Careers at Schoep's Ice Cream

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Send applications to:

AJLS Enterprises, dba Schoep's Ice Cream
PO Box 3249
Madison, WI 53704
Attn: HR Manager

vnebl@schoeps.us
Fax: 866-293-3009

Plant Manager

Wisconsin's largest ice cream company is seeking an individual with proven leadership experience to join our growing Madison company. The Plant Manager is responsible for building a team that ensures the achievement of production objectives at the highest quality and lowest cost consistent with company standards and customer requirements.

Responsibilities for this full-time position include direct supervision of production related managers and helping to maintain our SQF Level III status. Previous production management experience in the ice cream or dairy industry is required. Strong academic background preferred.

We offer a salary commensurate with experience plus an attractive benefit package.

Send resumes, references and salary requirements to:

AJLS Enterprises, dba Schoep's Ice Cream
PO Box 3249
Madison, WI 53704
Attn: HR Manager

vnebl@schoeps.us
Fax: 866-293-3009

Maintenance Technicians

We are Wisconsin's largest ice cream company and we are looking for Industrial Maintenance Technicians to join our team. This is a dynamic team that is focused on doing quality work. You will be using your skills and talents to help produce Wisconsin's finest ice cream by maximizing uptime through preventive maintenance, efficient and accurate completion of emergency repairs, scheduled work orders, and machine set-ups.

General industrial machinery and mechanical maintenance experience is a must. Experience with filling equipment, refrigeration, pneumatic systems, electrical, PLCs and welding are a plus. Previous experience in the ice cream/dairy industry preferred. Pre-employment drug test and background check required.

Job Type: Full-time

Production Machine Operators

Under the supervision of the Production Supervisor, Production Machine Operators are responsible for the safe and efficient operations of production machines and/or equipment. Operators ensure that all food safety, quality assurance, and GMP policies and procedures are strictly adhered to during the production of finished goods within the manufacturing facility. Operators must have the ability to run multiple production lines with limited supervision.

Previous machine operator experience, preferably in the ice cream/dairy, is required.

Job Type: Full-time

Production Packers

Under the supervision of the Production Supervisor, Production Packers are responsible for packing individual finished good units in retail cartons, bulk cartons, master cases, and filling 3-Gallon bulk cans. Packers ensure that all food safety, quality assurance, and GMP policies and procedures are strictly adhered to during the production of finished goods within the manufacturing facility. Packers must have the ability to perform all packer responsibilities on multiple production lines with limited supervision.

Previous packing experience in the food manufacturing industry is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Production Supervisors

Duties include: knowledge of start-up and shut down of production lines, including troubleshooting, making any necessary adjustments, changeovers, and efficient running of all products. The Production Supervisor will be responsible for all required job related documentation. Must know all positions in order to understand staffing needs. They will also champion Safety, Quality and have a firm understanding of process improvements and running cost effectively. Production Supervisors will also participate in Tier meetings. This person must also communicate effectively with co-workers and maintenance. Must also be willing to train members on their shift as well as provide feedback on good and poor performance. Possible weekend work will be required depending on customer demands. Production Supervisors will have overall responsibly for performance of their shift and the established Key Performance Indicators. They will also own all staffing requirements and will operate with a qualified group of members.

Minimum qualifications and expectations

  • Great Attendance, 95% expectation to be at work and on time
  • Must be able to read, complete and communicate production schedules, lot tracking information, daily quality audits, shift reports and other production paperwork
  • Must be able to train new and existing members
  • Knowledge of machinery operation; setup, teardown, and normal running
  • Must have working knowledge of general production worker positions
  • Must instill "Can Do" attitude for department
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to participate in weekly and daily Team meetings
  • Must participate in Standard Operating Procedure redesign as it relates to department
  • Must be committed to team work and holding members accountable
  • Must be able to balance projects and online performance
  • Must be able to use email, phone and other communication devices
  • Must staff assigned areas to promote effective teams and team work
  • Expected Floor presence is 85%
  • Previous ice cream/dairy experience preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Warehouse/Forklift Operator (Dry and Frozen)

This position is responsible for the loading and unloading of trucks, proper storage of product, accurate picking and receiving of product, maintaining work areas in a sanitary manner and maintaining proper product rotation. This position is responsible for the storage and handling of product in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations, internal food safety requirements, organic requirements; and FDA, WDATCP and USDA regulatory requirements. Requires previous forklift experience. We are looking for hard-working, dependable individuals.

Job Type: Full-time