Open Gates Group

Open Gates Group is a family of entrepreneurial companies committed to creating high-quality dairy products and taking them to market, all while supporting small, family farms! Our dairy products are minimally processed and come straight from Midwest farms surrounding our creamery.

Kalona Organics is a part of the Open Gates Group (OG) family of companies. We are a group of entrepreneurial people who care about service and making our world a better place. The OG mission is simple, create value and enhance lives. This mission echoes throughout the halls of our three facilities located in rural Kalona, Iowa.

Our six Guiding Principles help lead our business decisions, employee growth, and product development:

  • We Treat People Right
  • We Think Like Entrepreneurs
  • We Offer a Great Place to Work
  • We Build Strong Relationships
  • We Create a Place to Learn & Improve Life in Our Community

Interested? Check out our Kalona Supernatural Facebook page or website (opengatesgroup.com) and send us your resume!

$66,000 - $72,000 yearly
Open Gates Group Remote (Chicago, IL, USA)
Sep 30, 2021
Full-time
Class A CDL Drivers - Immediate Openings! Awesome Refrigerated Transit of Iowa (ARTI) is now hiring Class A CDL drivers! Our dedicated reefer freight delivers throughout the Midwest with some longer haul opportunities. As a small company, we know the value of our drivers. We work hard to ensure that our Peterbilt lease trucks offer comfort on the road and get our drivers home often. With salary pay our drivers always know what they’ll take home at the end of each week. We would love the opportunity to prove we are different than the rest! Our Benefits- Driver referral bonus opportunities - Get $1000/ea to bring your friends! Passenger policy available. Family members can ride with you! Company provided cell phones for full-time drivers Full Benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Aflac, LTD, STD, Life Paid holidays Paid time off - including an extra day for your birthday! Salary pay structure based on experience + Benefits Bonus OTR...
$66,000 - $72,000 yearly
Open Gates Group Remote (Kansas City, MO, USA)
Sep 30, 2021
Full-time
Class A CDL Drivers - Immediate Openings! Awesome Refrigerated Transit of Iowa (ARTI) is now hiring Class A CDL drivers! Our dedicated reefer freight delivers throughout the Midwest with some longer haul opportunities. As a small company, we know the value of our drivers. We work hard to ensure that our Peterbilt lease trucks offer comfort on the road and get our drivers home often. With salary pay our drivers always know what they’ll take home at the end of each week. We would love the opportunity to prove we are different than the rest! Our Benefits- Driver referral bonus opportunities - Get $1000/ea to bring your friends! Passenger policy available. Family members can ride with you! Company provided cell phones for full-time drivers Full Benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Aflac, LTD, STD, Life Paid holidays Paid time off - including an extra day for your birthday! Salary pay structure based on experience +...
$66,000 - $72,000 yearly
Open Gates Group Iowa City, IA, USA
Sep 30, 2021
Full-time
Class A CDL Drivers - Immediate Openings! Awesome Refrigerated Transit of Iowa (ARTI) is now hiring Class A CDL drivers! Our dedicated reefer freight delivers throughout the Midwest with some longer haul opportunities. As a small company, we know the value of our drivers. We work hard to ensure that our Peterbilt lease trucks offer comfort on the road and get our drivers home often. With salary pay our drivers always know what they’ll take home at the end of each week. We would love the opportunity to prove we are different than the rest! Our Benefits- Driver referral bonus opportunities - Get $1000/ea to bring your friends! Passenger policy available. Family members can ride with you! Company provided cell phones for full-time drivers Full Benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Aflac, LTD, STD, Life Paid holidays Paid time off - including an extra day for your birthday! Salary pay structure based on experience +...
Open Gates Group Wellman, IA, USA
Sep 29, 2021
Full-time
Join our fast-growing family of companies!  Open Gates Group is an entrepreneurial family of companies located near Kalona, Iowa that support the growth of local, organic dairy products.  Our products are minimally processed and come straight from Midwest family farms surrounding our creamery. We are currently seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our team.   What you will do: Perform mechanical and limited electrical repair, modification and maintenance of production machinery and equipment. Inspect and measure parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems. Realign and adjust functional components and control instruments. Start machine and equipment to test operation following repairs. Repair electrical equipment and broken parts. Weld equipment and parts as needed. Read and understand schematic flowcharts and technical manuals. Complete all required paperwork and perform preventative maintenance as required. Perform...
