CAREERS

“Since my first day at Mahaska over 15 years ago, I’ve been a part of a team where the employees are given the chance to help make decisions and share their ideas to help our company grow strong. I am so happy to be a part of a family owned business that truly cares about their employees and strives to make our community a better place. I’ve grown with the company during these 15 years, starting as a part-time Weekend Merchandiser and now as the Chief Marketing Officer. I’ve never forgotten what originally brought me to Mahaska, which was the opportunity to be a part of a team composed of happy, hard working people who distribute products that make people smile!”

- Chad Irving, Chief Marketing Officer

BENEFITS




401k options available for eligible employees after 1 year of service




Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance and AFLAC options.




Employees can purchase up to 5 cases of product a week at a discounted price.




Flexible Spending Account (FSA) not subject to payroll taxes



Mahaska is accepting applications for Route Sales Driver, in our Snack Express department.  


Description
:
We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, hard-working Route Sales Driver.  As a Route Sales Driver you will be filling and servicing vending machines over an established route to regular customers. This is a salary position, that will train and learn all routes in Snack Express and be able to cover routes.  Duties include driving a delivery vehicle and bringing product into the businesses or schools as needed to fill the machines properly. Rotate product as required, to ensure customer satisfaction. Establish a good working relationship with customers and managers.  

Requirements:
Possess the ability to work independently, be financially-driven and dependable as well as have excellent communication skills.  Ability to work in outdoors environment and able to lift up to 50 lbs. with ability to maneuver two-wheel cart weighting up to 200 lbs.  Must be 21 years of age or older, with a good driving record.   Training will be provided for all aspects of the position, including obtaining Class D2. Current Class D2 license not required.  

Benefits:
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.  

                                     Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Mahaska is accepting applications for a full time Route Sales Driver.  

Description
:

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, hard-working Route Sales Driver.  As a Conventional Route Sales Driver you will sell, deliver and place beverage products at established accounts throughout a designated route.  This position offers huge growth opportunities – as your sales increase, so will your income as pay is based on commission.  Duties include delivery of product, filling shelves and coolers and working with Manager to grow sales opportunities.  

Requirements:

Possess the ability to work independently, be financially-driven and dependable as well as have excellent communication skills.  Ability to work in outdoors environment and able to lift up to 50 lbs. with ability to maneuver two-wheel cart weighting up to 200 lbs.  Must have driver’s license with good driving record and be 21 years of age or older.   Training will be provided for all aspects of the position, including obtaining Class A CDL. Previous sales and route driving experience not required.  

Benefits:

Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.  

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Position:  Full- Time - Warehouse Loader

Description
:

Mahaska is looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable Full-time Loader.  The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to;
·         Effectively read build sheets.
·         Maintain the ability to build loads in a timely manner.
·         Build loads utilizing a forklift or physical labor.
·         Responsible for handling empties and full merchandise returned by drivers.
·         Empty out route trucks and load product.
·         Work in a safe manner, keeping work area and warehouse area clean and organized.  

Requirements:
Possess the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.  Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. repeatedly.  Ability to accurately read load sheets.  Forklift experience preferred, but not required.

  Benefits: Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.  
Position: Part-Time Sampler

Mahaska is accepting applications for a Part-Time Sampler

This position will be responsible for providing samples of new beverage items to the public at designated customer locations in Des Moines.  Samples are usually distributed during evenings and weekends.  The successful candidate must be able to work a  flexible work schedule and have reliable transportation
.  


Mahaska is accepting applications for a Janitor, working approximately 32 hours per week.

Description:
Responsible for cleaning building, which includes office and warehouse area, removing debris and keeping the areas clean and sanitized.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Empty trash containers, sweep, mop and clean surfaces.
  • Fill coolers in certain offices and meeting rooms.
  • Use mild cleaning chemicals to clean area.
  • Clean windows, mirrors and other glass items in work area.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Complete daily tasks specified in the Cleaning Binder.
Requirement:

  • Able to lift and move up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to lift, twist and bend repeatedly.
  • Able to use mild cleaning chemicals.
  • Must be reliable and efficient.
  • Must be able to work with very little supervision, but also be a team player.

