Join Our Team

Interested in pursuing a career with us? Walnut Creek Foods offers a unique work environment with a variety of positions spread across four locations all in the heart of Amish Country. The values (Respect, Stewardship, and Growth) of which we operate under are the foundation of our company, and reflect our dedication to continual growth and improvement.

WHY WE'RE DIFFERENT

How would you like to go to work every day knowing that what you do is making life better for your co-workers, customers and their families?  Imagine going to work and facing endless opportunities to treat people the way you want to be treated, to maximize your potential, and to experience personal and professional growth.  At Walnut Creek Foods and Walnut Creek Cheese, this is what’s happening. Team members are empowered to think outside of the box, to face challenges and get things done.

When you join the team here, you are invited to participate in our vision. Our organization functions as though we are a family, helping each other to succeed and working together towards a common goal of growth. 

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Providing for the needs of our employees is part of our mission and something that is an ongoing focus for our company. We offer a variety of benefits including 401K, paid holidays, sick days, health insurance, dental and vision, profit sharing, vacation, and competitive pay.


If you are interested in joining our family, please browse current opportunities listed below.

Job Openings

Truck Driver - Full-Time
Needing a driver in Beford, PA Area
Beford, PA

A brief job description is as follows but not limited to:

Build and maintain quality customer relationships
Ensures safe, accurate, timely, and efficient deliveries of WCF products to our customers
Accurately collect customer account monies at the time of delivery
Perform proper equipment maintenance as needed
Collaborate with management and sales representatives to communicate customer concerns and resolutions
Perform daily pre/post trip inspection of vehicles
Accurately complete daily paperwork  
Ability to satisfy the DOT requirements
Must be able to learn and operate all material handling equipment used by the company.
Maintain and protect all property entrusted to you
Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall team operations.

 

Requirements

Job Requirements

Must be at least 23 years of age or older to hold this position
This position is a full-time position
Must possess a Class A CDL license
One year of previous driving experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is preferred
Able to write, speak, and communicate in English (required)
Demonstrate the ability to operate equipment in
Strong attention to detail
Working knowledge of the tractor/trailer
Must pass a physical ability test and RIAH drug screen
Effective problem-solving, communication, and organization skills
Demonstrate the ability to utilize a two-wheeler with a load weighing up to 350 pounds
Ability to make overnight runs as route requires.
Must be willing and able to use the following equipment:
Semi-truck, box truck, forklift, walkie-rider   

Physical Requirements
Job requires lifting (80 pounds, 50 pounds continuously), bending, standing, walking, carrying, climbing, pulling, pushing, sitting

                                                                       

Warehouse Helper - Part-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

DETAILED DESCRIPTION:

SUPPORT – Maintain a “servant attitude” that works with and supports the other store departments and company employees.  A strong desire to make life better for others is required.

RECEIVING – Assist in receiving all incoming shipments.  Shipments are to be checked in.  Inventory is to be systematically stored and rotated in an organized Backroom.   

DELIVERIES – Assist in pulling of all delivery orders.

TRANSFER OF PRODUCTS – Assist with the accurate and timely transfer of products to Foods and Berlin including shelving of products and cardboard removal.

BUILDING AND GROUNDS MAINTENACE – Assist with maintenance and oversee all upkeep and repairs to outside of building, backroom and grounds including but not limited to mowing, snow removal, and cleaning.   Also responsible for trash removal from all departments, trash should be emptied several times a day to ensure cleanliness and safety. 

Other - Other activities as needed to benefit the overall good of Walnut Creek Cheese as directed by the WH Department Head

 

Requirements

Warehouse Taxi Driver - Part-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

Description:

Pick up and take home employees according to the driving schedule.
Empty trash hopper and remove cardboard boxes to the compactors.
Refuel company vehicles – maintain more than ½ full
Responsible for the safe operation of company vehicles and immediately alerting the Warehouse Manager to any potential problems or accidents while driving company vehicles. 
Fill egg/dairy coolers and remove empty milk crates when necessary.
Job will require working some Saturdays.

