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Careers

Careers

We are always looking to strengthen and grow our team. We still believe good people are what make a good company. If you are a motivated individual passionate about the food, beverage and dairy industry, we would love to have you on our team! Please view our current available positions below. To apply, please send your current resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line being the position you are applying for.


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PURCHASER
  

Position Summary: Plan, direct and coordinate the activities of the purchasing group, who are primarily responsible for providing customer service for all internal and external customers. Maintaining existing customers and developing a new customer base by utilizing excellent in-depth knowledge of company products and programs.

Role Qualifications:

  • Act as a liaison between the purchasing group, vendors, company personnel and company management.
  • Assist purchasing personnel in performing their position responsibilities and hold them accountable to attain the level of professionalism desired by management.
  • Must address vendor and customer issues and ensure effective and long term problem resolution.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Be able to perform all the duties and responsibilities of the purchaser position.
  • Recommend awards, promotions, training, counseling, demotions, and dismissal.
  • Administer online purchasing systems.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
  • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.
  • Control purchasing department budgets.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
  • Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training.
  • Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.
  • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.
  • Prepare and process purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Prepare bid awards requiring the President’s approval.
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
  • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Review evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids.
To Apply:
Send  resume and cover letter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attn: Purchasing Manager

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INSIDE SALES COORDINATOR
 

Position Summary: Primarily responsible for providing customer service for all internal and external customers.  Maintaining existing customers and developing a new customer base by utilizing excellent in-depth knowledge of company products and programs.

Role Qualifications:

  • Service existing customers and expanding sales within those customers as well as establish new customers
  • Must partner with the sales team to provide customers with service as outlined in the department’s policies and procedures
  • Must address customer issues and ensure effective and long term problem resolution

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop a complete understanding of the product lines and equipment offerings available
  • Work as a liaison between sales staff, customers, warehouse personnel, purchasers and product managers
  • Provide timely and accurate information to incoming customer order status and product knowledge requests
  • Process customer orders/changes/returns according to established department policies and procedures
  • Work in conjunction with sales staff on customer new business quotes
  • Investigate new markets for potential leads
  • Establish prospects and qualify new leads
  • Make sales presentations as well as closing sales to new accounts
  • Coordinate development of special projects and proposals
  • Continually analyze sales results
  • Establish and maintain profit margin goals with customers
  • Provide timely feedback to the company regarding service failures or customer concerns
Perform other related duties as assigned
 
To Apply:
Send  resume and cover letter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attn: Inside Sales


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DELIVERY DRIVER
 

Position Summary: Primarily responsible for delivering products in company vehicles to customers on established routes.  May pick up product from our vendors during or at the end of the delivery route.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop a complete understanding of the product lines and equipment offerings available
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Ensure that cargo is secure.
  • Collaborate with other drivers as part of a driving team on some deliveries.
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Couple or uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
  • Crank trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting hazardous goods and food products.
  • Follow special cargo-related procedures, such as checking refrigeration systems or dry ice for frozen foods.
  • Give directions to laborers who are packing goods and moving them onto trailers.
  • Install or remove special equipment, such as tire chains, grader blades, plow blades, or sanders.
  • Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.
  • Load and unload trucks, or help others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles and using other equipment as necessary.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
  • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, and telephones, to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs or locate people to provide such services, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs or tire chains.
  • Place empty carts and pallets in trailers so they will be available to facilitate placement and movement of goods.
  • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
  • Read and interpret maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Remove debris from loaded trailers.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Secure cargo for transport.
  • Wrap goods using pads, packing paper, and containers, and secure loads to trailer walls.
Perform other related duties as assigned
 
To Apply:
Send  resume and cover letter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attn: Driver
  
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Other Opportunities

Currently, we do not have any other positions available at this time. However, if you are interested in a career with Kelley, such as Purchasing, Warehouse, Drivers, Cleaning/Janitorial, Customer Service, Receptionist, or otherwise, please fill out an application. Return the application with the positon you're interested in, your current resume and cover letter, and we will see where you can help us out.

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