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Sr Analyst - Site Infrastructure Coordination (KS)

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 Senior Analyst for Site Infrastructure Coordination is the face of IT for the site and the liaison between the site and the level 2 teams at the Hilmar Cheese Headquarters. With a focus on guaranteeing the continuity of IT services and the stability of the technological infrastructure (Servers, Telephony, Network, End User Platforms) at the Dodge City Plant, this Senior Analyst will manage the IT Infrastructure services in accordance with the standards and policies defined by Hilmar Cheese Company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the escalation for local IT issues for the IT team
  • Ensure the stability of the equipment that is hosted in the Data Center, MDF, and IDFs, guarantees IT services (Network, Servers, Email, Cloud services, and Video conferencing, etc.) to all users of the Dodge City facility.
  • Manage telecommunications services and network equipment to guarantee voice and data network services at 99.9% availability. 
  • Install and configure hardware and software as required to support the business needs. Ensure that the equipment is updated and operating properly according standards. 
  • Provide guidance and support to the local onsite IT support staff. Ensure they provide technical support according to the established SLAs.
  • Manage and support on-site IT Infrastructure projects.  Actively participate in enterprise-wide IT infrastructure projects.
  • Accountable for the IT infrastructure and IT services on site.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor's in computer science or related field plus 5 years related experience OR Master’s degree plus 1-year related experience.
  • Working knowledge of network hardware, software, installation, configuration troubleshooting and support. 
  • Proficient with Windows operating system installation and configuration for servers and workstations, Windows security, administrative tools, and Windows network components. 
  • Working knowledge of server-related technology (e.g. RAID, SAN, cluster, services, and network applications).

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor in computer science or related field plus 7 years’ related experience OR Master's degree plus 2years’ related experience.
  • Experience in network and telecom engineering and/or Virtual Servers Management
  • MCSE, MCSI, CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CISSP, PMP Certifications 
  • Food processing and dairy industry experience 
  • Working knowledge of M.S. SQL Server, M.S. Exchange Server, M.S. Server 2K3 R2, ODBC connections, switches, routers, and firewalls

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The work is primarily performed 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. 

Hilmar Cheese Company is committed to employing the best candidates for approved positions and engaging in effective recruitment and selection practices in compliance with all applicable employment laws. We provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees. To be considered for an open position, employees must:


Employee Criteria

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications for the job and be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  2. Complete the application and submit your resume before the closing date. 
  3. Have been employed with Hilmar Cheese Company for a minimum of 12 months and have been in your current position for at least 12 months.
    1. This may be waived for intra-departmental transfers only, and if hiring managers and HR Manager are in agreement. 
  4. Not have received any written or any suspension corrective actions within the last six months; or, any corrective action directly correlating to the position in which you have applied. 


Job Posting Conditions 

  • This job posting will be referenced should the job become available again within 90 days. 
  • Pay for all positions is based on established pay scales. A transferring employee’s pay may be adjusted up or down accordingly.


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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