Mahaska Employee Spotlight: Amy Branz


Norfolk, NE

Title at Mahaska:

Purchasing and Services Director

Years at Mahaska: 

4 months

Job before coming to Mahaska: 

I was a Scheduler/Purchaser for Wis-Pak.

What does a typical day look like for you?  

A typical day for me would be working with the Warehouse Managers and Marketing teams; reviewing inventory levels, placing/following up on Purchase Orders, reviewing System Pricing/Invoices/Reports with Finance; contacting Suppliers and helping co-workers find/enter information in the system.

Favorite Beverage that Mahaska distributes? 

Diet Mountain Dew

Favorite Snack that Mahaska distributes? 

Baby Ruth

What do you do outside of Mahaska for fun? 

Camping; Boating; Help coach my children’s sports

If you could pick a superpower, which would it be? Why? 

I would pick Time Travel to have the ability to travel backward or forward in time and being able to open the entire span of world history. I would love to go back in time and enjoy fun times, or perhaps do things a little different, or jump forward to see the future and what it entails.

What inspires you? 

Other people inspire me – particularly those who have turned dedicated hard work into success.

If you had $1,000,000 how would you spend it?

If I had $1,000,000 I would pay off bills/mortgage, invest in my money, put some in savings, make a donation to a charitable cause and treat my family to a tropical vacation.

Interested in becoming a part of our family? Check out our available career opportunities at Mahaska!