Cheese Maker (with a twist)

Are you a Cheesemaker looking for an opportunity to make your own mark? 

Our client is looking for an experienced cheese maker that can call this project their own. Do you want your DNA on new product ranges?  

About the company and role:

You will be working for a new start-up in the Selwyn district in a totally different cheese industry that is dominated by cow and goat’s cheese. The start-up is a subsidiary of a parent company, which is supported by a number of other well-established businesses from different industries.  

Position Summary:  

The duties for this full-time, year-round position include all processes related to the production and aging of cheese and maintenance of related paperwork for each batch. This position will work closely with a small team of people to execute daily operations of the production process, monitor, and maintain products in the ageing cellars, and coordinate packaging. 

This position will spend a significant amount of time working independently but will also work as part of a team. Communication with other areas of the business is important. Attention to detail is very important in all areas of the position to ensure the safe production of cheese, adherence to recipes, noticing and responding to seasonal changes in milk, ageing environment variations, and the safe and effective operation of equipment. 

Key Requirements:

  • Lead the production of all the cheeses in our repertoire

  • Develop new products and ranges.

  • Troubleshoot inconsistencies with the products as needed.

  • Maintain all required records, inventories, recipes, and data.

  • Unshakeable commitment to food safety.

  • Ability to remain calm and flexible in a fast-paced and evolving work environment.

If you have an unshakeable commitment to food safety the drive and passion, we want to hear from you today.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you now.

Cheese Maker (with a twist)
New Zealand
Selwyn ~ Canterbury
Job Group:
Trades & Manufacturing
Job Classification:
Other Trades & Manufacturing