Careers

Build Your Career with The Wittern Group

At The Wittern Group, you will be working alongside top talent with exceptional learning opportunities as a part of one of Iowa’s premier companies. As a third generation, family-owned business, we believe our employees are a part of our extended Wittern family and value the diverse backgrounds, talents and perspectives of our employees.

At The Wittern Group, your new career will get the best of both worlds: an entrepreneur’s mindset plus reach and resources. Our collaborative culture and worldwide presence generate a stream of new opportunities to define the future and propel your life’s work. Bring your unique perspective. Bring curiosity. Bring ingenuity, and drive. We will give you a platform to be daring on a global scale.

From empowering mentorships to customized coaching, The Wittern Group provides you with support to help you develop your career. You will work with people from diverse backgrounds to solve important problems. Are you ready to grow?

Seeing people grow is one of the most rewarding things. I enjoy seeing our team members taking on more responsibility, setting their own goals and realizing what is important to them. This happens at The Wittern Group, every day.
Heidi Chico, CEO

Positions Available at The Wittern Group

PRODUCTION WORKERS

Fawn Manufacturing is looking for Production employees to start immediately. All positions start at $10/hour until probation is completed where there is a potential of anywhere between $11 and $14!!!

Mig Welders – 1st and 2nd Shift
Press Operators- 1st and 2nd Shift
Assemblers – 1st Shift
Inspectors – 1st and 2nd Shift

Must be able to lift up to 50-75 lbs., physically able to stand for 8 hours. Bend, twist, grasp, have the ability to grip sheet metal, pick/pack or assemble parts. Must be punctual and have a good attendance record. Must be able to pass a basic skills test that includes reading measurements, adding, subtracting, and putting things in order. High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

Apply by clicking on the link below:

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SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Job Description:

 

 

As a Service Technician, you will be a part of a team that assists customers with vending machine issues remotely by phone. You will utilize company databases and documentation to diagnose customer issues, and provide solutions. In the event that you are unable to resolve the customer's issue over the phone, you will create a work order and dispatch a field technician to assist them on site.

Requirements:

  • Proven customer service experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment
  • Experience reading blueprints and repair manuals
  • Familiarity with mobile tools and applications
  • Technical degree or certification preferred

 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the phone queue, accepting customer calls when available
  • Create work orders and document all incoming calls
  • Diagnose vending equipment failures
  • Provide solutions to customer complaints and/or issues

 

 

Post offer physical and drug test required

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FARMER/FARM HAND

 

Job Description – Farmer/Farm Hand

The Wittern Group, a leading manufacturer of vending machines and a diversified company of services, has an immediate opening for an experienced Farmer. Responsibilities include row crop and cattle operations. Must have a valid CDL and sprayer certifications. Duties also include assisting with other farm and property operations as needed. Operating heavy equipment, managing others, plumbing, electrical skills are required. Farm locations border West Des Moines suburbs.

Qualified candidates must:

  • be hardworking
  • have valid CDL
  • have Sprayer Certifications
  • have excellent attendance
  • have solid electrical skills
  • have previous farm experience/background
  • have experience with raising and caring for cattle
  • work in all types of weather conditions
  • have a flexible schedule and be able to work odd hours
  • be physically able to perform the duties as needed for the position
  • have experience with a variety of farm equipment
  • must be a self-starter
  • have knowledge of basic mechanics

The qualified candidate must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and be service-oriented with proven professionalism and a positive attitude. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. Post Offer Physical and Drug Testing Required.

Position requires availability to work any shift as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays. Position may require reporting to work on short notice in emergency situations.

Job Type: Full-time

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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

 

Supply Chain Manager

 

Responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and purchasing of materials for a manufacturing environment. Has total ownership of assigned commodities from design to obsolescence. Goal is to achieve 2% cost reduction per year and improve inventory turns of the commodities assigned to six per year with a maximum of $50,000 per year obsolescence.

  • Must have strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to read blue prints and some background experience in design engineering
  • Experience working with a ERP/MRP system in manufacturing environment
  • Experience at global sourcing
  • Must be able to mult-task in a fast paced environment
  • Be service-oriented with proven professionalism and a positive attitude.

