Illinois – Ludwig Farmstead Creamery hiring Creamery Assistant

Fithian Illinois

Come work for the slow food movement for Ludwig Farmstead Creamery (“LFC”), a small artisan farmstead creamery located in Fithian Illinois. We make a variety of award-winning artisan raw cow’s milk cheeses in small batches on our 5th generation farm.  We are looking for a hard-working individual interested in joining our company. You will perform a variety of day-to-day activities including packaging, cheese-cutting, and other general duties, and eventually be trained to make our award winning artisan cheeses! No experience necessary, training is provided.


  • Possess a strong work ethic, Self-starter: looks for work, good initiative
  • Ability to interact positively with customers, peers and supervisors
  • Dependable, reliable and able to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Be able to work as a team member, as well as independently.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills, and a neat appearance
  • Full-time schedule-must be able to work flexible hours to include work availability for evenings and weekends
  • Must be able to stand the duration of the shift and perform routine tasks with minimal supervision
  • Must be physically able to perform job functions
  • Requires ability to follow written and verbal instructions and work independently
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must use safe food handling practices
  • Valid driver’s license with dependable transportation
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Maintains positive attitude – upbeat
  • Excellent follow through – gets job done

Job Duties

  • Keep supplies and equipment clean and organized
  • Complete paperwork
  • Use safe food handling practices and cut, package and keep cheese at specific and maintained temperature
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Must be willing to work indoors/outdoors in all kinds of weather.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Work Hours may vary depending on shift.

If interested, please respond with your resume and contact information. Call 217-260-1953 and leave a brief message (including your contact info) to set up an appointment, or stop by our location and fill out an application.

Please send your resume to Norm at and

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