses for distribution
    Cleaning and more cleaning
    Participate in on and off-site tastings and demos
    Knowledge in affinage a +

    Specific Job Requirements:
    Prefer one year of cheesemaking experience
    Detail oriented
    Dependable
    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
    Ability to safely handle acid and cleaning chemicals
    Ability to work long shifts while standing
    Flexible schedule required, including weekends and holidays
    Ability to work independently as well as be part of a team

    Interested applicants should message [email protected]

    Cheesemaking Assistant

    Uplands Cheese is a family-run dairy farm and cheesemaking operation in Dodgeville, Wisconsin. From May through November, we rotationally graze 150 cows and make two cheeses: Pleasant Ridge Reserve and Rush Creek Reserve. Learn more about our farm and our cheeses at UplandsCheese.com.

    We are now hiring several new members of our cheesemaking team. These seasonal hires will join us for the May-November season, when our six-person team shares in all aspects of making and aging our cheese.

    Experience is not necessary, but enthusiasm for physical work in a detail-oriented environment is a must. We work closely together, hold each other to high standards and have a good time doing it. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in cheesemaking to gain experience with a small, professional and supportive family business.

    Expect to work 35-45 hours a week, over the course of 5 days, and to be paid $15+/hr with a season-ending bonus. Past employees have saved thousands of dollars over the course of the season. Housing is not provided and a car is necessary.

    Please contact Andy at [email protected] or 608-935-5558.

    Cheesemonger

    Draeger’s Supermarkets Inc
    Looking for an experienced Cheese monger.
    -Supervise the day to day operation of the Cheese Department in one of our Stores.
    -Order products, from vendors minimizing overstock.
    -Check invoice and deliveries for accuracy.
    -Ensure the department meets OSHA and Health Department Guidelines.
    -Rotate and inspect Products on a daily basis to ensure freshness and quality.
    -Check price and codes for products and communicate with Department Manager of any and all exceptions.
    -Maintain accurate product knowledge of new Items.
    -Be able to up sale other Products as to ensure increase of sales.

    Qualifications:
    -Experience in Cheese Retail Sales.
    -Be able to give exceptional Customer Service.
    -Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
    -Able to communicate clearly in English verbally and in writing.
    -Be able to organize and prioritize work.
    -Must be able to assist other departments when needed.
    -Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

    For generations, Draeger’s has strived to be the best in quality, variety and value. However, no aspect of Draeger’s is more important than the employees we hire. Draeger’s employees are ambassadors for the company, providing the highest quality of service and professionalism that our customers have come to expect.

    Draeger’s provides a distinctive selection of the highest quality products through an engaged and knowledgeable staff that creates an exceptional customer experience.

    Interested applicants should message [email protected]

    Artisanal Cheesemaking Equipment For Sale

    We have retired from the world of cheesemaking here on beautiful Vancouver Island.
    Sold the farm last year and brought the equipment with us. We have everything you would need to start up your own smaller cheese making facility, including:

    Vats
    Cheese forms….
    Tables
    Dishwasher
    Incubator
    Shelves
    Stainless tools
    Etc…

    Please check out our Facebook page, The Creamery at Cheese Pointe Farm.
    You will be able to look at what we have. Ideally, we would love to sell it all at once but anything is possible. We are in Canada on the west coast. Remember, if you are in the United States your dollar has more buying power due to the exchange. Contact us for more details!