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Employment Opportunities at Ken's Beverage

To be considered for an open position, every interested person must submit an Employment Application designating the specific job for which they are applying.

Applications may be submitted by fax, email or in writing to Human Resources. Please direct all correspondence to Human Resource Department at our corporate headquarters.

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Ken's Beverage Inc.
Human Resources
P.O. Box 110
Montgomery, IL 60538

Field Service Technician

Description

The purpose of this position is to provide reactive and scheduled service to customers that have problems with their beverage dispensing equipment. Principal customers are those that have Coca-Cola fountain machines, but also includes customers with coffee, juice, cappuccino, tea, and ice dispensing equipment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Inspect company vehicle daily to insure proper working order and report any problems.
  • Ensure proper level of inventory is maintained on truck and checked against inventory list each day.
  • Replenish inventory on truck as needed and record.
  • Safely travel to customer locations in a timely manner.
  • Make contact with manager on duty at service call and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Diagnose problem at the service call.
  • Perform needed repairs to the beverage equipment.
  • When working with electricity ensure lockouts are in place.
  • Immediately check for any CO2 leakage and evacuate area prior to performing required repair.
  • Wear provided latex gloves at all time when working on equipment.
  • Clean spillage that may have occurred in the location.
  • Completely fill out service invoice and have manager sign.
  • Turn in all completed invoices upon returning to shop.

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to use power hand tools such as drills and saws.
  • Excellent driving skills needed to drive safely and avoid all accidents.
  • Mechanically inclined and high degree of technical aptitude.
  • Technicians will need to be good physical shape as some lifting and stooping is required.
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing and electrical.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated self-motivated and self-directed ability.
  • Map reading
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license with no driving restrictions.
  • Able to drive a manual shift vehicle.
  • Able to travel across state lines and travel to customer locations on a daily basis.

Installation Technician

Description

The purpose of this position is to remove obsolete equipment and or install new equipment for customers that have purchased beverage dispensing machines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Inspect company vehicle daily to insure proper working order and report any problems.
  • Review inventory on a daily basis and load required parts inventory into vehicles.
  • Safely travel to customer locations.
  • Make contact with manager on duty and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Remove and install the needed beverage equipment.
  • Clean spillage that may have occurred in the location.
  • Completely fill out service invoice and have manager sign.
  • Turn in all completed invoices upon returning to shop.
  • Apprentice mentoring

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to use power hand tools such as drills and saws.
  • Mechanically inclined and high degree of technical aptitude.
  • Refrigeration certification needed per government regulations before handling any refrigerant.
  • Knowledge of beverage systems and specifications of systems to prevent malfunction which could lead to serious harm to self and others.
  • Testing and certification as required by companies that we contract with.
  • Excellent driving skills needed to drive safely and avoid all accidents.
  • Technicians will need to be good physical shape as lifting and stooping is required.
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing and electrical.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated self-motivated and self directed ability.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license with no driving restrictions.
  • Able to drive a manual shift vehicle.
  • Able to travel across state lines and travel up to fifty percent of the time.
  • Able to pull 24' trailer with a van.

QMC Maintenance Technician

Description

To perform preventive maintenance functions on beverage dispensing machines to ensure specific quality, conformity and functionality standards to customer beverage machines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • On a scheduled basis, perform preventive maintenance on beverage machines at customer locations in a defined geographical area.
  • Ensure that all PM work is done timely and completely at all times.
  • Determine any needed repairs and perform needed requirements to ensure proper working machines.
  • Report all actions on a daily basis using the hand held computer to ensure an accurate record is kept on all customer machines.
  • Conduct all customer contacts in a professional manner.
  • Ensure beverage machines dispense beverages according to specific quality, conformity standards and functionally performs in a quality manner.
  • Educate customer on proper maintenance procedures to minimize equipment problems.
  • In conjunction with auto-ship water filter program, ensure McDonald’s water filters are changed on a scheduled basis.
  • Perform all upgrades to bring stores to current levels.

Job Qualifications

  • Excellent driving skills needed to drive safely and avoid all accidents.
  • Technicians will need to be in good physical shape as some lifting and stooping is required.
  • Mechanically inclined and high degree of technical aptitude.
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing and electrical.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated self motivated and self directed ability.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license with no driving restrictions.
  • Able to drive a manual shift vehicle.
  • Able to travel across state lines and travel fifty percent of the time.

Regional Sales Managers

Description

We are seeking a talented U.S. Sales Managers with beverage equipment and/or McDonald's staff or management experiences. Other types of sales experience will be considered. In this role you will be primarily responsible for managing and growing the McDonald's account. You will work independently to identify new equipment sales prospects, secure appointments with decision makers, survey McDonald's restaurants, develop and present sales proposals and close the sale. If you want to become part of a fast paced growing business and are an energetic sales-driven professional with McDonald's staff or management experience, please contact us today.

Primary Responsibilities

  • McDonald's beverage equipment sales
  • Surveying McDonald's restaurants, developing beverage equipment quotations and presenting them to Owner/Operators
  • Following up on beverage equipment installations
  • Achieving sales targets and personal goals
  • Managing and growing the existing account base

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred but commensurate experience considered
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Professional appearance and attitude
  • Reliable, ability to travel, and valid driver's license
  • Exemplary follow-up skills
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening test and subject to random drug testing thereafter
  • Computer experience

Company Compensation

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Commission
  • Vehicle provided after initial training/orientation program is completed
  • Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life and legal insurance, company paid retirement account, vacation pay and major holidays