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Dairy Farmers of America Supply Chain General Labor - 1st shift in Athens, Tennessee

Position : Supply Chain General Labor - 1st shift

Location : Athens, Tennessee

Requisition ID: : 15853


Mayfield Dairy Farms has immediate job openings for adaptable general laborers to perform all-purpose duties, which may include unloading materials and ingredients for plant or warehouse use, transferring and storing raw and finished products and operating onsite equipment and machinery in a safe manner. General laborers will be required to follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and communicate effectively with all departments.

Mayfield Dairy Farms is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers. Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands. Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we’re passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy to people everywhere, straight from our family farm-owners. At Mayfield Dairy Farms, we create fluid milk, orange juice, drinks, and ice cream and are proud to provide families with fresh, delicious dairy.

By joining DFA, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters. We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world. It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities – come join us!

It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities – come join us!


  • $16.24

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 6am-2:30pm


  • 401(k) or 401(k) with company contribution

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Career growth opportunities – we promote from within!

  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits

  • Service recognition and employee rewards

  • Employee referral program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Uniforms provided

  • Work for dairy farm families

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screenings including drug, background and criminal checks

  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and assist others when lifting is required

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be able to legibly write entries for record keeping

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime as required, occasional weekends and holidays

An Equal Opportunity Employer