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Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Territory Sales Manager

T-4 Territory: CT, DC, MA, MD, ME, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT & WV

LDJ Manufacturing is home to the Thunder Creek Equipment brand of diesel fuel and service trailers. LDJ is a family-owned company, with strong Midwest roots and values, and a mission to develop, manufacture, and market innovative products that provide value to our customers in the agricultural, construction, and oil industries.

Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, this position will be responsible for leading the sales and territory development initiatives of the product line in the given territory. As a member of our professional sales team, you will develop and enhance relationships with existing dealers, dealer candidates, and customers in the Agriculture, Construction, Fuel Distribution, Transportation, and Commercial Industries.

Responsibilities
  • Build and cultivate successful distribution channels in assigned territory through dealers, distributors, and direct sales
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with existing dealers in the territory
  • Communication of price programs
  • Develop and execute business and marketing plans with assigned dealers
  • Pursue direct sales by following up on new leads, referrals and generating new prospects via cold calling
  • Support customers and dealers in need of warranty and product support
  • Compiling and communicating up-to-date competitive market data relative to the industry and assigned sales territory
  • Provide training and support to dealers in the territory
  • Follow-up for collection of payment
  • Direct calls to end customers
  • Participating in product innovation initiatives when requested
  • Keep management informed by submitting activity and results reports
  • Monthly and Annual territory analysis and forecasts
  • Attendance at National and Regional trade shows, seminars, and dealer events
  • Other duties as management delegates
Requirements
Ideal Candidate will possess the following skill/qualities:
  • Agricultural machinery background and familiarity with retail and wholesale distribution.
  • Experience successfully managing equipment dealer relationships
  • Experience at either dealership level or with Ag/Construction machinery company
  • Experience in developing a dealer network
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Ability to travel 75% of the time with a valid driver’s license, passport will be required for possible international travel
  • Excellent negotiation skills and expertise knowledge in finance close sales
  • Highly proven interpersonal skills
  • Other duties as management delegates
  • Excellent problem analysis and problem-solving skill set
  • Proficient computer use including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Valid driver’s license, CDL endorsement is preferred
Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Salary Based on Qualifications
  • Commission
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Territory Sales Manager

T-5 Territory: E-½ IA, E-½ MO, IL, IN & KY

LDJ Manufacturing is home to the Thunder Creek Equipment brand of diesel fuel and service trailers. LDJ is a family-owned company, with strong Midwest roots and values, and a mission to develop, manufacture, and market innovative products that provide value to our customers in the agricultural, construction, and oil industries.

Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, this position will be responsible for leading the sales and territory development initiatives of the product line in the given territory. As a member of our professional sales team, you will develop and enhance relationships with existing dealers, dealer candidates, and customers in the Agriculture, Construction, Fuel Distribution, Transportation, and Commercial Industries.

Responsibilities
  • Build and cultivate successful distribution channels in assigned territory through dealers, distributors, and direct sales
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with existing dealers in the territory
  • Communication of price programs
  • Develop and execute business and marketing plans with assigned dealers
  • Pursue direct sales by following up on new leads, referrals and generating new prospects via cold calling
  • Support customers and dealers in need of warranty and product support
  • Compiling and communicating up-to-date competitive market data relative to the industry and assigned sales territory
  • Provide training and support to dealers in the territory
  • Follow-up for collection of payment
  • Direct calls to end customers
  • Participating in product innovation initiatives when requested
  • Keep management informed by submitting activity and results reports
  • Monthly and Annual territory analysis and forecasts
  • Attendance at National and Regional trade shows, seminars, and dealer events
  • Other duties as management delegates
Requirements
Ideal Candidate will possess the following skill/qualities:
  • Agricultural machinery background and familiarity with retail and wholesale distribution.
  • Experience successfully managing equipment dealer relationships
  • Experience at either dealership level or with Ag/Construction machinery company
  • Experience in developing a dealer network
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Ability to travel 75% of the time with a valid driver’s license, passport will be required for possible international travel
  • Excellent negotiation skills and expertise knowledge in finance close sales
  • Highly proven interpersonal skills
  • Other duties as management delegates
  • Excellent problem analysis and problem-solving skill set
  • Proficient computer use including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Valid driver’s license, CDL endorsement is preferred
Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Salary Based on Qualifications
  • Commission
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Creative Marketing Coordinator

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Creative Marketing Coordinator will be primarily responsible for the creative development of copy and design for promotions, advertising, messaging, and marketing campaigns.

