Faqs

Application Process

Q: I’m very interested in working for Blain Supply and Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Who do I contact about current job openings?

A: To find out about our current job openings, please use our provided search field. Here, you’ll be able to search for local jobs. You can even search by keyword for specific job openings at each location. Once you find a position that matches what you’re seeking, you’ll be instructed on how to apply for jobs online.

Q: I already work for you. If there are other job openings I’m interested in, how do I apply?

A: You should discuss your interest with your retail management team or immediate supervisor, who will provide you further instruction.

Q: What happens after I apply?

A: Once you apply for jobs online, your application will be reviewed by our team of recruiters/management. We will contact the most qualified candidates for the next step in the process.

Q: What career and community events will you be attending?

A: We are constantly at career fairs and events, offering local jobs in various communities. You can also apply for jobs online on our website. You can find a variety of retail jobs by searching our job openings.

Q: How often should I reapply for job openings?

A: We retain all active applications on file for a period of 30 days.

Q: What format should my resume be in?

A: Resumes should be submitted in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Q: I am interested in your company, but I am not ready to apply right now. What can I do?

A: If you are not ready to apply for a position you see, you can always join our Talent Network, which will provide you with email updates on job openings based on your interests and background.

Career Options

Q: Do you offer internships?

A: We offer a fantastic retail management internship program, which will give you real-world experience in the fast-paced world of retail jobs. Students are awarded an eight week paid internship, and are provided with hands on experience in an ever-growing industry.

Q: What kinds of jobs do you have?

A: We have job openings at local retailers for both hourly and salaried positions. Our automotive service centers are always looking for qualified people to fill the auto mechanic and auto technician positions. Our Blain Supply Headquarters has job openings ranging from entry level jobs to advanced careers. We offer a variety of corporate jobs in the areas of Human Resources, Loss Prevention, Accounting, Buying, Merchandising, Information Technology and Marketing.

Q: How can I grow my career with Blain’s Farm & Fleet?

A: Whether you are looking for an hourly retail associate job in your local store, a store retail management position, or a corporate level position, we have a path for your success.

What to Expect at Blain’s Farm & Fleet

Q: I want to work for a company that is involved with their community. What community programs do Blain Supply and Blain’s Farm & Fleet participate in?

A: In addition to numerous local community programs, Blain Supply and Blain’s Farm & Fleet actively support charitable organizations that are dedicated to family, community and agricultural education. Some of the programs we have worked with include local 4H and FFA programs, Toys for Tots and local humane societies. We also started a “Tools for Schools” program, where our auto repair service centers donate old automotive equipment to surrounding area high school automotive classes.

Q: What is the quality of life at Blain Supply and Blain’s Farm & Fleet?

A: We want to make a difference to you by offering you an environment that is conducive to making your career and personal life thrive. Unlike typical retail jobs, you’ll find that our family-owned status allows us to make strategic and long-term decisions that are in the best interest of the company and our family of associates. This, combined with our top of the line training programs, career opportunities and comprehensive benefits, make Blain’s Farm & Fleet a company you’ll be proud to work with.

Q: What are the benefits?

A: Our retail jobs come with a number of great benefits. As a family-owned company, we believe it’s important to be closed on major holidays so our employees can spend that time with their loved ones. Paid vacation time is offered to our salaried retail management, as well as our full-time auto repair and corporate employees. Other benefits include reasonable store hours, competitive salary, profit sharing/401(k), health insurance and life insurance.

Q: I thought Blain’s Farm & Fleet was a local store. How many associates do you employ?

A: Blain’s Farm & Fleet has stores throughout Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Blain Supply, Inc. is located in beautiful Janesville, Wisconsin. We provide local jobs for a very diverse workforce of several thousand people in the tri-state area.

Technical Questions

Q: What should I do if I have technical difficulties when completing an application?

A: If you have any technical difficulties while you apply for jobs online with Blain’s Farm & Fleet, contact careers@blainsupply.com for assistance.

Q: What browser version do I need to apply?

To apply for jobs online, you will need to use one of the following browsers: Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox 11+, Chrome V. 25 or Safari 5.X.