Job Openings

Country Maid has a multitude of departments where many employees have dedicated 5, 10 and even over 20 years of employment to the company. It's not simply a job; Country Maid is an organization dedicated to employee development from internships to entry level and managers to the most seasoned employees. 

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Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is responsible for driving Country Maid, Inc.’s (CMI’s) overall customer value through the oversight of all marketing and related activities. The Marketing Manager will staff, direct and provide leadership to the marketing team; establish plans and strategies to create, deliver and communicate superior value; and drive towards achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company mission, values and strategies.

As the Marketing Manager, you will:

  • Develop overall strategic marketing plans and programs to ensure the profit, growth, and expansion of company product and services.
  • Identify gaps in products and services and work to drive solutions among the sales and marketing team and or/other departments as needed.
  • Recruits, hires and evaluates marketing team members based on agreed upon KRA performance, behavior, and attainment of goals. Coach mentor, motivates and holds marketing team accountable for project and program success.
  • Oversees all marketing, advertising and promotional activities as well as ensuring management of brands and product lines are in line with market needs and company strategies.
  • Perform data analysis as needed to help team determine marketing program success, market research results and customer information.
  • Communicating with other department managers the urgency and importance of stakeholder needs as well as gathering various stakeholder requirements and working toward client solutions.

Position requirement include:

  • 4 Year Marketing, management or related field from a four-year college or university
  • 4-8 years of experience in related position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

This full-time, salaried position in West Bend, IA offers competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, paid time off, 9-paid holidays, and tuition assistance. Country Maid is an employee-owned company offering employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a valuable retirement plan.

Download application here  (or pick one up from Country Maid, résumés also welcome) 
Mail, email or drop off application to Human Resources:

Jim Schonert
Country Maid, Inc.
PO Box 56
213 4th Ave NE
West Bend, IA 50597

A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for this position.
Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.


Production Team Member

Do you have a positive attitude and want to work in a team atmosphere?

Enhance your career by joining a food production company with a state-of-the art production facility!

Production employee is responsible for performing general plant manufacturing work assignments in a safe and efficient manner; complying with government regulations, company policy, safety procedures, food safety practices & other company requirements.  Additionally, it is expected that he/she will proactively foster a positive work environment and demonstrate flexibility in work assignments while learning and contributing to the company’s success.

As a Production Team Member, you will:

1. Be responsible for a variety of production related duties mainly focusing in the pastry or cookie dough areas.  Examples of tasks required include:

  • Braiding or otherwise manually manipulating the dough on the assembly line
  • Performing quality checks at various stages of production (i.e., visual check of braid/packaging/etc., checking printing on boxes, weighing dough, etc.)
  • Packaging braids or other product (i.e., placing frozen braids and frosting packets on line to go into packager)
  • Boxing product according to specifications and insuring proper box tape for product type and confirming box printing
  • Stocking supplies (i.e., changing packaging film, changing box tape, placing box of frosting packets into position, filling fruit and dough hoppers and necessary, making up boxes, etc.)
  • Stacking boxes on pallet and preparing pallet for storage (i.e., shrink wrapping pallet, attaching proper documentation, etc.)
  • Prepare production paperwork documentation as required
  • Assist with production start-up as directed by Supervisor
  • Assist with miscellaneous tasks including operating dishwasher to wash buckets and other equipment, processing irregular/light/other rejected braids, moving product, etc.
  • Cleaning (i.e., sweeping, washing, sanitizing, disposing of garbage/cardboard, etc.)
  • Positions frequently involve rotation between various tasks coordinated with other employees

2. Report any problems or concerns to the Supervisor

3. Recommend suggestions/improvements/opportunities for improving production, quality, working conditions, safety, etc.

4. Perform other duties as necessary for the business. 

Position requirement include:

  • The ability to actively foster a positive work environment. This includes promoting positive interactions among coworkers and aiding in the reduction of negative and/or disrespectful employee interactions.
  • The ability to demonstrate flexibility with regard to being trained and able to work in all departments as related to production or sanitation.
  • The ability to read, comprehend, and abide by company policies, procedures, safety guidelines and government regulations.
  • The ability to walk, rotate, speak, hear, clean, carry, open, stand, bend over, stoop, push, pull, reach, work on their feet for long periods of time, lift and move items up to 60 pounds.
  • The use of good body mechanics with regard to physical performance of work (i.e., proper lifting, etc.)
  • The ability to follow directions and communicate with co-workers in an appropriate manner as to problems and issues encountered affecting production and/or job performance.
  • Be reliable (on time, have good “Say-Do” ratio)
  • Maintaining confidentiality of company and proprietary information.
  • Demonstrate good housekeeping (i.e., keep work area neat and tidy, pick up after yourself, etc.)
  • Demonstrate good initiative, which is being able to find things that need to be done and perform them without specific direction.
  • Be flexible and be willing to change and make changes as the organization evolves.
  • Be able to work effectively with others to create a positive working environment.
  • Learn about the business and help contribute to employee ownership culture.

This full-time, long-term, seasonal position in West Bend, IA offers competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, paid time off, 9-paid holidays, and tuition assistance. Country Maid is an employee-owned company offering employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a valuable retirement plan.

 This position offers day hours, limited Saturday work and no Sunday work. 

Persons interested in applying can submit their application by any of the following means:

Via Email to sara.blair@countrymaid.net

In person at 213 4th Avenue NE, West Bend, Iowa

Download application here

Or by calling (515) 887-6243 x230 to express interest. 

A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required for this position.
Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.