Marathon Cheese Corporation has over fifty
years of experience in packaging cheese; a time period that has seen the company
steadily and quietly grow from a tiny operation started in a basement by Ray and
Marie Goldbach to become one of the largest independent natural cheese
packagers in the world.
Marathon Cheese Corporation currently operates facilities in Marathon and
Medford, Wisconsin; Booneville, Mississippi; and Mountain Home, Idaho serving
a wide range of customers.
Quality assurance is the company’s hallmark and begins the moment cheese is
received for packaging. Laboratory analysis of chemical, physical, and microbial
quality is performed to ensure only the best possible finished product.
From refrigerated warehouses, cheese is cut and packaged to specification and
finally shipped both nationally and internationally.
As a consistent leader, Marathon Cheese Corporation seeks to improve efficiency
through an on-going process of research and development of new cheese
Marathon Cheese Corporation’s employees today, as in the beginning, can be
characterized as dedicated, loyal, hard-working people who are willing to put forth
effort to get the job done. The employees thrive on challenges and in setting and
Job Title: Packaging Engineer
Reports to: Director of Packaging
Number of openings: 1 Wage/Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Provide Packaging Engineering support to the Director of Packaging for ongoing
projects and assignments as directed.
ESSESTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support customer trials as needed; create, edit, and obsolete die line files;
review and approve film artwork; organize and maintain packaging reference
library; maintain package spec sheets and where-used content, maintain
finished package dimension reference. Etc.
Maintain regulatory compliance documentation for food contact pkg
materials; run qualification tests for alternate suppliers, includes line testing,
abuse testing, and pkg integrity verification.
Provide on floor support for production personnel; identify machine/materials
interface opportunities and work with suppliers to address.
Log packaging material quality issues into SAP; support quality improvement
initiatives with material suppliers; work with film dept personnel and material
suppliers to manage/isolate suspect material in MCC's inventory.
Identify, write, and execute cost savings trials.
Candidate will possess a packaging science degree with 3 to 5 years
progressive packaging experience.
Send resume in confidence to:
Marathon Cheese Corporation
304 East Street – P.O. Box 185
Marathon, WI 54448-0185
, WI 54448-0185