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.
“Others can’t come close to Gordon Food Service on culture.”
“We have opportunities to expand and try different career avenues.”
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
Explore opportunities to service commercial (independent and chain restaurants) and non-commercial (healthcare, educational institutions, and more) businesses.
Join us in supporting our customers from behind the scenes to ensure their orders and customer experiences are flawless.
Opportunities span marketing, merchandising, and more.
“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.”
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.
Numbers type? You’ll enable better decision making through accurate financial data and value added analysis.
Our dedicated team members work to support our colleagues in serving our customers.
Gordon Food Service has a compelling story to share. These team members help us tell it, internally and externally.
“Customer Is King.” That’s one of our cornerstone values, so you know these jobs are important to us!
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.
Explore challenging opportunities in infrastructure, application development, architecture, and data services.
Gordon Food Service has earned a reputation as a high-integrity, people-focused organization. Be part of it.
Use market trends, insights, and customer feedback to establish a robust product selection for our customers, provide innovative products and value-added services and solutions to new and potential customers, or share your creative flair and digital innovation expertise to help those customers understand how we can support them and drive their success.
Tap your superior organizational, decision-making and leadership skills to initiate, plan, execute, control and close your teams’ work toward specified goals.
Join us in ensuring product safety and quality through specification maintenance and development, product evaluations, and supplier relationships.
We seek talented professionals to keep our distribution centers, stores, and office facilities running smoothly.
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.
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
“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?'”
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.
Opportunities vary each year, but frequently include positions in information technology, accounting/finance, and category management, among others.
“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