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JOINING THE J&D FAMILY

At J&D Manufacturing, we believe that our team is the core of our success. You are not just a number here, you are like family. We have a collaborative work environment that provides our team with the training, tools, and support needed to be successful. Our team strives each day to make improvements to process, product, and the service provided to our customers. Our interactive environment allows for personal growth, providing challenging and rewarding work both in the office and on the shop floor.

A career at J&D Manufacturing is a great option and something to be proud of. It’s about being part of a good team, with the best people. Our team has various combinations of skill, education, and experience. We focus on promoting from within and providing great opportunities. We are committed to the success of our mission, our employees and their families, our customers, and our community. We are proud to offer a competitive, comprehensive benefit package to our employees and their families. Our work schedules are all first shift and allow for a healthy work/life balance.

Joining the J&D family is much more than a job, it’s a commitment to excellence and making a difference. Our team is proud of the work we do to help farmers feed the world utilizing our high-quality products.

If you’re ready to work with a hard-working, innovative team to help feed the world, apply today to join the J&D family!

Careers

Current Openings

SUMMARY

Research, develop, design and create new products for J&D and make improvements to existing products. Utilize market research and field experience in developing products, technical product specifications and packaging. 

 

  1. Design and develop new and innovative products utilizing industry best practices.
  2. Suggest new products or improvements to existing products based on research and feedback from market, sales, marketing and ownership.
  3. Design packaging internally or externally using approved vendors.
  4. Assist with the research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility and cost requirements of designs or applications.
  5. Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  6. Research, design and evaluate mechanical products, equipment, systems and process to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  7. Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems.
  8. Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.
  9. Create prototype drawings and follow them through the prototype runs, design rework, final runs, final BOMs, Routes and drawings.
  10. Collaborate with other departments to develop all product labeling information (brand recognition, product specs, and quality).
  11. Contribute in the creation of technical documentation, instructions and training materials.
  12. Develop test plans and conduct product testing and validation.
  13. Setup BOMs and routes in ERP system.
  14. Completion of New Product Request Forms, Pricing Request Forms and Engineering Change Notices (ECNs) accurately and within specified time periods.
  15. Assist in researching market feasibility with the Marketing and Sales Department.
  16. Research Competitor’s products including benefits and features.
  17. Confer with Engineers and other personnel to create and implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions and provide technical information.
  18. Assist to provide customer support for controls, electrical, and ventilation issues.
  19. Assist to maintain test chamber documentation, testing data and certification.
  20. Provide feedback to other engineers on customer problems and needs.
  21. Perform any other duties as assigned.
  22. Responsible for generating team spirit and creating and maintaining a personal attitude and work environment that fosters the highest level of employee cooperation, morale and satisfaction.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

A Bachelor’s Degree and 5-10 years related experience and/or training.  Minimum of two years of experience with Solidworks is required.  Experience creating and working with Bills of Materials and Routes is required.  Electrical and ventilation experience preferred.

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Production hours are Monday – Thursday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm

Job Summary

Perform duties required to meet production demands. Includes assembling and packaging of ventilation systems and other J&D products.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Install wire cord sets onto motors.
  • Assemble components of ventilation systems and other J&D products.
  • Verify work orders with blueprints, materials, and production schedule.
  • Gather materials for packaging. Package and prepare product for shipment.
  • Assist shipping and receiving department in the efficient removal of materials from containers.
  • Communicate with and assist other workers in work area.
  • Follow good housekeeping practices.
  • Assist in identifying and resolving quality issues.
  • Perform necessary quality checks as required.
  • Load cardboard materials into crushing machine.
  • Follow all safety precautions and use protective equipment as required.
  • Identify and immediately correct any safety hazards in work area.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
  • Generate team spirit, create and maintain a personal attitude and work environment that fosters the highest level of employee cooperation, morale and satisfaction.

Experience / Qualifications: Experience in manufacturing is preferred. Ability to stand up for 10 hours and lift up to 70 lbs. periodically. If you have a strong work history with an excellent attendance record, we want you on our team. At J&D Manufacturing, we pride ourselves on our teamwork and high level of customer satisfaction.

JOB SUMMARY

Our Laser Operator/Programmer has a critical role operating, nesting, troubleshooting and performing maintenance to our CNC Mazak and Cincinnati Lasers. We are looking for an experienced individual to join our talented team!

