Casual Cheesemaker

Pyengana Dairy is an award winning boutique dairy brand, producing Tasmanian cloth bound cheddar among other high quality cheese products. Pyengana Dairy falls under the ownership of TasFoods Ltd and we take pride in the hand crafting of a range of  traditional and flavoured cheeses for sale across Australia.

We are seeking a casual cheesemaker and cellar assistant to join our small dairy team and work with operational staff.

The key responsibilities and targets of this position are:

  • Ensure the high quality production of our current range of cheese products
  • Assist with cheesemaking and cheese maturing processes in the cellar

This position will report to the Production Manager and be based at Pyengana, in rural north east Tasmania, close to the stunning east coast.

To be successful in this role we are seeking candidates who have;

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Physical fitness and capability of handling cheese wheels
  • Problem solving skills
  • High levels of interpersonal, verbal and written communication competencies
  • SQF and HACCP knowledge
  • Current Australian driver's license
  • Unrestricted work rights in Australia

Desirable criteria:

  • Forklift licence
  • Computer skills
  • Previous cheesemaking experience
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and processes

If you are excited by this opportunity, please submit your application via Seek by clicking the 'Apply Now' button prior to COB 25 September 2020

14/09/2020 $0 Launceston & North East 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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