Master Cheesemaker

Master Cheesemaker


Job Position: Master Cheesemaker

Company: Saputo

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Location: Saskatoon, SK

Master Cheesemaker Job Details:


At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We’re a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence. Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we’ve grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter–from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.POSITION SUMMARY:Reporting to the Plant Manager, this position possesses a strong combination of initiative, analytical skills, specialized knowledge and pedagogical ability. This leadership role is ideal for the candidate who is willing to work in a hands-on environment, all while keeping a broader, analytical scope of product recipe performance and ensuring the cascading of cheese- and cultured product know-how within plant operations.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recipe design: Select ingredients, make parameters and finished product composition targets as a function of regulations, cost and product performance expectations.
  • Recipe maintenance: Trouble-shooting, root-cause analysis of issues, making recipe adjustments and giving instructions to cheesemakers and supervisors for corrective action (*note that under the established MCM program, the MCM has no direct reports. This is to avoid him or her getting caught up in supervisory tasks. The MCM helps train and instruct cheesemakers and supervisors but doesn’t do scheduling for example).
  • Recipe performance: Periodic review of financial performance with Plant Manager and Accountant; making necessary recipe adjustments to optimize raw material cost.
  • Product performance: Review QA and internal product performance testing reports. Actively participate in sensory evaluation and grading to ensure optimal product quality.
  • Continuous development: Regular upkeep with cheese- and culture dairy product technology through internal and external training, as well as developing technical know-how on the production floor.
  • Other duties as required.

Our story began in Canada in 1954, when the Saputo family’s hard work and dedication created a thriving dairy business. More than 65 years later, our roots in this country remain strong with our Corporate Headquarters in Montréal. Today, we are a leading cheese manufacturer and fluid milk and cream processor in Canada with well-loved brands, such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Joyya, Milk2Go, Milk2Go Sport, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn* and Woolwich Goat Dairy. Thanks to our national footprint, we’re proud to bring our best to our customers and consumers, and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in Canada, please click here. ( )Join the Saputo Dairy Products Canada team to make your contributions matter every day!

  • SCOTSBURN is a registered trademark and is used under license by Saputo Dairy Products Canada G.P.

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