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Position: Cheesemaker

Department: Production                         

Reports to: Cheese Production Team Leader


Job Purpose: 

To produce and manufacture a variety of Isle of Man Creamery award-winning cheeses using local, grass fed milk from our 30 dairy farms.


 Principle Accountabilities:

  • Following the weekly production plan select recipe required for the days production 
  • Monitoring salts, moistures, milk and cream fats daily and adjust as required
  • Ensure that all products are manufactured to product and legal specification
  • Ensuring that all equipment and machinery is maintained to a to a high level of hygienic cleanliness and efficiency
  • To have a hands-on approach to production activities
  • Assist with the implementation of systems to improve overall production efficiencies and to help reduce operational costs
  • Assist with the training & development of new process staff to achieve high standards of performance
  • Carry out laboratory tests when required

Hours of Work:

You will work 1 of 3 shifts which will rotate on a weekly basis
Shift 1: 1am – 9am

Shift 2: 6am – finish (between 3pm and 5pm)

Shift 3: 7am – finish (between 3pm and 5pm)

You will also work every 1 in every 3 weekends (Saturday and Sunday) plus bank holidays including 1 of either New Years Day, Christmas Day or Boxing Day.


The Creamery and its employees are committed to demonstrating BEST Values at all times:

Better We actively seek and welcome ideas to continuously improve our performance, products and processes
Excellent We supply our customers only with quality products and service that we can be proud of
Safe We take great care of our people, premises and products
Trust We are honest and open with each other and stakeholders, treating everyone with fairness and respect


Person Specification 

Essential Desirable
Previous experience operating machinery
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
Skills and Abilities
Good manual handling skills
The ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
The ability to work in high temperatures up to 30
The ability to work well within a team
A flexible attitude and willingness to help others
Basic computer skills
A relevant food hygiene qualification or willing to work towards
A relevant chemical handling qualification or willing to work towards

Closing date: 13th July 2021 

To apply please email  

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