Requirements

Job Requirements
Must be at least 25 years of age, or 23 with a good MVR to hold this position.

This is a part-time position.

Must be willing and able to safely use the following equipment:

15-Passenger van

Pallet jack (training will be given for license to use electric powered equipment if desired)

Physical Requirements
Job requires lifting, bending, standing, walking, carrying, pulling, pushing, sitting, driving.

Deli - Full-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

A brief job description is as follows but not limited to:

Daily Responsibilities:

Check deferred orders in the week day box holders.
Sweep and mop deli department floor.
Clean meat and cheese coolers.
Load cart from deli walk in cooler to stock meat and cheese cases.
Sharpen slicer blades.
Take cooler temperatures and record in log book.
Clean and sanitize slicers and scales.
At closing time, wrap all unopened meat and cheese from cooler cases and change cooler liners.

Customer Service:

Slicing meat and cheese.
Weigh and price products.
Serve salads.
Take customer express orders.

Weekly Duties:

Wash cupboards.
Clean express buckets and express cooler, deli bag holders, trash cans.
Mop walk in cooler floor.
Do inventory and place order.
Stock paper products.
Clean and sanitize inside of cooler cases: Take out all products from cases and remove shelves to be cleaned.

Requirements

Job Requirements
Must be 18 years or older.  Equipment: Slicers

Physical Requirements
Job requires lifting (from 10 to 50 Pounds), bending, standing, walking, carrying, climbing, pulling, pushing

Bulk/Frozen - Full-Time & Part-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

A brief job description is as follows but is not limited to:

Stocking

Stocking-Store Shelves & Freezer Shelves
Rotating products-first in first out
Keep back stock organized
Responsible to help with bagging bulk and frozen items
Ensure proper labeling
Placing orders-maintain Lean ordering- and if you have off it is your responsibility to get a co-worker to do the order for you or you can place your order in advance.

Customer Service & Phone Skills

Customer service-answer questions as needed-in the store, on the radio & on the phone
Work on the floor if asked-carry radio when on the floor
Be on the floor listening to customer needs and answering questions

Cleanliness for repackaging

Employees need to wear a hairnet in packaging, unless they wear a head covering
Always wash scoops in sanitize water at the end of the day
Please do not touch any food with bare hands, always wear gloves
No eating during bagging
Maintain proper hand washing practices
Keep work area neat and clean

Attendance

Be on time for all scheduled shifts
Once the schedule is up it is your responsibility to find a replacement if none can be found you are responsible for your shift.

Teamwork

Able to work well with others in a Team environment
Show respect to co-workers and management at all times
Be willing to do whatever it takes to make Bulk/Frozen run smoothly & efficiently
Be willing to put in the effort to keep Bulk/Frozen shelves full for the customers
Evaluations take place on a yearly basis.  Keys to this position include understanding; customer service, safety and quality come first.

Requirements

Job requirements
To be able to work your turn in evenings
To be able to work weekends and Holidays
Must be willing and able to use the following equipment
Hand pallet jack, electric pallet jack, scale, lift

Physical Requirements

Job requires lifting (50 Pounds), bending, standing, walking, climbing, pulling, pushing, sitting

 

Meat Cutter - Full-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Berlin
4727 US 62. Berlin, OH 44610

Requirements

The candidate must be willing to work Saturdays. Ideal candidates will be 18 years of age and older and will have experience in meat cutting (though not a must.) 

Meat Department - Full-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

Job Description:

Customer Service:

Be friendly and welcoming to customers (Especially when you don’t feel like it)
Be knowledgeable on products and services the department, store, and community offer
When you don’t know something, find out who does
Do what it takes for the customer to feel like they were treated fairly
Take orders from customers in person and over the phone

Service Case:

Re-tray and fill chicken each morning
Check bulletin board for special orders and fill them as necessary
Fill product from back and maintain neatness of service case
Always be attentive to customers and wait on them in turn
Clean chicken as needed to fill trays
Wrap and properly price product
Maintain proper signage and tags for products

