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Become Part of a Great American Success Story

Founded in 1958 as a travel trailer manufacturer, Winnebago has grown to become the world’s most iconic manufacturer. In fact, many of the products and processes that have defined the industry were created by Winnebago team members. Today, Winnebago employs more than 3,900 team members across our headquarters in Forest City, Iowa, and our satellite facilities in Charles City, Iowa, Lake Mills, Iowa, Waverly, Iowa, Middlebury, Indiana, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and Junction City, Oregon. The Company builds quality motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheel products under the Winnebago and Grand Design brands. We encourage team members to take ownership of their important role in our company and value ideas at every level that improve our products or manufacturing efficiencies.

Salaried Positions Available

Senior Business Intelligence Developer - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Primary Objective of Position:

Winnebago is looking for individuals to join our Business Intelligence group. We help uncover tomorrow’s opportunities and create actionable analytics, comprehensive views of the data, and thoughtful visualizations to enable business partners to take action.

 

We are seeking a Senior Business Intelligence Developer to support our business partners in sales, operations, marketing, finance, and others by using a variety of internal and external information sources and solve business needs. A successful candidate will have the right blend of analytical expertise, SQL skills, Microsoft BI experience, and communication acumen.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Develop BI Solutions in the Microsoft stack

  • Work with business stakeholders and IT partners to define projects for delivering BI capabilities.  Provide technical and execution leadership to design solutions and successfully deliver projects within time, cost, and scope expectations.

  • Demonstrate experience and leadership in the areas of advanced data techniques, including data modeling, data access, data integration, data visualization, big data solutions, data discovery, statistical methods, and database design

  • Partner with business stakeholders to define ways to leverage data to develop platforms and solutions to drive business growth

  • Ensure solutions are architected to support proper data capture and processing

  • Translate business objectives into requirements to facilitate information solutions

  • Identify and escalate issues and risks early to minimize impact to business

  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve current digital solutions or processes

  • Contribute to creation of processes that improve data quality

  • Draw conclusions and effectively communicate findings with both technical and non-technical team members

 

Critical Competencies:

  • Strong analytical skills focusing on market and operational data analytics

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement processes or industry best practices

  • Strong results orientation; strives to deliver great results and drive continuous improvement

  • Ability to collaborate and interact with business partners across all levels of the organization to define solutions to address key opportunities

  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to build trust and commitment and influence others; promotes open communication and diverse perspectives; a true team collaborator

  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability; thrives in a changing and/or fast paced environment; ability to balance multiple priorities and projects

  • Motivated by the opportunity to learn and solve problems; takes initiative to improve processes and systems

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Technology or related field

  • 6+ years of related IT experience

  • 2+ years experience with Dimensional Modeling & Cloud Databases

  • Experience with Visualization tools (Power BI, SSRS, R, Python, other analytics solutions)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strongly preferred - an understanding of IoT platforms and the ability to show the value of the data

  • An understanding of Big Data platforms

  • Data Integration experience including moving data efficiently from On-Premise to the Cloud, leveraging tools like Informatica Cloud Services, SSIS, or Azure Data Factory

  • Experience with Streaming Analytics – Azure Stream Analytics

  • Experience with Machine Learning

Benefits Coordinator - Forest City, IA

Position Description:

Primary Objective

Provide compliance, technical, and administrative support for the Company’s enterprise-wide benefit plans.

 

Areas of Responsibility

  • Manages 401K Plan administration & Deferred Compensation Plan administration.

  • Assists in the administration of the leave management process.

  • Contributes to process improvement as we strive to coordinate our leave policies (attendance, STD, LTD, salary continuations, vacations, etc) with the goal of fully utilizing our outsourced third party administrator. 

  • Coordinates communications and setup between the 3rd party administrator and our payroll system. 

  • Provides support for employee benefit questions. 

  • Contributes to process improvement efforts regarding employee support.

  • Processes benefit billing payments.

  • Inputs benefit related data into payroll, benefit administration system, HR system, 3rd party systems, as needed.

  • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, as well as internal policies.

  • Maintains all benefit and leave files.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Critical Competencies

  • Clear and concise written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to connect with people – fosters strong partnerships, interacts well with vendors and employees at all levels.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office – ability to create/manipulate documents using Word and PowerPoint, and expert in Excel.

  • Experience with payroll and other HRIS systems preferred.

