Hiring Cheese maker | $26.00 hourly

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Rock Ridge Dairy Ltd based in Ponoka, AB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Cheese maker. Rock Ridge Dairy Ltd is a renowned dairy farm and producer of premium artisanal dairy products. Specializing in organic and grass-fed dairy, Rock Ridge Dairy Ltd offers a range of products including milk, cheese, yogurt, and butter, known for their exceptional quality and taste. With a commitment to sustainable and ethical farming practices, they prioritize animal welfare and environmental stewardship in their operations. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Rock Ridge Dairy Ltd
Position: Cheese maker
No of Vacancies: 2
Salary: $22.00 to $26.00 hourly (To be negotiated) for 40 to 48 hours per week
Employment Type: Permanent employment Full time
Location: Ponoka, AB
Shifts: Day, Shift, Overtime, To be determined, Early Morning, Morning
Transportation information: Own transportation, Own vehicle, Valid driver’s licence, Public transportation is not available
Work setting: Relocation costs covered by employer, cheese makers, willing to relocate, food processing plant, non-alcoholic beverage processing plant, dairy


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates should have experience of 2 to less than 3 years
Equipment and machinery experience: Multi-functional process control machinery, single function machine
Type of operation: Grinding, mixing, Blending, freezing, Cooling, Bottling, Fermenting, Packaging
Security and safety: Bondable, Driving record check (abstract), Drug test, Criminal record check

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work in noisy environments and tolerate various odors.
  • The candidates should be comfortable working in hot conditions and able to work in cold or refrigerated environments effectively
  • The candidates should be prepared for repetitive tasks and capable of handling heavy loads, exhibiting physical fitness for demanding tasks and possessing manual dexterity
  • The candidates should demonstrate attention to detail and hand-eye coordination, being comfortable with sitting and adaptable to a combination of sitting, standing, and walking
  • The candidates should be able to stand for extended periods, capable of bending, crouching, and kneeling as needed, and excel in a fast-paced environment effectively

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should demonstrate excellent oral communication skills and exhibit excellent written communication skills
  • The candidates should demonstrate flexibility and be team players effectively

Candidate Status:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary foreign workers of Canada are eligible for this position
  • International Candidates who don’t have a valid Canadian work permit also can apply


  • The candidates should be able to operate machinery to process and package food products efficiently, perform corrective machine adjustments as required, and accurately record production information
  • The candidates should be able to operate machinery to process and package alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages according to company standards, observe processing conditions, and adjust as necessary
  • The candidates should be able to clean machines and work areas, inform supervisors of malfunctions or irregularities promptly, and make adjustments to optimize production efficiency
  • The candidates should be able to maintain a shift log of production and relevant data, set up and adjust processing and packaging machines accurately, and check products for defects during the packaging process
  • The candidates should be able to operate machines for tobacco processing in accordance with safety protocols and regulations, ensuring quality and safety standards are met


  • The candidates will get dental plan, health care plan, vision care benefits, and on-site housing options

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your Resume, Cover letter, references attesting experience, highest level of education, and name of institution where it was completed) through the below-mentioned details

By email

Be prepared for the screening questions. Include answering the following questions while applying:

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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