Wild Rose Foods is seeking skilled, committed people to join our team.

Wild Rose Foods offers a wide variety of employment opportunities with competitive salary and benefits:

  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Discounts on all Basics products
  • Predictable, full-time and part-time schedules
  • Opportunities for hands-on learning

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE (CLICK HERE)

Open Positions

  • Office / Accounting Manager

    Responsible for maintaining records for critical farm activities including, but not limited to, animal morbidity and mortality, manure application, animal pasturing, animal feed and milk production, purchasing, invoicing, data entry, HAACP, and lab testing. Additional responsibilities include performing all accounting functions of the operation, including auditing and reporting payroll information to third party processor. Oversees and processes full-cycle payroll operations, ensuring accuracy and timeliness, as well as answering general employee questions regarding payroll, benefits, pay stubs, and withholdings. This position uses an understanding of payroll system to accurately pay employees in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, such as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules and regulations. Also responsible for being a safety champion and working with the site managers to help ensure safety trainings and safety meetings are completed.

     

    General Duties

    • Perform all accounting and payroll duties of Three Rivers Dairy
    • Animal Inventory management – communicate with all locations to obtain counts
    • Ordering minerals
    • Animal Plan Maintenance, including new medicine, new rations, CAFO inspection support, Organic inspection support, animal welfare inspection support

     

    Accounting

    • Maintain vendor and customer accounting relations and list data
    • Reconcile bills against PO log and enter bills and credit memos into the accounting system
    • Identify and resolve discrepancies, communicating with vendor and customer partners to ensure alignment of records
    • Manage credit applications of both new vendors and customers
    • Perform monthly close processes to ensure consistent, accurate reporting
    • Support Project requests
    • Generate financial reports
    • Support monthly physical inventory counting and reporting which occurs at dairy sites

     

    Payroll Functions

    • Ensures that employee payroll processing is in compliance with federal and state laws.
    • Assures proper tax treatment, accounting, and disposition of withholdings such as taxes, deductions for benefits, retirement contributions, etc.
    • Audits payrolls for accuracy, includes auditing a mixture of pay codes with corresponding workers’ compensation codes; auditing W-4s and complies with IRS compliance letters; audits vacation, sick and PTO accruals to correctly correspond with our policy.
    • Exercises a great deal of attention to detail to accurately prepare and process payrolls.
    • Reconciles payroll prior to transmission and validates confirmed reports.
    • Manages workflow to ensure that employee payroll is processed accurately and timely, including auditing payroll and timesheet activities.
    • Understands proper taxation of employer paid benefits.
    • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
    • Processes out of cycle pay runs such as final checks.
    • Assists in payroll accounting, transactions, reporting, stop payments and other operations.
    • Oversees tax calculations and filing activities as per IRS regulations.
    • Enters employee maintenance into Payroll System to guarantee reflection on the next payroll run, including new hire paperwork, address changes, benefits, PTO/ Vacation/Sick accruals and payments, job changes, terminations, and W-4 modifications.
    • Processes accurate and timely quarter-end and year-end reporting (W-2, W-2c, ACA forms, etc.)
    • Responds to payroll queries from employees in a timely manner.
    • Analyzes payroll issues and recommends corrective actions.
    • Ensures payroll system is up-to-date and accurate.
    • Maintains employee payroll records and timesheet data for future references.
    • Provides system training to managers and employees as needed.

     

     

    Supervisory responsibilities: This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

     

    Minimum qualifications

    • 3+ years’ accounting experience
    • 3+ years’ experience processing payroll
    • Working knowledge of and experience in accounting systems
    • Strong knowledge of payroll best practices.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs, specifically excel
    • Valid OR Drivers’ License
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Quality Manager

    Under the direction of the VP of Manufacturing, Food Safety & Quality, implements all aspects of the quality, food safety and animal welfare systems for the meat and poultry processing site.  The QA Manager provides oversight and monitoring of operational processes for compliance with policies and procedures to include, but not limited to, GMP, SSOP, HACCP, and other regulatory and company prerequisite programs, audits (internal and third party), and supporting company or customer QA programs.  Supports the processing operation as needed; may assist with R&D projects and other special projects.  Proactively and continuously works to expand knowledge specific to the process and products made in the facility, from raw material arrival to shipping of finished products.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversees internal activities with compliance to local, state and federal food safety and health standards, including personal hygiene, temperature control, cross-contamination, pest control, recall compliance, sanitation, and customer complaints.
    • Oversees and assists when needed, line testing on incoming, WIP, and finished products. Identify out of spec product or conditions and place non-conforming items on hold.
    • Manages programs to include environmental monitoring, recall administration, good manufacturing programs and sanitation standard operating procedures.
    • Develops, validates, maintains, and reviews food safety (HACCP, etc.), for sites to assure compliance with regulations.
    • Supports plant personnel to ensure compliance with federal & state regulations, third party audit requirements, customer requirements, and internal quality programs (i.e. FSIS, FDA, ODA, Organic, etc.).
    • Identifies food safety opportunities with sites; prioritizes issues and lead resolution to drive sustainable improvements.
    • Routes, investigates trends and closes all customer complaint issues.
    • Ensures all site personnel are trained on food safety, animal welfare and quality related items.
    • Creates and maintains raw material and finished product specifications to ensure they are accurate and properly maintained, including the development of specifications for new raw materials and new finished products.
    • Works as a liaison for site audits and regulatory inspections.
    • Performs monthly audits of each site to determine overall food safety and sanitation compliance.
    • Develops, implements, and administers new and existing food safety and quality policies and procedures.
    • Develops and maintains documentation to comply with record keeping requirements.
    • Maintains and manages lab equipment and supplies.
    • Responsible for maintaining a positive workplace in a food retail environment that promotes safety, quality, trust, and teamwork.
    • Effectively communicates across the organization with all executive levels and operational management on the compliance status.
    • Be available for other functions and special projects related to the success of the business.

