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Receptionist at Great Lakes Cheese

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Wausau, Wisconsin

Job Description:

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 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.

GLC’s Mission:

To be a leading manufacturer and supplier of consistently high quality cheese products. We will achieve this through our commitment to outstanding customer service, innovation, dedicated employees, and business partnerships. 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, Life and Long-term Disability Insurance, 401(k) Plan, an Employee Assistance Program and tuition reimbursement.

Position Description

The Receptionist performs general receptionist tasks and supports other areas of the office as needed.


  • Answer telephone and disperse calls.

  • Arrange conference calls as required.

  • Greet guests.

  • Coordinate luncheons as required.

  • Open daily mail and disperse to proper department.

  • Prepare & post outgoing mail.

  • File; sort completed pick lists, disperse or file in Sales files.

  • Post receipts for purchasing and data entry.

  • Replenish coffee and kitchen supplies as necessary.

  • Order and inventory general office supplies.

  • Assist and support other areas of office as time permits.

  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.

  • All GLC employees are expected to produce and promote our products and services in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to make decisions based on standard practices.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize needs.

  • Emit pleasant, helpful, and professional demeanor and dress.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • 1 year of general office experience or more.

  • SAP experience.

Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in an office setting.

  • Occasional exposure to industrial operations (temperatures, noise, moisture, moving machinery).

Great Lakes Cheese is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.