Rotisserie:

Preheat
Prepare product to be cooked
Cook product to proper internal temperature
Clean and sanitize after use

Retail Shelves:

Keep products properly rotated and filled
Clean shelves and coolers as necessary
Check for proper signage and tags
Discard any outdated product
Notify department head of any close dated products

Cleaning:

Know and practice Good Manufacturer’s Procedures (GMP’s)
Properly clean and sanitize surfaces daily or as needed to prevent contamination
Sweep and mop behind the counter daily or as often as needed to keep area safe
Practice proper hand washing and personal hygiene
Clean Service Cases weekly and shelves as needed to keep enticing for customers

Requirements

Job Requirements:
Must be willing and able to use the following equipment:
 Slicer, Scales, Wrapper, Rotisserie, Phone, Pallet Jack, Grinder, Stuffer

Physical Requirements:
Job requires lifting (50 Pounds), bending, standing, walking, carrying, climbing, pulling, pushing, sitting, using slicer, cutting with knife or scissors, tying. 

Cafe - Part-Time & Full-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

A brief job description is as follows but not limited to:

Maintain a clean work environment-Preps, counters, floors, trash, etc.
Rotation of products
Soup and Food prep
Stocking
Customer Order Preparation
Match/Organize Orders and prepare for delivery
Maintain a clean work environment-Trays, counters, floors, trash, etc.
Stock counters, Drink Cooler, & Chip Rack
Fill sides-maintain dates
Update Daily special boards
Brew Coffee and keep records of times brewed to maintain freshness
Turn on equipment-fryers, toaster, warmers, etc.
Prep food-slicing tomatoes, onions, meats, cheeses, etc.
Stock prep tables including employee prep
Date meats and cheeses and keep properly rotated.
Stock fry freezer, buns, Styrofoam products etc.
Maintain temperatures of all cooler and freezer units and report issues to Department Head or to maintenance personnel
Prepare orders quickly and neatly.
Prepare tickets in order received and to order specifications.
Cleaning-Prep tables, all café equipment, floors, trash cans, stairs, fryers, dishes, etc.
Table Cleaner/UP
Deliver food to customers, wipe and clean tables and chairs
Check for Ice cream orders and dip accordingly.
Cleaning-Dishes, floors, prep tables, freezers, Custard machine, trash, fudge warmer, stock shelves.
Keep quarts and ice cream cake displays stocked, dip quarts, and prepare orders for Berlin Store.
Clean the custard machine-put together machine if time allows.
Prepare ice cream cakes for back stock as well as special orders.

Requirements

Job Requirements

Working weekends and evenings and Holidays.

Physical Requirements

Lifting (up to 50#), standing, bending, walking, running stairs, sitting, pushing, pulling, talking      

Bakery - Full-Time & Part-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

Requirements

Job Requirements
Cleaning/operating equipment (some require a person age 18 or older by law),working weekends and evenings and Holidays.

Physical Requirements
Lifting (up to 50#), standing, bending, walking, running stairs, sitting, pushing, pulling, talking      

Mfg FDA Production - Full-Time & Seasonal
Manufacturing
3850 OH-39, Millersburg, OH 44654

A brief job description is as follows but not limited to:

The person hired for this position must be able to follow a Production Schedule. The Schedule will be produced by Assistant Plant Manager and the Production Supervisor.
Responsible for supporting Production ( you may be asked to help with the following labeling, record keeping, wrapping, filling baking, etc.) 
Responsible for keeping area, equipment clean and organized.
Responsible for finished product reaching the shipping/receiving dock
The person hired for this position will be asked to support a smooth and efficient operation

Requirements

Job Requirements
Must be at least 18 years of age to hold this position.
The environment is fast paced.

Physical Requirements
Job requires lifting (50 Pounds), bending, standing, walking, carrying, climbing, pulling, pushing, sitting
May require occasional lifting of (80 Pounds)

 

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Email: hr@walnutcreekfoods.com

Mail: Walnut Creek Foods
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 240
Walnut Creek, OH 44687

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