Get a $1,500 Signing Bonus

Join our team! New Production hires will receive a $1,500 Signing Bonus payable within 30 days. Apply today!

Earn a $2,000 Referral Bonus

Join our team—and refer a friend or family member as well! You’ll receive half of your $2,000 Referral Bonus when your referral works for six months, and the second half at the end of one year. New-hire referrals only. Apply today!

World-Class Cheese.
Great Pay and Benefits.

Set foot inside any Grande facility and you’ll see a workplace that’s not only productive, but welcoming and fun. The production floor is bustling, music may be pumping, and every machine is in full swing. But the best part? You’ll not only get to work with your hands and make something you can be proud of, you’ll get to work side-by-side with people you like.

Plus, you’ll enjoy these great benefits:

  • Higher-than-average pay
  • $1,500 signing bonus
  • Generous PTO starting on Day One
  • Flexible shift options
  • Hourly premiums for night and weekend shifts

Add it all up and you’ve got our century-old recipe for success, save for one ingredient: you.

Are you ready? Let’s create something great together!

Grande Extra Cheesy Hiring Event

We’re looking for extra-awesome individuals to join our Grande production team!

Stop by our open hiring event and we’ll give you the grand tour of the production facility, introduce you to the crew, and send you home with an extra-cheesy personal pizza (and maybe a new job)!


At the Grande production facility nearest you:

  • Brownsville: Dairy Road and Highway 49, Brownsville, WI 53006
  • Fond du Lac: 246 Trowbridge, Fond du Lac, WI 54935
  • Friendship: 1007 West Lake, Friendship, WI 53934
  • Juda: N2607 County S, Juda, WI 53550
  • Lomira: 1400 Industrial Drive, Lomira, WI 53048
  • Rubicon: West 1234 Rome Road, Rubicon, WI 53078
  • Wyocena: 181 W. Monroe Street, Wyocena, WI 53969


The second Wednesday of every month, starting MARCH 9, from 2PM – 6PM


Don’t wait for our hiring events. Apply today!




“I see the spirit and intent of the Journey alive in everyone’s positive and friendly attitudes throughout Grande.”

Dairy Equipment Operator II


“I always let Associates know that at Grande, there is a special Journey for everyone.”

Maintenance II


“I am drawn to ‘what we strive to be’ because we are continuously reinventing ourselves as the world changes around us.”

Sanitation Manager I


“Everyone who works for Grande takes pride in their work because they want to maintain Grande’s greatness for years to come. I am proud to be a part of that.”

Production Generalist II


“The story behind the boardroom painting of the boat in the fog resonates with me the most. It’s a great reminder that we will always make it through those cloudy patches, as long as we remain committed to our Mission and Culture.”

Production Generalist II


“I see the culture alive in Grande through our Associates. There is a genuine sense of responsibility towards each other and when someone is struggling, we step in to help.”

Maintenance Supervisor II

Grande Cheese Associate


At Grande, we provide everyone the tools and support they need to succeed. For you, that might be one of our apprenticeship programs, or tuition reimbursement for a class you’re taking at a local college. It could be a free on-site health screening, or it could just be the free food in the breakroom. Whatever it is you need to succeed, we aim to provide it. Because when we all succeed together, we’re able to create something truly great.


Grande offers countless types of entry-level positions across the state, and each one has a clear path to promotion. You can try your hand at being a cheesemaker, work in quality control, or even start a fully-paid maintenance apprenticeship program. Whatever your position, you’ll know exactly what you need to take it to the next level.

Grande Cheese Company


All Grande Associates are eligible for a wide range of benefits designed to make life better, both in and out of work:

  • Skill- and experience-based pay
  • $1,500 Signing Bonus
  • $500 Retention Bonus after your first year
  • $2,000 new-Associate Referral Bonus
  • Night and weekend shift premiums up to $2/hour
  • Additional performance bonuses for company, team, and individual success
  • Vacation time (available from Day One)
  • Paid holidays
  • Anniversary date holiday
  • Floating holiday
  • Attendance recognition: earn up to an additional 48 hours each year for perfect attendance

Grande offers health benefit options that include medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage. You are eligible for your benefits on the first of the month following two full months of employment.

Grande offers tax-advantage and company-sponsored savings accounts that help you to set aside money for health-related and dependent care expenses. These include:

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)—component to the medical insurance and company funded

Grande offers financial protection for you and your loved ones in the event tragedy occurs. Some benefits are provided automatically, others you can opt to purchase during your enrollment period.

It’s never too early to save for your retirement. The Grande Associate Asset Accumulation (GAAAp) 401(k) can help you reach your retirement saving goals. You can make contributions to the plan on a pre-tax 401(k) or Roth 401(k) after-tax basis—or both.

Each of Grande’s facilities has an on-site Healthcare Clinic staffed with a nurse practitioner and medical assistant to provide primary and preventive services for you and your dependents at no cost to you. Scheduling is easy and most appointments happen the same day. Virtual appointments are also available.

Full-time and part-time active Associates can take advantage of free on-site fitness centers before, during or after work hours. Instructor-led workout classes are also available and offered at no cost.

  • Discount product purchases
  • A.A.P., a free and confidential counseling service
  • Health coaching, health screenings and wellness challenges (opportunities to earn points toward reimbursement on your health premiums)
  • Fitness reimbursement programs (gym memberships, fitness classes, Weight Watchers, race events)
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development
  • Holiday gifts
  • Service awards
  • And more

For more information on Associate benefits, click here to contact the Grande Human Resources Team.

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During business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST, to speak with a Grande Career Center representative.
Fax: 920-269-1435

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