     

    Position Requirements
    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable state or local law, we will make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.

     

    Qualifications

    • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding environment.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the products and the processes involved.
    • Basic understanding of equipment operations and minor troubleshooting ability.
    • Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of safety, quality and efficiency.
    • Ability to read and comprehend standard operating procedures and company guidelines in order to maintain regulatory compliance.
    • Ability to understand daily production needs and participate in a team environment safely.
    • Able to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
    • Requires extended periods of standing, walking, climbing and sitting.
    • Exposure to heat, cold, noise, machinery and cleaning chemicals.

     

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelors’ degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, or related discipline preferred. Experience within a meat/poultry processing plant preferred.
    • Knowledge of FSIS, ODA, FDA and local regulations.
    • Experience with GFSI, HACCP and GMP’s as they relate to food safety programs.
    • PQCI certificate preferred.
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in food manufacturing environment working in a QA and/or QC position. Meat or poultry plant experience preferred.
  • Production Operator (Milk & Cheese Production)

    Join Wild Rose Foods, a family-owned company, committed to our community, the environment, and the compassionate care of farm animals. We work to nurture a healthy, local food system conscious of its impact of others. We strive to treat people and animals fairly, from farm to store, increasing awareness of sustainable practices and minimizing waste along the way.

    We are a growing company with opportunities for career advancement, offering a wide variety of employment opportunities with competitive salary and benefits.

    The Position:

    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary.

    • Responsible for maintaining a positive workplace in a food-manufacturing environment that promotes safety, quality, trust, and teamwork.
    • Responsible for following food safety programs and reporting deficiencies to management.
    • Perform and direct dairy product (milk, cheese, pudding, etc) production, including operation if equipment, documentation, quality control, continuous improvement.
    • Operate lab testing equipment as applicable to ensure standards are in compliance and adjustments made to be within operating guidelines.
    • Maintain daily production logs that are legible, neat and orderly.
    • Performs sanitation tasks per standard operating procedures and frequencies.
    • Perform preventive maintenance tasks.
    • Perform inventory control tasks.
    • Be available for other functions and special projects related to the success of the business.
    • In the absence of the Production Operator; the Plant Operations Manager will be responsible for designating and delegating responsibilities.  The Vice President of Manufacturing, Food Safety and Quality will ultimately be responsible for ensuring aspects of the role are maintained.

     

    Dairy Production Op I Dairy Production Op II
    Cut and Wrap Vat/HTST Pasteurizing
    Bottle/Crate Washing Filler Operation and Troubleshooting
    Tanker receiving Order building/data entry & Parity systems
    CIP’s Cheese making (experienced)
    Equipment disassembly and set-up Problem solving and continuous improvement
    Cheese making (entry) Lead, coach and train

     Job Qualifications:

    • Professional communications skills for both internal and external customers, co-workers and team members.
    • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding environment.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the products manufactured and the processes involved.
    • Basic understanding of equipment operations and minor troubleshooting ability.
    • Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of safety, quality and efficiency.
    • Ability to read and comprehend standard operating procedures and company guidelines in order to maintain regulatory compliance.
    • Able to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
    • Requires extended periods of standing, walking, climbing and sitting.
    • Able to lift up to 40 lbs.
    • Exposure to heat, cold, noise, machinery and cleaning chemicals.
    • Able to travel as needed.

     

    Education/Experience:

    • High School diploma/GED required.
    • Ability to communicate effectively throughout organization.

     

    Benefits Offered:

    • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
    • Company-paid Life, AD&D, and Disability plans for eligible employees, with the option to purchase voluntary Life & AD&D coverage for themselves and dependents.
    • Retirement plan with the option of pre-tax and Roth contributions with a per-pay-period match of up to 3.5% (when employees contribute 6%+).
    • 8 paid holidays; 3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year.
    • Discount on all Basics Market Products.

     

    We are an equal opportunity employer

Introduce Yourself

Please fill in the entire form and be sure to attach your resume as applications without a resume attached will not be processed through our system.

 

 

Wild Rose Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Wild Rose Foods is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Wild Rose Foods are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Wild Rose Foods will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Wild Rose Foods encourages applicants of all ages.