(701) 281-0001


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. We are seeking candidates from the following positions below to fill the new weekend shift: Shift Lead

Shift Lead - Weekend Shift

Dakota Molding provides on-the-job training for all new employees and offers great benefits including:

  • Employee-owned company
  • Production bonuses
  • Three 12-hour work days with 4-days off

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

The Shift Lead carries out tasks as assigned by supervisors/managers and is responsible for ensuring that all Team Members work productively and safely.

Duties for a Shift Lead include:

  • Follow and enforce safety procedures to assure Dakota Molding employees working under safely environment
  • Overall operation of manufacturing area. Machines and production to meet customer expectation 100% on time
  • Directing the efforts of weekend shift personnel to assure that all company policies and procedures are followed at all times
  • Assuring compliance with all product quality procedures
  • Work continuously toward improvements and maximize the efficiency of each employee and reduce the scrap to meet company goal.
  • Assuring plant cleanliness, organization and including keeping customer molds stored in proper location.
  • Assuring all employees trained and cross-trained on both Machine and Fabrication
  • Assuring all standard work procedure are follow, filled out correctly and send out to team members of the company
  • Assuring all molds and equipment maintenance as scheduled and performed as necessary
  • Notify Supervisors/Managers of major changes or problems effecting your department
  • Communicates scrap to the shift and supports trouble shooting mold on machines and fabrication to meet company percent of good product.

All other duties as assigned.


Driver/Material Handler

Dakota Molding provides on-the-job training for all new employees and offers great benefits including:

  • Employee-owned company
  • Production bonuses

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

Duties for a Driver/Material Handler include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

Our Ideal Candidate will possess the following:

  • 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
  • Clean 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

This position is Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.



Maintenance Engineering Intern

Purpose of Position: To develop and maintain proactive maintenance systems, innovative new technology in current system, lean manufacturing, and assist in the production of fixtures and assembly tools/aids.

Job Summary: This position will be responsible for developing and monitoring a system that logs replacement parts for production machines and the facility.   Providing support tooling department and develop tooling maintenance schedule.  Improve current process capability and validation program for new tooling.  Being an active participant in New Product Development activities such as process parameter, trouble shoot mold, fixture and other fabrication jobs.

Reports to: Maintenance and Manufacturing Supervisor


  • Enrollment in a qualified engineering program
  • Qualified Engineering Degrees include: Manufacturing, Mechanical, Agriculture, and IME

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a proactive maintenance plan
  • Develop process capability for machine and fabrication
  • Perform new part validation activities
  • Source replacement parts and raw goods
  • Provide production support with troubleshooting
  • Prepare technical instructions
  • Develop and utilize non controlled mill and lathe skills
  • Develop and utilize MIG and TIG welding skills
  • Able to review/perform2-D/ 3-D design
  • Other tasks as directed by supervisor

This is a paid internship with part-time days and flexibility to work around your class schedule.


Contact Us

1405 43rd St N - Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 281-0001

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