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Production Control Supervisor - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

This position requires supervisory experience with a high level of responsibility.   Knowledge of  ERP systems is very important.   The position also requires experience speaking in front of large groups of people, along with the ability to give direction and feedback to individual employees.  APIC certification or extensive related experience is required.

 

The primary functions of the Production Control Supervisor include, but are not limited to:

  • Production control in our Forest City headquarters, along with two other Iowa facilities.
  • Coach and train employees to ensure materials are on time to meet prescribed production schedules.
  • Assure compliance with all policies regarding safety and conduct.
  • Evaluate and review assigned employees in accordance with prescribed procedures and make recommendations regarding wage adjustments, promotions and terminations.

 

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.

Senior AX Developer - Burnsville, Minnesota

Position Description:

The Senior AX Developer will be primarily responsible for the development of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, with insight to best practices and execution of the defined system development life cycle process.  Other responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Software development and maintenance throughout the entire project life cycle for a variety of mission-critical enterprise applications.
  • Work with the in-house development team for successful implementation of current and future AX conversion projects.
  • Develop new reports and enhancement of existing reports using SSRS/precision forms.
  • Troubleshoot and address issues that arise during testing and provide post-production support following application implementation.
  • Collaborate with the development team, in-house technical, functional and end-user team members, as well as third-party vendors, to provide quality solutions to business needs.
  • Complete technical design documents and code applications per requirements captured in the functional design documents.
  • Provide mentoring services to the development team, including determining best coding solutions based on individual situations.

 

The necessary qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Five to eight years of ERP development experience in Microsoft systems, including MS Dynamics AX 2012 R3.
  • Thorough understanding of system development life cycle and large-scale software implementation methodologies.
  • Minimum of two to three years in development using X++ in MS Dynamics AX environment.
  • Technical and functional knowledge of MS Dynamics AX 2012 and supporting Microsoft technologies, including SQL Server, SQL, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, SharePoint and Visual Studio.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX full life cycle implementation in a manufacturing setting.
  • Exposure to source code control systems, such as TFS
  • Have the ability to generate and submit project status reports to management.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work systematically and logically to analyze situations, resolve problems, identify causes and anticipate implications.

 

 

For prompt and confidential consideration for this position, please reply with your updated resume and salary requirements to: 

 

Human Resources Department
Winnebago Industries, Inc., P.O. Box 152, Forest City, Iowa 50436
or submit resume online to hr@winnebagoind.com

Purchasing Agent

Position Description:

The Purchasing Agent will be responsible for developing sources of supply and commodity sourcing strategies to drive best value, service and innovation throughout Winnebago.  This will involve working closely with multiple functions including engineering, product management, finance, accounting, manufacturing and sales.

 

A college degree in a related field 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.

Supplier Quality Assurance Manager - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

The Supplier Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for the following:

 

  • Supervisor supplier quality assurance and supplier warranty teams, processes and performance
  • Develop and document processes and procedures to ensure quality purchased content within Winnebago’s supply chain throughout the product lifecycle
  • Measure and report non-conforming material rates, team performance, supplier performance and warranty response
  • Maintain supplier quality surveys and coordinate on-site visits to audit supplier quality processes
  • Work closely with sourcing, quality, customer service, accounting and operations to drive excellence in our product and improve customer satisfaction

 

 A college degree in a related field will be 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.

 

Operations Controller - Burnsville, Minnesota

Position Description:

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has an immediate need for a Motorized Business Unit Controller who will be based in our Burnsville, Minnesota office.  There will be periodic travel to visit various plant locations currently located in Iowa, Indiana and Oregon.    This position will report directly to the Corporate Controller.

 

Primary Objective of Position

The Operations Controller position functions as a critical business partner with operations and financial management at an enterprise level to effectively manage and control the business. Leads the financial staff within Operations and is accountable for finance operations responsibilities including cost accounting, inventories, and business analysis on eliminating waste and streamlining processes within operations.  Will also work closely with corporate financial staff, as required.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  1. As a member of the Finance team, support financial reporting requirements including closing/consolidation, account reconciliations, reporting (daily, weekly and monthly for finance and business), and providing business review information. (Key result:  accurate financial information to make good business analysis and decisions.)
    • Work with operational leadership team to set and drive execution of financial objectives, capital plans, and operational projects.  Monthly report out of budget/forecast variances by department and follow up actions to meet targets.
    • Partner with operations to manage operational and working capital metrics to meet and/or exceed operational goals.
    • Analyze actual results and forecasts and provides recommendations to management to drive business results in order to achieve operational financial goals.
  2. Apply Lean standardized processes and standardized reporting, eliminating waste and streamlining processes to develop a highly-efficient and effective accounting and reporting team for the business.  This includes taking a leadership role and leading teams to drive improved performance in the business. (Key result:  timely and accurate information needed to have a profitable and growing business.) 
    • Align and ensure accurate productivity reporting on a monthly basis with finance, operation, and sourcing.
  3. Work closely with business analysis resources to ensure we can provide the data needed to meet the analysis needs of the business (customer information, market information, product information, cost information, key initiatives, etc.)  (Key result: Profitable and growing business.)
    • Must be able to effectively collaborate across the organization and positively influence business outcomes.  Must effectively communicate with business leaders across all functional disciplines.
  4. Ensure proper internal controls are in place and provide support for income statement and balance sheet reviews across the business. (Key Result:  No surprises and strong internal control environment.)
    • Partner with operations to manage and oversee physical inventory and cycle counts and insure proper controls are implemented and maintained relative to inventory controls.  Maintain and improve the overall internal control environment and improve accuracy and safe-guarding of inventory, supplies, and fixed assets.
  5. Work with corporate on transactional coordination (A/R, A/P, Payroll, Capital, etc.) to improve coordination and add to the services where it makes sense for corporate to provide support. (Key Result: Cost effective execution of transactional processes.)
    • Maintain accurate documentation for closing, standard setting, and all other financial processes and procedures and work to improve cycle times and accuracy.

