Dairy Procurement Coordinator

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world through wholesome dairy products. Since our founding in 1984, Hilmar Cheese Company has been committed to innovation and sustainability. Our state-of-the art production facilities convert an abundance of locally sourced high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose. The Cheese and Ingredients that we produce create a wide variety of retail and food service products from sliced and shredded cheeses, to protein supplements and infant formula. We are a trusted partner to premier food and beverage brands in for than fifty countries helping bring their vision into reality.


Throughout our decades of success and growth we have remained committed to our mission and values and these principles unite our people and guide all that we do.

A Typical Day

The Dairy Procurement Coordinator is responsible for Coordinating day-to-day activities in support of the quality, yield, technical and mission objectives of Hilmar Cheese Company with focus on outside milk and dairy ingredient procurement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily updating of inventory forecasting and milk ingredient models.
  • Assist in planning and forecasting outside dairy ingredient procurement.
  • Produce value-add reports and tools to help educate and inform the wider business.
  • Maintain and Communicate schedule and inventory changes.
  • Responsible for the settling and recording of Sweet Cream and Whey Cream.
  • Responsible for PO/SO generation and price recording of dairy ingredients.
  • Coordinate shipping/transportation with customers, suppliers, and internal departments.
  • Assist Procurement Manager with pay structures and other purchasing activities.
  • Participate in Milk Team meetings.
  • This responsibility is not limited to a standard workweek.
  • Annual completion of OSHA required safety training.
  • Promote Company Culture
  • Achieve common business goals through cooperative alignment with all departments. 

What You Will Need

  • Bachelors in Finance, Business, Dairy Science, Ag Economics or related field plus 3 years related experience OR Master's degree.
  • Proficiency in using MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's in Finance, Business, Economics or related field plus 5 years related experience OR Master's degree plus 1 year related experience 
  • Dairy or food manufacturing industry experience 
  • Master's degree


Physical Demands & Work Environment

The work is primarily in an office environment and the physical demands are characteristic of a mostly sedentary role. Specific details of the essential functions of the position is available in the Job Safety Analysis, made available on request.


Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.


This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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