Responsibilities
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None
Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Support creative development of marketing initiatives
  • Work closely with other team members to ensure content aligns with strategy and is delivered on schedule
  • Create marketing content in support of brand awareness, market development, lead generation, product education and trade event initiatives
  • Any additional duties assigned by the manager
Requirements
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Positive, contagious attitude and respect for others.
  • Genuine passion for both copywriting and design.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise.
  • Experience using Adobe products to create visual art for marketing purposes.
  • Ability to give and receive feedback, especially with your own creative work and incorporate past feedback into future work.
  • Able to conceptualize and produce designs and copy for print and digital assets including product literature, advertisements, emails, signage, direct mail, etc.
  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time.
Education and Experience:
  • BS/BA degree in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years combined experience in marketing communications, content development and copywriting.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • 40 hours per week
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Engineering Internship

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the intern will work with our creative team of engineers and manufacturing personnel to reduce waste in manufacturing processes, improve the flow of materials, and improve efficiency of operations.

Responsibilities
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None
Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Improve productivity by performing ergonomic evaluations, time studies, simulation, and line balancing.
  • Study and improve plant safety.
  • Conduct cost analysis.
  • Process documentation.
  • Conduct capacity utilization analysis.
  • Optimize assembly flow and processes to minimize waste.
  • Create 3-D models.
  • Ability to perform mechanical design calculations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requirements
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to work with multiple functions to coordinate the flow of information.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically to solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate engineering requirements.
  • Accuracy, thoroughness, and timeliness.
  • Ability to provide support and assistance to co-workers as appropriate.
Education and Experience:
  • Applicants should be attending a four-year college in one of the following fields: (Please provide a copy of your transcript): Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Welding Engineering
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD and Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies and philosophies.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods working in a manufacturing shopfloor environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Supply Chain Manager

LDJ Manufacturing is home to the Thunder Creek Equipment brand of premium diesel fuel and service trailers. We are an industry leader known for our uncompromising quality and reliability. LDJ is a family-owned company, with strong Midwest roots and values, and a passion to develop, manufacture, and market innovative solutions that provide value to our customers in the agricultural, construction, and oil industries throughout the United States.

We are seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager who shares our values and is energized by leading, collaborating, accelerating results, and delivering company growth goals. The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring the company’s overall supply chain strategy to maximize process efficiencies, productivity, and customer satisfaction. This is a key role in the company’s overall success with responsibility for procurement, warehousing, and logistics.

Responsibilities
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy.
  • Develop and lead a high-performing team. Actively attract and engage top talent to align with company values.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships as you collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify and maintain resources needed to provide an effective supply chain.
  • Plan, manage, and coordinate all activities related to the sourcing, procurement, and storage of materials and supplies needed to meet product demand. This includes negotiating contracts, pricing, terms, and lead times with suppliers.
  • Evaluate total landed costs with suppliers and logistics.
  • Maintain adequate inventory levels to optimize production, while balancing effective inventory turns.
  • Assess the need for material-handling equipment and staffing to ensure efficient loading, unloading, movement, and storage of materials.
  • Oversee periodic physical inventories that includes generating part number lists, training of count teams, data input teams, and working closely with Finance on final postings.
  • Develop vendor score card that monitors the performance of suppliers in terms of quality, cost, on-time delivery, and support.
  • Monitor key industries and commodities to keep up on any changes, including but not limited to availability and price.
  • Actively participate and support the team coordinating engineering changes, product line extension, or new product launches to ensure timely and orderly material and production flow transitions. Provide information and guidance on availability; costs and evaluate make vs. buy analysis as needed.
  • Perform vendor audits as needed on key suppliers.
  • Support engineering to build and maintain accurate pricing on all BOM’s.
  • Establish and report out on supply chain KPI’s along with appropriate analysis and countermeasures.
  • Work directly with sales department to determine most cost-effective and timely distribution solution for finished goods transportation to customers.
  • Develop partnerships with logistics providers that deliver finished product to customers in a timely manner, while maintaining good representation of LDJ’s core values.
  • Support capacity planning efforts to identify operational and logistic requirements to support the company’s growth goals.
  • Promote culture of continuous improvement to constantly improve processes and efficiencies.
  • Manage departmental budgets and ensure compliance of company controls and policies.
Supervisory Responsibilities & Competencies
Supervisory Responsibilities:

Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of Supply Chain team members. Direct, motivate, reward, and recognize the team’s ability to meet or exceed business objectives. Partner with the team on personal and career development. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with LDJ’s core values and the company’s policies and applicable laws for interviewing, hiring, training, directing work, appraising performance, rewarding, and disciplining, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.

Supervisory Competencies:

To be successful in this position, the individual must effectively demonstrate the following competencies: Embodies the core values, leads courageously, shapes strategy, collaborates, builds talented teams, empowers, inspires accountability, and accelerates results.

