Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
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About the company

  • CEO
    Rick Smith
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    more than $10B (USD)
  • Industry
  • Headquarters
    1405 N. 98th Kansas City,...
  • Link
    Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. website

As the leading milk marketing cooperative and dairy foods processor in the United States, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) consists of more than 13,000 family farm-owners and more than 20,000 employees. Our employees are dedicated to delivering wholesome dairy products from the family farm to family tables around the world, while continuously exploring ways to be more innovative and efficient. Our commitment to produce a safe, sustainable and traceable product starts with our farmer-owners and is carried throughout the entire supply chain. Our employees make a difference within our Cooperative and the community while delivering value to our members.

At DFA, our values drive the work we do every day, and DFA employees take pride in knowing their commitment benefits hardworking U.S. dairy producers. As part of our team, you’ll embody these values, which make us who we are. DFA’s values serve as a compass for everyone in our organization and are just one aspect of what makes DFA a great place to work. One of our values — community — drives our organization and employees to give back to the communities in which we live and work.

In addition to encouraging employees to help make a local impact, each DFA office is a challenging and nurturing environment. Everyday experiences offer unique learning and professional development opportunities to grow as an individual and leader. Become part of a company that is passionate about its farmer-owners, the dairy industry and supplying consumers with safe and nutritious products.

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Quality Assurance Supervisor in Springfield, VA
on January 18, 2017

Very large company, involved in multiple food product lines and has good reputation in the dairy industry. Extensive ability to move up withing the company if one is a good employee

Machine Operator in Schulenburg, TX
on November 30, 2022

your job and life balance at dairy farmers of America is very poor. They pay decent but not as good for mostly living in the facility. Basically if you don't have a family it's a good place to work

Production Supervisor in Schulenburg, TX
on November 29, 2022

The worst management I have ever worked under in my career. When I began there was an obvious revolving door of hourly employees but at the end of my tenure the salaried employees also began to flee the place. No ideas presented by management was well thought out or properly planned and majority of recommendations to fix any plans would fall on the deaf ears of management. Nobody is held accountable and management gives zero support to the salaried leadership team. The turn over rate is extremely high for hourly workers and it seems like the company enrolled in a prison work program with all of the new workers coming in on parole. Take this job as a last resort but you better keep looking as you will learn first hand why the morale is so low at this place.

Production Worker in Cabool, MO
on November 29, 2022

The employees there are great. Management is good to an extent. It's a job. It pays well, but the hours can be very long. Some jobs keep you constantly busy and others are a bit slower paced.

Salesman in Houston, TX
on November 29, 2022

I worked for 5 months very good company the team and my collegs very nice people, they are ready to help you and they are with you for every challenge you hawe !

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