Thrive with us

Idaho Milk Products is a hardworking team of scientists, technicians, production specialists, and business people who deliver dairy ingredients of the highest quality and the most reliable service to food formulators around the globe. We are proud to be the world’s largest dedicated supplier of milk protein concentrate, and to provide our employees with a safe and dynamic environment that fosters input, innovation, and career fulfillment.

  • $13K in prizes over 5 years awarded through Wellness Program

  • 700+ consecutive days without a loss-time accident

  • 3.5+ years average employee tenure

  • Among just 16% of companies nationwide to honor Veteran’s Day

  • 1000 hours per year: Our annual average for company-paid employee training and development

  • In 2016 and 2017, more than 60% of open supervisory and lead positions were filled internally

What to Expect

Be known for your work

Our growing, tight-knit company of around 130+ employees—headquartered in Jerome, Idaho—affords true visibility and opportunity. For your work to shine. For senior leaders to know you and for you to know them. For your achievement to receive the recognition it’s due.

Find True Work-Life Balance

Vibrant, engaged employees are the power of Idaho Milk Products. That’s why we keep a balanced approach and do all we can to ensure the workplace enhances our employees’ lives—from generous paid holiday and time-off programs to annual family barbecues.

Enjoy an Amazing Benefits Package

When you commit to us, we commit to you. Employees at Idaho Milk Products receive broad medical, vision, and dental benefits—along with paid time off, 401K employer match and loan programs, tuition reimbursement for continuing education, and much more.

Stand Up for Good Business

At Idaho Milk Products, corporate social responsibility is a fundamental commitment to doing well in business by caring for a healthy landscape and happy livestock, using the safest production methods, and supporting a thriving community. It’s been our way from the beginning.

Our employees

We are proud to be multi-national and represent a true diversity of talent and expertise across ten departments and multiple locations—from R&D to operations to warehousing.

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    A committed innovator

    Bil Johnson, Controls Engineer

    “We love innovative, outside-the-box thinking,” Bil says. When he joined Idaho Milk Products in our first year as a company, he wore many hats to keep the plant running—from running electrical instrumentation to database administration. Now eight years later, he mentors a team of talented employees whose engineering insight powers the many dimensions of our world-class processing facility. “At IMP, leaders care about individuals and actively cultivate their careers.” It’s a workplace where both people and ideas grow. Chances are, he and his team are solving a problem together right now.

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    Pursuing excellence in food processing

    Sam Macias, Laboratory Supervisor

    Always find a way to improve: that’s the key. In Sam’s supervisory role in our quality assurance laboratory, he needs technical insight that sets him—and our company—apart in the second-biggest food-processing city in the country. So our CEO helped establish the Food Technology program at the local community college to create an opportunity for employees like Sam to develop the cutting-edge skills and knowledge that differentiate leaders in this competitive industry. “As soon as the Food Technology program opens,” Sam says, “I’ll be in the classroom to take advantage of this amazing chance to grow.”

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    The rewards of hard work

    Mike Audet, Production Supervisor

    In the four years since Mike joined the company, he’s been promoted four times and had five titles—moving from an entry-level packaging position to overseeing all of operations for his night shift crew. “My hard work was rewarded with customized trainings led by outside instructors, brought here specifically to help advance my career,” he says. Today, his crew does everything from unloading raw milk trucks, to running evaporators, to packaging the final product. “Idaho Milk Products provided me so much more than a job: a career that I’m passionate about excelling in.”

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    Investing in education

    Tandra Benavides, Payroll Specialist

    When Tandra joined us, she was working on a B.S. in accounting at Boise State University—so she was excited to learn about our tuition reimbursement program. “Employees can receive up to 50% reimbursement for their education—an amazing benefit,” she says. Completing her degree while working at IMP allowed her to grow her payroll responsibilities to include compliance, financial reporting, tax accounting, and more. “It’s so rewarding to work for a company that invests in me because it means they believe their success is tied to my success.”

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  • "Every individual brings something unique to our organization; together we create something remarkable."

    —Tara Russell, Vice President of Marketing and Sales

  • "Great employees are our single greatest asset—the engine of our success."

    —Kent Giddings, Chief Executive Officer

  • "From production line to customer relations, our diverse team is united by commitment and passion."

    —Chad Larsen, Director of Quality Assurance

  • "It’s simple: We believe outstanding employees deserve outstanding benefits."

    —Kevin Hugie, Operations Manager

Benefits

Taking care of individuals—at all levels and in all departments—is central to our success.

Health

  • Medical, vision, dental
  • Prescription drug program
  • Flexible spending and dependent care accounts
  • Short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Paid employee life insurance, with supplemental
  • Options for both employees and dependents
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Wellness Program with insurance premium reduction awards
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Compensation

  • Base pay, plus incentive pay
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Awards for on-the-job safety
  • Traditional 401(k) with employer match
  • 401(k) ROTH with employer match
  • 401(k) loan program
  • Financial wellness classes
  • New hire bonus incentive
  • Employee referral program

Vacation and Development

  • Vacation time that grows with employment duration
  • Paid time off
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Paid funeral/bereavement time off
  • Company-sponsored employee and family events
  • Educational assistance
  • Employer-paid professional training and development