Retail

IT’S ALL RIGHT HERE.

Personal and professional growth are here at Gordon Food Service. As part of our family-oriented, people focused store teams, you will be empowered to learn, grow and expand as you wish—in existing markets and as we expand into new markets. You have control over your destiny.

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WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

  • Internal advancement and growth
  • Dynamic, stimulating environment of retail innovation
  • Family-oriented, fun, high-integrity, and collaborative atmosphere
  • Best Schedules in Retail
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Opportunity Areas

RETAIL LEADERSHIP

We grow many of our leaders from within. You’ll have paths for advancement across our network of stores.

RETAIL ASSOCIATES

Our team of collaborative, people-focused associates work together and have fun in serving our customers, attentively and energetically.

 

What we're saying

RETAIL

“Others can’t come close to Gordon Food Service on culture.”

“We have opportunities to expand and try different career avenues.”

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Warehouse

THIS IS NOT JUST A JOB. IT IS AN OPPORTUNITY AND A CAREER.

Belong to something. Be part of a team. Move and advance with Gordon Food Service. Our warehouses are the backbone of our operation’s stability and success. We have helped our customers make money for our communities for more than 120 years. Lots of our employees have moved from the warehouse into sales, finance, skilled trades, transportation and leadership roles.

Our warehouse teams take pride in delivering seamless order processing and delivery to our customers through attentive, accurate product selection, labeling, and packing.

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WAREHOUSE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Selector/Packer

  • Hi-lo driver

  • Inventory control

  • Quality control

  • Custodial

  • Warehouse leadership

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What Makes Us Different

  • Mobility and grow-from-within culture where you can move into different areas and leadership
  • Stability, hours, and growth potential with an established, family-run, and growing business
  • Positive, high-energy, team-centric, and values-driven work environment
  • High-integrity culture of respect and working as a team to get things done right
 

What we're saying

WAREHOUSE

“What am I doing this for? By me being successful, I help customers get cases and make money for communities.”

“Lots of people move from warehouse to sales, finance, management, transportation, etcetera.”

“This is not just a job: it is an opportunity and a career.”

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Transportation

OUR CUSTOMERS GET A SMILE AND A THANK-YOU WITH EVERY DELIVERY.

Valued. Appreciated. Empowered. As part of our transportation team, you may have a license number. But you are not a number. You are part of the family. You are encouraged to speak up, impact change, and grow upward and across our promote-from-within organization.

Whether this is your first driving job or even your last, we have rewarding opportunities for you. As our transportation teammates like to say, at Gordon Food Service you can stay fit. Stay fit, make money, and enjoy being part of our customers' success.

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VARIOUS ROUTES AND SCHEDULES

  • We work with drivers on routes to meet scheduling needs.

  • We’re not an OTR organization; local delivery routes have you home every night, and regional delivery routes require only 1 to 2 nights per week in a hotel.

  • CDL A license or permit (ability to get license within 90 days of hire) is required.

22,000 deliveries per day. 2,700 Tractors.

What Makes Us Different

  • Open door to leadership - your opinion matters

  • Everyone-is-important mentality

  • Customer focused - we deliver

  • Safe, well-maintained equipment

  • Trained by the seasoned leadership team

  • Exceptional pay, incentives, benefits, and more

  • Opportunities to grow your career

 

What we're saying

TRANSPORTATION

“My customers can expect a smile on my face when I arrive at the store, and a thank-you at the end of the delivery.”

“Stay fit, make money, be happy.”

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Skilled Trades

WE’RE TRUSTED TO GET DONE WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE.

Be valued, respected, and recognized for the for the specialized skills you bring to our company. After all, Gordon Food Service cannot operate without skilled mechanics and technicians. So we invest in your ongoing training and development, within a team-based, supportive environment.

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Skilled Trades Opportunities

DIESEL FLEET MECHANIC

We’re on the move. Keep our fleet of 2,400+ trucks and 3,200+ trailers in motion. Work on tractors, trailers, and refrigeration systems that deliver to our customers every day.

INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

At our automated and manually operated distribution centers, there is a wide variety of repair and preventive maintenance tasks to go around, including forklift, pallet jack, hi lo, electrical motor controls, PLCs, and more.

Skilled trade

REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN

We control the five temperature zones in each of our warehouse distribution centers with ammonia refrigeration. Highly skilled HVAC, refrigeration, and electrical specialists manage this critical component of our operations.

FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

The beverage machines, dishwashers, and other equipment used in restaurants, schools, and hospitals require experts who can install, calibrate, and troubleshoot them. These professionals support our customers with chemical purchases and processes to comply with health regulations. Each day is a little different for our field service techs, with a great blend of mechanical work and people interaction.

 

What we're saying

SKILLED TRADES

“Our cornerstone values make us different and great.”

“We will take a good person and turn you into a good technician.”

“Our fleet shops are sleek, with premium shop tooling.”

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Sales

WORKING HERE HAS MADE ME A BETTER PERSON.

Sales at Gordon Food Service is about building relationships. Honestly. We set the bar high. At our family-operated company, we are empowered to take the long view in terms of what’s best for our customers. We work harder, dig deeper, and never cut corners—never at our customers’ expense.

Our sales teams become part of our customers’ businesses, helping them to thrive. Our representatives are on the front lines, “doing food”—working directly with our customers to consult on menu development, business profitability, and food-safety training. We are at their side. And that involves trust.

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What Makes Us Different

  • We all report to the customer, not a CEO.

  • The drivers of our sales goals is different: customers over quotas, doing what’s right for them.

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SALES CAREER TRACKS

OUTSIDE SALES

Explore opportunities to service commercial (independent and chain restaurants) and non-commercial (healthcare, educational institutions, and more) businesses.

INSIDE SALES

Join us in supporting our customers from behind the scenes to ensure their orders and customer experiences are flawless.

CROSS-FUNCTIONAL CAREERS

Opportunities span marketing, merchandising, and more.

 

What we're saying

SALES

“Sales in food service is different. This is the right role for those who don’t want to be a ‘sales guy.’”

“The brass tacks of what you do each day is people dealing with people.”

“Passion for food starts in the kitchen.”

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Corporate Functions

WE CREATE OUR OWN STORIES.

Respect. Relationships. Doing things right. We collaborate closely and contribute our many yet distinct talents to support the people who serve our customers. We work hard. Take on different roles. Grow and move where our aspirations take us. And have fun. Be treated well, make true friends, and explore the many career tracks with our tight-knit, supportive team.

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Opportunity Areas

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Accounting/Finance

Numbers type? You’ll enable better decision making through accurate financial data and value added analysis.

Newest Postings

Job Category Job Title Work Location
Accounting/Finance Payroll Coordinator 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Accounting/Finance Accountant 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Accounting/Finance Internal Auditor 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Accounting/Finance Payroll Coordinator Team Lead 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Accounting/Finance NA Shared Services Business Analyst 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
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Administrative/Clerical

Our dedicated team members work to support our colleagues in serving our customers.

Newest Postings

Job Category Job Title Work Location
Administrative/Clerical Digital Print Operator 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Administrative/Clerical Part time Transportation Payroll Processor 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
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Communications

Gordon Food Service has a compelling story to share. These team members help us tell it, internally and externally.

Newest Postings

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Customer Service/Support

“Customer Is King.” That’s one of our cornerstone values, so you know these jobs are important to us!

Newest Postings

Job Category Job Title Work Location
Customer Service/Support Customer Technology Support Representative 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Customer Service/Support Chain Accounts Representative 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Customer Service/Support Inside Sales Representative 630 JOHN HANCOCK RD
US-MA-TAUNTON
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Human Resources

Join the team who supports our employees and leaders through their employment journey, from recruitment to retirement and every development experience, performance feedback and compensation event in between.

