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Byrne Dairy Overview

Syracuse, NY
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Unknown / Non-Applicable
In 1933 Byrne Dairy began selling high quality milk in glass bottles and delivering it to Central New York homes in horse-drawn wagons. It was the commitment to exceptional quality and the strong desire to produce the finest products every day to its customers that set Byrne ... Read more

Mission: Delivering food with a superior value

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  • Byrne Dairy - Byrne Hollow Farm is having a Career Fair in Cortland on Saturday, July 15th from 10:00am - 3:00pm EST at OCM BOCES 1710 State Route 13, Cortland, NY 13045!

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Byrne Dairy – Why Work For Us?

We are passionate about making a positive impact on the communities we’re part of, and passionate about the quality of our product.

The Dairy Industry is one of the highly specialized segments that have many branches such as production, storage, procuring, processing, distribution and marketing of dairy products. The increase in demand for the dairy products has propelled the need for trained professionals in the relevant fields. There are plenty of career opportunities in the dairy industry; many involve the operation and control of high tech equipment.

No matter what capacity they serve, everyone at Byrne Dairy is dedicated to customer service, honesty, learning and producing a quality product. If that sounds like the kind of environment that you’d thrive in, consider a career with Byrne Dairy. All of the information you need to start your career is here – from completing a job application to reviewing information about our generous compensation and benefits, as well as getting a sense of what we’re all about. Take a look around and learn more about Byrne Dairy as an employer of choice.

Great Food, Great People
It’s Hard Work, It’s Important Work

There are jobs. And then there are rewarding careers. We invite you to discover the difference.

The leap to achievement . . . the leap to learning . . . the leap to productive teamwork. It’s the leap to being valued as a contributor, an employee, a person. These are Byrne employees who, today, help develop, produce, distribute, market, sell, and support quality foods. They understand and embrace the core values of integrity, quality, and commitment. And they are recognized and rewarded for their contributions. It’s hard work; it’s important work!

Opportunities abound at Byrne and you can feel great about your work – and where you work. Why? At Byrne, it’s all about making a quality product, interacting with co-workers as a team and in a respectful manner, pushing your potential, growing your skills and capabilities, and feeling satisfied about a good days work. We’re always looking for talented and skilled people to join us. So go ahead. Take the leap.

Working with us means that from the minute you walk through our door, you become part of a very important team. From benefits such as competitive wages, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and medical benefits, to learning tools such as virtual classes, and leadership development opportunities, we show you that you matter.

Great Food, Great People
Rewarding Work, Fantastic Coworkers, Great Environment

Byrne Dairy has built a unique workplace culture. When you join our team, you will be doing work that improves people’s lives with a company that is helping to improve yours.

Our People . . .  Every member of the Byrne Dairy team works to improve our products; whether in sales, marketing or distribution, every person here has an impact on our customers lives. We place a high premium on teamwork, and professionalism every day, while maintaining a caring, family-focused environment. It’s hard work but each employee at Byrne Dairy has the potential to become a leader.

Our Culture . . .  Byrne Dairy is a leader among dairy manufacturers – both in the quality of the products we produce and in our customer service approach. We encourage our teams to work collaboratively, seize opportunities, exceed customer expectations, and deliver outstanding service. At Byrne Dairy, we work as a team – with the support to come up with great ideas, and then develop them into reality. When you join Byrne Dairy, you will join a company where we are truly dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers who use our products, and those who live in our communities.

Development . . .  As Byrne Dairy employee, you will work for effective leaders, find open lines of communication, have access to learning and development opportunities and be part of a culture in which individual success depends on personal merit and performance. We will support you in being the best you can be. You will never stop learning at Byrne Dairy. Take one of our courses offered through Byrne University or participate in our tuition reimbursement programs. Byrne Dairy supports your learning as you develop as an employee.

In 1933 Byrne Dairy began selling high quality milk in glass bottles and delivering it to Central New York homes in horse-drawn wagons. It was the commitment to exceptional quality and the strong desire to produce the finest products every day to its customers that set Byrne Dairy apart.

Today, Byrne Dairy is a fourth generation, family-owned producer and distributor of Greek Yoghurt, Conventional Yogurt, Sour Cream, Milk, Cream, Ice Cream and a variety of other dairy products. Based in Central New York, with its abundant supply of high quality milk, Byrne Dairy works with over 250 local family farms. Byrne Dairy’s average farm is only 35 miles from it’s plants where they receive around 50 million pounds of milk each month. Strong relationships with their farmers has been a cornerstone of Byrne Dairy’s business lasting through generations and bonded by handshakes not contracts.

Byrne Dairy currently has four manufacturing facilities including a Fresh Dairy Plant and Ice Cream Plant located in Syracuse, N.Y, an Ultra High Temperature (UHT) Pasteurization Plant in DeWitt, N.Y., and a Cultured Plant located in Cortlandville, N.Y.

Byrne Dairy has additional plans for their new Cultured Plant and overall 133 acre site in Cortlandville, N.Y. Future plans include an artisanal cheese making operation, tourist facility to allow the public to view the manufacturing process, and an outdoor amphitheater for concerts and other gatherings.

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    Current Employee - Cooler Warehouse Associate in Syracuse, NY
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    I have been working at Byrne Dairy full-time (Less than a year)


    good company, good pay, free drinks, nice place


    I just work 2 weeks for Byrnie Dairy, some co-workers are really bad workers, I hope someday work for this company again

    Advice to Management

    more cpntrol on some workers ( manpower )

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Byrne Dairy Photos

Byrne Dairy photo of: This year's Annual Company Picnic was at Spinning Wheel
Byrne Dairy photo of: Employees enjoying this years Annual Company Picnic!
Byrne Dairy photo of: 2016 Corporate Challenge! Catered by Dinosaur BBQ, yum!
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Byrne Dairy photo of: 2016 Corporate Challenge! Don't forget your post-workout stretch!
Byrne Dairy photo of: 2016 Corporate Challenge! Our first finisher!
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Byrne Dairy Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Byrne Dairy.


    Person interview was very friendly and nice and seemed generally intrested in wanting to hire me and why I needed to have a job and a full time job and was willing to help me out even putting me into a store that they said offered full time even though full time was only offered for management but they never told me that. They said they were willing to help me with what i needed.

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    • How long have you worked in retail for.   1 Answer
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