Benefits:
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.
Job Summary:         
As fleet personnel, you are responsible to this company to maintain the highest standards possible in the areas of efficiency, quality, personal development, and appropriate training.  You are responsible for helping ensure all company equipment is maintained and in a safe and efficient operating condition. 
 

Reports To:  Fleet Manager
 

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  
1.         Perform quality work so that downtime is kept to a minimum.                                                                                          
2.         The Fleet Manager will assist you in accomplishing any and all work assignments set forth by the management of this company if deemed necessary.                                                                                             
3.         Responsible to report any problems hindering your job performance or suggestions which can possibly improve your job efficiency to the Fleet Manager.
 
4.         Work habits to remain flexible.  Be on call nights and week-ends.                                              
5.         Responsible to attend all meetings when necessary.                                                                                             
6.         Responsible for meeting promised completion dates for work undertaken in order to operate efficiently.
                      
7.         Responsible to be in full uniform and use appropriate safety equipment when necessary.                                               
8.         Responsible to work with all personnel in a manner that is efficient and profitable for the company.
                          
9.         Responsible to monitor preventive maintenance problems. This will help lower cost, and reduce down time, on all vehicles. Bring needed repairs to the attention of the Fleet Manager and perform needed repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible.       
10.       Responsible for coordinating any additional duties with the Fleet Manager.                                                                                    
11.       Responsible for maintaining appropriate maintenance, inventory and purchase records for the fleet department as requested by Fleet Manager.
                                                                                  
12.       Responsible for maintaining schedule so that all route trucks, trailers, and all other service vehicles are maintained properly so the least amount of down time.
13.       Responsible for maintaining appropriate parts and supplies deemed necessary by Fleet Manager.                                              
14.       Responsible for keeping work area clean and orderly at all times.                                                                                      
15.       To report promptly each work period to Fleet Manager for any additional work information or scheduling required for that particular day.                                                                                    
16.       Keep warranty records on all motorized vehicles, forklifts, tool and supplies that have warranty.                       
17.       Responsible for coordinating fleet maintenance with the plant maintenance department when necessary.                                                                                    
18.       Responsible for all paper work required in the performance of your job.
                                                                                 
19.       Responsible to work economically without waste of time, material, or manpower.
                                                                                   
20.       Responsible for making sure all parts, tires, oil, supplies, etc., are checked in and properly filed.  Daily P.O.'s and packing slips signed and put in proper folder.
                                                                                  
21.       Responsible for making sure all lights, doors, and equipment are off and locked when necessary, especially in the shop.
                                            
22.       Responsible for seeing that out of date parts and supplies are kept to minimum and that all said parts are sent back for refunds.                                                                                    
23.       Responsible for seeing that all parts that have a core charge are kept and sent back for refunds.                                                                                   
24.       Responsible for checking in and out with the fleet manager and front office when leaving the work area.

Job Requirements:
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to lift, twist, bend, pull frequently throughout shift
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Mechanic knowledge or experience                                                                                    

Benefits: Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.  
Draft Technician – Part Time

We are seeking an individual who enjoys working independently and has exceptional communication skills, with a team player attitude. 

As a Draft Technician, you will be cleaning and repairing customer draft lines in restaurants and bars throughout Eastern Iowa and assisting Management with various other duties as assigned.  The candidate must possess strong work ethic, reliability, mechanical skills and be self-motivated.


Requirements:

·         Must be 21 years of age or older.
·         Have a clean driving record and valid Driver’s License.
·         Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on regular basis.

