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Salaried Positions Available

Plant Controller - Junction City, Oregon

Position Description:

This critical leader is responsible for leading and performing all day-to-day finance responsibilities associated with plant RV operations and the RV service center.  Essential job functions will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist plant management in the decision-making process that allows for profit maximization or cost minimization
  • Communicate with plant personnel and observe plant operations in order to assist with and to make recommendations for improvement in plant operations
  • Ensure appropriate entries are made to the General Ledger related to cost, inventory, fixed assets
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and period financial reports and analysis for submission to divisional management
  • Prepare month-end closings within 3 – 4 business days accurately and on time
  • Monitor, analyze and approve all plant spending; participate in the creation of the annual budget
  • Preparation of capital request, including appropriate economic analysis when required and assure backup documentation is adequate

 

A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related field is required, along with a minimum of five years’ experience as a Controller or Accounting Manager in a $50M+ manufacturing plant.

Inventory Accountant I - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

The responsibilities of this position, include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Assist in month-end inventory closing procedures and account reconciliations
  • Perform various accounting procedures and analysis related to the proper statement of inventory balances
  • Verify accurate standard costs
  • Monitor inventory transactions
  • Help coordinate the WIP physical inventory counts
  • Assist with and monitor perpetual cycle counts

 

The ideal candidate must have a 4-year degree in either Finance or Accounting, with a CPA being beneficial.  The Inventory Accountant must be proficient in MS Excel, be self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to work independently and in a team environment.

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit a confidential resume to Human Resources Department, Winnebago Industries, Inc., PO Box 152, Forest City, IA  50436 or submit your resume online to hr@winnebagoind.com.

Tool Designer II - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

Primary responsibilities include designing custom tools and equipment using Unigraphics/NX 7 design software and coordinating the build with machine shop staff.  Projects include: Weld and assembly fixtures, drill jigs, metal stamping dies, material handling equipment, thermo form molds and other misc. tools and equipment.  Candidates should have a minimum 2 year degree in Tool and Die or Industrial Technology.

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit a confidential resume to Human Resources Department, Winnebago Industries, Inc., PO Box 152, Forest City, IA  50436 or submit your resume online to hr@winnebagoind.com.

Product Training Manager - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

This person will manage the Product Training Department to meet the training and sales support needs of the company in an efficient, accurate and cost-effective manner.  This will include developing product training information, systems, tools and techniques for use by District Sales Managers and for regional training activities.  This person will also manage sales lead programs and processes.

 

Other responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain subject matter expertise on the company’s products
  • Act as a facilitator and spokesperson for corporate sales events, including planning, set-up and coordination of products
  • Create and maintain materials to support ongoing product training, and facilitate distribution of these materials
  • Oversight of sales lead program and processes, including monitoring dealer participation
  • Initiate competitive product research
  • Travel as necessary to meet corporate product sales training requirements

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit a confidential resume to Human Resources Department, Winnebago Industries, Inc., PO Box 152, Forest City, IA  50436 or submit your resume online to hr@winnebagoind.com.

Assistant Payroll Administrator - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

The primary objective of this position is to process the weekly payroll in Microsoft Dynamics AX, including garnishments, child support, tax levies and other third-party deductions; prepare journal entries; reconcile accounts and prepare Excel reports.  Payroll processing will also include tax reporting and filing, wage verifications, reconciling direct labor hours for cost accounting use, prepare business mileage forms and monitor mileage for compliance, develop payroll reports for management.   Various month-end journal entries and reports are also included.

 

The position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, along with being proficient in Excel.  The ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times is required.

 

The candidate must have prior payroll experience, a working knowledge of payroll best practices and a 2- or 4-year degree in a related field.

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit a confidential resume to Human Resources Department, Winnebago Industries, Inc., PO Box 152, Forest City, IA  50436 or submit your resume online to hr@winnebagoind.com.

HR Generalist - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

The primary objective of this position is the administration of employment, placement and transfer procedures to ensure adequate staff to meet current and future workforce requirements.  The daily tasks for this include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Interview applicants for production, technical, professional and specialized positions.
  • Ensure all candidates are given due consideration in compliance with all state and federal regulations.
  • Coordinate activities with supervisors and applicants.
  • Coordinate procedures for internal job postings, interviews, transfers and promotions.
  • Answer all inquiries regarding employment.
  • Provide an effective orientation presentation to all new employees.
  • Provide counseling and assist in the resolution of employee relations and related problems as they occur.
  • Prepare and participate in unemployment fact-finding and appeal hearings.
  • Oversee employment eligibility verifications for all new employees and monitor updates and re-verification as needed.
  • Assist with the administration of the substance abuse testing program.
  • Oversee layoff and recall procedures.


Candidates must have a minimum 2-year degree and/or at least 2 years relevant experience.
 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit a confidential resume to Human Resources Department, Winnebago Industries, Inc., PO Box 152, Forest City, IA  50436 or submit your resume online to hr@winnebagoind.com.

