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Plant Perks Inc. Vegan Cheezemaker Needed For Fast Growing Company in MISSOULA, Montana

Plant Perks is a plant-based cheeze company in Missoula, MT whose goal is to save animals and the planet one cheezy bite at a time!

We’re looking for a reliable, hardworking and passionate individual to work in our production facility making plant-based cheeze spreads. We currently manufacture five flavors of cheeze spreads, all made from cashews. Our cheezes are sold in stores nationally and Plant Perks continues to grow every single month!

As a Cheezemaker you will be directly involved in making the product. You will learn how to ferment, flavor and package artisanal vegan cheeze.

Job Description

The position works under the direction of the Lead Cheezemaker. This role assists the Lead Cheezemaker and fellow Cheezemakers with ensuring the cheeze spreads are made in a safe and efficient manner. Ability to work as part of a team is essential. Attendance is an essential function of this job.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Set up and sanitize the kitchen in preparation to make cheeze.
Wash dishes.
Make cheeze in a safe and efficient manner, while following instructions from management.
Learn proper steps of fermentation, pH and how to safely make a "living food."
Learn and understand proper kitchen sanitation and safety.
Clean, sanitize and properly put away kitchen equipment after use.
Package cheezes.
Maintain a sanitary environment while in the kitchen.
Be able to lift 50-70 pounds during every shift.

Current schedule:

Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm


Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Previous work experience in a food manufacturing environment or kitchen preferred.
High attention to details; able to work quickly and accurately.
Be able to work set hours and be willing to adapt to changes in orders and tasks.
Be reliable and dependable in attendance.
Multi task and manage multiple demands and priorities.
Vegan or vegetarian lifestyle is preferred, but not required.


Active listening skills.
Builds and maintains relationships easily.
Is approachable, empathetic, and compassionate.
Works easily with diverse styles and people from different backgrounds.
Can comfortably give and receive personal feedback.
Able to confront issues and conflict in a constructive and productive manner.
Demonstrates patience and a calm, reassuring manner; shows composure, even in the face of frustration and mounting pressure.
Cooperates easily with peers and others.
Can collaborate across organizational boundaries.

Work Environment

Able to withstand working on your feet for long periods of time, while lifting heavy kitchen equipment and ingredients.
Able to thrive in a redundant environment while making the same product, in the exact same manner every week.

If this makes you excited, please email us your resume along with why you want to work for Plant Perks. We look forward to hearing from you!