Come join a family-owned Company who values their team members, like they are family.
Description: Mahaska is looking for a self-starter who is motivated and has the ability to work independently as a week-end Merchandiser. This position is responsible for professionally representing Mahaska in servicing assigned retail customers.     Duties include but are not limited to;  
  • Ensure out-of-date and damaged product is immediately removed from the shelf or display.
  • Keep beverage sections, displays, vendors, and merchandising equipment is filled and rotated according to Model Store standards.
  • Keep back stock organized and rotated.
    Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift, twist, bend for extended period of time.  
  • Must have own transportation.
  • Must be reliable.
Position:  Purchasing & Services Manager

Who We Are:
Things are happening here at Mahaska. A family-owned business since our start 1889, we've served the Midwest and beyond for more than 125 years. And we're still growing. Owner Branden Muhl continues to expand Mahaska beyond bottling into new territory, opening up opportunities and careers in hospitality, transportation and distribution.     

Description
:
  The Purchasing and Services Manager will be responsible for oversight of procurement, management, and planning for all operations, geographies, and business activities.  Tasking orders will include managing product ordering, operational execution, communication, planning, and performance measurement company-wide. 

Duties include but are not limited to;
  • Work closely with each Warehouse Manager to ensure there are no outages and out of date products.
  • Responsible for managing inventory and assessing inventory turns to ensure proper inventory levels are maintained by each Warehouse Manager.
  • Establish priorities and revise ordering schedules according to business needs.
  • Work closely with team members throughout Mahaska to ensure accurate and timely delivery of products.
  • Engage with vendors and customers in order to establish a positive working relationship and develop a strong business connection.
  • Effectively and efficiently learn internal software programs such as MEI, Salient, VIP, ParLevel, & VSA to coordinate, review and order product.
  • Daily interface with other departments within Mahaska and other entities under the corporate umbrella (Snack, Alcohol, & Radio).
  • Establish and grow key accounts with various vendors.
  • Communicate and enter vendor prices changes.
  • Work closely with OTR Manager to insure products and goods are delivered timely.
  • Work closely with Finance department on budgets, profitably, pricing, inventory metrics and COGS.
  • Interacts with the CMO & Chief of Staff to research and identify potential new suppliers, brands and products.
   Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize problem solving techniques.
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Inernet, and Google mail etc.
  • Strong Computer Skills.
  • The ability to travel.
  • The ability to compile large amounts of information and forecast results accurately.
  • Excellent interpersonal,verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superior organization skills.
  • Experience with purchasing, planning, or marketing.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and multi-task effectively.
  • Strong work ethic with a "Can-Do" attitude.
  • Logistics skills and understanding of Supply Chain Management Procedures.
  • Financial analysis skills.
  • Project Management and Strategic Planning abilities.
Benefits:
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation-accrued monthly.
Position:  Purchasing & Services Manager

Who We Are:
 Things are happening here at Mahaska. A family-owned business since our start 1889, we've served the Midwest and beyond for more than 125 years. And we're still growing. Owner Branden Muhl continues to expand Mahaska beyond bottling into new territory, opening up opportunities and careers in hospitality, transportation and distribution.      

Description
:  The Purchasing and Services Manager will be responsible for oversight of procurement, management, and planning for all operations, geographies, and business activities.  Tasking orders will include managing product ordering, operational execution, communication, planning, and performance measurement company-wide. 

Duties include but are not limited to;
  • Work closely with each Warehouse Manager to ensure there are no outages and out of date products.
  • Responsible for managing inventory and assessing inventory turns to ensure proper inventory levels are maintained by each Warehouse Manager.
  • Establish priorities and revise ordering schedules according to business needs.
  • Work closely with team members throughout Mahaska to ensure accurate and timely delivery of products.
  • Engage with vendors and customers in order to establish a positive working relationship and develop a strong business connection.
  • Effectively and efficiently learn internal software programs such as MEI, Salient, VIP, ParLevel, & VSA to coordinate, review and order product.
  • Daily interface with other departments within Mahaska and other entities under the corporate umbrella (Snack, Alcohol, & Radio).
  • Establish and grow key accounts with various vendors.
  • Communicate and enter vendor prices changes.
  • Work closely with OTR Manager to insure products and goods are delivered timely.
  • Work closely with Finance department on budgets, profitably, pricing, inventory metrics and COGS.
  • Interacts with the CMO & Chief of Staff to research and identify potential new suppliers, brands and products.
   Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize problem solving techniques.
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Inernet, and Google mail etc.
  • Strong Computer Skills.
  • The ability to travel.
  • The ability to compile large amounts of information and forecast results accurately.
  • Excellent interpersonal,verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superior organization skills.
  • Experience with purchasing, planning, or marketing.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and multi-task effectively.
  • Strong work ethic with a "Can-Do" attitude.
  • Logistics skills and understanding of Supply Chain Management Procedures.
  • Financial analysis skills.
  • Project Management and Strategic Planning abilities.
Benefits:
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation-accrued monthl
Position:  Purchasing & Services Manager

