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Why Work at Nelson-Jameson?

As a golden-rule company, we strive to maintain a culture of honesty, integrity, and kindness. Our organization is committed to operating in an ethical manner with respect for people, our community, and the environment.

At Nelson-Jameson, we value accountability, dependability, and teamwork. We are proud to have a safe workplace that
cares for our employees as a family and encourages employees to grow professionally and achieve success. 

Nelson-Jameson, Inc. has become a distributor and employer of choice. Nelson-Jameson, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer.



Nelson-Jameson provides an abundant paid time off (PTO) plan with 8 paid days off awarded within the first 30 days of hire — additional PTO available based on tenure. We also offer paid holidays, employee access to Nelson-Jameson merchandise discounts, and the convenience of on-site shipping services.

We are known for offering competitive benefits that incorporate aspects of employee choice to best support the diverse needs of our employees and their families.

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  • Group Insurance (health, dental, vision, life)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income Protection
  • 401(k) Investment Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance:
    • Life
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Accident
    • Critical Illness
    • Identity Theft Protection
    • Pet Insurance

Career Growth Opportunities

Our organization recognizes exceptional talent. We want our employees to stay and grow their careers at Nelson-Jameson so we strive to provide competitive development opportunities. At the time of hire, we create a custom training schedule for each employee including new hire orientation, hands-on training, departmental training, and self-study support to set employees up for success. Our goal is to engage employees through challenging and fulfilling work—rewarding those who succeed with compelling career and development opportunities, such as promotion, training, and tuition reimbursement. 

We have multiple departments that cover a wide spectrum of talents and specialties—all provide many opportunities for growth, education, and exploring career paths you may not have considered before joining our team.

  • Accounting
  • Customer Service
  • Facilities
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics & Warehousing
  • Marketing & Event Planning
  • Product Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Sales
  • Web Development

Collaborative Culture

Nelson-Jameson employs individuals throughout the United States. We have employees who work remotely, as well as from our Wisconsin, California, Idaho, Texas, and Pennsylvania locations. Employees are encouraged to share suggestions that will help our organization operate more efficiently, serve customers better, and improve the employee experience. 

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Emphasis on Wellbeing

Nelson-Jameson cares about employee wellbeing holistically — be it physical, mental, social, financial, and beyond. This demonstration of care starts at the top through committed owners/management and strong corporate social responsibility principles. 

Employees have access to wellness initiatives, on-site flu shots, fitness centers, and financial education is supported. We offer all-company celebrations, fun social events, a relaxed dress code, company clothing reimbursement, holiday gifts, and birthday/anniversary/retirement recognition. Nelson-Jameson strives to foster a positive and inclusive environment where diversity can flourish.

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Family-Owned Business

Nelson-Jameson has been a family business since the beginning, with owners who emphasize a company culture founded on the value of treating their employees like family in a relaxed, inviting work environment. We truly believe that a family-owned business brings out the best in everyone. Our employees know the upper management well and feel like they have a voice within the company. In many cases, this closeness translates to a passionate workforce comprised of people who genuinely enjoy coming to work.

Integral to the Food Industry Supply Chain

Our employees value being a part of the food supply chain, and take great pride in the fact that their work helps provide the world with safe, quality food. Nelson-Jameson represents over 850 vendors and distributes over 55,000 products in the broad categories of: Processing & Flow Control, Safety, Sanitation & Janitorial, Production & Material Handling, Building & Facility Maintenance, Laboratory & QA/QC, and Packaging & Ingredients. 

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We Own Our Trucking Company

We are proud to own our fleet of trucks and trailers, dedicated to bringing our products to customers across the United States. See if a job with NEXT Logistics is right for you. Our drivers receive dedicated routes locally and regionally. With our distribution center locations strategically placed across the country, our drivers enjoy weekends at home instead of mandatory cross-country routes.


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Community Involvement

Since Nelson-Jameson’s inception, giving back to the community has been a part of our culture. Involvement in community organizations through donations and employee volunteer days brings positive, measurable change to not only our community but our business as well. In 2023, we launched the Nelson-Jameson Foundation.


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