$15.00 hourly
Open Gates Group Wellman, IA, USA
Sep 29, 2021
Full-time
Join our fast-growing family of companies!  Open Gates Group is an entrepreneurial family of companies located near Kalona, Iowa that support the growth of local, organic dairy products.  Our products are minimally processed and come straight from Midwest family farms surrounding our creamery. We are currently seeking a 1st Shift Production Team Membe r to join our team at Farmers Creamery in Wellman, IA.   Summary: Our 1 st Shift Production Team Members are responsible for setting up and operating milk-processing equipment to process  high quality, consistent, organic dairy products while meeting safety and quality standards.  Shift hours are Monday-Friday, beginning at 6:00am and lasting until production is complete for the day. What you will do: Produce high quality, consistent food products according to GMP standards. Operate, package, and clean production equipment. Meet established processing rates. Participate in start-up, change...
$17.00 hourly
Open Gates Group Wellman, IA, USA
Sep 29, 2021
Full-time
We’re hiring- 3rd Shift Production!  Join our fast-growing family of companies!  Open Gates Group is an entrepreneurial family of companies located near Kalona, Iowa that support the growth of local, organic dairy products.  Our products are minimally processed and come straight from Midwest family farms surrounding our creamery. We are currently seeking a 3rd Shift Production Team Member to join our team at Farmers Creamery! What you will do: Our 3rd Shift Production Team Members are responsible for setting up and operating milk-processing equipment to process and pasteurize milk, cream and other dairy products.  Primary duties include, but not limited to, manual and automated cleaning/sanitizing of production equipment and work area, running pasteurization equipment and meeting established processing rates, maintaining company, State and Federal quality standards and supporting team members in various production related tasks.  3rd Shift hours are...
$17.00 - $19.00 hourly
Open Gates Group Kalona, IA, USA
Sep 29, 2021
Full-time
Join our fast-growing family of companies!  Open Gates Group is an entrepreneurial family of companies located near Kalona, Iowa that support the growth of local, organic dairy products.  Our products are minimally processed and come straight from Midwest family farms surrounding our creamery.   We are currently seeking a Bulk Milk Receiving Operator to join our team!  The Bulk Milk Receiving Operator is responsible for unloading trucks of raw milk, separating, and transferring it into tanks/trucks by completing manual hose hookups from the truck to the tank.  Standard shift hours are 2pm-10pm, Monday-Friday.  Some rotational weekend and holiday work may be required. What you will do: Unload trucks of raw milk and transfer it into holding tanks.  Perform documented Quality Tests on the raw milk in accordance to regulatory guidelines prior to unloading. Operate milk separation equipment. Track milk loads and record results. Assist in...
$15.00 - $17.00 hourly
Open Gates Group Kalona, IA, USA
Sep 29, 2021
Full-time
Now hiring Warehouse Team Members! Join our team at Frytown Warehouse & Distribution, a member of the Open Gates Group family of companies!  Our Warehouse Team Member is responsible for performing physical tasks in the materials management function including picking orders, shipping and receiving, inventory control, and delivery of materials.  Typical shift hours will be Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Occasional weekend work as required.  What you will do: Pick orders for external and internal customers. Update inventory control system. Participate in physical inventory. Maintain accurate records of work procedures as directed. Load and unload trucks as directed. Receive materials in a timely manner. Maintain a safe warehouse environment. Perform routine cleaning duties. Perform other duties as assigned. What you will need: High School diploma or GED equivalent. 2 years of warehouse experience desired. Forklift...
Open Gates Group Kalona, IA, USA
Sep 29, 2021
Full-time
      Join our fast-growing, entrepreneurial family of companies! Open Gates Group is a family of companies consisting of Kalona Farms, Kalona Creamery, Farmers Creamery (the makers of Kalona SuperNatural), ARTI, Awesome Logistics, Provision Ingredients, and Frytown Properties. Our dairy products are minimally processed and come straight from Midwest family farms surrounding our creamery. We are currently seeking a Quality Food Safety Technician to join our team in Kalona, IA! Summary The Quality Food Safety Technician is responsible for maintaining and facilitating quality standards for the organization. This position will work collaboratively with Production teams to ensure quality compliance. What you will do: Actively participates in initiatives to improve products and processes related to quality, food safety and consistency. Works collaboratively with Production teams to perform bacteriological, chemical, and physical tests on raw and finished...