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Whey Packaging - Food Production

Gooding, ID 83330

Posted: 02/26/2024 Industry: FOOD PROCESSING Job Number: 2308 Pay Rate: $19.00-20.50/HR.

Job Description

Gem State Staffing is currently accepting applications for a full-time Whey Packager for a local food production facility.

Job Duties:

  • Packages powder or cheese, seal bags, and stack on pallets
  • Ensures correct weight loaded in bags or boxes
  • Wraps stacked powder in cellophane sheets and places in warehouse with a forklift or pallet jack
  • Pulls samples of product for laboratory analysis (every 25th bag)
  • Performs tare weight check
  • Checks bin levels to avoid bins overflowing
  • Records number of bags filled
  • Monitors cheese levels in towers
  • Ensures proper unloading of cheese blocks from towers
  • Checks and records metal detector sensitivity
  • Cleans packaging room and assigned areas
  • Restocks bag room with supplies (bags, pallets, cardboard and routine maintenance items)


***EARN UP $500 BONUS***This will be paid in two lump sum payments on the scheduled pay date following 168 hours ($200.00) and 336 hours ($300.00) of successful employment and you are in good standing. 

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to read numbers and do simple math (addition and subtraction)
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with little supervision
  • Must be dependable and trustworthy
  • Must be able to work in hot and wet conditions
  • Handwriting must be clear and legible
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) necessary equipment
  • Excellent record required in safety, attendance, and punctuality
  • Ability to stand and walk the entire shift if needed
  • Ability to read and write instructions in English
  • Knowledge of the proper use of all cleaning chemicals
  • Must be able to work weekends, and overtime as required
  • Regular and timely attendance required

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: None required for most positions, will be trained. 

Location: Gooding, ID 83330

Work schedule: Day & Night shifts available.

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!


Meet Your Recruiter

Patricia Villasenor
Branch 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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