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 Nebraska

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 Markets is now accepting applications for a Route Sales Driver . As a Route Sales Driver you will learn all aspects of the Route Sales position on all designated routes. This includes familiarizing yourself with each route territory and account customer locations to fill in or obtain any of the routes in the event of a vacancy. As the Route Sales Driver you will deliver and place food/beverage products in vending machines and micro markets. This position offers huge growth opportunities – as your sales increase, so will your income as pay is based on commission.

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.


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 Load Crew

Description: Mahaska is looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable FULL-TIME and PART-TIME load crew in Norfolk, NE. 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 

Mahaska is looking for a hard-working, dedicated team player to lead the conventional route drivers.  The Route Manager drives the execution of the business and motivates team members to achieve the best results and to drive continuous process improvement.  This position is responsible for managing drivers, ensuring safety and other business protocols are being developed and maintained.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provides first line supervision to route drivers.
  • Ensures routes are being executed in an efficient manner.
  • Maintains and provides quality customer service.
  • Secures inventory by executing controls and ensuring strict compliance with security procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains accountability on the front line of the market.  Maintains a positive Employee Relations and work environment.  
  • Schedule and develops staff.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age or older.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years supervisory experience.
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Computer skills

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

Mahaska is looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable part-time Snack Loader with the potential to move to full-time. Typical schedule is Monday-Friday flexible schedule. 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. 

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

Position Summary:
We are looking for a competitive, self-motivated, reliable,  Sales Representative with the drive  and skills-set to service  Omaha.   If you are passionate about sales and like the challenge of growing a territory, this is an opportunity for you.  As the Sales Representative, you will sale and deliver the product you sale into the accounts for your assigned territory.  

Responsibilities include, but are not be limited to;

  •  Establishing, developing and maintaining business relationships with current customers as well as prospective customers.
  • Make cold calls to prospective customers to generate business. Visits potential and current customers’ places of business to evaluate needs or promote the company’s products.
  • Deliver product to retail customers in the territory.  Filling shelves, cooler, and displays with product.

 Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently as well as  within a team environment.
  • Obtain knowledge and familiarity with all company products.
  • Build productive long lasting relationships with customers.
  • Proficient with computer.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older, maintain a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

    Benefits
    Competitive wages with full benefits package which includes; Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401 (k), paid vacation and paid personal days.

    Company vehicle will be provided.  Sales incentives are available.
     

 Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Description: Mahaska is looking for a full time Service Technician Assistant Manager who is a self-starter, to take responsibility for all phases of the operation of the vending department. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, dispatching of vending technicians, 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
 

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
 

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.

Opportunities in Iowa

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. 
 

 

Training will be provided for all aspects of the position. Previous 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 a self-motivated, hard-working manager who will be responsible for the marketing of company brands.  This position serves as the manager for these customers, developing sales and executing marketing strategies as assigned by the Marketing Manager.  They are responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key people at the store level. This position oversees the Delivery Drivers, ensuring they have a clear understanding of customer relations, merchandising, distribution and marketing 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.  At times, employees will need to maneuver kegs weighing up to 160 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. Previous sales and route driving experience not required.


Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 currently accepting applications for a full-time Accountant. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reconciles perpetual inventory to physical inventory.
  • Prepares bank and other account reconciliations.
  • Analyzes general ledger accounts and makes recommendations to Finance Management.
  • Prepares journal entries.
  • Processes Accounts Payable.
  • Inputs accurate and timely information in the general ledger system.
  • Serves as back up to other accounting positions.
  • Sales tax calculations and submissions to State governments
  • Involved in operational review of business operations to make recommendations for improvement.
  • Ad hoc analysis as needed.

Requirements:

Successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Prefer 0-2 years of experience
  • Must be computer literate and be proficient with Excel.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule during peak season.
  • Attend continuing education seminars as necessary.

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: 
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 $17.50/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.  

Mahaska is looking for a hard-working, self-motivated and reliable Route Manager for our Mason City, IA warehouse. This position will be responsible for the marketing of company brands in line with company strategies within conventional accounts and serve as the category manager for these customers. The Route Manager is responsible for manager drivers, ensuring safety and other business protocols are being developed and maintained, drive the execution of the business and motivate team members to achieve the best results.

will be responsible for developing sales and communication skills for employees reporting to this position.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Develop sales and communication skills for direct employees

-Solicit feedback from salespeople on a regular basis about areas for improvement and establish realistic goals to meet incentive objectives

-Provide salespeople with knowledge of full product line

-Ensure Route Salespeople and new hires are adequately trained and receiving ongoing training

-Oversee Salespeople’s account service schedule, making sure all customers are being serviced properly

 

Requirements include:

-Ability to work independently and within a team environment

-Strong communication skills in order to effectively communicate with the team and customers

-Demonstrate proficiency with technology, capable of learning to use a computer, handheld or IPAD with reasonable instruction

-Must have drivers license

-Applicants must be 21 years or older

-Be available and capable to perform the physical functions of the position, which including lifting and moving loads of up to 50 lbs manually and maneuvering a two-wheel cart with up to 200 lbs of product.

 

Benefits:

Competitive wages with an excellent benefit packet which includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401k, paid personal days, and paid vacation-accrued bi-weekly.

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 

 

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. 
 

 

Training will be provided for all aspects of the position. Previous 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:
Mahaska is looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable full-time 1st Shift Loader.  Compensation will depend on experience. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to;

-Skilled at forklift safety and operation.

 

-Ability to learn how to operate yard truck in a safe and effective manner.

 

-Safely load and unload freight.

 

-Rotate stock according to code dates and assigned areas.

 

-Handle customer service and numerous incoming suppliers in a professional manner. 

 

-Assist with inventory as needed.


- Effectively read build sheets.


-Maintain the ability to build loads in a timely manner.


-Build loads utilizing a forklift or physical labor.


-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 code dates.  Forklift experience required.  Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen. Managerial and/or leadership experience preferred.

Opportunities in Kansas

Mahaska is accepting applications for Route Sales Driver

 

Description:

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, hard-working Route Sales Driver-trainee.  As a Conventional Route Sales Driver, you will deliver; fill coolers and displays, rotate and merchandise, and place beverage products at established accounts throughout a designated route. As the trainee, you will learn all of the conventional routes and be able to fill in during vacations as well as help on all routes year around. In the event that a route becomes vacant, you may have the opportunity to fill that route permanently. 

 

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.  Willingness to learn and the ability to work in a team environment are critical. 

 

Benefits:

Excellent benefits package including: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, paid vacation and more.

 

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Mahaska is looking for a full time 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, planning daily travel schedule, investigating complaints, conducting tests and resolving problems.  

On the job training will be provided to candidates that demonstrate the ability and willingness to learn the skills to do the job.  Must have driver’s license as well as good driving record and the ability to meet physical requirements. 


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

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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.

 

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.

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.