Detail Drafter II - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

This position will create detail drawings accurately and effectively.  Drawings include piece parts, assemblies and major installations done in the most economical and timely manner, meeting engineering and safety requirements.  Review drawings for completeness, tolerances, material specification, parts call-out, etc. prior to release.  Support the model shop and /or production during the building of prototypes and pilots.  This position will be responsible for the creation of 2D NX CAD drawings from 3D design models.  A 2-year degree is required for this position.

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit a confidential resume to Human Resources Department, Winnebago Industries, Inc., PO Box 152, Forest City, IA  50436 or submit your resume online to hr@winnebagoind.com.

Product Designer - Electrical - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

This position is part of the Product Design department.  In particular, electrical design (12 volt and 110 volt), develop circuits, lay out wire routings through cabinets and panels, some limited exposure to electronics.  A college degree in a related field is required.

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit a confidential resume to Human Resources Department, Winnebago Industries, Inc., PO Box 152, Forest City, IA  50436 or submit your resume online to hr@winnebagoind.com.

Engineering Manager - Towables Division (Middlebury, Indiana)

Position Description:

Summary: Plans and directs the overall engineering function, activities, and providing direction, assistance and advice to other departments in areas of engineering to facilitate the manufacturing process and improve customer satisfaction.
 

  • Schedules and manages the work of highly skilled engineering staff including engineers, and Bill of Material Writer, provides technical direction towards the execution of engineering programs in accordance with company goals and objectives
  • Oversees the preparation of quotations for new business as needed.
  • Provides direction, assistance and advice in the area of Engineering and Bill of Materials to other departments to support and facilitate the manufacturing of the product and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Participates in the development and preparation of budgets and forecasts for engineering related activities.
  • Develops, implements and maintains engineering standards and specifications to ensure product quality meets customer requirements.
  • Administers direct supervisory activities for Engineering and Bill of Materials personnel including selection, hiring, training, performance evaluation, promotional recommendations and work schedules.
  • Provides personal counseling and keeps employees informed of policies, procedures and operational changes.


This position is full-time, and offers a competitive wage and fringes (including 401K, health insurance, dental insurance, vacation, and holiday pay).  Qualified applicants please respond immediately by mail, fax or email to:

 

Winnebago Industries Towables
201 14th Street
Middlebury, IN 46540
FAX: (888) 272-8077
Email: towablesjobs@winnebagoind.com

 

All responses are kept confidential.  Pre-employment drug screening is required.  Winnebago Industries Towables is an equal opportunity employer.

Product Design Engineer - Towables Division (Middlebury, Indiana)

Position Description:

Product Design Engineer – Toy Hauler (This opening is at our Winnebago Towables division located in Middlebury, Indiana.)

This key individual will work directly with product management to develop, design and create new innovative products at Winnebago Towables. This position will require a detailed knowledge of toy hauler design and development. The individual must possess a broad-based knowledge in RV design and process. They must be motivated and capable of producing detailed dimensioned drawings and specifications (incl. LP, electrical, plumbing systems, etc.).The applicant must be comfortable drawing solid models in AutoCad and some experience in Autodesk Inventor.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: Troubleshoot design problems, work with other departments to assist in the resolution of issues, development and design of new products to improve existing products, issue engineering change orders, research and develop new parts, evaluate vendor products, create product specifications, review and approve product improvement suggestions, participate in product seminars.

Required Experience: Several years of product engineering experience or a broad array of RV manufacturing experience, prior experience using computer databases, Microsoft Office products and CAD, problem resolution skills, organizational skills, and good communication skills.

This position is full-time, and offers a competitive wage and fringes (including 401K, health insurance, dental insurance, vacation, and holiday). Please respond immediately by mail, fax or email to:

Winnebago Industries Towables
PO Box 2001,
201 14th Street
Middlebury, IN 46540
FAX: (574) 825-7127
Email: towablesjobs@winnebagoind.com
All responses are kept confidential. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Winnebago Industries Towables is an equal opportunity employer.

Parts Agent - Towables Division (Middlebury, Indiana)

Position Description:

This key individual will work directly with dealers, retail customers, and company management to promote and ensure customer satisfaction.  The right individual should possess strong interpersonal and electronic communication skills, and be well-organized.  Broad-based knowledge in RV design and processes is required!

This position is full-time, and offers a competitive wage and fringes (including 401K, health insurance, dental insurance, vacation, and holiday).  Please respond immediately by mail, fax or email to:
 

Winnebago Industries Towables
201 14th Street
Middlebury, IN 46540
FAX: (888) 272-8077
Email: towablesjobs@winnebagoind.com

All responses are kept confidential.  Pre-employment drug screening is required.  Winnebago Industries Towables is an equal opportunity employer.

Hourly Positions Available

Master Technician-Specialty Vehicles - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

This position is part of our Specialty Vehicles division.  The primary function of the position is to install, inspect, and test electrical wiring and equipment in custom-built RV applications based on order specification.   The technician must be able to identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices.  

