General Production Worker

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Rochester, NY 14608
United States
Job Description

Owned by 250+ family farms, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is a food and beverage company that has offered innovative, award-winning, high-quality dairy products since 1965. Our progressive cooperative’s success is based on a commitment to quality in everything we do that extends to every stage of operations, from our farms to the consumer. Our product offerings include milk, flavored milk, yogurt, dip, sour cream, cottage cheese, Italian cheese, and ice cream mix marketed under the Upstate Farms®, Bison®, Milk for Life®, and Intense Milk® brands.

Large food manufacturer seeks applicants for the production/cooler areas.  Job may entail operating a filling or packaging machine, working in a cold warehouse placing, sorting, pulling and/or loading dairy products onto trailers.  All qualified, responsible applicants are encouraged to apply. We offer a competitive salary and generous paid time off. Must be able to work weekends and Holidays. Must also have open shift availability 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • General labor duties along with other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

  • Ability to work in an environment with cold temperatures, noise and uneven walking surfaces.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

  • Ensure safety precautions are always taken during operation of equipment.

  • Understanding of the importance of safety, teamwork, communication and good attendance.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time, perceive distance and distinguish color.

  • Ability to handle intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as stooping, bending, climbing and lifting material or equipment.


  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background and physical/drug screen

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be available to work all hours (all shifts) as well as weekends and holidays.

  • Ability to meet company policy for attendance and work schedule requirements.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous manufacturing and/or warehousing experience is preferred but not required.


  • Paid Holidays, Vacation and Personal time

  • Attendance Bonus

  • Company supplied uniforms and boots

  • Employees enjoy a LOW cost share on healthcare premiums.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay: $24.47/hr.

Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.