Requirements
Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Skills/Qualities:
  • Previous experience as a supply chain manager.
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain processes.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with suppliers, shippers, and customers.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and adaptive problem-solving skills
  • Strategic and analytical mindset.
  • Collaboration skills to promote easy communication and cross-functional synergies.
  • Effective conflict management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and multi-task to meet deadlines and customer expectations.
  • Highly proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite and business software.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least 3 years of experience in similar position.
Travel:
  • Ability to travel up to 10-15% of the time with a valid driver’s license.
Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without restrictions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • No weekends/No Holidays
  • 1st Shift Only
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None
Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
  • Determines method of shipment.
  • Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons.
  • Assembles wooden or cardboard containers or selects preassembled containers.
  • Inserts items into containers.
  • Nails covers on wooden crates and binds containers with metal tape.
  • Stamps, stencils, or glues identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.
  • Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.
  • Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Routes items to departments.
  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
  • Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
  • Operates forklift to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.
  • Operates heavy machinery to move trailers ready for shipment.
Competencies
  • Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.
  • Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.
  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Uses equipment and materials properly.
Requirements
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work area is not air conditioned and the temperature will fluctuate with the seasons.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment operating heavy machinery or willingness to learn.
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds at times.
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to work on feet for a 10-hour shift.
  • Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

*The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • 40-50 hours per week
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • No weekends/No Holidays
  • 1st Shift Only
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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General Labor

This position performs general labor in a production environment that requires a top-quality candidate who is self-motivated with high energy and a team spirit attitude.

Responsibilities
Principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Operate production machinery.
  • Maneuver/lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Clean weld parts
  • Operate grinders, hand tools, and chisels
  • Light welding
  • Pressure check tanks and inspect for leaks
  • Perform back-up as necessary.
Requirements
Ideal Candidate will possess the following skill/qualities:
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Uses equipment and materials properly.
Desired qualifications:
  • Have a technical aptitude for mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to use a tape measure and add/subtract fractions
  • Ability to work well with others in fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality.
  • Accountability for one’s own work.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. without restriction.
Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • No weekends/No Holidays
  • 1st Shift Only
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Painter I

This position performs painting in a production environment that requires a top-quality candidate who is self-motivated with high energy and a team spirit attitude.

Responsibilities
Principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Production painting on a variety of steel parts or products. (Electrostatic Painting with Urethane 2k wet paint)
  • Wash and prep parts for painting.
  • Maneuver/lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Work is usually repetitive.
  • Cross train to other departments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Loading/Unloading/and Inspection of parts as needed
Requirements
Desired qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years paint experience in a production environment desired.
  • Excellent work ethic with minimum supervision and highly organized.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills that convey information effectively with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Accountability for one’s own work.
  • Reliable with excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to work on feet for a 10-hour shift.
  • Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without restriction.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work area is not air conditioned and the temperature will fluctuate with the seasons.
Benefits
  • Full-time Hourly Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • No weekends/No Holidays
  • 1st Shift Only
  • Annual Profitability Incentive (based on company performance)
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Production Welder

This position performs general labor in a production environment that requires a top-quality candidate who is self-motivated with high energy and a team spirit attitude.

Responsibilities
Principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Production welding on a variety of steel parts or products.
  • Ability to perform a variety of welds in various positions.
  • Willingness to learn and grow in welding ability.
Requirements
Ideal Candidate will possess the following skill/qualities:
  • Minimum 2 years welding experience in a production environment.
  • Excellent work ethic with minimum supervision and highly organized.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills that convey information effectively with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work on feet for a 10-hour shift.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. without restriction.
  • Ability to read blueprints with minimal assistance.
Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • No weekends/No Holidays
  • 1st Shift Only
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Assembler I

The Assembler l completes kitting, assembly and packaging processes according to established operating procedures by performing the following duties:

Responsibilities
Principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Read, learn, understand and interpret blueprints and work instructions, and other instructions written or verbal, to complete assembly of products or components according to established guidelines and quality standards.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools following appropriate methods and procedures to complete mechanical assembly of components or products, and prepare products and other items for shipment.
  • Inspect and test parts and products as necessary, during or after assembly, according to established guidelines and quality standards.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and maintain all equipment according to maintenance plans and established procedures.
  • Practice problem solving and troubleshooting techniques as part of a team responsible for realizing continuous improvement to products and processes.
  • Utilize designated personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).
  • Cross train to other departments as needed.
  • Other duties as needed.
Requirements
Desired qualifications:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Successful candidates need to possess a technical/mechanical aptitude for safely utilizing hand and power tools in the manufacture of heavy industrial equipment.
  • Individual should have a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, and able to perform their assigned duties, in a quality manner with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, bill-of-materials (BOM), shop routings and blueprints.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must be willing to learn and practice continuous improvement techniques such as 5S, one piece flow, value stream mapping, set-up reduction, poka-yoke (mistake proofing), Kan-Ban etc.
  • Ability to work on feet for a 10-hour shift.
  • Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work area is not air conditioned and the temperature will fluctuate with the seasons.
Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • No weekends/No Holidays
  • 1st Shift Only
Apply

Applicants should complete the form below. Resumes and applications can be sent or emailed to:

LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
1833 Highway 163
Pella, IA 50219

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Hours: M-F 7:30am - 5:00pm (CST)