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Cheese Production/Packager For Glanbia ***EARN UP $350 BONUS***

Gooding, ID 83330

Posted: 09/18/2023 Industry: FOOD PROCESSING Job Number: 2457 Pay Rate: $16.75-19.75/hour

Job Description

Gem State Staffing is accepting applications for several open positions with a local Cheese Processing plant for full-time, temporary-to-permanent production laborer positions in Gooding or Richfield.

Gooding Positions & Pay Rates:

  • Cheese Packager – Day shift $19.00/hr. or Night shift $19.75/hr.
  • Whey Robot/Forklift – Night shift; $18.75/hour
  • Whey Packager – Night shift; $18.75/hr.
  • Cheese Warehouse Operator - Day shift; $18.00/hr.
  • Powder Blend Operator- Day shift $19.00/hr or Night shift: $19.75/hr.

 Richfield Positions & Pay Rates:

  • Whey Packagers- Day shift, $19.00;/hr. Thursday - Saturday, E/O Wednesday from 7am- 7pm (back of the week)
  • Whey Packagers - Day shift $19.00/hr. Sunday-Tuesday, E/O Wednesday from 7pm- 7am (front of the week)
  • Whey Packaging - Night shift; $19.75/hr. Thursday - Saturday, E/O Wednesday from 7am- 7pm (back of the week)
  • Whey Packaging- Night shift; $19.75/hr. Sunday-Tuesday, E/O Wednesday from 7pm- 7am (front of the week)
  • Industrial Mechanic - Day shift: $20-25/hr. Sunday - Tuesday, E/O Wednday from 7am-7pm (front of the week)

***EARN UP $350 BONUS***This will be paid in two lump sum payments on the scheduled pay date following 120 hours ($175.00) and 336 hours ($175.00) of successful employment and you are in good standing. 

Job Duties:

  • Sanitize machinery
  • Run towers in manual and auto mode
  • Perform accurate inventory of cheese bags
  • Break down Tower during CIP 
  • Understanding of chemicals and their uses
  • Proper cleaning of block conveyor lines
  • Re-bag cheese if necessary
  • Proper GMP in ready to eat area
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Package up to 50lbs of cheese

Job Requirements


  • Be able to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or climb.
  • Adhere to company attendance standards.
  • Comply with company safety policies and regulations.
  • Qualified applicant should have no felonies in the last 10 years.
  • Available to work overtime, weekends & potentially holidays as needed.
  • Previous food processing/production or manufacturing experience is preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and background check.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., unassisted.
  • Must be able to be on your feet an entire 12-hour work shift.

Work schedule: Days or Night shift available. Training shift do vary when specified.

How to apply: You can submit an application online at

We have open Interviews done daily, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm at 628 Main Ave. North, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Please bring 2 forms of ID and 30 minutes of time to fill out the application. You will be interviewing with a staff member once application completed. If you are unable to visit within that time frame, call us at (208) 735-5999 to schedule an alternative application time. Immediate Start!

*** Note: Online applicants will still need to visit the office to complete more paperwork. Applicants who do not follow up in-person will not be considered. ***

Meet Your Recruiter

Patricia Villasenor
Assistant Manager- Twin Falls

 Patricia wears many hats in the Twin Falls branch including providing administrative support, sales and marketing, and employee/customer relations. Patricia is a native to Twin Falls and has worked with Gem State Staffing for over 10 years now. She has a strong sense of devotion and specializes in seeking out the best characteristics in a person to get them the best job opportunity possible. Patricia spends her free time with her husband of 18 years, their two adult boys, and their two little fur babies.

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