 

Post offer physical and drug screen required

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SALES SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

Job Description

The Wittern Group is seeking a qualified Sales Support Technician. A Sales Support Technician will play a fundamental role in assisting sales team members in creating and validating custom vending equipment. You must be comfortable working with team members, key manufacturing members, and third-party members of the organization. You will need to have the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Sales Team Members to develop incoming Customer Product databases
  • Test and Manage customer supplied product, and enter details into product database
  • Work with Engineering to produce final production documents
  • Complete final evaluation of product and if needed, connect to cloud management system
  • Understand various vending equipment and services

 

Requirements:

  • Proficient Microsoft office related tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong listening skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively

 

Post offer physical and drug test required

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PROPERTY MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Job Description for Property Maintenance Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction, leadership, mentoring and training to staff regarding properties and applicable maintenance of Wittern facilities, grounds and land.
  • Ensure property maintenance of Wittern facilities, grounds, land and all service and maintenance related tasks are performed in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Supervise property maintenance on all Wittern facilities, grounds and land.
  • Manage grounds inspections and application/treatments programs.
  • Develop budgets, estimates and oversee various projects from start to finish.
  • Minimize downtime and maximize facilities and land management revenue.
  • Ensure property and land management meet quality control guidelines and complies with local, state and federal health and safety regulations.
  • Perform accurate tracking and reporting of maintenance work.
  • Ensure customer and quality satisfaction of facilities, properties and land.
  • Perform other duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
  • Ensures confidentiality and professionalism is maintained when dealing with sensitive and confidential information.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of building and property codes, health and safety regulations. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. Must have excellent leadership skills, self-driven, highly motivated, communication, interpersonal, customer service, organizational and problem-solving skills. Proficient in MS Office Suite to include: MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Must have a valid Driver’s license and Commercial Driver’s License. Chemical Application License required and ongoing continuing education as required.

Must be mechanically inclined and able to work independently and as part of team on projects.

Experienced in: electrical, plumbing, HVAC, Security and Technical Systems, heavy equipment and machinery, waterline and septic systems, seasonal lawn maintenance and snow removal.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physically able to do bending, twisting, gripping, grasping and lifting. Physically able to stand for up to eight (8) hours. Requires good hand-eye coordination. Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs., occasionally able to lift up to 75 lbs.

Position requires availability to work any shift as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays. Position may require reporting to work on short notice in emergency situations.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED or equivalent experience/combined education.
  • Minimum of five (5) years related work experience.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, landscaping, irrigations, security and technical systems, heavy equipment machinery, as they related to facility, property and land management.

Job Type: Full-time

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FARMER

$4000 Sign On Bonus!*conditions apply

The Wittern Group, a leading manufacturer of vending machines and a diversified company of services, has an immediate opening for an experienced Farmer. Responsibilities include row crop and cattle operations. Must have a valid CDL and sprayer certifications. Duties also include assisting with other farm and property operations as needed. Operating heavy equipment, managing others, plumbing, electrical skills are required. Farm locations border West Des Moines suburbs.

Qualified candidates must:

  • be hardworking
  • have valid CDL
  • have Sprayer Certifications
  • have excellent attendance
  • have solid electrical skills
  • have previous farm experience/background
  • have experience with raising and caring for cattle
  • work in all types of weather conditions
  • have a flexible schedule and be able to work odd hours
  • be physically able to perform the duties as needed for the position
  • have experience with a variety of farm equipment
  • must be a self starter
  • have knowledge of basic mechanics

The qualified candidate must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment and be service oriented with proven professionalism and a positive attitude. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. Post Offer Physical and Drug Testing Required.

Position requires availability to work any shift as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays. Position may require reporting to work on short notice in emergency situations.

Job Type: Full-time

 

Application Questions

  • How many years of Farming experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: CDL Class A?
  • Do you have a Driver's License?
  • Do you have a Sprayer Certification?

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Please send letter of interest and resume to:
The Wittern Group
Human Resources – MSF
8040 University Blvd. Clive, Iowa 50325

We require a pre-employment physical and drug screen.