Who We Are:
 Things are happening here at Mahaska. A family-owned business since our start 1889, we've served the Midwest and beyond for more than 125 years. And we're still growing. Owner Branden Muhl continues to expand Mahaska beyond bottling into new territory, opening up opportunities and careers in hospitality, transportation and distribution.      

Description
:  The Purchasing and Services Manager will be responsible for oversight of procurement, management, and planning for all operations, geographies, and business activities.  Tasking orders will include managing product ordering, operational execution, communication, planning, and performance measurement company-wide. 

Duties include but are not limited to;
  • Work closely with each Warehouse Manager to ensure there are no outages and out of date products.
  • Responsible for managing inventory and assessing inventory turns to ensure proper inventory levels are maintained by each Warehouse Manager.
  • Establish priorities and revise ordering schedules according to business needs.
  • Work closely with team members throughout Mahaska to ensure accurate and timely delivery of products.
  • Engage with vendors and customers in order to establish a positive working relationship and develop a strong business connection.
  • Effectively and efficiently learn internal software programs such as MEI, Salient, VIP, ParLevel, & VSA to coordinate, review and order product.
  • Daily interface with other departments within Mahaska and other entities under the corporate umbrella (Snack, Alcohol, & Radio).
  • Establish and grow key accounts with various vendors.
  • Communicate and enter vendor prices changes.
  • Work closely with OTR Manager to insure products and goods are delivered timely.
  • Work closely with Finance department on budgets, profitably, pricing, inventory metrics and COGS.
  • Interacts with the CMO & Chief of Staff to research and identify potential new suppliers, brands and products.
   Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize problem solving techniques.
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Inernet, and Google mail etc.
  • Strong Computer Skills.
  • The ability to travel.
  • The ability to compile large amounts of information and forecast results accurately.
  • Excellent interpersonal,verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superior organization skills.
  • Experience with purchasing, planning, or marketing.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and multi-task effectively.
  • Strong work ethic with a "Can-Do" attitude.
  • Logistics skills and understanding of Supply Chain Management Procedures.
  • Financial analysis skills.
  • Project Management and Strategic Planning abilities.
Benefits:
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation-accrued monthl
KBOE/KMZN RADIO and the NO COAST NETWORK  

Position
: News/Sports Director
 

Job Summary
:
We are searching for a dynamic and forward-thinking News/Sports Director to lead our local news and sports operations at KBOE/KMZN Radio and the No Coast Network in Oskaloosa, Iowa.   The successful candidate will appreciate the importance of timely, accurate and detailed news and sports coverage to our listeners and communities.  This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated journalist to have a deep impact over an expansive area.  

Job Duties/Requirements:

To be considered, candidates must:
 
·         Have a degree in journalism, communications or similar course of study or, in the alternative, have a minimum of two years news broadcasting experience.
·         Successful candidate must possess a passion for gathering, writing and delivering the news and have the ability to respond quickly to pressured situations as he or she will be required to respond immediately to breaking news and deliver timely, quality content to a variety of platforms, including live streaming video.
·         Strong aptitude for play-by-play announcing of high school football, basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball is a must, knowledge of wrestling a plus.  A high-energy approach and delivery is crutial.
·         Integrity and sound judgment are crucial.  We expect our News and Sports Departments to provide the fastest, most accurate coverage in South East Iowa.
·         News/Sports Director will anchor daily news casts. 
·         Successful candidate must have a compelling on-air presence and personality as well as the ability to plan strategically for the Department.
·         Experience operating in a small community is a plus, as is a background in agriculture and local government.  

