Cheesemakers Beecher's Handmade Cheese - $18.50/hr

  • Sugar Mountain
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full time Manufacturing Skilled Labor

Job Description

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, in the Pike Place Market, is a world-famous landmark destination. Join the Beecher’s Handmade Cheese team, learn the centuries-old trade of artisan Cheesemaking and make an award winning, premium product.  If you are a team player, reliable and eager we would love to meet you!  We are always looking to expand our team. 
Current shifts available:  

PM Shift - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday 2pm - 12am
AM Shift - Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 4am - 2pm
What will you do?
  • Cheesemaking tasks include milk receiving, pasteurizer operation, vat operation, cheddaring, hooping, pressing, packaging and shipping.
  • Maintain production documentation
  • Understand and comply with Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Regular sanitization of production equipment
What do you need?
  • 18 years or older
  • Flexibility and willingness to help when needed
  • Able to lift at least 65 pounds repeatedly, bend, stretch, and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent attendance, reliability, and initiative!!!
  • Desire for long-term learning and skill-building
  • A sense of humor
  • Varied taste in music (Bring your playlist to work)
What do you get?  
  • Starting rate for Cheesemaker positions is $18.50/hour 
  • Skills and knowledge base development- Become an artisan Cheesemaker!
  • Acquire valuable industry certificates
  • Employees receive medical, dental and vision with other great benefits!
  • Extra perks include a meal plan ($12/shift) and a 35% employee discount.
  • We offer Paid Time Off
  • Schedules are 10 hours shifts, 4 days a week
We are committed to building a staff that includes individuals from different cultural backgrounds, genders, ages, sexual orientation and physical abilities. We strive to create a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we work in. 
Sugar Mountain is a tobacco-free company.