Open Gates Group

Open Gates Group, consists of 10 entrepreneurial companies located in the Kalona, Iowa area. Open Gates Business Development Corporation, known as Open Gates Group, consists of 8 companies located in the Kalona, Iowa area. Each company reflects the entrepreneurial culture created by founder, Bill Evans. Formed in 2003 and historically operating in the background, it wasn’t until 2015 that Open Gates Group became an important role in the family of companies.

Now, Open Gates Group oversees and manages the family of companies and also provides them with Bill Evans accounting, business development, human resources, training, and marketing support. Each business is operated by a managing partner(s) who manages the day to day duties and ensures the company’s success.

As needs arise within our family of companies, Bill, and his like-minded leadership team, evaluate the need and decide if a new company is needed to fill the void.
Companies Include:

Awesome Logistics
Awesome Refrigerated Transit of Iowa
Farmers Creamery
Frytown Distribution
Kalona Creamery
Kalona Farms
Kalona Organics
Provision Ingredients

Jul 15, 2022
Full time
$22,000 - $58,000 yearly
Open Gates Group Wellman, IA, USA
JOB DESCRIPTION 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...