 

Critical Competencies

  1. Strong leadership and presentation skills and the ability to explain and communicate financial results in an understandable and actionable format for decision-making purposes
  2. Strong computer and analytical skills

 

Required Education and Experience

1.    B.S. in accounting or finance (MBA preferred).

2.    5-10 years’ experience plant controller or cost manager in a manufacturing environment preferred, managing a staff, with an emphasis on cost accounting, reporting and variance analysis.

3.    High level of proficiency in spreadsheets and ERP/MRP systems.

 

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.

Motorized Business Unit Controller - Burnsville, Minnesota

Position Description:

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has an immediate need for a Motorized Business Unit Controller who will be based in our Burnsville, Minnesota office.  There will be periodic travel to visit various plant locations currently located in Iowa, Indiana and Oregon.    This position will report directly to the Corporate Controller.
 

Primary Objective of Position

The Motorized Business Unit Controller position functions as a critical business partner with the business unit and financial management to effectively manage and control the business. Leads the financial staff within the business unit and is accountable for finance operations responsibilities including financial and business analysis, sales and P&L forecasting, and financial reporting.  Will also work closely with corporate financial staff, as required.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

 

  1. As a member of the Finance team, support financial reporting requirements including closing/consolidation, balance sheet reconciliations, reporting (daily, weekly and monthly for finance and business), and providing business review information.  (Key result:  Accurate financial information to make good business analysis and decisions.)
  • Work with business unit leadership team to set and drive execution of financial objectives, capital plans, and projects.  Supports the daily sales meeting to review actual sales and margin performance compared to monthly objectives for the business. 
  • Monthly report out of budget/forecast variances for the business unit and follow up actions to meet targets.  Analyze actual results and forecasts and provides recommendations to management to drive business results in order to achieve business unit financial goals.  Leads the process to develop and re-project forecasts for the business at the appropriate times.
  • Partner with the business unit to manage operational and working capital metrics to meet and/or exceed goals.
  • Review the performance of competitors and report on key issues to management.
  1. Establish processes, metrics and standardized reporting to develop a highly-efficient and effective accounting and reporting team for the business, specifically around product profitability (pricing, costing, variances, margins by series/line/plant, new product development support).  Work closely with the business leaders to ensure we can provide the data needed to meet the analysis needs of the business (customer information, market information, product information, cost information, key initiatives, etc.)  (Key result:  Timely and accurate information needed to have a profitable and growing business.) 
  • Lead target costing activities to create products that meeting predetermined price goals
  • Engage in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all product lines.
  • Must be able to effectively collaborate across the organization and positively influence business outcomes.  Must effectively communicate with business leaders across all functional disciplines.
  1. Ensure proper internal controls are in place and provide support for income statement and balance sheet reviews across the business. (Key Result:  No surprises and strong internal control environment.)
    • Maintain and improve the overall internal control environment and improve accuracy and safe-guarding of inventory, supplies, and fixed assets.
  2. Work with corporate on transactional coordination (A/R, A/P, Payroll, Capital, etc.) to improve coordination and add to the services where it makes sense for corporate to provide support.  (Key Result: Cost effective execution of transactional processes.)
    • Maintain accurate documentation for closing, standard setting, and all other financial processes and procedures and work to improve cycle times and accuracy.

 

Critical Competencies

  1. Strong leadership and presentation skills and the ability to explain and communicate financial results in an understandable and actionable format for decision-making purposes
  2. Strong computer and analytical skills

Required Education and Experience

1.   B.S. in accounting or finance (CPA and MBA preferred).

2.   5-10 years’ experience, business controller or key manager in a manufacturing/sales environment preferred, managing a staff, with an emphasis on reporting and variance analysis.

3.   High level of proficiency in spreadsheets and ERP/MRP systems.

 

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.

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.

Hourly Positions Available

Body Worker/Mechanic - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

The primary function of this position is to perform body shop refinishing and cosmetic repairs on RV's and equipment. Applicants should be familiar with body work, both metal and fiberglass, along with paint application techniques, finish sanding and buffing. The position will also require performing mechanical repairs as necessary. Basic hand tools and toolbox storage are required.

Truck Shop Mechanic & Chassis Warranty Mechanic - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

We have positions for mechanics in two different departments:

 

The Truck Shop position involves all functions of motor vehicle and equipment repair.

The Chassis Warranty position diagnoses and repairs defects on chassis from various manufacturers.

 

Extra consideration will be given to applicants for both positions with degrees in a related field.

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 - Forest City, Iowa

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 - Forest City, Iowa

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 - Forest City, Iowa

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 - Forest City, Iowa

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 - Forest City, Iowa

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.


 

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.Drive4BennettDriveAway.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