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

We are looking for a team member who wants to grow into the future with us. KBOE 104.9FM, KMZN 99.5FM & 740AM is looking for an Advertising Account Representative.

The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment, and has strong interpersonal skills. The chosen candidate will work within our established Sales Department to increase sales volume with established accounts, aggressively seeking new customers for both radio, TV, and eMedia.  The Sales Representative will execute plans and strategies set forth by sales management and maintain visibility in the community.

What is it like to work in broadcast sales?  It is not about punching a clock and counting down the hours until the end of the day.  It’s about stepping up to the challenge of finding the right product or service that will most benefit the advertiser. If you are motivated by excellent products, above average compensation, great benefits and working with talented people in a team environment, then we want to talk to you.

EOE

Mahaska is accepting applications for a Delivery Driver Trainee 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.

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 deliver, fill, rotate and merchandise 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.
-
 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
- 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.  

Mahaska is looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable Full-Time Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for demonstrating a professional, effective and tactful written, verbal and nonverbal communication with customers, vendors, colleagues and other departments and facilities throughout the Mahaska organization. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Greet customers/guests in a manner that creates company goodwill. Answer phone with a pleasant voice that indicates to customers we are glad for their business.
  • Obtain a working knowledge of all aspects of business in order to fully answer customer questions.
  • Provide proper information for walk in sales and vendors. Create sales tickets for window customers.
  • Prepare mailings and assist in courier shipments.
  • Maintain safety incentive sheet, placed equipment ledger, deposit ledger, and recon sheet
  • Work with human resources to complete employee onboarding, terminations, benefits, years of service awards, quarterly random drug screens, place uniform orders and promote the Tell Me Something Good program

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

 

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity employer

We are looking for a competitive, self-motivated and reliable Marketing Manager. This position will oversee and direct sales and marketing activities in all accounts and coordinate this with the Chief of Operations and the sales department. The Marketing Manager will help in the development of any new products and assist in the development of the current product line.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Designing brand promotions

-Soliciting new business, develop relationship with key people and call on each headquarters of key accounts on a monthly basis including chain store, mass merchandisers and multiple outlets.

-Promote the company’s marketing strategies for all product packages and categories

-Assist Route Managers efforts to sell in brand promotions, ad features and other programs and prepare quarterly and annual sales reviews for key accounts

-Promote cooperation and communication between all departments, always encouraging that the primary goal be customer satisfaction

-Ensure all personnel are properly instructed and following safety policies and procedures.

 

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 or be willing to pursue a Class A CDL

-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.

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 $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. 
·         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.  

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.

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 Central 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: 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 Account Managers on the Express Team and Delivery Drivers for the Conventional Team, ensuring the 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. Must be willing to work some weekends. Must have or be willing to obtain a CLASS A CDL.


Training will be provided for all aspects of the position. Previous sales and route driving experience not required.


Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Description:

Our snack division, Mahaska Markets, is now accepting applications for a Route Sales Driver.  As a Route Sales Driver you will deliver and place food/beverage products in vending machines throughout a designated route with established accounts.  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.


Training will be provided for all aspects of the position, including obtaining Class D2 license. 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

This position will work closely with the Chief Marketing Officer, as well as other managers within the organization.

This role will assist in various marketing initiatives and projects such as, social media campaigns, creating a new “Dew It” marketing campaign, and other promotional materials to support product launches.  May write articles and design layouts. Plan and execute product launch samplings at various retail or food service venues. 

The ideal candidate will have Marketing and/or Graphic Design experience and knowledge of Adobe Software such as, Photoshop, Design, and Illustrator.

Mahaska offers excellent opportunities for internship, part-time and full-time positions as well as flexible schedules.  This is an exciting role that will give you experience in the world of Marketing and Business Management.

Mahaska is looking for a self-starter who is motivated and has the ability to work independently as a Full-Time Merchandiser servicing customers. This position is responsible for professionally representing Mahaska in servicing assigned retail customers.  

Duties include but are not limited to;  

  • Develop and maintain a professional relations hip with key people at store level and customers.
  • Ensure out-of-date and damaged product is immediately removed from the shelf or display.
  • Keep beverage sections, displays, vendors, and merchandising equipment is properly clean, filled, and rotated according to Model Store standards.
  • Keep back stock organized and rotated.
  • Work schedule: Monday-Friday

  Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and pull a pallet weight 2,000-2,500 lbs with a jack.
  • Must be able to lift, twist, bend for extended period of time.  
  • Must have good driving record and reliable transportation. 

Mahaska is accepting applications for a Delivery Driver based out of our Des Moines, 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.

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.
-
 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:
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.  

Opportunities in Kansas

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

 

Our snack division, Mahaska Markets, is now accepting applications for a Route Sales Driver.  As a Route Sales Driver you will deliver and place food/beverage products in Micro Markets & vending machines throughout a designated route with established accounts.  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.


Training will be provided for all aspects of the position. Previous sales and route driving experience not required.

 

Opportunities in Nebraska

Mahaska is looking for a hard-working, self-motivated and reliable Route Manager for our Omaha, NE office. 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.

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: 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:
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

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


 

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.