Production Team Members – *New Higher Shift Differentials!

Join our team at Slippery Rock, PA!

We are excited to announce a new shift premium for our 2nd and 3rd shift team members! Earn an additional 10% of your hourly wage for 2nd shift and an additional 15% of your hourly wage for 3rd shift!

Join our team! Ornua Ingredients (formerly Whitehall Specialties, Inc) is a Wisconsin-based cheese product company located in the heart of the Midwestern United States. Part of Ornua Irish Dairy, our company is founded on the traditions of a wholesome belief that our employees are the main ingredient to our success. As a premier provider of imitation cheese products serving a global customer base, we are proud to craft it, slice it, shred it, cube it and dice it to their needs! We take pride in our products and serving our customers.

We are excited to offer our employees medical, dental and vision benefits on their first day of employment. We also share in the achievement of business goals and offer our employees opportunity to earn up to 8% more in annual income through bonus programs.

Position Summary 

Our production team members are responsible for manufacturing the right product from the correct recipe, to the correct specification. Safety comes first in our operations and this begins with each of our team doing their part to ensure they follow all safe work methods and practices. In this role, you will ensure a quality cheese product is made for our customer through each step of our manufacturing and packaging processes.

The Production Team Member is responsible for:

  • Manufacturing and packaging cheese products to specifications
  • Preparing materials and ingredients
  • Inspecting and ensuring quality requirements are obtained throughout the manufacturing process
  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment and work areas.
  • Following workplace safety requirements
  • Ensuring flexibility to work in various roles as necessary to support production goals
  • Making our Company a great place to work!
  • Excellent attendance

Essential skills for this role include: 

  • Attention to detail
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic math and measurement skills
  • Vision for continuous improvement
  • Perform multiple tasks while maintaining organization of priorities

Physical requirements:

  • Stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Operate computers, touch screens and equipment controls

This role will ensure shift production goals are met through the direction of the team leaders and supervisors. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. This role is a great opportunity to enjoy a career producing our quality food products enjoyed by customers throughout the world.


  • Health, Dental and Vision benefits are available on your first day of employment!
    • 4 Major Medical Plans to choose from
  • FSA (Flex Spending Account), HSA (Health Savings Account) available
  • Company provided Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability
  • 80 hours of Vacation Time, Paid sick time, Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company provided Uniforms, Safety Glasses and Safety Shoes
Employees on 2nd shift earn $17.60 starting ($16.00 base plus 10% shift differential); Employees on 3rd shift earn $18.40 starting (16.00 plus 15% shift differential)

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