Cook in Des Moines, IA at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 11/10/2021

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Job Description

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

 TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!


TMC Transportation has an immediate fulltime opening for a Cook working out of our office in Des Moines, Iowa.


SHIFT: Monday-Friday 11:00am-7:30pm


PRIMARY FUNCTION: The primary function of a cook is to prepare food for employees at TMC Transportation’s cafeterias and assist in all aspects a food service operation



  • Prepare food items by adhering to all recipe standards
  • Maintain a safe working environment by using proper food handling and food safety guidelines. This includes maintaining compliance with City, County, State, and Federal food safety regulations and codes
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Perform daily tasks such as: line set up, food prep, cooking, clean-up, and cash handling
  • Supervise food service workers in the absence of the Food Service Supervisor

Job Requirements


  • Prior experience in a food service operation, possess knowledge on the proper use of food service equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Be knowledgeable on food and safety regulations, be able to follow instructions
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations, handle cash transactions accurately
  • Must be able to lift 20lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to communicate efficiently and effectively with customers, employees, supervisors, guests, and vendors in a courteous and professional manner


  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and work quickly