Cheesemaker Classifieds

Do you have cheesemaking, farm, retail or other related equipment to sell? Are you hiring for your business? Or are you looking for equipment to buy? 

Send us an email to WashingtonCheese[at]gmail.com so that we can post your listing or inquiry on this page.

Creamery Manager Wanted

2 November 2022 – The Iowa State University Creamery is seeking a Production Manager to oversee dairy products processing in the micro-creamery. This is a hands-on position with supervisory and administrative duties and responsibilities. The successful candidate will lead a productive, dynamic team of student staff in a vibrant educational environment. The candidate in this position must be able to lift 50 pounds with or without accommodation. For more information, please see the official job posting.

Equipment Wanted

13 October 2022 – In search of pasteurizer, 10 gallon or smaller, for butter making. Also in search of stand mixers, 5 quart or larger. Used is great. Contact Adrian ajtheartist@gmail.com.

Cheese Press

3 May 2022 – Manufactured by Nether Industries.  Two Cylinder pneumatic press designed for 8 -40# Wilson hoops ($1,750 or best offer – does not include hoops). Buyer responsible for crating and shipping.  Email Matt, Ryan, or call 360-301-3297 for more information.

SAFRAIR TH 6801

3 May 2022 – Ripening Room air handling system. For room around 40 square meters.  Includes Opto 22 control panel and software for custom control, RTDs, Temperature controls, Digital inputs and outputs, Analog and serial inputs ($15,000 or best offer). Buyer responsible for crating and shipping.  Email Matt, Ryan, or call 360-301-3297 for more information.

Cheese Maker Wanted

2 May 2022 – HELP WANTED: CHEESEMAKERS

Samish Bay Cheese in Bow, WA is preparing for a major expansion and is looking to hire two people to help in our cheese and yogurt productions.

Assistant Production Manager should have at least one year cheesemaking experience and at least two years total in Food Processing. This is a full-time job with the option for a four or five days schedule, including weekends.

Cheesemaking Assistant does not require prior cheesemaking experience. Full time or part time option, 3-5 days/week, including weekends.

Hourly wages on both depend on experience. Benefits include medical and vacation. Send résumé and cover letter via emailFor more information about, see the Samish Bay Creamery website.

Custom Drain Table

2 May 2022 – Beautiful custom made drain table in excellent condition, adjustable feet; 44” x 56.” $3,200. For more information, texting or email works: 503-810-1954. Carine Goldin, Goldin Artisan Goat Cheese (Molalla, OR).

Fromagex Shelves

2 May 2022 – Fromagex shelving, 2 sets with S/S base on casters. Each set has 6 stackable shelves, in excellent condition. I will provide dimensions if interested. $390 each. For more information, texting or email works: 503-810-1954. Carine Goldin, Goldin Artisan Goat Cheese (Molalla, OR).

Cheese Maker Wanted

27 April 2022 – HELP WANTED: CHEESEMAKER

Cascadia Creamery is seeking a new team member to assist with
cheesemaking, cheese aging and order fulfillment. This dynamic position
is active in the entire production process.  New hires will be trained
by experienced staff to successfully assume roles in cheesemaking and
affinage with other lead responsibilities in inventory management and
quality assurance.

Hours: 35-40 hours per week (flexible schedule)
Compensation: Hourly rate – Based on experience
Location: Trout Lake, WA

In addition to having a love for organic, raw, cave aged cheese,
candidates must also have:
* A high attention to detail
* Commitment to quality
* Dedication to cleanliness and sanitation
* Ability to follow detailed production and safety protocols
* Work well in a team environment with dedicated experienced staff
* Aptitude to self manage and problem-solve
* Comfort among cheese molds and microbes
* Willingness to spend long blocks of time cleaning and sanitizing equipment
* Able to lift up to 40-50 LBS
* Work on their feet throughout the day
* Experience with cheese/food production a plus.
* Comfort with production equipment and ability to trouble-shoot/fix
common mechanical issues a plus.
Job benefits include:  Flexible schedule, supplemental health plan,
weekly cheese allowance, paid time off (6 holidays, accrued sick time &
vacation).

To apply:  Please send and email and cover letter to
marci@cascadiacreamery.com.   Within your email please explain how
artisan cheese making interests you and list any previous experiences
that you have in the cheese industry and/or working in food
manufacturing.  Describe your previous experience working within dynamic
cross-functional teams.

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