Careers

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

Product Planner II - Forest City, Iowa

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.

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.

General Accountant - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Primary Objection of Position:
The general accountant will be an integral member of the general accounting team with a key focus on maintaining accurate financial information by researching and analyzing accounting data, maintaining strong accounting records and partnering with business and functional areas. 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Actively participate in the month-end close process, post certain month-end journal entries, and prepare monthly financial reports in accordance with policies

  • Performs timely, complete and accurate reconciliations of accounting and financial records and systems within required time frames. Research reconciling differences and errors, and process correcting journal entries to maintain accurate financial records in a timely manner.

  • Maintain chart of account information

  • Interact with the businesses and functional areas on transaction issues and outstanding reconciling items.

  • Support accounting projects and processes within the department.

  • Support and maintains certain key controls

  • Actively participate in working with internal and external auditors

  • Responsible for all accounting related to fixed assets for book and tax, including acquisitions, transfers, placed in service, cost center changes, retirements and balance sheet reconciliations and physical inventory cycle count.

  • Run monthly depreciation and verify transactions

  • Balance sheet reconciliation of fixed asset accounts, including aging of suspense accounts.

  • Participate in fixed asset physicals

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Competencies:

  • Must be self-motivated with an energetic, results-orientated and customer focused style coupled with a strong accounting background

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

  • Fundamental knowledge of US GAAP and accounting practices

  • Advanced computer skills in Excel, Word and other Microsoft Suite tools.

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

  • Demonstrated analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to learn and use multiple systems and applications.

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

 

Requirements
Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Accounting from a four-year college or university

  • Minimum of 2 years related experience

  • CPA or CMA and public accounting experience preferred

  • Experience with general ledger and related activities in the fixed asset process

  • Experience with Microsoft AX is preferred

  • Some travel may be required

 

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

Senior Accountant, External Financial Reporting - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Reports To

Corporate Accounting Manager

Primary Objection of Position:

The External Reporting Senior Accountant role will be responsible for accounting, reporting and forecasting for benefits, as well as preparation of information for monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Assist in the preparation of 10-Q and 10-K footnotes and MD&A

  • Work with internal and external audit teams to complete their procedures related to internal controls and financial reporting

  • Develop, propose and implement improvements to increase efficiency in external reporting and accounting processes related to benefits

  • Complete special projects as requested

  • Prepare timely and accurate forecasting and accounting for compensation /benefits

  • Partner with HR, Legal and Payroll to ensure appropriate and accurate accounting for compensation and share activity

  • Complete accounting research and interpret guidance to determine implications on internal and external financial reporting

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Competencies

  • Must be self-motivated with an energetic, results-orientated and customer focused style coupled with a strong accounting background

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

  • Fundamental knowledge of US GAAP and accounting practices

  • Advanced computer skills in Excel, Word and other Microsoft Suite tools.

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

  • Demonstrated analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to learn and use multiple systems and applications.

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance

  • CPA designation

  • Minimum 3 years public accounting experience with a large CPA firm or relevant financial reporting experience with a public company preferred

  • Strong accounting and analytical skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • High level of integrity and confidentiality

  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision, prioritize work to achieve objectives, initiate and complete projects

  • Flexibility to adapt to a constantly changing environment and the ability to manage multiple assignments

  • Proficiency in spreadsheet, word processing, and database programs

 

Additional

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

Senior Accountant (General) - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Primary Objection of Position:

The senior accountant will be an integral member of the general accounting team with a key focus on maintaining accurate financial information by researching and analyzing accounting data related to complex and significant items, maintaining strong accounting records and partnering with business and functional areas. 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Actively participate in the month-end close process, post month-end journal entries related to complex/significant estimates, and preparation of monthly financial reports in accordance with policies

  • Perform timely, complete and accurate reconciliations of accounting and financial records and systems within required time frames. Research reconciling differences and errors, and process correcting journal entries to maintain accurate financial records in a timely manner.

  • Maintain chart of account information

  • Interact with the businesses and functional areas on transaction issues and outstanding reconciling items.

  • Support accounting projects and processes within the department.

  • Assist in evaluating, recommending, maintaining and monitoring appropriate internal controls. Assist in the maintenance of internal control documentation

  • Actively participate in working with internal and external auditors

  • Identify accounting problems, research possible solutions, and form conclusions to present to management

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Competencies

  • Must be self-motivated with an energetic, results-orientated and customer focused style coupled with a strong accounting background

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

  • Fundamental knowledge of US GAAP and accounting practices

  • Advanced computer skills in Excel, Word and other Microsoft Suite tools.

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

  • Demonstrated analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to learn and use multiple systems and applications.

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

 

Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Accounting from a four-year college or university

  • Minimum of 4 years related experience/training

  • CPA or CMA and public accounting experience preferred

  • Experience with general ledger and related activities in the fixed asset process

  • Experience with Microsoft AX is preferred

  • Some travel may be required

 

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

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.

Accounts Payable Accountant II - Forest City, Iowa

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

 

Category Manager - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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.

