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



Opportunities in Iowa

Mahaska is accepting applications for a Delivery Driver based out of our Oskaloosa, IA location

No experience is required, training will be provided for all aspects of the position.  If you are willing to learn, our experienced sales team can teach you the skills you need to do the job.

Who We Are:
A family-owned business since our start 1889, Mahaska has 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: Delivery Driver 
We are looking for a competitive, self-motivated, reliable Delivery Driver with the motivation and skill set to effectively service customer accounts.  If you are passionate about customer service and enjoy having variety in your workday, this is an opportunity for you.  As the Delivery Driver, you will drop off, fill, rotate and merchandise beverage products at assigned accounts.

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

- Driving a company truck to assigned accounts within a defined territory based upon a pre-determined route.  (Examples of the types of accounts include restaurants, gas stations and smaller grocery stores)
- Delivering beverages to the account, including stocking shelves and coolers accurately with a variety of bottled and canned products, as well as dropping off BIBs (boxed bags of syrup).
Representing Mahaska professionally in the community while establishing, developing and maintaining business relationships with current customers, and occasionally with prospective customers.

Requirements include:

- Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
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 Desire to obtain knowledge and a familiarity with all company products
- Building productive long lasting relationships with customers
- Demonstrate proficiency with technology, capable of learning to use a computer, handheld or IPad with reasonable instruction. 
- Strong communication skills.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. 
- Must be willing to pursue a Class A CDL (training will be provided on all aspects of the position, including obtaining the proper license)
- Prefer applicants 21 years of age or older. 
- Be available and capable to perform the physical functions of the position, which include lifting and moving loads of up to 50 lbs manually and maneuvering a two-wheel cart with up to 200 lbs of product.  May occasionally be required to deliver a keg weighing up to 165 lbs. 

Benefits:
Competitive wages with an excellent benefit packet which includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation-accrued bi-weekly.  Sales incentives are available for employees that go the extra mile and help to drive the business forward.  

Description: 
Mahaska is looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable Full-time Loader.  Typical schedule is Monday-Friday from 3:00pm until finish. Base pay starting at $14/hour. This position may also be eligible for pay raises after the introductory training period. 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. Possess a high school diploma or GED.

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

Deliver freight to our existing warehouses and customers.


Essential Job Functions

  • Safely operate tractor-trailer combination.
  • Perform vehicle inspections required under sections 396.13 of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations.
  • Maintain a current Class A CDL.
  • Operate and maintain records in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), Department of Transportation (DOT) and company policies as required.
  • Provide excellent service to customers.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule that may require 6 days a week, and as many as 12-14 hours in a day.
  • Able to make runs that require overnight stays.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Skills &  Experience

  • Possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial driver’s license.
  • Minimum of 3 years over the road driving experience.
  • Must have excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizations skills. Keeping track of paperwork accurately. (E-log, and paper log knowledge, Bill of Ladings, Fuel reporting, etc.)
  • Must have the ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. 
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Safe driving record and history.
  • Pass DOT drug test and have no prior positive tests or refusals.
  • Pass DOT physical.

Description:

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, hard-working Express Driver. As an Express Driver, you will deliver company products as ordered, pick up shells and empties at assigned accounts and redemption centers.

 

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 electric pallet jack and 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


Apply electronically by logging onto www.mahaska.com

 

Description:

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, hard-working Beverage Delivery Driver. As the Beverage Delivery Driver, you will deliver company products as ordered, and pick up shells and empties at assigned accounts.

Requirements include:

- Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
- Desire to obtain knowledge and a familiarity with all company products

- Building productive long lasting relationships with customers
- Demonstrate proficiency with technology, capable of learning to use a computer, handheld or IPad with reasonable instruction. 
- Strong communication skills.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. 
- Prefer applicants 21 years of age or older. 
- Be available and capable to perform the physical functions of the position, which include lifting and moving loads of up to 50 lbs manually and maneuvering a two-wheel cart with up to 200 lbs of product.  May occasionally be required to deliver a keg weighing up to 165 lbs. 
 

Benefits:

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

 

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Apply electronically by logging onto www.mahaska.com

Opportunities in Kansas

Mahaska is looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable Full-time Loader. Typical schedule is Monday-Thursday from 2:00pm until finish, and Friday 1:00pm until finish. Potential for $16/hour. This position may also be eligible for pay raises after the introductory training period. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to; 

  • Effectively read build sheets and strive for 100% accuracy. 
  • Maintain the ability to build loads in a timely manner. 
  • Build loads utilizing a pallet jack and 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.  Possess the ability to work without the distraction of electronic devices.

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

 

Opportunities in Nebraska

Mahaska is accepting applications for a full time Pre Sales Person.   

Description
We are looking for  someone energetic, self-motivated, and hard-working.  As a Pre Sales person you will sell 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 filling shelves and coolers, ordering and rotation, managing account inventory, and working with store managers to increase sales opportunities and gain new business.  

Requirements: 
Possess the ability to work independently as well as with a team. Be financially-driven and dependable as well as have excellent communication skills. Ability to maneuver two-wheel cart. 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. Previous sales experience helpful but 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 

 

Join the Mahaska family as part of our Snack Express team! 

Do you have no experience but a great attitude? We'll provide on the job training to help you gain the skills and experience you need to be a successful and independent route sales driver.

Mahaska is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of all walks of life to apply today!

Our ideal candidate is energetic, self-motivated and hardworking.  In this position, you will be trained to work independently as part of a stellar team of motivated, hard working individuals.  The  position is a full time, salary position, which will be responsible for learning all snack express routes during training.  Once a regular route is open, this person will transition to that route, giving them an opportunity to take ownership of their part of Mahaska's business!  Duties include driving a delivery vehicle to bring product to businesses or schools to fill machines and rotating products to ensure customer satisfaction. Training will be provided for all aspects of the position, we will give you the tools necessary to get the job done the Mahaska way. 

Candidates must 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.   

Shift starting times are flexible, and all the routes are local, allowing our team to be home every day!  Mahaska provides an excellent benefits packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation time.  We also offer employee product discounts, the opportunity to earn sales incentives,  college scholarships for our employee's dependents and more. 

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: Mahaska is looking for a full time Service Technician who is a self-starter, to deliver, repair and install sales equipment.  Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, servicing equipment at existing accounts by analyzing work orders, plan daily travel schedule, investigate complaints, conduct tests and resolving problems.  

Requirements: Ability to troubleshoot electronics, analyze information, possess excellent communication skills.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., with ability to maneuver equipment weighing up to 800 lbs.  Must have driver’s license as well as good driving record.  

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

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

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.