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IOWA PREMIUM BEEF Distribution Center Associate, Iowa Premium, Tama, Iowa in TAMA, Iowa

Distribution Center Associate, Iowa Premium, Tama, Iowa

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Regular Full-Time


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Find your future at Iowa Premium!

Iowa Premium, a National Beef Company in Tama, Iowa, is looking for a qualified professional to join our Distribution Center Team as Distribution Center Associate. With competitive pay and benefits, safe and stable work, and an environment that is caring and supportive, Iowa Premium could become your next career move! Apply Today!


  • $1.50 per hour perfect attendance bonus
  • Family-friendly benefits including health, vision and dental
  • 401K Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid Vacation after 1 year of service
  • Paid Holiday, personal days, birthday
  • Employee Meat Purchase Sales
  • Paid Life Insurance

Potential Positions Available (various shifts) include:

  • Scanners/Loaders
  • Stack-Off
  • Load Picker
  • Yard Driver/Loader

For more information on Iowa Premium, click here!


Distribution Center Associate Essential Functions:

  • Be on time and ready to work at the start of shift
  • Unloading of dry goods delivery
  • Warehouse stocking of perishable goods
  • Load and unload storage/transfer trailers
  • "5S" implementation with focus on visual order, organization, cleanliness and standardization
  • Inventory counting and reconciliation
  • Inbound/Outbound Trailer Inspection

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, labels, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to Supervisor, Peers, and other employees of the organization. Ability to add/subtract and to multiply/divide.

Specific positions require forklift certification or ability to become certified; and/or require a valid driver's license.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use teamwork skills. The employee will occasionally use interpersonal and customer service skills.

This is a safety sensitive position. This is an on-site position.


Qualified candidates for the Distribution Center Associate position should possess the following:


  • Previous experience with a reach stand up lift
  • Previous experience with a rider pallet jack
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee must be able to perform these functions in Hot/Cold environment, both indoors and outdoors. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and depth perception.


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Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.

Company Overview

Iowa Premium, a National Beef Company, is dedicated to being the premier supplier of premium family farm-raised corn-fed Black Angus beef. Our employees are key to our success. We offer variety of employment opportunities in our production and packaging facility in Southeast Iowa. We strive to be a preferred employer in Tama County, whether it's measured by the number of people employed or the good we do in the community. Come join our family!


National Beef is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, natural origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, or status as a disabled individual.