Consumer Information Specialist - Forest City

Position Description:

Primary Objective of Position:

This position will serve as a product information specialist liaison with potential customer in the sales lead stream and other consumer inquiry channels.  Also included will be serving as product information subject matter expert in support of marketing and training functions as needed.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Respond to incoming sales leads within assigned product class groups.  Follow-up will include telephone calls, emails and text messaging.
  • Initiate contact between consumers and local/consumer preferred dealers.
  • Follow up on lead progression after hand-off to dealer.  Contact consumer and dealer for feedback.
  • Respond to incoming general sales inquiries on motorized products.  Research and provide answers to inquiries.  Coordinate product information distribution to inquiring consumers.
  • Promote WIT Club and branded products to consumers (Winnebago insurance, roadside assistance, Winnebago Outdoor Adventures).
  • Document all processes on the WinnLeads sales lead system.
  • Work with the Marketing staff, Product Managers and Product Planners to develop and maintain subject matter expertise on assigned product segment.
  • Work with the Product Training Department to assist with content for training materials for District Sales Managers, as well as sales training events.
Integrated Business Planning Leader - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description:

Primary Objective of Position: 

Design and execute a sustainable Integrated Business Planning process which encompasses a collection of tools and processes that define the inputs, outputs, and metrics used to inform and drive business decisions.  This process will be lean & provide predictability, visibility and accountability to finance, sales, and production plans.  This is a collaborative role leading the IBP process to link Sales, Finance and Manufacturing.  This role will work closely with colleagues across the business and influence actions and jointly optimize supply & demand of product availability.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Overall responsibility for the Integrated Business Planning process
  • Develop & implement an improved & sustainable Integrated Business Planning process to align our high-level planning for sales, manufacturing, and finance.
  • Identify and implement industry best practices in demand planning, supply planning, deployment planning and inventory management to drive efficiency and operational effectiveness.
  • Connect financials with business decisions made and sales plans to production plans.
  • Create visibility to forecast accuracy, accountability, and corresponding actions.
  • Develop an understanding of the financial impact of decisions made in our planning process including an effective “what if”/scenario planning tool.
  • Own product, capacity, quality, and supplier escalations and drive appropriate root cause countermeasure (RCCM) and early warning systems.
  • Establish and measure KPIs and metrics to ensure effectiveness of the process including forecast accuracy, DOS, inventory value, capacity, utilization, sourcing savings, PPI savings, etc.
  • Establish and facilitate a regular cadence of operating reviews to ensure adherence to KPIs.
  • Provide predictability to what and when units will be delivered to dealers.
  • Reduce working capital (i.e. Inventory).
  • Manage integrated planning quality, cost and performance over the short and long term while appropriately managing risk.
  • Update the process for long lead time items.
  • Consolidate and achieve consensus where necessary between different groups and individuals.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to the extended supply chain process to gain efficiencies.
  • Supply-demand balancing, constraints/bottleneck analysis, allocations, and forward-looking projections.
  • Communicate, influence, and interact with functional areas (Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Finance) to develop and execute plans to achieve annual operations plan (AOP) goals.
  • Effectively manage others through influence.

 

Critical Competencies

  • 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
  • Ability to develop and execute overall IBP/SIOP strategies that are competitive and in cases breakthrough
  • 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

 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Operations, or Finance required.
  • MBA or Masters in Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain Management highly preferred.
  • APICS CPIM &/or formal IBP training through Oliver Wight.
  • 10+ years of business experience in Supply Planning, Demand Planning or Sales & Operations Planning.
  • Hands on working experience with demand/inventory planning in manufacturing environment is required.
  • Ability to work in a complex matrix environment to create buy in and implement processes.
  • Proficiency in engaging and influencing large teams and functional leaders.
  • Strong collaborative leadership style with proven ability to drive change across multiple organizational levels, functions, locations, and “dotted lines”
  • Solid understanding of linking operational results with financials; high level of preparedness to analyze, and dicuss and support thesis/analysis
  • Analytical and statistical skills including the ability to develop and report metrics, develop complex models, and predictive and prescriptive analytics.
  • Experience in leading Integrated Operations and/or Business Planning
  • Understanding of external supply chain trends and emerging best practices.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships across Senior Leadership and Executive teams.
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel more than 25%

 

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

Service Coordinator - Forest City

Position Description:

The primary objective of this position is to coordinate written, email, telephone and personal contacts from customers for response by the Service Administration department.  This will also include assisting with service training and service documents.

 

Other areas of responsibility are:

1.  Coordinate the activies of the Service District Managers and Service Training; maintain schedules, class enrollments, etc.

2.  Update and maintain owner contact information in various Winnebago systems.

3.  Serve as a lobby receptionist for Service Administration and Warranty.

4.  Provide telephone and email support as needed for information requests, referrals, etc.

5.  Assist with processing and entering check requests for owners.

6.  Assist with duties that promote corporate goals

Hourly Positions Available

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Position Description:

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.

RV Technician - Electrician

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, automatic transfer systems, Firefly systems, and distribution panels. Have the ability to perform 12-volt battery testing. Some modifications to repairs may be required if original parts are no longer available. All work will be documented on work orders. There will be occasions where repairs will need to be reviewed 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 provide the necessary training to make it happen.  

RV Technician - Junction City

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.

Security Officer - Forest City

Position Description:

This is a day-shift position.  The day shift consists of three 12-hour shifts and one 6-hour shift.  It is a rotating schedule that includes holidays and weekends.  On weekday shifts, officers are stationed at gates checking vehicles and pedestrian traffic, sometimes requiring long periods of standing.  Weekend and holiday shifts require officers to inspect buildings for fires, hazards and maintenance problems.  Applicants must be able to walk buildings, including stairs.  All shifts require to response to medical and other emergencies.  Good written and oral communication is critical.   A valid driver's license is required.  EMT certification is preferred.

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