Seasonal Production Cheesemonger



We are looking for a dedicated group of temporary cheesemongers to join our Production team in our Bermondsey site working 5 days per week, Monday through Sunday.

We are an independent business that has been selling award-winning cheeses from Britain and Ireland since 1979. As leaders within our industry, we are a world-renowned brand that provides established cheese expertise to our customers within the UK and abroad.  

Our Production Team consists of skilled cheesemongers who are responsible for cutting, wrapping and boxing about 80% of the cheese sold at Neal’s Yard Dairy. It is their job to prepare and package orders placed by the Sales Teams and to ensure that our online shop customers, as well as our wholesale customers in the UK and abroad, get their cheese in prime condition.

We are looking for self-motivated, deadline and target focused people who can work with routine and repetition-based tasks.  A commitment to our customers’ needs and focus on attention to detail is key.  People who enjoy the buzz and hard work of a busy environment, thrive working in a team and have an appetite to learn will do well in this role. 

You will possess a pass level qualification in Maths and have proven experience of computer literacy.  Though cheese experience would be an advantage, warehouse, production, retail or hospitality experience would put you in good stead for this role.  The nature of these roles does require a good command of English literacy/language.

The Roles

  • Fixed Term contracts starting on 10th December and ending on 31st December 2023
  • Candidates must be available for a training and Induction Day on 10thDecember
  • The roles are a Full Time 5-day week rotas which will include weekend days
  • The weeks rota will be made up of daily 9-hour shift rotas between the hours of 05:00 and 23:00.


  • An hourly rate of £12 per hour (plus holiday pay £1.44 per hour)
  • A generous staff discount
  • Full on-the-job training
  • Our teams cook up fabulous lunches every day and there is a steady supply of fresh bread and cheese available to everyone

The working day requires prolonged periods of standing and moving heavy cheeses from one place to another.  The working temperature varies too, and it does get cold!

All applications will require proof of eligibility to work in the UK. 

To apply, please complete the form below ASAP, as we are processing candidate CVs as they arrive.  Please specify when you are available to join our team.  We aim to contact successful candidates within 7 days of their application and reserve the right to close our vacancy earlier than advertised.

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