CHEESEMAKER

Job no: 227409-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: CALS/DAIRY RES, CTR FOR
Location: Madison
Categories: Food Science, Nutritional Science, Food Service, Food Production



Position Summary:

The Cheesemaker will be working at the UW-Madison Center for Dairy Research in the pilot plant dairy processing areas. The candidate will be required to have the knowledge, skills and motivation to operate all cheese, dairy processing, and packaging equipment. This position will be making specialty and all natural/processed/acid set/cold pack cheese types, ordering/processing milk/whey, and making/processing other dairy products. The cheesemaker will be supporting the Dairy Business Innovation Alliance and the clients/activities related to this program. This includes assisting faculty, staff, industry clients, and students with lab demonstrations, helping with research projects, and helping with industry projects.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

The candidate will be required to have the knowledge, skills and motivation to operate all cheese, dairy processing, and packaging equipment.

License or Certificate:

This position requires the applicant to hold/obtain a Wisconsin Pasteurizer Operator Certificate, hold/obtain a Wisconsin Cheesemakers License, and hold/obtain an Appendix N Industry Analyst License within six months of hire.

Additional Information:

This position requires non-standard working hours to meet project requirements. Must be able to unload milk up to 7 days per week as required by CDR staff. Standard work hours for this position will be 8:30 - 5:00 but employee may be required to work earlier or later based on work requirements or the discretion of the supervisor.

Department(s):

A071300-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/DAIRY RES, CTR FOR

Work Schedule:

This position requires non-standard working hours to meet project requirements. Must be able to unload milk up to 7 days per week as required by CDR staff. Standard work hours for this position will be 8:30 - 5:00 but employee may be required to work earlier or later based on work requirements or the discretion of the supervisor.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $22.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.

Contact:

Carmen Huston
huston@cdr.wisc.edu
608-262-3416
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

CHEESEMAKER(84600)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

227409-US

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 8 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 26 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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