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.
A Fulfilling Career.

Set foot inside a Grande facility and you’ll see it’s the furthest thing from an ordinary desk job. Wherever you work—at our magnificent Home Office, at one of our many production plants, or anywhere around the country—our engaged and supportive culture will make you feel right at home. But the best part? You’ll be part of a high-performing, collaborative team that inspires everyone to do their best, to be their best, and you will be able to leave work each day feeling the satisfaction that comes from doing good work well.

Plus, you’ll enjoy these benefits:

  • Higher-than-average pay
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Generous paid time off
  • On-site health and wellness care

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!




“I have found that it is important to be able to work with diverse people toward a common goal because there will always be something you new you can learn.”

Plant Lab Technician


“As Associates, we completely and unselfishly demonstrate ‘a purpose greater than ourselves’ through our community involvement, dedication to our work, and support of one another.”

Customer Support Specialist


“Grande’s Culture is powerful, inspiring, and profound. It not only encompasses my professional goals but also aligns with my personal values and beliefs.”

Planning Manager


“I see the Spirit and Intent of our Mission and Culture alive daily with our team as we work together to get through the different challenges we face.”

Conversion Specialist


“The aspect of The Enterprise Charter I’m most drawn to is what we strive to be. The foundational elements are like a roadmap for us all to follow, providing an overall Enterprise perspective of what we each must do to keep Grande vibrant and viable well into the future.”

Plant Manager


“I see the Spirit and Intent of our Mission and Culture alive in the Associates through their constant striving towards excellence. Our Associates are always aiming to advance their careers and goals, whether it’s through education classes or increased responsibility.”

Associate Support Coordinator

Professional Careers at Grande Cheese Company


At Grande, we provide everyone the tools and support they need to succeed. For you, that could be one of our wellness programs, or the free on-site health screenings for you and your family. Maybe it’s one of Grande’s professional development courses, or tuition reimbursement for a class you’d like to take at a local college. 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.


We work hard to make Grande a place where every Associate can enjoy day-to-day fulfillment—both personally and professionally.

No matter your interest, whether it be the fast paced feel of a production environment where you’ll get hands-on experience with our state-of-the-art equipment, or a more quiet setting in our beautiful Home Office with unique spaces and rooms, Grande provides specialized opportunities that allow for both collaborative and individual work to be done.

And when you’re ready to take your career to the next level, we’ll help you get there. Because that’s what it means to be a part of the Grande family.

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Grande Rewarding Careers


There is something in the way Grande delivers on our commitment to quality that separates us from others and carves out a special place in the market. Here, we take genuine pride in everything we touch, in the way we focus on the smallest details to produce excellent products and solutions. Just like our cheese artisans who pour their expertise and experience into each batch of cheese they create, our professional Associates work with passion and integrity to achieve their own version of greatness in which we all can share.

Apply today. Let’s create something great together!


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

  • Vacation time (available from Day One)
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Anniversary date holiday
  • Floating holiday

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.

For Associates going to school, Grande offers tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year. Going for a master’s degree? You can apply for an additional $3,000.

  • $2,000 new-Associate Referral Bonus
  • Additional performance bonuses for company, team, and individual success
  • 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)
  • Discount product purchases
  • 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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