  • High attention to detail and demonstrates curiosity and courage – has an interest in learning and understanding “whys”, asks questions, shares his/her point of view.

  • Self-motivated and driven – strives to deliver great results and drive continuous improvement; prioritizes and gets things done.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability; thrives in a changing and/or fast paced environment.

  • Fast learner with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • College degree or equivalent experience along with 1 to 3 years of prior benefits or HR experience.

  • Travel to Eden Prairie office may be required, or other travel by land or air.

 

Winnebago Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit your resume online to careers@winnebagoind.com.

Finance Manager, Motorhome - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Primary Objective of the Position

We are currently seeking a Finance Manager to add to our dynamic and growing team! This position will play a key role in our Winnebago Motorhome business operations as a trusted finance business partner with our Sales, Operations and Marketing teams to effectively understand and manage all facets of the business and provide key reporting metrics to stakeholders to drive business decisions.

 

​If you get excited about leading & driving change with a winning brand, this is an awesome opportunity to leave your thumbprint!  

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifying profit enhancing opportunities to evolve the Motorhome business model

  • Helping drive process improvement initiatives across the Motorhome business that improves business results and efficiencies

  • Developing business reports that report on key metrics and underlying business operations that can be used by management to run the business

  • Assisting the Motorhome Finance Director in developing annual plans and periodic forecasts that track division and dealer profitability that allow for timely decision making

  • Partnering with Corporate FP&A in the annual planning, periodic forecasting process, and annual LRP

  • Developing and analyzing monthly results and reporting on variances to drive KPIs for enhanced business monitoring & future growth visibility

In addition, the Motorhome Finance Manager will supervise (1) direct report while managing numerous indirect relationships across the organization.

 

Our ideal candidate will possess the following critical competencies:

  • Self-motivated with an energetic, results-orientated and customer focused style

  • High-energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement, a sense of personal responsibility for work outcomes and personal commitment to meet deadlines

  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability; ability to thrive in a changing and/or fast paced environment

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and the ability to work well in a team

  • Successful in building credible, trusting relationships with a broad array of managers and cross-functional teams; interacts well with employees at all levels

  • Proven ability to communicate with and influence a variety of audiences, including senior and executive leadership

  • Demonstrated analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills

  • A leadership style that fosters individual team member growth through coaching and development

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field

  • 5+ years of financial reporting experience

  • Frequent travel (up to 50%) required to our Forest City, IA location, particularly within the first year. 

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit your resume online to careers@winnebagoind.com.

 

Winnebago Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Corporate Accounting Manager - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Primary Objective of Position: 

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Corporate Accounting Manager is a key leader responsible for managing the period-end financial closings and consolidations.  Partner with other business and functional areas partners to ensure combined operating results are appropriately accounted for in accordance with Winnebago’s financial policies and US GAAP.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Lead the monthly financial close process to ensure timely and accurate submission of consolidated financial statements.
  • Responsible for the review of the completeness and accuracy of monthly, quarterly and annual journal entries and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Build a collaborative team of accounting professionals and oversee their day-to-day activities.
  • Lead cross functional accounting projects; define implement and maintain processes and procedures to strengthen and improve the monthly accounting process.
  • Develop team/culture which understands the accounting systems and leverage this understanding to strengthen and improve financial processes.
  • Responsible for general ledger account set up in financial software and master data.
  • Assist in budget preparation, monthly financial variance analysis and ad hoc reporting.
  • Continuously identify opportunities for process improvements, internal controls and automation in the month-end close process and successfully implement these improvements.
  • Support the External Reporting Manager in development of external reporting.
  • Updates accounting financial control policies annually.
  • Support internal and external auditors with control testing and other documentation requests.
  • Key business partner in system upgrades or enhancements.
  • Maintain and oversee allocations update in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Maintain objective evidence for Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance and assist on developing corrective actions, if required.

 

Knowledge & Skills

  • Self-motivated and driven – strives to deliver great results and drive continuous improvement, gets things done
  • Strong time-management, analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Requires strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to work effectively with all levels and functions
  • Ability to connect with people – fosters strong partnerships, interacts well with employees at all levels
  • Ability to think critically – recognizes connections, translates goals into action, uses strong judgment to make choices in alignment with strategy and company culture/values
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability; thrives in a changing and/or fast paced environment
  • Demonstrates curiosity and courage – has an interest in learning and understanding “whys”, asks questions, shares his/her point of view
  • Excellent MS Office skills, particularly Excel, are required
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX preferred

 

Education & Experience

  • BS/BA in Accounting
  • 10+ years of experience with a strong understanding of GAAP

 

Additional

Travel to Forest City, IA or other Winnebago locations may be required.