Benefits:
Excellent benefit package including: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation which is accrued monthly.






 
Mahaska is accepting applications for Route Sales Driver, in our Snack Express department.   


Description
: We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, hard-working Route Sales Driver.  As a Route Sales Driver you will be filling and servicing vending machines over an established route to regular customers. This is a salary position, that will train and learn all routes in Snack Express and be able to cover routes.  Duties include driving a delivery vehicle and bringing product into the businesses or schools as needed to fill the machines properly. Rotate product as required, to ensure customer satisfaction. Establish a good working relationship with customers and managers.   

Requirements:
 Possess the ability to work independently, be financially-driven and dependable as well as have excellent communication skills.  Ability to work in outdoors environment and able to lift up to 50 lbs. with ability to maneuver two-wheel cart weighting up to 200 lbs.  Must be 21 years of age or older, with a good driving record.   Training will be provided for all aspects of the position, including obtaining Class D2. Current Class D2 license not required.  

Benefits:
 Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.  

                                     Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Position: Director of Human Resources

Basic Function:
 Director of Human Resources is responsible for ensuring that the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resources plans and programs are implemented.  Therefore, their essential job responsibilities include:

·         Developing and administering human resources plans and procedures that relate to company personnel
·         Planning, organizing, and controlling the activities and actions of the HR Department
·         Contributing to the development of the HR department goals, objectives, and systems
·         Implementing, revising, and maintaining company policies, procedures and Employee Handbook
·         Creating and revising job descriptions
·         Conducting ongoing competitive market research to establish pay structure
·         Conducting annual salary surveys while monitoring best practices in compensation and benefits through research and up-to-date market information
·         Developing, analyzing, and updating the company’s salary budget
·         Developing, analyzing and updating the company’s evaluation program
·         Developing, revising, and recommending personnel policies and procedures
·         Performing benefits administration
·         Develops and maintains affirmative action programs; files EEO-1 annually; maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations
·         Overseeing recruitment efforts for all personnel, including writing and placing job ads
·         Conducting phone interviews, face-to-face interviews as well as exit interviews
·         Recommending new policies, approaches, and procedures
·         Maintain OSHA logs for all locations
·         Facilitate FMLA when applicable
·         Facilitate quarterly safety meeting
·         Maintain company organizational charts
·         Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings within the community such as job fairs
·         Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws
·         Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
·         Investigate work place injuries, incidents, and accidents and facilities reporting of all claims
·         Oversees the on boarding process for new hires
·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
·         Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation human capital
·         Provide management with HR metrics and provide decision support

Qualification:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
·         Demonstrate effectiveness in written and verbal communication
·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
·         Knowledge of compensation strategy, performance management, employee relations, safety practices and talent acquisition, and the ability to apply this information in a manner that is compliant with relevant employment law
·         Experience with creating and culture of engagement, collaboration and teamwork
·         Capable of compiling and analyzing employment data to guide strategic planning
·         Ability to travel
·         Excellent organizational management skills
·         Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
·         Ability to practice and coach organization manager in the practice of a high level of confidentiality

Education and/or Experience
:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits:
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation- accrued monthly.  
Position: Director of Human Resources

Basic Function:
 Director of Human Resources is responsible for ensuring that the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resources plans and programs are implemented.  Therefore, their essential job responsibilities include:

