1st Shift Ingredient Handler

Hillsboro, WI

Whitehall Specialties, Inc. is seeking to fill an ingredient handler position to join our fast-paced food manufacturing operations in Hillsboro, WI.

REQUIREMENTS: The attitude and desire to learn with a cheerful disposition and the ability to get along with different types of personalities. Must be able to lift at least 55 lbs. on a regular basis.  Attention to accuracy. Must wear safety glasses, a cotton glove on your non-cutting hand and ear plugs.


  • The Ingredient Handler includes learning the Mixer, Blender Operator, Cheese Grinder & Forklift positions. This opening will have an emphasis on the Cheese Grinding.
  • The Mixer Position involves heavy lifting. Attention to accuracy in using the correct powders, lot numbers and amount in each batch. Required to weigh and mix dry ingredients.
  • The Blender Operator makes sure each batch that goes into the blender is correct. Help forklift driver set up batch. Assisting the cooker in whatever way is needed.
  • The Cheese Grinder preps cheese grinder, bagging of cheese into specified amounts, as well as toting of the product.
  • Forklift Operator is responsible for setting up correct batches for the production run, getting lot numbers and changes in lot numbers to the cooker operator. Perform the maintenance check-list on forklift every morning before use. Clean up spills in a timely manner and keep work area orderly.
  • You will be required to help with breaks and anywhere else when needed. Keep work area neat and picked up at all times.
  • You will report to the supervisor or lead on duty. Qualified applicants must be able to perform all tasks noted above in a busy environment with limited supervision. Maintain good communication with the cooker operator.
  • From time to time you may be required to work other shifts or be temporarily moved to other departments in the plant.
  • Must also be prepared for any related duties Whitehall Specialties, Inc (within reason) assigned by the Supervisor or Management


EDUCATION:  High school education or equivalent

  • 2 Major Medical Plans to choose from to include a high deductible and a low deductible health plan
  • Vision, Dental, Life , AD&D, 401(k), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, FSA (Flex Spending Account), HSA (Health Savings Account)
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Sponsored Uniform and Safety Shoe Program, No Cost to Employees
$16.00/hour, starting

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