Dot Foods hiring, adds bus service from Adams County

Posted: Jan. 11, 2013 11:34 pm Updated: Feb. 2, 2013 3:15 am

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. – Dot Foods will hire dozens of full- and part-time workers at warehouses in coming weeks and has started bus service from Adams County.

"We currently have 678 warehouse employees at Mount Sterling and need to hire more than 30 new employees within the first quarter to prepare for the expected growth in our business," said Bryan Langston, Dot's general manager of Illinois warehouses. "Dot has been growing at an incredible rate over the last few years. Demand is high and that is translating into more opportunities for qualified candidates."

A press release indicates that pay for the new employees will range from $13 to $16.40 per hour. Warehouse workers are responsible for building pallets of product for shipment, receiving product into the warehouse, putting away product in the fill locations and replenishing product into home slots. 

Recruiter Christina Crandall said Adams County employees who commute to work at the Mount Sterling complex have a chance TO catch a ride to work.

"Dot now has several buses bringing Quincy area employees in to work, for just $5 per round trip," Crandall said.

Founded in 1960 in Mount Sterling, Dot has not had a layoff in the entire history of the company. All full-time positions at Dot Foods and Dot Transportation include employee benefits including health, vision, life and dental insurance, 401k, profit sharing, and paid vacation. More information about Dot's current career opportunities are available at