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Current employment opportunities at the Center for Dairy Research


Research Cheesemaker
The Cheesemaker will be working at the UW-Madison Center for Dairy Research in the pilot plant dairy processing areas. The candidate will be required to have the knowledge, skills and motivation to operate all cheese, dairy processing, and packaging equipment. This position will be making specialty and all natural/processed/acid set/cold pack cheese types, ordering/processing milk/whey, and making/processing other dairy products. This includes assisting faculty, staff, industry clients, and students with lab demonstrations, helping with research projects, and helping with industry projects. | Research Cheesemaker job posting.

Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA) Program Coordinator
The Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA) Program Coordinator is expected to manage the day-to-day activities involved with this initiative and its expanding activities. The successful individual will work with regional collaborators to deliver the grant & technical assistance programs and report to the DBIA Senior Management Team for guidance and direction. Over time, the successful applicant will be expected to proactively contribute to the development, implementation and administration DBIA's programs area. | DBIA Program Coordinator job posting.

Cheese Outreach Specialist
The Outreach Specialist will provide outreach support to the dairy and food industries. This also includes, but not limited to, working with equipment/ingredient/packaging/sanitation suppliers, dairy manufacturers, converters, retailers, and any other dairy related fields. This person will be actively involved in various educational and training roles to support the cheese and dairy segments. This position will be primarily responsible for all aspects of assisting cheese and dairy related activities including set up of any product development work, carrying out all activities related to product development, and communication of all results and follow up. Additionally, this person will provide outreach support to the dairy industry related to troubleshooting to solve product defects. | Cheese Outreach Specialist job posting.

Dairy Beverage Researcher
The successful candidate will support Center for Dairy Research (CDR) efforts to bring added value to the dairy industry through its activities in various types of beverages. The primary activities will be centered around the center's new beverage innovation capabilities located in our new facilities. This includes, but is not limited to, working with entrepreneurs, existing dairy manufacturers, ingredient/packaging suppliers, retailers, and any other dairy related fields.| Dairy Beverage Researcher job posting.

Dairy Beverage Specialist
The selected candidate will support Center for Dairy Research (CDR) efforts in adding value to the dairy industry through its activities in the beverage industry. The primary activities will be centered around the CDR's new beverage innovation capabilities located in our new facilities on campus. This also includes, but not limited to, working with entrepreneurs, existing dairy manufacturers, equipment/ingredient/packaging/sanitation suppliers, regulatory agencies, retailers, and any other dairy related fields. | Dairy Beverage Specialist job posting.