Production Line Attendant – 3rd shift

Saputo Cheese

Franklin, WI

At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We’re a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence. Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we’ve grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter–from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.

The Production Line Attendant in Franklin WI will be a key stakeholder for a new 340,000 square foot conversion facility that is slated to open in 2023 and will play an integral part of Saputo’s strategy to optimize its cheese network in North America. Saputo has a strong history in Wisconsin and are proud to be expanding our footprint in this area.

As a Production Attendant you will prepare packaging in accordance with customer specifications, company policy, and GMP’s. You are also responsible for maintaining accurate records, adhering to all safety measures, and the efficiency of the cheese packaging process.

How You Will Make Contributions That Matter:

  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures including but not limited to, GMP, SOP, HACCP, SSOP, and H&S.

  • Efficiently package cheese into desired packaging material. Identify and communicate any out-of-spec product conditions; follow the established notification protocol.

  • Assist in the set-up of the packaging process, to include machinery, date code printers, computers, product labels, proper vat selection, added ingredients, etc.

  • Quality checks to assure product is packaged according to customer specifications on production sheet (price/date/label/packaging).

  • Ability to read and comprehend production worksheets.

  • Keep work area neat, clean, and organized at all times.

  • Make productive use of down time.

  • Attends various mandatory safety and departmental meetings.

  • Able to rotate into all positions on the line.

  • Box and palletize boxes according to instructions: ensuring accurate counts and proper identification.

  • Sanitize lines when needed.

  • Enter data on production reports

  • All Saputo employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.

  • All Saputo employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

You Are Best Suited For The Role If You Have The Following Experiences, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Can consistently push, pull, and lift between 20 and 40 pounds.

  • Can work with frequent bending, twisting, stooping, pushing, and maneuvering around manufacturing equipment.

  • Can continuously stand or walk on a concrete surface.

  • Can work scheduled hours and required overtime as needed.

  • Display traits of reliability, honesty, respect, attention to detail, and punctuality.

  • Have basic analytical and numerical skills and the ability to perform mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in different units of measurement.

  • Can communicate effectively and efficiently.

  • Have a working knowledge of Safety Methods and Procedures.

  • Are self-motivated, able to multi-task, can work independently, and as part of a team.

  • Are committed to food safety, quality, and customer satisfaction.

  • Demonstrate professionalism and positively represents and promotes Saputo at all times.

  • Ability to work in manufacturing environment which includes but not limited to: noise, changing temperatures (hot, wet, cold, humid), standing/walking/bending/stooping/climbing stairs, maneuvering around manufacturing equipment consistently throughout the shift.

  • Physical lifting up to 40-lbs unassisted frequently throughout the shift.

  • Working with chemicals, wearing personal protective equipment, and following approved chemical handling procedures.

We Support and Care For Our Employees By Providing Them With…

  • Comprehensive benefit programs that include medical, dental and vision insurance, EAP, 401k, employee stock options, paid time off.

  • Employee recognition and incentive programs.

  • Opportunities to contribute to your community via a VTO program and plant engagement activities.

  • Work on a smoke free campus that promotes a healthy and wellness focused lifestyle.

Saputo is among the top three cheese producers in the USA and one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. We have a diversified product portfolio with well-known retail brands, such as Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese, Montchevre, Stella and Treasure Cave, and a strong foodservice presence, partnering with chain restaurants and broadline distributors. Thanks to our countrywide footprint and national and international distribution networks, we're proud to bring our best to our customers and, consumers and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in the USA, please click here. (

Join the Saputo Dairy USA team to make your contributions matter every day!

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