Director of Supply Chain - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Primary Objective of Position:

The Director of Supply Chain will establish and implement a clear supply chain strategy that is aligned with Winnebago branded business needs and provide a competitive advantage as it relates to supply base, logistics and materials management.  Through partnerships with Operations & Grand Design leaders, the Director will find appropriate synergies (financial and non-financial) that create cohesion throughout the enterprise.  The Director will understand and manage risks associated with the external supply chain and develop processes and strategies to provide the highest service levels possible for material availability to Winnebago Industries manufacturing operations.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

The Director of Supply Chain will lead and direct all facets of supply chain management including, but not limited to, procurement, strategic sourcing, logistics, warehousing, inventory management, material forecasting, capacity and production planning and master scheduling in support of all Winnebago manufacturing operations.  The Director will be responsible for directing the activities of all functions involved in the purchasing, planning, warehousing and control of materials from the receipt of forecasting replenishment needs to the delivery of the finished product into finished goods inventory.

  • Manages inventory and establishes controls to ensure Winnebago Industries is operating at the highest level of performance based on key performance metrics and minimized supply chain risk

  • Develops strategies, policies, procedures, and overall team to optimize value of the entire function in creating a world class materials management group

  • Manages annual budgets to be at or below target.  Recognition of cost saving efforts encouraged.

  • Maintains compliance with all regulatory requirements and ethical standards related to procurement

  • Develops and continuously improves supplier programs

  • Organizes and facilitates supplier symposiums

  • Participates in existing and new product planning processes to assure timely acquisition of materials to support product launches

  • Participates in the design and implementation of new ERP system and optimize its use

  • Leads negotiation efforts for major contracts

  • Establishes annual goals and objectives in alignment with enterprise objectives, and manages performance to ensure attainment

 

Critical Competencies

The Director of Supply Chain should possess strong leadership experience, as well as a track-record of continuous improvement and transformational successes.  He/she will have a strong background in managing overall supply chain systems utilizing the latest advances in technology and lean processes to transform an organization and address business problems.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to influence / motivate teams

  • Ability to collaborate and partner with internal and external colleagues

  • Strong financial business acumen with ability to tie operational actions to financial and business results and objectives

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to develop and execute overall supply chain strategies that are competitive and in cases breakthrough

  • Able to assess and quantify supply chain risks and developing mitigating strategies

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills at all levels of an organization

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple concurrent projects and priorities

  • Action oriented, self-starter who can delegate and be hands on as situations deem appropriate

  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and analytical tools such as Minitab

 

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • MBA or similar graduate degree - highly preferred

  • 15 year’s supply chain management experience

  • CPIM and/or CSCP preferred

  • Change Management/Facilitation experience required

  • Experience leading complex projects and leading teams required

  • 5 years of durable goods manufacturing experience required

  • Previous budget management responsibility

  • Willingness to travel (50%+)

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit your resume online to careers@winnebagoind.com.

EMS Security Nurse - Forest City, IA

Position Description:

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has an immediate need for a Security EMS Nurse.  This position will be based in our Forest City, Iowa headquarters.

 

Primary Objective of Position:

Provide first aid treatment to Winnebago Industries employees.  Coordinate all first aid and ambulance services for Winnebago Industries.  Coordinate doctor appointments with Forest City Clinic.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  1. To provide first aid treatment to Winnebago Industries employees.

  2. To conduct Audiometric Tests on new employees and annual tests on employees in areas designated.  To notify those employees whom have sustained shifts in their hearing based on OSHA standards.

