As a family owned business with a long-term focus on growth and stability, we are committed to you, our dedicated employee. We believe in empowering people to make their ideas a reality through an environment fostering open communication, integrity and mutual respect. At Great Lakes Cheese, employees are not titles or numbers. We're people – family – all working toward and sharing in achieving the highest standards of success.
Who is Great Lakes Cheese?
Great Lakes Cheese is celebrating over 50 years of Excellence in Cheese Making! Since 1958, Great Lakes has grown rapidly by acquisition, plant expansions, investment in the best technologies for production and distribution – and by setting high industry standards for service. Currently, Great Lakes Cheese serves the nation’s retailers and food service operations with nine strategic facilities across the U.S. We earn this proud tradition of award winning quality and customer satisfaction every day.
To be a leading manufacturer and supplier of consistently high quality cheese products. We achieve this through our commitment to outstanding customer service, innovation, dedicated employees, and business partners...hips. Our environment of open communication, integrity, and mutual respect encourages everyone to go beyond what is expected. We believe that profitability is a success only if the customer, the suppliers, the employees, the communities, and the company benefit.
Benefits of working at GLC:
Great Lakes Cheese’s success hinges on the dedication and professionalism of our people. From our inception, we have created and maintained an environment for employees to learn, develop their careers and enjoy mutually rewarding relationships, recognition and earnings. As we have grown throughout the years, we have kept the small company, family feel, even as a billion dollar organization. Point in case, our employees participate in an ESOP Plan, where they own approximately 20% of the company. In addition, we offer competitive benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Long-term Disability Insurance, 401(k) Plan, an Employee Assistance Program and tuition reimbursement.