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Mold your future here. It is our goal at Dakota Molding to enhance the profitability of our company, and therefore employees, through the reduction of errors, defects, and waste. We are committed to continual improvement of quality by establishing annual goals and objectives specific in nature.

First shift is Monday – Thursday from 6:00am to 4:30pm. Second shift is Monday – Thursday from 4:30pm to 3:00am

**Due to our growth, we are implementing and now hiring for a weekend shift. This shift will be Friday – Sunday from 6:00am – 6:30pm. 

Machine Operator

Dakota Molding, Inc. is an employee-owned organization committed to on-the-job training, as well as offering full-time employees great benefits including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Competitive pay
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO accrual

To see a full list of our benefits, view our  Careers page.

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for the proper operation of rotational mold machines to ensure porducts produced meeting company and client standards.

Duties for a Machine Operator include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the proper operation of all molds by checking clamps, plugs and parting lines during each rotation
  • Ensure all vent tubes and parting lines are cleaned each time on every rotational mold
  • Notifying the machine lead person of any molds in need of repair or any problems encountered
  • Keep work area clean and organized during the shift
  • Properly mark all products with date and shift codes for identification purposes
  • Properly stack and organize parts as they are coming off the machine to minimize damage and run the secondary operations more efficiently
  • Clean the area on and around the rotational molding machines at the end of each shift
  • Put all tools and equipment in their proper locations
  • Notify the machine lead of any tools or equipment needed to properly run the machine and molds
  • Follow all required safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned

Skills, knowledge, education and experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Working knowledge of power tools and high mechanical aptitude
Ability to work efficiently with high regard for time management
Excellent attention to detail
Strong work ethic with ability to work in a fast paced environment
Self-starter with ability to work independently or within a team
General computer knowledge
High regard for confidentiality

Working Conditions
Environment: inside/warehouse
Sitting: 0%
Standing: 50%
Bending: 50%
Lift up to: 50 lbs.
Noise: Loud
Dress Requirements: Steel Toe Boots; Gloves; Safety Glasses or Safety Shields

Shifts Available:

1st Shift (Monday – Thursday 6:00am – 4:30pm)

2nd Shift (Monday – Thursday 4:30pm – 3:00am)

Weekend Shift (Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00am – 6:30pm)

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Fabrication Associate

Dakota Molding, Inc. is an employee-owned organization committed to on-the-job training, as well as offering full-time employees great benefits including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Competitive pay
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO accrual

To see a full list of our benefits, view our  Careers page.

Position Purpose

The primary purpose of this position is to produce, examine and store all produced products in accordance to client and company specifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Examine all parts before and during secondary operations to assure they meet Dakota Molding and customer quality requirements
  • Notify the department lead of any quality problems encountered during secondary operations so corrective actions can be made
  • Keep work area clean and organized
  • Properly mark all products that have gone through critical operations during the production process
  • Properly stack and organize parts after the secondary operations have been performed to maximize floor space and minimize damage
  • Work effectively to maximize output during the day
  • Clean the tables and work areas at the end of each shift and put all tools and equipment in their proper locations
  • Notify department lead of any need for tools or equipment
  • Follow all required safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned

Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous warehouse experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of power tools
  • Strong work ethic with ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • General computer knowledge
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently or within a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • High regard for confidentiality

Working Conditions

  • Environment: Inside, Warehouse
  • Sitting: 0%
  • Standing: 60%
  • Bending: 40%
  • Lift up to: 50lbs
  • Noise: Loud
  • Dress Requirements: Steel Toe Boots; Gloves; Safety Glasses or Safety Shields

Shifts Available:

1st Shift (Monday – Thursday 6:00am – 4:30pm)

2nd Shift (Monday – Thursday 4:30pm – 3:00am)

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Driver/Material Handler

Dakota Molding, Inc. is an employee-owned organization committed to on-the-job training, as well as offering full-time employees great benefits including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Competitive pay
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO accrual