·         Developing and administering human resources plans and procedures that relate to company personnel
·         Planning, organizing, and controlling the activities and actions of the HR Department
·         Contributing to the development of the HR department goals, objectives, and systems
·         Implementing, revising, and maintaining company policies, procedures and Employee Handbook
·         Creating and revising job descriptions
·         Conducting ongoing competitive market research to establish pay structure
·         Conducting annual salary surveys while monitoring best practices in compensation and benefits through research and up-to-date market information
·         Developing, analyzing, and updating the company’s salary budget
·         Developing, analyzing and updating the company’s evaluation program
·         Developing, revising, and recommending personnel policies and procedures
·         Performing benefits administration
·         Develops and maintains affirmative action programs; files EEO-1 annually; maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations
·         Overseeing recruitment efforts for all personnel, including writing and placing job ads
·         Conducting phone interviews, face-to-face interviews as well as exit interviews
·         Recommending new policies, approaches, and procedures
·         Maintain OSHA logs for all locations
·         Facilitate FMLA when applicable
·         Facilitate quarterly safety meeting
·         Maintain company organizational charts
·         Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings within the community such as job fairs
·         Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws
·         Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
·         Investigate work place injuries, incidents, and accidents and facilities reporting of all claims
·         Oversees the on boarding process for new hires
·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
·         Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation human capital ·         Provide management with HR metrics and provide decision support

Qualification:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
·         Demonstrate effectiveness in written and verbal communication

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
         Knowledge of compensation strategy, performance management, employee relations, safety practices and talent acquisition, and the ability to apply this information in a manner that is compliant with relevant employment law
·         Experience with creating and culture of engagement, collaboration and teamwork
·         Capable of compiling and analyzing employment data to guide strategic planning
·         Ability to travel
·         Excellent organizational management skills
·         Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
·         Ability to practice and coach organization manager in the practice of a high level of confidentiality

Education and/or Experience
:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits:
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation- accrued monthly.  
Position: Director of Human Resources

Basic Function:
 Director of Human Resources is responsible for ensuring that the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resources plans and programs are implemented.  Therefore, their essential job responsibilities include:

·         Developing and administering human resources plans and procedures that relate to company personnel
·         Planning, organizing, and controlling the activities and actions of the HR Department
·         Contributing to the development of the HR department goals, objectives, and systems
·         Implementing, revising, and maintaining company policies, procedures and Employee Handbook
·         Creating and revising job descriptions
·         Conducting ongoing competitive market research to establish pay structure
·         Conducting annual salary surveys while monitoring best practices in compensation and benefits through research and up-to-date market information
·         Developing, analyzing, and updating the company’s salary budget
·         Developing, analyzing and updating the company’s evaluation program
·         Developing, revising, and recommending personnel policies and procedures
·         Performing benefits administration
·         Develops and maintains affirmative action programs; files EEO-1 annually; maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations
·         Overseeing recruitment efforts for all personnel, including writing and placing job ads
·         Conducting phone interviews, face-to-face interviews as well as exit interviews
·         Recommending new policies, approaches, and procedures
·         Maintain OSHA logs for all locations
·         Facilitate FMLA when applicable
·         Facilitate quarterly safety meeting
·         Maintain company organizational charts
·         Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings within the community such as job fairs
·         Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws
·         Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
·         Investigate work place injuries, incidents, and accidents and facilities reporting of all claims
·         Oversees the on boarding process for new hires
·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
·         Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation human capital
·         Provide management with HR metrics and provide decision support

Qualification:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
·         Demonstrate effectiveness in written and verbal communication
·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
·         Knowledge of compensation strategy, performance management, employee relations, safety practices and talent acquisition, and the ability to apply this information in a manner that is compliant with relevant employment law
·         Experience with creating and culture of engagement, collaboration and teamwork
·         Capable of compiling and analyzing employment data to guide strategic planning
·         Ability to travel
·         Excellent organizational management skills
·         Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
·         Ability to practice and coach organization manager in the practice of a high level of confidentiality

Education and/or Experience
:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits:
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation- accrued monthly.  

APPLY FOR A JOB

If you are interested in any of the above job descriptions, please apply using our online form. The form includes basic information, employment history, education, and supplemental questions. Please be prepared with all necessary information before starting the form. At the end of the application you will be able to upload a resume (PDF or Word Doc only/ 5MB max.). Please note, only one document can be uploaded per submission. Thank you for applying to Mahaska.