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Territory Sales Manager

T-2 Territory: MS, AL, GA, SC & FL

LDJ Manufacturing is home to the Thunder Creek Equipment brand of diesel fuel and service trailers. LDJ is an employee-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 Regional Sales Manager, 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 skills/qualities:

  • 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.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and expertise knowledge in finance close sales.
  • Highly proven interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem analysis and problem-solving skill set.

Education & Training:

  • Five + years of outside B2B territory sales experience.
  • Proficient computer use including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel.

Leadership Competencies:

  • To be successful in this position, the individual will effectively demonstrate the following leadership competencies: Embodies the company’s culture and core values, exercises emotional intelligence, maintains disciplined focus, collaborates cross-functionally, acts with speed and agility, and drives improvement.

Travel:

  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time with a valid driver’s license.
  • Passport required for possible international travel.

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
  • Base Salary + Commission
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Insurance
  • FSA, HSA
  • 100% Company Paid Basic Life, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan w/ Company Match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
    • **Relocation is not provided. Interested applicants must live within the territory or be willing to immediately relocate within the territory.**
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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Accounts Receivable Specialist

LDJ Manufacturing is home to the Thunder Creek Equipment brand of premium diesel fuel and service trailers and trucks. We are an industry leader known for our uncompromising quality and reliability. LDJ is an employee-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 agriculture, construction, fuel distribution, transportation, and commercial industries.

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this position will be responsible for ensuring that the company receives payment for goods and services offered to customers.

Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit LDJ’s core values and culture in all aspects of the job.
  • Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable.
  • Creates invoices according to company practices; submits invoices to customers.
  • Maintains and updates customer files, including name or address changes, mergers, or mailing attentions.
  • Drafts correspondence for standard past-due accounts and collections, identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files, and contacts delinquent accountholders to request payment.
  • Creates reports regarding the current status of customer accounts as requested.
  • Research customer discrepancies and past-due amounts with the assistance of the Collections Manager and other staff.
  • Collaborates with the Accounting Manager to reconcile accounts receivable on a periodic basis.
  • Assists in generating monthly billing statements based on the general ledger.
  • Researches and applies relevant multi-state sales tax regulations.
  • Assists Accounting Manager in reconciling revenue accounts each month.
  • Copies, files, and retrieves materials for accounts receivable as needed.
  • Relays changes of information to appropriate employees.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software as well as other accounting software programs.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment, such as computers, 10-key calculator, and copier.
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates or bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.
  • At least two years of related experience required.

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, talk, and hear. There will be prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds without restrictions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Benefits
  • Full-Time Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Health Savings Account
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • ESOP
  • 401(k) w/match
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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Inventory Coordinator

LDJ Manufacturing is home to the Thunder Creek Equipment brand of premium diesel fuel and service trailers and trucks. We are an industry leader known for our uncompromising quality and reliability. LDJ is an employee-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 agriculture, construction, fuel distribution, transportation, and commercial industries.

Reporting to the Inventory Control Manager, the Inventory Coordinator is responsible for executing the delivery of parts to the production floor in a JIT manner. This position is also responsible for production inventory transactions and maintaining inventory accuracy through the cycle count process.

Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit LDJ’s core values and culture in all aspects of the job.
  • Transfer of inbound freight from Receiving Dock to Warehouse locations.
  • Responsible for use of FIFO material handling. (First In-First Out)
  • Print and complete Production Orders for Warehouse Operations.
  • Reference Production Schedule and monitor daily Production progress to proactively kit parts required for Final Assembly.
  • Delivery of parts to the production floor based on Production Order BOM.
  • Removal of empty bins and dunnage.
  • Performs inventory transactions in Acumatica.
  • Performs cycle counts in designated areas, as assigned.
  • Accountable for inventory accuracy of parts.
  • Baling Cardboard dunnage.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficient in using a computer and data-based systems preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain a fork truck license and operate all fork trucks within the plant.
  • Must be capable of working independently.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in math skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Heavy exposure to the plant floor. Physical demands include heavy lifting (50lbs.), bending, and long periods of standing. Must be able to manipulate equipment used in performance of tasks.
  • Proficient in oral and written communication skills.
  • Positive attitude.

