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$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS - Pella, Iowa - Mechanical Machine Builder (2nd or 3rd Shift) $23.00 - $26.20/hour

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$1,500 Sign-On Bonus!!!

Pella Corporation - Pella, Iowa - is looking for individuals interested in joining our Technical Trades team as a Mechanical Machine Builder on 2nd or 3rd Shift.

 Be part of a winning team that emphasizes professional growth and development.  A window of opportunity is open for individuals seeking meaningful careers with a strong, people-focused company headquartered in the nation's heartland: Pella, Iowa!

 At Pella, we're all about building great windows and doors, strong customer relationships, and the rewarding career you've always wanted.  Pella Corporation is proud to be a privately held, professionally managed company.

 Our team members are able to grow from cross-functional experiences, an abundance of development opportunities apply themselves in individual contributor roles or lead areas of the organization.  We know you will find the right opportunity with Pella!

 We are looking for individuals with the following skills and abilities:


The Mechanical Machine Builder team member will be required to perform multiple duties within the toolroom, to include machining, welding, fabrication and assembly.  The team member must have a high mechanical aptitude with good hands-on ability.  The team member must also understand all phases of the machine building process.


  • Pass drug screen
  • Pass pre-work ability screen
  • Pass pre-work vision screen
  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Pass pre-employment tests


  • Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas
  • Season high temperatures and humidity
  • Work in a team environment with the ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner


  • Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures
  • Regular/dependable attendance required
  • Flexibility of work hours including overtime
  • Able to work with and around moving equipment/machines
  • Excellent working knowledge of tools and tool room equipment, mechanical drives, pneumatic/hydraulic systems
  • Fabricate and implement all phases of the machine building process
  • Provide support for Continuous Improvement activities
  • Resolve tooling and fixture problems


  • Ability to rotate to other positions as needed
  • Coordinate and schedule work to meet productivity, time, and cost requirements
  • Support and participate in Continuous Improvement events and activities
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Previous machine building experience preferred

SKILLS AND TALENTS: (*skills are required prior to entry into the position)

  • Able to work with minimal supervision*
  • Accuracy and attention to detail*
  • Proficient mechanical and math aptitude*
  • Flexibility to travel*
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Decision making/problem solving skills
  • Time management
  • Ability to work with internal and external customers


  • Lift up to 100 lbs. at waist level and up to 70 lbs. at shoulder level up to an occasional basis when moving products
  • Push or pull with up to 100 lbs. of force up to an occasional basis when moving products
  • Generate up to 90 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  • Generate up to 15 lbs. of pinch strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  • Display average coordination with both hands up to a continuous basis while performing job tasks
  • Perform elevated work up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Stoop, kneel or squat up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Reach forward and to the side up to a frequent basis when handling products
  • Stand up to a continuous basis and walk up to a frequent basis during the course of each shift
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day

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