If you’re ready to work with a hard-working, innovative team to help feed the world, apply today to join the J&D family!

Job Type: Hourly Full-time Position

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements and qualifications listed below are representative of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Determine proper arrangement of orders according to production schedules and work orders.
  • Read, interpret, and understand work orders, drawings, and production schedules to determine specifications, such as material to be used, dimensions, and tolerances.
  • Review all nests for sheet utilization and accuracy prior to running machine.
  • Verify parts are set to the correct revision level
  • Ensure lasers are loaded with correct material
  • Perform nesting of parts using SigmaNEST Software.
  • Cleanup and grind parts as required.
  • Ensure part counts are accurate.
  • Torch centering and lens cleaning.
  • Verify orders are accurately and efficiently produced by the machines.
  • Unload laser and check for quality of all parts produced.
  • Complete order request forms for needed inventory.
  • Identify needed maintenance of machines and ensure that parts are ordered and replaced.
  • Performs card shots, tape shots, etc. to trouble shoot performance issues.
  • Follow good housekeeping practices.
  • Identify and resolve basic quality issues.
  • Follow all safety policies and use protective equipment as required. 
  • Identify and immediately correct any safety hazards in work area.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for generating team spirit and creating and maintaining a personal attitude and work environment that fosters the highest level of employee cooperation, morale and satisfaction.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Education and/or Experience

Experience in manufacturing and Laser operation is required. Excellent attention to detail required to ensure accurate and efficient production. Experience using SigmaNEST Software and Mazak Lasers preferred. 1-2 years’ experience in the field or related area and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

J&D Manufacturing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SUMMARY Great opportunity for a motivated individual to join the J&D Management Team as a Plant Manager. The Plant Manager is responsible for directing and coordinating all plant activities to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of overall operations to maximize profits. The successful candidate will delegate authority to key supervisors to successfully ensure quality performance is obtained within the plant to meet business objectives, policies, and goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and qualifications listed below are representative of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Direct and coordinate production, processing, and distribution activities of J&D Manufacturing according to policies, principles and procedures established by the President and Vice President.
  • Develop budgets and approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and personnel, ensuring that materials, labor and equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
  • Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Control the operations of Material Requirement Planning (MRP), along with the software and procedures.
  • Work with Human Resources to hire, train, and evaluate employees, reward employees, resolve personnel issues and generate and deliver corrective action notices for disciplinary and discharge documentation.
  • Direct and follow all safety and housekeeping procedures, which includes; ensure all closing checks are done at the end of each day (locking all doors, making sure all employees have left the building, verifying all equipment is properly shut down and lights are off) and ensuring all subordinates follow these procedures.
  • Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.
  • Prepare technical reports for use by management for long- and short-term planning and production performance.
  • Prepare and submit; weekly project lists and work lists for subordinates and Manager, as well as monthly reports of Plant operations to the Vice President.
  • Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
  • Develop and implement production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, and other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Work with Engineering and other departments to evaluate returned product in order to determine why the product failed, who produced it and how to avoid the issue in the future.
  • Work with Engineering and other departments to evaluate returned product in order to determine why the product failed, who produced it and how to avoid the issue in the future.
  • Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines/equipment.
  • Conduct effective communications between management, including follow-up and status reports on existing projects and duties before their scheduled due dates.
  • Responsible for generating team spirit and creating and maintaining a personal attitude and work environment that fosters the highest level of employee cooperation, morale and satisfaction.
  • Effectively direct delegation of authority to the appropriate subordinates and perform any other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

A Bachelor’s Degree; or ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Job Type: Full-time

J&D Manufacturing, a family owned and operated company, has a great opportunity available for a driven Territory Manager.  The successful candidate will be responsible for 12-15 Eastern & Central states.  This opportunity is available due to the retirement of our current Territory Manager after 10 years of successful, dedicated service to the territory.  Our Territory Managers are responsible for maintaining relationships with prospective and current customers to promote and sell J&D Manufacturing Products.  Territory Managers support customers with all terms of a sale during the sale and after.  Further, our Territory Managers work with the J&D Manufacturing team on product research and development.

Qualifications
A Bachelor’s Degree, or five to ten years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in the ventilation and/or agriculture industries are highly preferred.

If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity helping to feed the world with a great company, apply today to join the J&D family!

PAY 
$16-$17.50/hr. based on experience.

