Lactalis offers hundreds of dollars for new hires at its Nampa cheese factory

Lactalis American Group cheese factory in Nampa
Posted at 7:37 PM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 21:37:54-04

This article was originally published by John Sowell in the Idaho Statesman.

Lactalis American Group is hiring, and the company wants to give new hires at its Nampa cheese factory a $500 bonus.

Lactalis is spending $1.7 million on an expansion that will bring 75 new jobs to the cheese factory .

The company has 45 positions in Nampa posted on its jobs website, at There’s everything from packaging mozzarella and string cheese to serving as a production planner or production manager to driving a forklift or working as a foreman.

Lactalis will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the parking lot at the Ford Idaho Center, 16114 N. Idaho Center Blvd. in Nampa.

Job seekers are asked to bring a resume and be prepared for an on-site interview. The company said in a news release that job offers could be made on the spot.

The $500 bonus applies to anyone who submits an application in September and is hired before the end of October. The bonus will be paid after 90 days of employment.

The Nampa plant, which employs more than 750 people, produces a variety of cheeses under the Galbani brand.

For a full list of openings, text CHEESE to 72345.