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About us:

We are a leading manufacturing company that specialises in producing high-quality British Cheeses.

We value care, Innovation, Integrity, Passion, Togetherness and are looking for those who share these values.


Role: Cheesemaker

We are seeking a highly passionate individual to produce high quality cheeses with a good eye for detail and organisational skills.


Key responsibilities:

  • Milk vat filling.
  • Addition of ingredients
  • Assessment of the curd quality.
  • Managing the vat cheese making processes.
  • Maintaining process records and product testing.
  • Adhering to strict hygiene protocols.
  • Ensure that Safety and Quality standards are maintained throughout the production process.

Working hours:

12 hour shift patterns:

6am – 6pm

10am – 10pm



Hourly rate: £13.40 per hour.

OT1 rate: £16.56 per hour.

OT2 rate: £21.62 per hour.



28 days per year including bank holidays for a full-time employee.


Who are we?:

Long Clawson Dairy was established in 1912 as a farmer owned cooperative and today has over 30 supplier members, all located within 30 miles of the dairy based in Leicestershire. These farms, who supply the milk to the dairy, allows complete traceability back to individual herds. Famously known for producing award-winning Blue Stilton®, with accolades for Shropshire Blue (Supreme Champion at the ICDA 2022), and Traditional Aged Leicestershire Red too.

There is a team of passionate cheesemakers at Clawson, who use their careful craft and expertise to produce each individual cheese to a high quality.

Clawson is making great strides in its sustainability commitment too, on farms and at the dairy. We have had all 30 of our farm’s carbon mapped over the last 18 months and are currently in the process of reviewing this and setting clear action plans for the years ahead.


Our Benefits:

We pride ourselves in offering competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Company bonus & pension
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Enhanced pay for weekends & overtime
  • Additional holiday with length of service
  • Subsidised canteen & staff discount in the on-site staff cheese shop
  • Free parking & cycle to work scheme
  • Members of GroceryAid providing financial, emotional & practical support to all staff


CV’s not essential. Apply today stating relevant experience and skills, or express your interest:

recruitment@clawson.co.uk or call 01664 821395