Newest Postings

Job Category Job Title Work Location
Human Resources Talent Acquisition Manager 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
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Information Technology

Explore challenging opportunities in infrastructure, application development, architecture, and data services.

Newest Postings

Job Category Job Title Work Location
Information Technology Senior IT Internal Auditor 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Information Technology Software Engineer 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Information Technology Insights Delivery Manager 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
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Legal

Gordon Food Service has earned a reputation as a high-integrity, people-focused organization. Be part of it.

Newest Postings

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Marketing/Category Management

Use market trends, insights, and customer feedback to establish a robust product selection for our customers, or share your creative flair and digital innovation expertise to help those customers understand how we can support them and drive their success.

Newest Postings

Job Category Job Title Work Location
Marketing/Category Management Expanded Product Offering Analyst 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Marketing/Category Management Associate Category Manager 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Marketing/Category Management Associate Category Manager 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Marketing/Category Management Temporary Marketing Assistant 733 GREEN CREST DR STE B
US-OH-WESTERVILLE
Marketing/Category Management Digital Product Specialist 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Marketing/Category Management Produce Category Manager 8152 KENSINGTON CT
US-MI-BRIGHTON
Marketing/Category Management Product Specialist
US-NC-Charlotte
Marketing/Category Management Non-Foods Specialist
US-NH-Portsmouth
Marketing/Category Management Category Analyst 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Marketing/Category Management Category Support Analyst 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
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Project Management (non IT)

Tap your superior organizational, decision-making and leadership skills to initiate, plan, execute, control and close your teams’ work toward specified goals.

Newest Postings

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Public Relations

Newest Postings

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Quality and Food Science

Join us in ensuring product safety and quality through specification maintenance and development, product evaluations, and supplier relationships.

Newest Postings

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Real Estate/Facilities Mgmt

We seek talented professionals to keep our distribution centers, stores, and office facilities running smoothly.

Newest Postings

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Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement

At the heartbeat of our business is our supply chain team, connecting all critical processes from vendor to customer, including strategic procurement, buyers, analysts, inventory, and much more.

Newest Postings

Job Category Job Title Work Location
Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement Associate Commodities Manager 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement COP Replenish Perishable Buyer 11303 ANTOINE DR
US-TX-HOUSTON
Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement Lead Category Buyer 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement Vendor Compliance Analyst 1300 GEZON PKWY SW
US-MI-WYOMING
Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement Commodities Buyer 2999 James Snow Pkwy N Milton
CA-ON-Milton

What Makes Us Different

  • Superior reputation forged by legacy of family ownership and integrity

  • Genuine care and connection with managers and teams in relationship-oriented environment

  • Excellent support network, where colleagues look out for each other, personally and professionally

  • Opportunity to take on new roles, learn new areas, and cross-pollinate between teams and environments

  • Authentic atmosphere of trust, respect, flexibility, and empowerment

 

What we're saying

CORPORATE FUNCTIONS

“We’ve made a name for ourselves that we’re an employer of choice in our market. We don’t just talk, we live it.”

“We all report to the customer, not a CEO.”

“As a company we ask ourselves, 'How can we work to ensure those serving our customers are successful and having their best day ever?'”

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Internship

LEARN AND EARN

Now’s the time. The time to get hands-on, real-world experience with a stable, fast-growing organization. Bring your education and aspirations to Gordon Food Service,. The breadth of our business and the pace of our growth mean true opportunity to excel in your chosen field.

What Makes Us Different

  • Hands-on experience in a fun, supportive, high-energy atmosphere

  • Side-by-side collaboration with some of the industry’s top leaders

  • Direct line to job opportunities and references, driven by unmatched level of interaction

Internship

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities vary each year, but frequently include positions in information technology, accounting/finance, and category management, among others.  

 

What we're saying

INTERNSHIP

“Being able to ask questions and feel comfortable was a major key to success. The team that I worked for made it their responsibility to reach out to me and get to know me as my time went on there.”

Patrick, Marketing, former intern

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