Success Through Our People

MDI's Strength Is Its People

Many employees who have come to work for MDI have stayed for decades. “If you want to grow and develop, there are opportunities at Alex Lee, Inc.,” said one long time employee.

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Customers are the focus of everything that we do. The mission of MDI is to provide exceptional value in products and services. We are a vital link in the food chain by providing a plentiful, continuous, and affordable variety of food related products.

Employees are the strength of our company. Our vision is to be a progressive, profitable company that is always improving results and is recognized by its employees for  providing opportunities to grow, both personally and professionally: appreciated by its customers and suppliers for providing quality products and services as efficiently as possible; respected by its communities for the value it and its employees add; and admired for its integrity.

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MDI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, which will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination and takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, protected veteran status or physical or mental disability. This policy applies to all the terms and condition of employment including (but not limited to) hiring, placement, training, compensation, transfer, promotion, leave of absence, termination, lay-off, and recall.

It is also the policy of MDI to provide superior employee benefits. Full-time employees are eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to medical, dental, short and long term disability, life, pension, 401-K, paid vacation, and paid holidays. There are part-time benefits available for part-time employees.

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If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the alternative email link here to contact us about your interest in employment at MDI or call us in Hickory, NC at 828.725.5120.

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