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in an inventory control or process flow of a manufacturing environment preferred.

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. Air travel for this job is of four to eight hours. 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
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Health Savings Account
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • ESOP
  • 401(k) w/match
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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Design Engineer

LDJ Manufacturing is home to the Thunder Creek Equipment brand of premium diesel fuel and service trailers and trucks. We are an industry leader known for our uncompromising quality and reliability. LDJ is an employee-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 agriculture, construction, fuel distribution, transportation, and commercial industries.

Reporting to the Product Engineering Manager, the Design Engineer invents, designs, tests, documents, and prepares new designs for implementation using CAD tools. In addition to designing mechanical systems, this position will also work with basic electrical systems (including wiring harnesses) and hydraulic systems. This role also provides design support for the manufacturing and service team as required.

Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit LDJ’s core values and culture in all aspects of the job.
  • Utilize SolidWorks CAD to design and detail parts, weldments, and assemblies for products while considering product performance, reliability, manufacturability, cost, and safety.
  • Develop and maintain bill of materials (BOM).
  • Analyze design and production issues by using root cause analysis to provide solutions.
  • Support technicians and production personnel in the building and testing of prototypes.
  • Ensure documentation of test results and analysis of testing.
  • Design basic electrical systems for trailers and vehicles, including wiring harnesses.
  • Design basic hydraulic power system used for pumping fuel and other fluids.
  • Investigate opportunities on current designs to improve performance, reliability, manufacturability, and cost effectiveness and implement design changes as required using the ECO process and other best practices.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to think critically to solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate engineering requirements.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with multiple functional groups to coordinate the flow of information.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines and customer expectations.
  • Highly proficient in operating SolidWorks CAD software. SolidWorks Routing and Simulation (FEA) are preferred.
  • Highly proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite and business software.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering (or similar field) OR
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in another field with a minimum of 5 years related experience.

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. Air travel for this job is of four to eight hours. 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
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Health Savings Account
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • ESOP
  • 401(k) w/match
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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Skilled Welder

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 an employee-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.

Reporting to the Weld Supervisor, the Welder I performs welding in a production environment that requires a top-quality candidate who is self-motivated with high energy and a team spirit attitude.

Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit LDJ’s core values and culture in all aspects of the job.
  • 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.
  • Additional duties as assigned by manager.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None
Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • 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.
  • Positive attitude that will be a good cultural fit is required.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years welding experience in a production environment.

Travel:

  • None

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
  • 40 hours per week
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401(k) 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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Weld Finisher

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 an employee-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.

Reporting to the Weld Supervisor, 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

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

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

Competencies:

  • 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 Hourly Position
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • No weekends/No Holidays
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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Assembly Operator

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 an employee-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

The Assembler l completes kitting, assembly and packaging processes according to established operating procedures.

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
  • 401(k) 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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Laser Parts Handler

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 an employee-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

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:

  • Read tape measure and other measuring devices
  • Maneuver/lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Pick parts
  • Operate grinders, hand tools, and chisels
  • Organized with the ability to label and count parts
Requirements & Competencies

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.

Competencies:

  • 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.
Benefits
  • Full-time Position
  • 40-45 hours per week
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401(k) 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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Press Brake Operator

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 an employee-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.

Responsibilities

Duties/Responbilities:

  • Handle, position, align, cut and form steel.
  • Maneuver/lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Work is usually repetitive.
Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • M/G code programming experience preferred.
  • Management experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret CAD blueprints required.
  • Ability to use a tape measure and add/subtract fractions.
  • Machining experience required.
  • Press brake experience required.
  • Have a technical aptitude for mechanical equipment.
  • Excellent work ethic with minimum supervision and highly organized.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills that project a positive attitude.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Accountability for one’s own work.
  • Reliable with excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Ability to work on feet for a 10-hour shift.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. without restriction.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-5 years’ experience in an inventory control or process flow of a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Must be able to obtain a fork truck license and operate all fork trucks within the plant

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 frequently 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
  • 401(k) 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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Production Painter

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 an employee-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

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.
  • Loading/Unloading/and Inspection of parts as needed
  • Work is usually repetitive.
  • Cross train to other departments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • No weekends/No Holidays
  • 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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