  3. To conduct Pulmonary Function Tests on employees required having the test based on OSHA standards.

  4. To conduct quarterly AED training for all Winnebago Security Officers.

  5. To conduct ongoing first aid training to Winnebago Security Officers.

  6. To maintain thorough and confidential health records in First Aid.

  7. To maintain thorough training records on Winnebago Security Officers.

  8. To assist Security Officers in any other areas as needed.

  9. Audit ambulance run sheets.

  10. Inspect the ambulance weekly.

  11. Maintain AED Test records.

  12. Conduct drug screen testing on new employees.

  13. Attend ongoing training to maintain all needed certifications and licenses for EMS programs.

 

Education Requirements:

  • RN Degree

Accounts Payable Accountant II - Forest City, IA

Position Description:

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Process invoices timely and accurately, prioritizing by cash discount potential in order to achieve greatest benefit for the Company through Microsoft Dynamics AX and mainframe computer systems.
  • Prepare all incoming invoices for payment. All matched invoices and packing slips (or electronic receiving records) will be processed in AX.
  • Prepare invoices and supporting documentation for record retention
  • Receiving discrepancies, such as quantity variances, incorrect unit of measure conversions, etc., are communicated in a timely and professional manner to the receiving personnel.
  • Any pricing variances outside of tolerable limits are communicated to the purchase order originator in a timely and professional manner.
  • Any discrepancies in freight terms or freight above a specified threshold are to be communicated to the traffic department in a timely and professional manner.
  • Review vendor statements on a monthly basis and investigate past due invoices.
  • Handle vendor calls and emails in a professional and courteous manner. Any problems should be resolved as quickly as possible.
  • Review the Accrued Purchases report; identify and research items past 60 days.
  • Review the Trade Payables report; identify vendors with debit balances to assist in collection requests
  • Document vendors submitting non-conforming invoices and assist with communication of such to Purchasing
  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations, as assigned
  • Assist with improving AX Process Instructions (AXPIs)
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned to assist the team

 

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of accounts payable and general accounting procedures
  • Strong technical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, customer-centric focus for candidates and internal/external partners
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks with high levels of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to connect with people – fosters strong partnerships, interacts well with employees at all levels
  • Self-motivated and driven – strives to deliver great results and drive continuous improvement, gets things done
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability; thrives in a changing and/or fast paced environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX preferred

 

Education & Experience

  • A minimum of a 2-year degree in accounting or a related field is required for this position
  • 1-3 years accounts payable or general accounting experience preferred

 

Service Advisor - Forest City, IA

Position Description:

Primary Objective of Position:

To respond to and resolve all written, and personal contact complaints and inquiries in a professional and timely manner. Provide technical assistance to Winnebago dealers for all corporate products. Make sound decisions while projecting a favorable corporate image.

 

Major Areas of Accountability:

1.      Resolve all written and telephone contacts from both owners and dealers. Meet with individuals personally to assist as appropriate. Evaluate and answer inquiries to ensure equity within Winnebago Industries’ corporate guidelines.

2.      Develop and maintain close relationships with authorized dealers. Work with the dealer to resolve customer and product issues at the dealer level. When necessary, coordinate repairs with independent repair centers.

3.      Acquire product knowledge needed to support all corporate vehicles. Attend ongoing service training classes to remain current. Maintain product information files.

4.      Maintain interdepartmental communication with various areas such as Quality, Production, Engineering, etc., with emphasis on safety concerns which should be reported immediately to the Supervisor.

5.      Provide repair authorizations as appropriate for both warranty and goodwill situations.

6.      Maintain computer capabilities as pertains to Service Administration Department functions. Document all contacts.

7.      Assist in varied duties that promote Winnebago corporate goals as assigned by Service Administration management.

Category Manager - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

 Primary Objective of Position:  The Category Manager will develop and implement procurement strategies that optimize business partnerships with strategic suppliers and drive the required performance in cost, quality, service and innovation.  Ensure uninterrupted flow of production material from qualified and capable suppliers that meet KPIs.  Responsibility for supplier selection, contract & price negotiations, supplier performance management and problem resolution. 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Track and report key performance indicators at the family, commodity, team, supplier, and individual levels

  • Lead Supply Chain process improvement projects, including areas of freight, purchasing, and specifically raw materials (steel, aluminum, etc.)

