Yancey's Fancy

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Job Summary

Job Type

Full Time

Relevant Work Experience

1+ Year

Education Level

High School or Equivalent


Starting Pay $13.00/hr, increases to $14.00/hr after 90 days.


1st shift with flexibility

Natural Cheese Department Worker

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Here at Yancey’s Fancy we receive Raw Milk from farms around our area to produce some of the best cheese in the world. Using a pay for skill structure, the operators will be trained on numerous pieces of machinery such as our High Temperature Short Time (Pasteurizer) and Separators. You will become a part of a team that is knowledgeable and highly skilled in the craft and science of making cheese.


  • Operate systems (computer) and equipment as trained and specified within the job duties.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping of all the performed tests and recording charts are properly documented according to company and regulatory regulations.
  • Adhere to all current SOPs, procedures, and quality requirements to ensure the best possible product
  • Maintain a safe, clean, organized work area throughout the facility and common areas.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships and communications with employees from other departments.
  • Obtain and maintain training, certifications, and licenses that are required within the job.
  • Be willing to perform all other duties as assigned that are necessary, required, or directed by your supervisor or other plant management as needed.
  • Making, packing and inventorying all products produced.
  • Willing to attend off site courses to help further your knowledge base that is covered by the company

Job Requirements:

  • Must have HS Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing experience preferred, food manufacturing is a plus
  • Must have basic math, reading comprehension and computer skills
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills
  • Willing to perform all tasks when and where assigned and as changing situations arise
  • Maintain professional and positive attitude and work ethic
  • Must follow all Yancey's Fancy GMPs and work consistent with all food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements
  • Maintain good attendance is a must

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to bend, stretch, reach, grab, hold and carry
  • Lift up to 60lbs multiple times a day
  • Standing, walking, and bending over for 8+ hours a day
  • Must be able to handle varying temperatures per production rooms