We're Hiring! Join our fast growing, entrepreneurial family of companies!


Now Hiring! The Open Gates Group is an entrepreneurial family of companies located in Kalona, Iowa, and the surrounding communities. We’re experiencing rapid growth and are looking to fill key positions with hard-working team members. Could you be a good fit for one of our open positions?


For more information on any of the following positions, please email Tara Benson at tara.benson@opengatesgroup.com.

Download Application

Download Security Data Sheet

Download Consent Form


The Open Gates family of companies offers a full range of benefits including:

  • A flexible paid time off (PTO) policy
  • Paid holidays
  • Company-wide incentive plans
  • Short and long term disability and life insurance available after 60 days
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k
  • On-site fitness centers
  • Health and wellness program

Read what our employees are saying about working at Open Gates Group!

Position: Freight Logistics Broker |  Awesome Transit

Summary: Our Freight Logistics Broker is responsible for managing and developing customer and carrier relationships by prospecting new clients, supporting existing clients, coordinating deliveries and negotiating rates with carriers. This position coordinates the movement of goods and serves as the primary point of contact for any issue that may occur with the load. The Freight Logistics Broker oversees truckload coverage, account management, troubleshooting, and all dispatch functions. The ideal candidate will be an excellent problem solver who can multi-task and excel when working both independently and within a team. This position
requires being available by phone some evenings and/or weekends on a rotating shift.

Learn More

Position: Regional Class A Truck Driver |  Awesome Transit

Summary: Our Regional Class A Truck Driver is responsible for transporting, loading and unloading freight in a productive and safe manner. This full-time position will run Regional routes and complete miscellaneous onsite trucking assignments as needed. Some overnight driving of 1 to 3 nights/week is required as needed. This position will report to the Managing Partner of ARTI and Awesome Logistics.

Learn More

Position: 2nd and 3rd Shift Production Team Members |  Farmers Creamery

Summary: Our 2nd and 3rd Shift Production Team Members are responsible for setting up and operating milk-processing equipment to process milk, cream, and other dairy products. Primary duties include, but not limited to, manual and automated cleaning and sanitizing equipment and work area, meeting established processing rates and maintaining quality standards per specifications defined by State and/or Federal regulatory agencies, and supporting team members in various production related tasks.

Learn More

Position: Part-Time Shop & Deli Team Member  |  Kalona Creamery

Summary: Our Part-Time Shop & Deli Team Member is responsible for providing exceptional customer service, supporting successful prepared foods and catering programs, assisting retail operations, and being an enthusiastic and proactive member of an awesome team. Typical shift hours will fall between 2pm-7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Friday and Saturday hours are possible.

Learn More

Position: Truck Driver  |  ARTI

Summary: We are currently seeking qualified Truck Drivers to join the ARTI (Awesome Refrigerated Transit of Iowa) team. Our drivers have dedicated routes that include the states of Texas, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois and other mid-west states, allowing them to be home weekly! Routes average between 2300-2500 miles per week. Our drivers do not haul hazardous materials and have no touch freight.

Learn More