Quality Assurance Technician

Lake Norden SD Agropur

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Invest in you, Join Agropur. We dairy you! 


Text key word “Agropur” to 608-564-5884 and then text 23246 to apply today!  


How Agropur invests in YOU:   

  • Competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial, and emotional health to include the following perks as well as the standard benefit offerings:  

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-term Disability Insurance   

  • 401(k) with up to 7% company contributions  

  • 3 Weeks PTO  

  • Paid holidays and 2 floating holidays 

  • Paid parental leave  

  • Advancement Opportunities  

  • Healthy work/life balance  

  • 2 pay increases within first year!  


What’s involved in this role: 

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Tech in Lake Norden, South Dakota.  


  • Assist in all aspects of the plant’s quality functions in compliance with plant and corporate level standard operating procedures (SOPs), good manufacturing practices (GMPs), and company safety policies.  

  • Acquire and maintain all documents necessary for regulatory compliance including HACCP/Food Safety documentation. 

  • Conduct routine Quality Inspections related to food production and/or ingredients for finished product quality, regulatory compliance, pest control, routine sanitation, employee GMPs, training compliance, foreign material control, and HACCP/Food Safety compliance. 

  • 3-2-2-3 schedule 

  • Starting hourly pay at $21.15 

  • $1.50 night differential pay between the hours of 6pm-6am 

  • This is a monthly rotating position between days and nights: 6am-6pm, 6pm-6am 

  • Holiday pay and Double time on Sundays 


What you need to join our team 

  • Willingness to learn and work as a team 

  • Ability to walk, stand, bend and lift up to 50 lbs. 

  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook and field-specific software. 

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work. 

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with colleagues. 


Where you’ll be working: 

  • Our Lake Norden, SD, plant is home to approximately 360 employees and boasts a brand new, state of the art cheese and whey facility. We produce mozzarella, provolone, parmesan, romano, asiago, and Monterey Jack cheeses as well as various whey streams. 

  • Agropur’s US operations produce 1 billion pounds of quality, award-winning cheese each year. We create more than 20 different varieties, and provide whey protein and dry ingredients which are by-products of the cheesemaking process. As one of the world’s largest dairy producers, Agropur partners with some of the most recognizable food, beverage and nutrition brands to help feed the world. Better Dairy. Better World. Agropurus.com  


We dairy you! JOIN AGROPUR. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Agropur welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life. We are proud to be an employer with a diverse community and are committed to providing a respectful and inclusive experience for all employees and applicants. We will therefore work with candidates who request accommodation. Please note that an adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

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