To see a full list of our benefits, view our  Careers page.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely making daily trips to customer locations with company straight truck
  • Loading and unloading trucks for delivery
  • Preparing and staging product in crates, boxes, on pallets, etc. for shipment
  • Palletizing finished product for shipment
  • Auditing finished product to ensure accuracy of contents prior to shipment
  • Accurately completing any applicable paperwork
  • Communicating any truck and/or forklift maintenance issues to management
  • Emptying metal trash receptacles as needed and ensuring shipping area is cleaned prior to end of shift
  • Performing other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned

Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Professional driver training courses are a plus
  • 2+ years’ experience operating a straight truck or similar vehicle
  • Prior forklift and pallet jack experience preferred
  • Cleaning driving record required
  • Ability to work efficiently with high regard for time management
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic with ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and with little direction
  • Basic computer knowledge required
  • High regard for confidentiality

If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, please apply using one of the following methods:

  • In person: 1405 43rd St North, Fargo, ND 58102
  • Online

Shift Available:

Day Shift (Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm)

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Manufacturing Leader

Dakota Molding, Inc. is an employee-owned organization committed to on-the-job training, as well as offering full-time employees great benefits including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Competitive pay
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO accrual

To see a full list of our benefits, view our  Careers page.

Position Description:

The Manufacturing Leader is responsible for manufacturing products by supervising staff, organizing and monitoring work flow. This role will be accountable for accomplishing manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

This position will oversee and manage all aspects of the plant to ensure the organization’s operations strategies are effectively executed. He/she must be able to leverage their superior technical skill set – specifically driving key initiatives that will help Dakota Molding, Inc. grow.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Leadership:
    • Creates a culture of collaboration, teamwork, accountability and innovation through productive and effective relationships that foster a success-oriented environment while demonstrating a high level of integrity and professionalism. This position will lead groups of 20 or more employees.
  2. Operations Execution:
    • Accomplishes manufacturing results-sustainable and profitable performance.
    • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the manufacturing process.
    • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  3. Production Training and Delivery:
    • Instructs new operators and operators/setup in the proper operation of machines and equipment, ensuring that the machinery will continue to function safely and properly within its limits
    • Map out training plans, design and develop training programs
  4. Talent:
    • Attracts, develops, mentors and retains high-performance talent through performance management programs by optimizing their impact, success and personal development.
    • Establishes performance standards, monitors employee performance and focuses attention to areas of opportunity to maximize performance.
    • Responsibilities include hiring, planning, assigning, and direct work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assuring problems are resolved; developing leadership in all.
  5. Continuous Improvement/Lean Methodology:
    • Drives improvement in all operational unites through use of continuous improvement and lean methods and tools; sustains improvements made and demonstrates on-going improved performance levels.
  6. Safety:
    • Advances safe work practices and environment.
  7. Accountability:
    • Collaborates with key members of the management to establish and execute the organizational strategic plan by setting outcomes, tracking progress and attaining goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or Manufacturing/Technology is required.
  • 5+ years’ experience in leadership or supervision of production employees in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong planning, organizational and change management skills and conflict management abilities.
  • Strong working knowledge of production processes and systems (including ERP). Strong working knowledge of the materials, methods and practices used in production operations.
  • Must have a collaborative working style that thrives in a cross functional team and matrixed environment.
  • Strong inter-personal communications kills; can effectively convey ideas, methods, instructions. Effective oral and written communication skills. Professional communication and demeanor. Ability to present ideas, concepts, issues, concerns, and questions in a well thought out, positive and professional manner to employees.
  • Must be skilled at inspiring others. Demonstrated ability to lead teams and develop talent. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and lead teams.
  • A track record of high achievement, exceeding goals and driving results.
  • Advanced proficiency in business systems (NetSuite preferred) and MS Office Suite.

If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, please apply using one of the following methods:

  • In person: 1405 43rd St North, Fargo, ND 58102
  • Online

Shift:

  • Day Shift

Please send your resume and cover letter to Julie Tollefson at hr@dakotamolding.com

Contact Us

1405 43rd St N - Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 281-0001
info@dakotamolding.com

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