Why Lakeside

Looking for a career instead of a job? Consider joining the Lakeside Foods team. Our company is a leading international processor of a diverse line of nutritious food products. Lakeside is a testimony to the spirit of enterprise and teamwork of many dedicated people who have helped shape our company for more than 130 years.

You’ll fit right in at Lakeside if you want to become part of an organization that:

  • Is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace
  • Welcomes and embraces people of all backgrounds and the many varied ideas they bring to the workplace
  • Helps people balance work and home lives by striving to be flexible and supportive of their personal situations
  • Provides opportunities for achievement and recognition, while having some fun along the way
  • Operates ethically and responsibly
  • Is actively involved in our communities and has a long history of supporting many charitable endeavors, especially providing food for underserved populations
  • Uses natural resources so they not only meet the needs of today, but the needs of future generations as well

To view current openings, see Opportunities

Employee Testimonials

See what some of our employees have to say:

“I joined the Lakeside team after spending close to 15 years with another local manufacturing company, and am very glad I did so! The opportunities that are now available to me are endless, which has made going to the office exciting again. The Lakeside culture is especially unique in that the employees treat one another like family, yet you are part of a large growth-driven organization. Lakeside is laser focused on the future of the business as well, and makes sure to keep everyone up to date about the exciting things that are happening. I am very impressed with the flexibility and benefits that are provided to me here at Lakeside, and am extremely grateful to be part of the team.” ~Matt

“Lakeside Foods is a great place to work for a number of reasons. First and foremost, the workplace culture. Daily, I am surrounded by positive interactions between co-workers. This environment fostered by management is evident by employee retention and longevity. Great co-workers, friendly environment, and flexibility are all reasons to celebrate this exceptional organization.” ~Karyl

“My managers at Lakeside supported and encouraged me to go through an apprenticeship program for industrial maintenance and after four years, I completed my training and received an Associate’s Degree in Technical Studies – Journeyworker. Lakeside is now assisting me with completing my Bachelor’s Degree. The benefits, atmosphere, and the people make it a great placed to work! It is very rewarding to work for a company who really supports and cares for its employees!” ~Jeremy

“I have been fortunate to have many growth opportunities at Lakeside over my 25 years with the company. Lakeside has supported my career development through tuition assistance and various training opportunities. Lakeside is a good company with good benefits, flexible scheduling & good people.” ~Carol

“I joined Lakeside Foods right out of college, in an entry-level management position. Throughout the years, Lakeside has provided me with many opportunities for career advancement and has assisted me in pursuing my Master’s Degree. I’m now the Corporate Director of Human Resources and would strongly encourage anyone looking for a great career, with many wonderful people, to come join us!” ~Dave

“I like working at Lakeside Foods because I am constantly learning, working on challenging projects, and get to work with great people!” ~Tara