Below you will find the employment opportunities currently available at Burnett Dairy Cooperative.
Employment Opportunities at Burnett Dairy Cooperative

Join a successful company where your contributions make a difference and there is always an opportunity for growth and advancement!

In addition to competitive wages and an excellent work environment, Burnett Dairy Cooperative is happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Employer Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation after 60 days
  • Paid Sick Time after 60 days
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Competitive Wages
  • Profit Sharing
  • Discounts
  • Excellent work environment

Not all benefits are available for part-time employees


Cheesemaker Supervisor - FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is looking for a Cheesemaker with the skills to make the highest quality cheeses as well as be a strong leader who can guide the Makeroom employees and all processes daily. Burnett Dairy Cooperative specializes in soft Italian cheese (provolone and mozzarella) as well as artisan American cheddars of the highest quality. Founded in 1896, the company employs approximately 225 associates and processes 1 million pounds of milk per day running a continuous three shift operation.

This position would be responsible for directing the cheese making process to assure product quality, crew safety, and efficiency. This includes production scheduling, quality control, knowledge of all machinery, coordination of staff schedules, and department productivity. The Cheesemaker Supervisor is responsible for cleanliness and sanitation of the department and the accurate recording of all production information. The right person for this position would have excellent communication skills, a good sense of team, a strong ability to lead, a passion for the cheese industry, and the ability to function in an active and demanding work environment.

Having a current WI Cheesemaker’s License is required; being a Master Cheesemaker is preferred. Pay is dependent on education and experience.

Propane Driver - FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently accepting applications for a full-time Propane Driver. As a representative of Burnett Dairy Cooperative, this individual must provide prompt, friendly, and efficient service to our customers. Responsibilities include delivering to will call and scheduled delivery customers, maintaining routes, connecting, and maintaining petroleum equipment. Requirements: Propane delivery experience preferred, but will train the right person. Applicants must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. and have a valid CDL license with Hazmat, Tanker, Airbrakes endorsement and pass all pre-employment testing. This position is full-time, Monday – Friday with an on-call rotation.

PM - Night Packaging - FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently accepting applications for the position of Night Packager. This is a full time position that offers an excellent benefits package and a very competitive wage.

This position is responsible for boxing/weighing/stacking/palletizing cheese, monitoring the machinery and ensuring quality of the product, and setting up/breaking down machines daily. This job requires steady standing, lifting, and stretching. It also requires frequent lifting and carrying of 50lbs. Employee must be able to work as part of a team in a very fast paced work environment, be 18 years of age or older, and be available to work during the week and weekend. Shifts are 4:00pm - midnight and midnight - 8:00am (or whenever work is complete).

AM - Makeroom Operator - FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently accepting applications for the position of Makeroom Operator. This is a full-time position that works 12 hour shifts 6:00am-6:00pm, includes some weekends. To be successful as a Makeroom Operator a person must have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail, and a drive to learn the cheese making industry. Job duties include monitoring machines throughout the cheese making process including the flow of cheese from belt to cooker, the temperatures of the cooker, PH and acid of cheese, and lining cheese in the Brine room. Some cleaning of forms, general housekeeping and miscellaneous job duties throughout the cheese plant are also required.

PM - Maintenance Technician - FT

Burnett Dairy Cooperative is currently accepting applications for a fulltime Maintenance Technician. The primary focus of this position is on maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing equipment throughout the production facility as well as general building maintenance. The right person for this position has a strong mechanical/electrical aptitude, excellent problem solving skills, and takes initiative to get things done. Preferred candidates will have welding experience, fabricating experience, and experience working in a food manufacturing facility. If you are diligent and thorough in your work, are self-motivated, and have a positive attitude, please apply today!

Applications are available online (see below) or you can apply for this position at: Burnett Dairy office, 11631 State Road 70 Grantsburg, WI 54840 or send your resume to jobs@burnettdairy.com

Physical and Drug Tests Required for all Positions


Additional questions? Call Alison Hoefs at 715-689-2000 or Jackie Schommer or 715-689-2012.

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