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 a full time Route Sales Driver- Bench.   

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.  The Bench position is a full time, salary position, which will be responsible for learning all conventional routes and cover for vacations and vacancies.  At times when there are no vacations to cover, this position would ride along and help out on routes as needed.

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 but preferred.

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

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Description:
Sales Representative 

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. 

Position: Sales Representative
We are looking for a self-motivated, hard-working, dependable Sales Representative to service the Altoona area.  Position is responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory/market to generate new business for the organization’s product/services. Duties include, calling on and delivering product to retail customers in the service area.

Requirements include:
-Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
-Must possess excellent verbal communication and customer service skills.
-Must be 21 years of age or older, maintain a valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record.

Benefits:
Competitive wages with an excellent benefit packet which includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation-accrued monthly.  Sales incentives available.  Company vehicle will be provided. 

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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:  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.  

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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
.  


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

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.