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Salaried Positions Available

Manufacturing Engineer I
Position Description:

Two positions available – one each in Forest City and Charles City. A 4-year college degree is desired for these positions, along with a strong technical background, good oral and written communication skills and Unigraphics/CAD skills. The job will include 1) coordinating implementation of new products from design through manufacturing; 2) estimating manufacturing costs and capabilities; 3) providing documentation and instructions necessary to ensure effective communication between all areas; 4) assembling and maintaining processes, routings and performance standards; 5) assisting other engineers in the areas of methods, plant layout material handling and selection of equipment; 6) assisting production with manufacturing problems.

Payroll Administrator
Position Description:

Winnebago Industries, Inc., the leading U.S. manufacturer of motorhomes, is seeking a Payroll Administrator. The primary objective of the position is to ensure all employees are paid on an accurate, timely and confidential basis. Other responsibilities will include: make all federal and state tax deposits and file tax returns; deduct, process and pay all required deductions; verify child support deductions, make payments weekly to agencies; process other garnishments and pay on a timely basis; have knowledge of tax laws and ensure proper application; reconcile year-end wage information and file reports electronically; run W-2’s and distribute; work closely with Personnel and Supervisors for payroll updates and corrections; process other payroll cycles as necessary; transmit weekly payroll electronically. A 2- or 4-year accounting/finance degree or applicable experience is preferred.

Position Description:

Winnebago Industries, Inc. a leading U.S. manufacturer of motor homes and related products is seeking a seasoned Controller. The Controller position will be responsible for the oversight of external and internal accounting and reporting functions which include the management of timely and accurate financial reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements. Additional areas of responsibility will include management of payroll, property, and inventory functions as well as responsibility for internal controls over financial reporting. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA, with 10 years of relevant experience (public accounting and progressive responsible corporate experience). The successful candidate will possess strong knowledge of GAAP and internal controls as well as expertise in SEC reporting. Preference will be given to those candidates with MBA designations. This position offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including stock equity opportunities and bonus incentives. Our Corporate Offices are located in Forest City, Iowa, which offers a high quality mid-size community environment with top rated school systems, located a mere 2 hours from the major metro areas of Minneapolis and Des Moines.

Tool Designer
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.

Hourly Positions Available

Machine Maintenance Technician
Position Description:

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

Machine Automation Technician
Position Description:

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

Production Assemblers
Position Description:

We are currently looking for new employees to start work at our Forest City Plant. Starting pay is $12.35 per hour with the potential for incremental pay increases. We have excellent benefits such as health insurance, 401(k), paid holidays, and paid vacations available. Most of the positions will involve working on an assembly line with some positions involving bench type work. Jobs involve using hand tools such as drills, screw guns, staple guns, power saws, knives, routers, and hammers. Some jobs will involve running power equipment such as metal stamping machines, presses, shears, benders, glue machines, cut-off saws and etc.

Welders - Steel or Aluminum
Position Description:

We are currently looking for welders to start work at our Forest City Plant who can become certified to weld either mild steel or aluminum component parts in the production of our motor homes. Starting pay for certified welders is $14.15 per hour with potential for incremental raises. We have excellent benefits such as health insurance, 401(k), paid holidays, and paid vacations available.

RV Technician
Position Description:

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

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


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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