  • Support and drive improvements to business unit and corporate metrics (ie. Cost extraction, e-Auctions, supplier rationalization, material throughput, and payment terms)

  • Lead supplier negotiations

  • Develop favorable supplier relations

  • Analyze vendor spend and drive out cost

  • Prepare monthly raw material forecasts, monitor ordering process, and maximize material throughput

  • Represent Supply Chain team during day-to-day functions and meetings

  • Develop and drive standard work procedures within Supply Chain team

  • Maintain supplier segmentation and categorization

  • Participate in VA/VE, Kaizen and other similar events

  • Review and approve purchasing activity such as new supplier set-ups, purchasing agreements, etc

  • Ensure all site critical shortages are resolved, appropriate root cause identified, and corrective action is implemented; elevate to Director as needed

  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with internal and external counterparts

  • Understand assigned families’ cost-drivers and stay informed of market fluctuations, industry changes, and potential risk to delivery, quality, and/or price

  • Perform sourcing and supplier management duties for select major commodities

  • Develop, monitor, and report risk mitigation strategies

  • Establish individual and commodity level goals for cost reduction initiatives

  • Develop Grow, Fix, Maintain, Exit strategies for supply base to meet objectives and drive supplier rationalization activity

  • Support cross-functional counterparts and projects as supply chain subject matter expert (SME)

  • Actively participates in providing a safe and harmonious working environment for all employees

  • Assures compliance with federal, state, local and corporate governance policies, regulations and laws

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Education & Experience

  • B.A. in Supply Chain, Operations, Finance, Engineering or related field. MBA/advanced degree a plus.

  • Certification in APICS or similar organization a plus

  • 10+ years experience in Supply Chain sourcing or procurement with focus on raw materials (ie.  metals including aluminum, steel, fabrication, etc.) and/or chassis

  • Experience leading strategic sourcing programs within a durable goods/manufacturing environment

  • Must have excellent understanding of manufacturing planning systems and technologies and an ability to utilize that understanding to drive improvements in a large manufacturing facility

  • Working knowledge and application of Lean concepts

  • Experience working cross functionally on projects and goal achievement

  • Ability to understand and contribute to quality initiatives

  • Ability to drive standard work procedures

  • Should be able to work autonomously and be self-motivated

  • Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge

  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and leadership skills

  • Able to interpret technical data such as drawings, bills-of-material, or print packs and present findings in a clear, concise, and engaging format

  • Ability to think and react quickly to changing situations and adjust to changing priorities

  • Preferred experience in New Product Development/Launch, or Product Lifecycle Management

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications

  • Strong collaboration and influential management skills as evident by cross functional alignment and delivery of initiatives

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit your resume online to careers@winnebagoind.com.

Product Planner II - Forest City, IA

Position Description:

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has an immediate need for a Product Planner.  This position will be based in our Forest City, Iowa facility.

 

Winnebago Industries, headquartered in Forest City, Iowa, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of recreation vehicles primarily for leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities.  The company builds high-quality motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth-wheel products.  The company is publicly held with over 3,900 employees with significant presence in North Iowa; Middlebury, Indiana; Junction City, Oregon; and Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

 

Primary Objective of Position:

The primary objective of the Product Planner position is to provide product definition and direction to facilitate the efficient and successful development, production and marketing of the assigned product series.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Develop successful features and floorplans for product lines that meet revenue and profit objectives

  • Lead the front end of new product development efforts and assist product manager for product lifecycle management of assigned products.

  • Create and maintain accurate and complete product plans for assigned products

  • Create, lead, and analyze voice of the customer research to support new product development

  • Use User Experience (UX) design principles and iterative prototyping best practices to drive innovation

  • Provide regular updates, and recommendations for Multigenerational Product Plan (MGPP)

  • Efficient and accurate analysis, forecasting and reporting for assigned industry segments

  • Lead new product mockup and new floorplan development

  • Lead warranty and cost reduction teams for assigned products

  • Develop expert product knowledge of competition and market conditions

  • Assist sales team with competitive comparisons, product training materials and product training

  • Provide sales support at RV shows

  • Provide product information for marketing, retail inquiries and to assist owner relations

 

Position requires:

  • Excellent Collaborative skills

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office

  • Strong work ethic and time management skills

  • Moderate travel in United States. 

 

Preferred:

  • Design software experience- especially Unigraphics and Microsoft Team Center

  • Microsoft AX familiarity

  • Mainframe experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • UX design training and 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.

Director, Motorhome Finance - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Primary Objective

The Director of Finance position is the top finance position for the $0.9 Billion Motorhome business, and functions as a critical business partner to the General Manager and leadership team for this business.  This individual will be responsible for providing decision support to the business and leading a team accountable for financial and business analysis, sales and P & L forecasting and financial reporting.  

