Agropur, Inc.
  • Production
  • Jerome, ID, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is currently hiring for Cooker Operator in our Lake Norden, S.D. facility

Essential job functions include:

  • Safe operation, sanitation, and maintenance of cooker and related equipment.
  • Makes all necessary process and sanitation connections for efficient product manufacturing.
  • Monitors the complete process for efficient and quality cheese making.
  • Manufactures cheese blocks to conform with customers specifications and expectations.
  • Keeps the area in a clean and sanitary fashion.
  • Must be willing to learn and understand the chemistry of Italian cheese.
  • Responsible to adhere to quality system requirements.
  • Must perform all jobs in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Follows procedure and work instructions set forth through SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules.

Secondary Functions include the following:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Technical Competencies:

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Able to properly document information legibly onto the production and master sanitation log sheets.
  • Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Understand and obey all SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules.


  • High School Diploma preferred
  • Previous cooker experience preferred.


Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.


Work Conditions


  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Frequently move up to 50 pounds for 12 hour shifts.
  • Able to move about work stations in a manufacturing environment most of the shift.
  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.
  • Able to work at heights
  • Able to work with chemicals

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