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

WCC Category Specialist
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

Job Description: Use careful pricing and promotional maintenance to hit target gross profit numbers while remaining competitive with key competitors in the market.

Hours:  Approximately 40 to 45 Hours per week                7:30 – 4:30 Daily

Duties include but not limited to:

Respect:

Follow the lead of the Category Manager for ideas and projects to work on.
Work with DH’s and store management as a team member

Stewardship:

Work with Category Manager to

Adjust or assign new prices to fit department pricing strategy.
Review pricing and margins
Set overall pricing strategy for key departments, including target margins for advertising as well as for regular prices.
Gather data on promoted price points to discover trigger points and determine what items generate excitement from customers
Monitor competitor pricing and promotions to compare with WCC

Growth:

Work with Category Manager to:

Plan promotions for select departments based on available pricing, prior data and seasonal demand.
Track category sales volume to evaluate trends and stay in touch with customer preferences
Produce analysis requested by department heads and/or store management

To perform all other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Job Requirements:

Must have strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
Be proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word etc.)
Business degree in Accounting or related field preferred
Must be at least 18 years of age to hold this position
This position is a full-time position
Must be willing and able to use the following equipment:
Computer, Printer/Fax/Scanner

Physical Requirements:
Job requires lifting (up to 50 Pounds), bending, standing, walking, carrying, climbing, pulling, pushing, sitting    

WCF Customer Service Representative
Walnut Creek Foods
3850 State Route 39, Millersburg, OH 44687

A successful employee in this position will:

Treat customers and fellow employees with respect
Maintain a positive attitude
Have a customer-first mindset, always looking for ways to make life better
Be proactive, anticipating the future needs of our customers
Communicate with a high level of professionalism

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

Handle incoming phone calls.  This includes the taking of orders and answering of any questions about our products or shipping.
Responsible to maintain the accounts that are assigned. Maintaining an account includes:                                                      

Notifying customers of delivery route changes, special promotions, and other items as needed
Entering credits for returned or shorted items
Making weekly calls to specified customers
Maintaining customer pricelists after price changes

Being able to effectively communicate with the sales team and warehouse personnel to develop solutions for customer issues that arise
Responsible to develop a working knowledge of ERP system (Dynamics AX)
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Manager

Requirements

Job Requirements:

Must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent
Must be at least 18 years of age to hold this position
Must be willing and able to use the computer
Prior experience working with Microsoft Office and Outlook (Preferred)

WCC Bakery Department Head
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

Duties include but not limited to:

Respect:

Develop and cultivate a positive can-do attitude in yourself and the bakery department team
Develop a structure with clear lines of accountability that enhances the customer experience

This requires a customer first mindset that continually challenges the process in order to improve the way we serve our customers

Envision, plan, and implement a culture of achievement among team members.
Establish and monitor food safety plans
Maintain a win/win relationship with WC Foods.
Create a team mindset working with all departments – All on the same team

Stewardship:

Oversight of purchasing and stocking of all necessary ingredients
Maintain proper inventory levels of ingredients and finished goods
Oversight of all display and stocking activity

Establish metrics to determine stocking trigger points
Establish metrics to determine production schedules

Monitor and track shrink during production
Work with Category Manger for proper pricing of all products

Local competition price comps

Work with Category Manager for weekly ad items
Determine necessary staffing need and schedule according to Department hours spreadsheet
Hiring, training and evaluating of bakery staff – in conjunction with Store Manager

No person under 18 is allowed to operate power driven bakery equipment

Growth:

Continued annual growth gain targets.
Monitor sales trends
Awareness and discussion on marketplace trends.
Train “Every team member, every day” to be friendlier and grow in competence.
Continual coaching, training and evaluating for best retail place to work locally.

Evaluations take place on a yearly basis.  Keys to this position include continually challenging processes to improve efficiency and service, can-do attitude, safety, and quality.

Requirements

Job Requirements:
Must be willing and able to use any and all equipment in the Bakery dept

Full time position, must work Saturdays

Physical Requirements:
Job requires lifting (50 Pounds), bending, standing, walking, carrying, climbing, pulling, pushing, sitting

      

Walnut Creek Cheese Store Manager
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH 44687

General Description –
The Walnut Creek Cheese (Walnut Creek) Store Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of Walnut Creek Cheese in accordance with overall Company philosophies.    

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Leadership

Provide direct and consistent servant leadership for the Walnut Creek Store.  Setting the tone and vision for Respect, Stewardship and Growth – our “Cutting Board” values.  This includes customer service, sales, work atmosphere, stewardship, accountability, profitability, creativity, training, and challenging the process.

Supervision

Direct oversight of Department Heads & Managers
Work with VP of Retail in directing Category Manager (perform annual evaluation)
Work with the Berlin Store Manager, Category Manager, and VP of Retail on the “Retail Team”
Maintain a win/win relationship with WC Foods and WC Manufacturing
Oversite of store “curb appeal”, cleanliness and layout
Establish and monitor foods safety plans (safe serve)

Team Members

Work with HR on new hire orientations
Promote a safe, desirable and efficient work environment for employees
Aid DH’s with hiring (interviews) new employees.

Operations

Work with the Retail Team for yearly budgets
Constantly reviewing product and processes to gain efficiencies
Maintain loss prevention strategy
Store closing 2-3 nights a week
Must work Saturdays (3-4 off per quarter)

Requirements

Requirements – To perform well at this position a person must possess strong servant leadership skills, maintain flexibility, be a team player, pay attentions to details and display a personality that promotes collaboration and a drive for results.

 

Cafe - Full-Time & Part-Time
Walnut Creek Cheese - Walnut Creek
2641 State Route 39

Requirements

Physical Requirements
Lifting (up to 50#), standing, bending, walking, stairs, sitting, pushing, pulling    
Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.

Job Inquiry

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Please e-mail or mail completed application to:

Email: hr@walnutcreekfoods.com

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

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