Great Lakes Cheese
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GLC Careers

As we've grown throughout the years, we've kept our small-company and family-feel, even as a billion-dollar organization. As a member of our team, when we prosper, so will you. Through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan, employees own 20 percent of the company.

Our Passion for Excellence Starts with You

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.

Our Team
Our Process
Our Tradition

It Starts with Taking Care of Our Employees

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Vision Care
  • Paid Vacation
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability

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Hans Epprecht, Great Lakes Cheese, Founder

What made the company successful is to find the right people, and then to motivate them to do the best job possible.” - Hans Epprecht, Great Lakes Cheese, Founder

Our Happy Employees

Trent Lattimore, Packaging Engineer

"Coming from a larger, publicly-held company, I can attest to the family atmosphere the Great Lakes Cheese environment brings to the table. From the production floor to the front office, everyone is ready to help you accomplish your goals, and does so with a smile. All employees want to see the company succeed, and there's a true sense of teamwork anywhere you go." Trent Lattimore, Packaging Engineer

Erin Shirkey, National Account Manager

"Great Lakes Cheese was not the place I originally expected to find a career, but it's now a place I truly appreciate. With hard work and great mentors, I've been able to advance into new roles as my experience and skills have developed. I've worked here for 15 years, but each day, I still continue to learn and be challenged." Erin Shirkey, Senior Sales Operations Manager

Amber Bacon, Product Marketing Specialist

"One of the greatest feelings is waking up in the morning and looking forward to work. I love my job, thanks to this amazing family-owned company, as well as my colleagues, who I now consider family." Amber Bacon, Associate Product Manager