Dean Foods

  • General Labor

    Job Locations US-IL-Belvidere
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing & Production
    Some High School
    Relocation Assistance
  • With over 60 local processing plants from coast to coast, Dean Foods is committed to delivering freshness. As the largest direct to store milk distributor in the U.S., it is our ambition to be the most admired and trusted provider of wholesome, great tasting dairy products at every occasion.

    We are now hiring 7 employees at our Belvidere Ice Cream plant to help with increased production volume through the end of September 2019. The positions will cover all three shifts and include various job assignments.  While this is likely a temporary assignment, these employees will be eligible after 30 days to receive all full time benefits and remain on the recall list for 24 months. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a great company that offers exceptional compensation and benefits!

    Apply today and join over 16,000 employees as part of the Dean Foods legacy!

    Job Description & Requirements

    • The General Labor positions performs general duties which may include; unloading materials and ingredients for plant use; packaging or stacking product under non-mechanical means and may be assigned to one or more areas throughout the plant / freezer.
    • Loads/unloads stacks and moves items as assigned.
    • May sort, bundle and fill containers or place in assembled units.
    • May mark or put identifying labels on product loads.
    • May record movement of stock in/out of work areas.
    • Monitors materials, products and equipment at each step of process and reports irregularities to supervisor.
    • Perform any other assigned tasks.

    Job Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Experience preferred but not required.
    • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. 
    • Must be able to stand, walk, pull, push, reach, and bend virtually the entire shift.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and assist others when lifting is necessary.
    • Must be able to work in a wet environment. 
    • May occasionally be exposed to cleaning chemicals.
    • [Delete if not Ice cream plant: For ice cream plants: Exposure to nut allergens.]
    • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
    • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
    • Be able to legibly write entries for record keeping.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Must be able to pass all medical exams, drug and background checks (including criminal).

    EEO Statement

    Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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