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 looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable Seasonal helper. Typical schedule is Tuesday-Friday. This position will ride with delivery drivers to assist them with all aspects of the delivery process. Starting pay $18/hour. This position may be eligible for a pay increase depending on length of employment and an opportunity to move to full-time employment. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Helping with delivery, stocking, rotation, and merchandising of product
  • Develop and maintain a professional relationship with key people at store level and customers
  • Keep beverage sections, displays, vendors, and merchandising equipment properly cleaned, filled, and rotated according to Model Store standards
  • Keep back stock organized and rotated
  • Help with resets of coolers and shelving when needed 

Requirements Include:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. At times, employees will need to maneuver kegs weighing up to 160 lbs.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Reliable and dependable work ethic
  • Able to lift, twist, and bend for extended periods of time

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.  

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.

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.  

Mahaska is looking for a detail oriented, organized, and reliable Procurement Assistant. This position will work closely with the Director of Purchasing supporting business operations by ordering products or materials based on the review of sales numbers, customer demand and seasonal trends. This role will require integration with all Mahaska entities/locations working closely with various Management departments to ensure successfully planning and execution of procurement.

Responsibilities Include:

-Maintain relationships with Suppliers, Vendors or Wholesalers

-Placing Orders and tracking shipments

-Monitoring inventory, assessing inventory turns, and maintaining proper inventory levels

-Use daily, quarterly and annual data to forecast purchasing needs

-Work closely with team members throughout Mahaska communicating new product ETAs, product outages, delayed shipments and inventory movement concerns

-Work closely with each Warehouse Manager for product damage, receiving discrepancies and dated product issues/concerns

-Assist maintaining the company’s products list to ensure they are up to date being active, deleted or discontinued

Qualifications:

-High school diploma or equivalent

-Two years of experience in a purchasing position preferred

-Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

-Knowledge of and ability to utilize problem solving techniques

-Strong computer skills – efficient in Excel

-Ability to work with minimal supervision

-Ability to travel

 

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

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 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
 

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 and cover the cost to obtain your Class A CDL.

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 detail oriented, organized, and reliable Procurement Assistant. This position will work closely with the Director of Purchasing supporting business operations by ordering products or materials based on the review of sales numbers, customer demand and seasonal trends. This role will require integration with all Mahaska entities/locations working closely with various Management departments to ensure successfully planning and execution of procurement.

Responsibilities Include:

-Maintain relationships with Suppliers, Vendors or Wholesalers

-Placing Orders and tracking shipments

-Monitoring inventory, assessing inventory turns, and maintaining proper inventory levels

-Use daily, quarterly and annual data to forecast purchasing needs

-Work closely with team members throughout Mahaska communicating new product ETAs, product outages, delayed shipments and inventory movement concerns

-Work closely with each Warehouse Manager for product damage, receiving discrepancies and dated product issues/concerns

-Assist maintaining the company’s products list to ensure they are up to date being active, deleted or discontinued

Qualifications:

-High school diploma or equivalent

-Two years of experience in a purchasing position preferred

-Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

-Knowledge of and ability to utilize problem solving techniques

-Strong computer skills – efficient in Excel

-Ability to work with minimal supervision

-Ability to travel

 

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


 

Opportunities in Kansas

Mahaska is looking for a detail oriented, organized, and reliable Procurement Assistant. This position will work closely with the Director of Purchasing supporting business operations by ordering products or materials based on the review of sales numbers, customer demand and seasonal trends. This role will require integration with all Mahaska entities/locations working closely with various Management departments to ensure successfully planning and execution of procurement.

Responsibilities Include:

-Maintain relationships with Suppliers, Vendors or Wholesalers

-Placing Orders and tracking shipments

-Monitoring inventory, assessing inventory turns, and maintaining proper inventory levels

-Use daily, quarterly and annual data to forecast purchasing needs

-Work closely with team members throughout Mahaska communicating new product ETAs, product outages, delayed shipments and inventory movement concerns

-Work closely with each Warehouse Manager for product damage, receiving discrepancies and dated product issues/concerns

-Assist maintaining the company’s products list to ensure they are up to date being active, deleted or discontinued

Qualifications:

-High school diploma or equivalent

-Two years of experience in a purchasing position preferred

-Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

-Knowledge of and ability to utilize problem solving techniques

-Strong computer skills – efficient in Excel

-Ability to work with minimal supervision

-Ability to travel

 

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

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.