 

The technician must have experience with installation and trouble-shooting of 12-volt, 110- to 480-volt, three-phase and CAT 5/6 circuits; understanding of NEC codes, experience reading technical diagrams.   HVAC experience will also be beneficial.  Understanding of multiplexed wiring systems and CAD experience is helpful.

Machine Maintenance Technician

Position Description:

This position is responsible for new construction, machinery installation, machine repair and preventative maintenance of machinery. Duties will include electrical, electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, plumbing, welding and mechanical work. Work to be performed in all weather conditions. Must be willing to work at heights of 65 ft. Required to operate forklifts, manlifts and scissor lifts. Pulmonary function test and respirator fit testing annually. Use of NFPA70-E arc flash PPE.

Machine Automation Technician

Position Description:

This position is responsible for PLC programming, machine automation design, modification and repair. Also required is a good understanding of machine mechanics and electrical controls.

Production Assemblers

Position Description:

We are currently looking for new employees to start work at our Forest City Plant. Minimum starting wage is $13.30 per hour with the potential for incremental pay increases. We have excellent benefits such as health insurance, 401(k), paid holidays, and paid vacations available. Most of the positions will involve working on an assembly line with some positions involving bench type work. Jobs involve using hand tools such as drills, screw guns, staple guns, power saws, knives, routers, and hammers. Some jobs will involve running power equipment such as metal stamping machines, presses, shears, benders, glue machines, cut-off saws and etc.

Welders - Steel or Aluminum

Position Description:

We are currently looking for welders to start work at our Forest City Plant who can become certified to weld either mild steel or aluminum component parts in the production of our motor homes. Starting pay for certified welders is $14.75 per hour with potential for incremental raises. We have excellent benefits such as health insurance, 401(k), paid holidays, and paid vacations available.

RV Technician

Position Description:

A general knowledge of RV construction, paint and repair processes, along with trouble-shooting skills in electrical, mechanical and appliances, will be desirable. Candidates with a 2-year degree in a related field will be given first consideration. The wage is negotiable based on education and experience. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and basic repair tools. Necessary traits are to be self-motivated with good communication skills, along with good analytical and problem-solving ability. Job duties will include all aspects of RV repair.

Manufacturing Technician - Towables Division (Middlebury, Indiana)

Position Description:

Winnebago Industries - Towables division of Middlebury, Indiana is looking for an hourly associate that is self-motivated and eager to enter the engineering field. Someone who has the ability to follow blueprints, guidelines and/or diagrams to ensure product specifications and tolerance levels are met. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 2-5 years of related experience. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Is willing and able to perform a variety of tasks as instructed.

  • Work with engineering and production on prototype builds.
  • Run test on new equipment and give performance feedback.
  • Work efficiently with little supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and values teamwork.
  • High-energy, flexible, self-starter, hands-on and mechanical nature.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to read & understand blueprints, manuals & procedures.
  • Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Should have a basic understanding of electrical circuits (110v & 12v)

Please respond immediately by mail, fax or email to:
Winnebago Industries Towables
201 14th Street
Middlebury, IN 46540
FAX: (888) 272-8077
Email: towablesjobs@winnebagoind.com
All responses are kept confidential. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Winnebago Industries Towables is an equal opportunity employer.

IT Help Desk Technician - Towables Division (Middlebury, Indiana)

Position Description:

IT Help Desk Technician

Candidates for this position should be able to work well with others safely and efficiently in an office environment.  MS Office and Dynamics-AX experience helpful.  Must have IT troubleshooting experience to be successful in this position.

This position is full-time, and offers a competitive wage and fringes (including 401K, health insurance, dental insurance, vacation, and holiday). 

Please respond immediately by mail, fax or email to:
Winnebago Industries Towables
201 14th Street
Middlebury, IN 46540
FAX: (888) 272-8077
Email: towablesjobs@winnebagoind.com
All responses are kept confidential. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Winnebago Industries Towables is an equal opportunity employer.


 

Please send a resume or letter of request for an application for employment to:

Winnebago Industries, Inc.
605 West Crystal Lake Road
Forest City, Iowa 50436
Attention: Human Resources

Email resume to hr@winnebagoind.com or fill out our online 

Employment Application

 

NOTE: Winnebago Industries does not hire drivers to transport motorhomes. Arrangements for motorhome deliveries are made with a transport company. Interested parties are welcome to contact: Bennett Motor Express, Inc. at www.drive4bennettdriveway.com.

Listed below are the typical career opportunities at Winnebago Industries:

Salaried Opportunities

  • Accounting
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering

Hourly Opportunities

  • Inspector
  • Production Assembler
  • Quality Control Tech.
  • Painters
  • RV Technician
  • Welders

Benefits

  • Excellent Starting Pay
  • Wage Increases based on Performance
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Savings Program with Company Match
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Insurance Products available