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Quality goes beyond the facilities and equipment to the Wapsie Valley family. Our employees are dedicated and trained to manufacture the highest quality dairy products possible and have devoted years – even decades – to that commitment.



Wapsie Valley Creamery, Inc. is taking applications for Production Workers in Independence, IA.  Applicants need:  To be able to work with machinery; able to push 700-pound containers on wheeled carts; lift and palatalize 50-pound bags; climb steps and or ladders several times a shift; ability to perform physically demanding job tasks; willingness to perform different tasks during shift as opposed to standing in one place doing the same thing over and over.  Current openings are for 3rd shift.  Successful applicants will make a minimum salary between $37,000 and $40,000 annually after one year of service.



Wapsie Valley Creamery, Inc. is seeking a 3rd shift Maintenance Technician.  This position has shared responsibilities in maintaining the company’s SQF food safety and food quality system, complying with any applicable food regulations and striving for continuous improvements in all areas.  Must be able to maintain, install, diagnose, fabricate, and repair equipment in and around the plant.  This includes but is not limited to:  welding, plumbing, pneumatics, hydraulics, refrigeration, and electrical.  Interested applicants should allow time to complete our Maintenance Test in our office and without the assistance of any electronic devices (approx 1 hour) to be considered for this position.  Must be able to work Saturdays and Holidays as scheduled.


Wapsie Valley Creamery offers a stable work environment, competitive  wage scale, pays 70% of monthly health insurance premium on either single or family coverage, 100% of single dental insurance premium, 100% of single vision insurance premium, 100% of life & short-term disability insurance, 100% of long-term disability insurance, 401K-pension plan that WVC puts 3% in to for its employees, paid lunch break, paid uniform rental, bereavement & jury duty pay.

** Due to the volume of milk being processed, employees need to be able to work Saturdays as part of their work week, as well as Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day for which they receive Floating Holidays.  **

Interested applicants should complete an application at:

300 10th St., Independence, IA 50644

Interviewing will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.


 A family owned Company that has been in continuous operation since 1906.  We manufacture American Hard Cheeses, Dry Lactose & Mineral Proteins from Liquid Whey.

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Wapsie Valley Creamery requires pre-employment drug testing and does monthly random testing.

Wapsie Valley Creamery is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Wapsie Valley Creamery, Inc. Benefits
Wapsie Valley Creamery, Inc. offers a Comprehensive and flexible benefit package which includes:

  • Competitive Pay Rates
  • Health Insurance with prescription, dental, vision, and Flexible Spending Account.
  • 90% of Membership paid by company to Falcon Civic Center
  • 401K Plan – After one year of service company puts 3% of employee’s weekly gross wage in the plan.  Employee and employer contribution vested immediately at 100%
  • Company- Paid Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Company – Paid Term Life Insurance Policy
  • Paid 7 Paid Floating Holidays – Up to 4 Weeks of Vacation based on length of service;  and  Up to 6 Personal Days a year – based on length of service
  • Bereavement Pay and Jury Duty pay provided
  • Paid Company uniforms – for positions where required
  • Annual Shoe Allowance – for positions where special foot wear is required
  • Employee Appreciation Day and Company paid for Christmas Party

Contact Us

300 10th St. NE
Independence, Iowa 50644

Phone: 319-334-7193
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