Working Together
Toward Quality

Upstate Niagara Cooperative is one of the largest and most stable dairy cooperatives in the United States. We are committed to a cleaner planet, stronger community and brighter future for families through food science innovation, state-of-the-art manufacturing and technology, animal well-being and sustainable farming. We continually invest in innovation at our seven manufacturing facilities to ensure we have the capabilities to offer the products our consumers are looking for. Equally important is an investment in the quality of people who work with us.

Dedicated
To Dairy

Upstate Niagara Cooperative is made up of 340 family-owned farms. Our mission is to partner with our customers to make and market the highest quality dairy-based products, while creating a rewarding work environment for our employees.

Our family of brands combine to offer a wide variety of high-quality dairy products that are recognized and embraced both locally and nationally. Our Upstate Farms and Valley Farms brands provide fresh milk, cream, and ice cream mix to customers in New York and Pennsylvania. No party is complete without our award-winning Bison Dip. Intense Milk is perfect for consumers looking for a healthier way to indulge. Across the country, our top-quality yogurts, Italian cheeses and other products make Upstate Farms a respected brand in the foodservice industry.

INVESTING
IN YOU

We expect our employees—who are at the heart of Upstate Niagara—to share our passion for quality. In return, we’re pleased to offer:

  • Long-term partnerships
  • Opportunities to grow and excel
  • Competitive compensation
  • Personalized, ongoing training and development
  • Exceptional benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) and more
  • Programs that exceed industry standards for food processing and packaging

EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS

Our investment in employees is supported by a comprehensive benefits plan, including:

best in class
health coverage

Employer-Paid
Life Insurance

Employer-Paid Dental
Plan Coverage

401(k) Retirement
Savings Plan

paid time off,
vacation & holidays

Credit
union

flexible
spending account

Health
reimbursement Account

MILK IS OUR
LIFE’S WORK

At Upstate Niagara, the success of our cooperative starts with the passion and dedication of our employees who work hard every single day to produce the highest quality products. That’s why we are committed to providing employees with a rewarding environment.

Employment Opportunities

Upstate Niagara is regularly on the lookout to fill a wide range of roles, from production floor workers to milk haulers to corporate positions.

Are you ready to become a valued member of a winning team, where work is a challenge and extraordinary accomplishments are personal goals? Then we would love to hear from you.

Please watch the above videos to meet just a few of the faces of Upstate Niagara, and click below to browse the current opportunities to become part of our team, and to start the online application process!

current openings

Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority / Female / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Disability / Veteran).

Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. participates in E-Verify.