Warehouse Driver - Frytown Distribution

Our Warehouse Driver is responsible for performing physical tasks in the materials management function including picking orders, shipping and receiving, inventory control, and delivery of products.  Must have CDL (Class A or Class B) Home nightly! Typical shift hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Occasional weekend work as required.

Open Gates Group is a family of companies located near Kalona, IA. We care about our employees and take pride in our community. To help our community's farmers, we built a creamery and then 10 other food industry related businesses. Today, we help source, produce, sell & transport Midwestern products to 3,500+ stores nationwide. Our dairy products are minimally processed and come straight from Midwest family farms surrounding our creameries. We are currently seeking a Warehouse Driver to join Frytown Distribution, a member of the Open Gates Group family of companies.

Are you looking for a great job that's close to home where the pay and benefits are good, the people are GREAT, and the BIG opportunities in our small companies are endless? Join our team!

What you get...
  • Opportunities to learn to apply your skills in a fast paced environment.
  • Super fun and supportive team members who always have your back.
  • Managers who respect you and listen to your ideas.
  • Great pay and benefits.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, STD & LTD after 60 days of employment.
  • Matching 401k after 6 months.
  • Benefit Bonus/Stipend Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO), & Birthday PTO.
  • Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO), & Birthday PTO.
  • Opportunity for advancement.
  • Discounted employee purchases including organic dairy and eggs.
  • Unique, entrepreneurial culture!
What you will get to do...
  • Pick orders for external and internal customers in a cold storage environment.
  • Load and unload trucks and receive materials in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the internal transport of products to Open Gates facilities.
  • Assist in product pick-up and local deliveries when needed.
  • Adhere to DOT State and Federal regulations.
  • Perform pre/post trip inspections, ensuring the cleanliness of the delivery vehicle.
  • Update inventory control system.
  • Participate in physical inventory.
  • Maintain accurate records of work procedures as directed.
  • Maintain a safe warehouse environment and a clean, sanitary work area.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
What you will need...
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 2 years of warehouse and pallet jack/forklift experience desired.
  • Able to perform work in cold temperatures (ie: a cooler) for several hours per day. 
  • Clean driving record and a Class A or Class B CDL license is required.
  • Legible handwriting and strong attention to detail.
  • Basic math and reasoning skills.
  • Computer skills and proficiency with Google Suite and Smartphones.
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs repetitively and stand for 8 hours per day.
  • Flexible and willing to learn and grow in the role.
  • Team oriented with a focus of working in a fast paced, collaborative environment.
  • Good attitude with a high level of integrity and alignment with our mission, vision, values & operating principles.
Who you'll work with...

Randy cares about his team and is always focused on the task at hand. He's a quiet leader, who earns respect from those around him because of his tenaciousness and dependability. He is flexible and able to shift priorities daily. He takes time to teach and train his own team members and always has the company's best interest in mind.

Lucy has done wonders here - including figuring out how to make her team happier and more productive. No matter how big the task or how unexpected the problem, she rolls up her sleeves and gets the job done. She prevents many problems through strong planning. Lucy is an incredible listener and will do anything to help you be better. We love working with Lucy!

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