 

Areas of Responsibility

  • Partner with the Motorhome General Manager to develop key strategies and business unit objectives that will align with overall corporate long range goals and drive results.
  • Participate in financial close process and analysis of monthly results versus budget and forecast.
  • Provide action-oriented recommendations and direction to the Motorhome team based on trends and potential impact to the business performance.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly operating results, with consolidation and departmental results to ensure enhanced financial literacy across the Motorhome business unit.
  • Develop annual plan and forecasts for the business.
  • Establish standardized reporting best practices for the business, specifically product profitability (pricing, costing, variances, margins (series/ line/, plant, new product support). This includes establishing and maintaining internal controls to support and safeguard financial integrity.
  • Partner with business leaders to provide appropriate ad hoc and data analysis to drive the business strategy forward and enable effective decision making.
  • Work closely with Operations, understanding the various aspects of the business and the impact change has on financial performance.
  • Prepare and deliver financial presentations to senior leadership.

 

Critical Competencies

  • Collaborative, proactive team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical finance and administrative initiatives
  • Strong analytical skills, experience with metrics and KPIs. Experience with Big Data, CRMs, and web analytics
  • Excellent financial modeling skills
  • Ability to lead teams through change management
  • Superior written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and focus on talent development along with experience building and developing high performing teams
  • Comfortable in a fluid and evolving organization
  • Ability to help define strategic options, scenarios, and consequences. 
  • Demonstrated ability to see beyond an initial strategy for the pattern and complex events that lead to deeper issues is a requirement
  • Persuasive, polished written and oral communication skills, and excellence as a presenter. This role is interactive and people-focused, and the ability to connect and build professional relationships is essential. Superb technical writing skills are also necessary
  • Strong influencer, problem solver, results oriented

 

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting/Finance required; CPA, CMA or MBA is highly preferred.
  • 10-15 years of experience in a Business Controller or Finance Manager role within a mid-size to large manufacturing/sales organization.
  • Management experience and an ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of financial modeling, controls, and variance analysis; a strong business and financial acumen.
  • Strong understanding of Excel spreadsheets and ERP/MRP systems.
  • Ability to utilize data and analytics to drive and measure results.
  • Experience interfacing with senior leadership with the ability to influence and drive strategy.

 

For immediate consideration for this position, please submit your resume online to careers@winnebagoind.com.

 

Winnebago Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Hourly Positions Available

Specialty Vehicles Cabinet Installation

Position Description:

Build and install custom cabinets based on customer needs.  The candidate must have the ability to read blueprints and be creative when determining the fit and finish of interior cabinetry.  The tools that will be used are hand tools, chemicals, saws, hammers, cabinetry equipment, ladders/scaffolding.

NOW OFFERING A HIRING REWARD FOR HOURLY EMPLOYEES IN NORTH IOWA! AFTER 6 MONTHS OF EMPLOYMENT, RECEIVE $500 AFTER 12 MONTHS OF EMPLOYMENT, RECEIVE ANOTHER $500. WE OFFER A COMPETITIVE STARTING WAGE AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED.

Position Description:

RV Technician, Electrician - Forest City, IA

Position Description:

The preferred candidate must understand 12 volt DC and 120 volt AC systems installed in a motor home and be capable of diagnosing problems within these systems. A general knowledge of motorhome construction and repair processes would also be helpful. Emphasis for this job duty will be placed on performing electrical repairs.

 

Preferred candidate will have the capability of installing or replacing solar panels, dash radios, rear and side view cameras, sound systems, matrix and TV systems. Must be able to diagnose problems within energy management systems, authomatic transfer systems, Firefly systems, and distribution panels. Have the ability to perform 12-volt battery testing. Some modifications to repairs may be required if orignial parts are no longer available. All work will be documented on work orders. There will be occasions where repairs will need to be viewed with the motor home customer. The preferred candidate must be self-motivated with good communication and planning skills. Must have a valid driver's license, basic repair tools, and a tool box. Be capable of operating a VOM and ammeter and have these testing devices available. The selected candidate will instantly start down the career path of becoming a RV Technician. We will proved the necessary training to make it happen. 

RV Technician - Junction City, OR

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.

Production Assemblers - Forest City, Iowa

Position Description:

We are currently looking for new employees to start work at our Forest City Plant.  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.  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 click on the Apply Now button above and fill out our online 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.

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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