JOB SUMMARY
Verify and keep records on outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment.  Assemble, address, and ship merchandise or material and arrange for the transportation of products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements and qualifications listed below are representative of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  1. Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming and/or outgoing shipments.
  2. Pick, pack, and load orders per standard operating procedures.
  3. Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.
  4. Confer and correspond with other departments to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and non-conformance to specifications.
  5. Pack, seal, and label material to prepare it for shipping, using work devices such as hand and power tools.
  6. Attach J&D Manufacturing Shipping Cards on ALL shipments.
  7. Pull completed orders and other products needed to complete orders for shipment based off standard operating procedures and work instructions.
  8. Load orders for customers that arrive on-site to pick up orders, while maintaining a high level of customer service.
  9. Assist in all areas of Shipping/Receiving Department, as needed.
  10. Keep all aisle ways and fire doors free of materials.
  11. Participate in all aspects of final product quality control inspections affected by warehouse and shipping in coordination with Supervisors/Managers and other departments.
  12. Follow good housekeeping practices within the facility, including effective use of all warehouse space, and in external staging areas.
  13. Inspect forklift at the beginning of each shift and follows designated checklist.  Reports all defects/concerns to supervisor/manager immediately.  Submits checklist daily to supervisor/manager.
  14. Perform any other duties as assigned.
  15. Responsible for generating team spirit and creating and maintaining a personal attitude and work environment that fosters the highest level of employee cooperation, morale and satisfaction.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • One to two years related experience and/or training required.
  • Experience driving a forklift is required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail skills and extreme accuracy.

J&D Manufacturing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Review work orders and provide assistance and coordination with department leads to set up production lines.
  • Operate forklift safely and follow requirements.
  • Move freight, stock, and other materials to and from storage, production, powder coating, shipping and receiving, and outside areas to proper locations.
  • Ensure that job materials and packaging materials are available at work stations as required.
  • Communicate frequently with department leads to provide for the constant flow of materials.
  • Assist shipping and receiving department in the efficient removal of materials from containers and as otherwise needed.
  • Restock, clean, and re-organize production floor as needed.
  • Check that product staged and waiting to be used is placed in safe areas.
  • Keep all aisle ways and fire doors free of materials.
  • Follow good housekeeping practices within the facility, including effective use of all warehouse space and in external staging areas.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

 

Shift:

4 - 10 hour days, 6:00am-4:30pm Monday-Thursday, with the possibility of overtime on Friday.

Qualifications & Additional Information:

  • One to two years related experience is required.
  • Forklift experience is required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Must be able to work overtime or extended hours on limited notice.
  • Candidates must be able to accurately read a tape measure, walk and stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time and lift up to 70+ pounds on a frequent basis.

 

Compensation:

Based on experience.

Job Type:

Full-time

J&D Manufacturing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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J&D Manufacturing, a family owned and operated company, has a great opportunity available for a driven Territory Manager.  The successful candidate will be responsible for 4 Midwestern states. This opportunity is available due to the retirement of our current Territory Manager after 10 years of successful, dedicated service to the territory.  Our Territory Managers are responsible for maintaining relationships with prospective and current customers to promote and sell J&D Manufacturing Products.  Territory Managers support customers with all terms of a sale during the sale and after.  Further, our Territory Managers work with the J&D Manufacturing team on product research and development.

Qualifications
A Bachelor’s Degree, or five to ten years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in the ventilation and/or agriculture industries are highly preferred.

If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity helping to feed the world with a great company, apply today to join the J&D family!

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Family Owned and Operated
"My favorite part about working here is the team work and having a great dealer network. I also love that J&D is a family owned and operated company."
Fast Paced and Growth Opportunities
"The fast paced production and diversity of my tasks is one of the reasons why I love working at J&D. J&D Manufacturing believes in growth opportunities within the company and I am a great example of that! I started in production and grew into my management role."
Various skills, education and experience!
"My favorite part about working here is the hands on development and testing of new products. My favorite thing to work on is the fan design. The team here at J&D have a variety of skills, educational backgrounds and experience. Joining the J&D family is much more than a job, it's a commitment to excellence and making a difference! "
How to apply
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By Mail

J&D Manufacturing
Attn: Human Resources
6200 US-12
Eau Claire, WI 54701

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In Person

Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CST

Contact Info

For any additional information or for questions about employment, please contact our Human Resources department at hr@jdmfg.com or at 715-514-3745.