Job Title: Chemist
Date Posted: 06-23-2008
Job Location: Colorado-Denver
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 1+ to 2 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Leprino Foods Company
Contact Information: Leprino Foods Compan   Leprino Foods Compan (
Job Description:
Leprino Foods Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of mozzarella cheese, has an immediate
opening at its corporate headquarters in northwest Denver for a Chemist.  This position
organizes, performs and reports all proximate and chemical testing on cheese, whey products,
and purchased items in a timely manner. They also provide expertise to those requesting


The candidate must have strong knowledge of chemistry and how it relates to food products,
plus familiarity with lab procedures and documentation. The individual must be detail oriented
and precise to ensure the validity of testing. Good oral and written communication skills are
required to report results promptly and accurately, and to provide expertise as needed.
Educational requirements include a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related field along with
1-3 years of practical experience. Applicant also needs to possess basic lab skills and have
the ability to multi-task. Experience with kjeldahl protein and dairy testing is desired along
with computer database knowledge.


Leprino Foods Company has nearly 3000 employees and 9 strategically-located plants.  We are
the sole supplier of mozzarella cheese to many of the major pizza companies and have a
reputation throughout the dairy industry as the leader in cheese and whey products technology.
 In addition to expansion taking place at several current facilities, we have recently opened a
state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Lemoore, California that will be our biggest yet and
have acquired 49% of Glanbia Cheese, the leading producer of mozzarella cheese in Europe.  The
exciting formation of this joint venture will bring Leprino’s proprietary technology to the
European market.    


At Leprino Foods Company, our mission is to establish, through our actions, an unparalleled
standard of excellence in people, products, and service while increasing our market share and
perpetuating a healthy company that appropriately rewards all our efforts and investments.


In addition to the Denver corporate office, we have manufacturing plants located in New York
(Waverly), Michigan (Allendale and Remus), Nebraska (Ravenna), Colorado (Fort Morgan), New
Mexico (Roswell), and California (Tracy, Lemoore East, and Lemoore West).  


If you have an interest in pursuing any of our openings, please send a resume with salary
history to or fax to 303-209-6001.  For more information on the company
and its employment opportunities, please visit our website at  We are an
equal opportunity employer offering a competitive benefit package to include medical, dental,
vision, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, profit sharing, 401(k), paid time off, bonus
opportunities, and strong growth potential.


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