Rotochopper® Employment

Founded nearly 30 years ago, Rotochopper has grown from a small, local operation to a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility serving customers around the world from St. Martin, Minnesota. As an employee-owned (ESOP) company, we have a unique commitment to customer success through innovation, quality, and customer support.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please apply in person, mail or email your resume to the addresses listed below, or submit your contact information and application/resume on Zip Recruiter.

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Address
Rotochopper, Inc.
Attn: Jobs
217 West St.
PO Box 295
St. Martin, MN 56376

Email
hr@rotochopper.com

Current Job Openings

Midwest Product Specialist

OVERALL OBJECTIVE

The Product Specialist is responsible for all areas of customer support and service to Rotochopper customers across the globe.  The Product Specialist is well versed and trained in the operation, diagnostics and repair of Rotochopper products. The Product Specialist is knowledgeable in heavy equipment operation, troubleshooting hydraulic and mechanical systems, and has a working knowledge of diesel engines.  The Product Specialist will manage customer relationships and handle day to day customer service calls, as well and customer training.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and maintain customer expectations through relationship building and open communication.
  • Ensure customers communication is a top priority by being available, answering questions and building report.
  • Provide customer support and education, working with users to identify needs, determine sources of problems, or to provide information on product use.
  • Test electrical unites, analyze results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.
  • Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronic units.
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Operate and inspect equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs.
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment, as required.
  • Manage and maintain equipment service and parts records, as well as document/report data on testing techniques or specifications to assist engineers.
  • Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, partnering with engineering, production and R&D as needed.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Maintain work area to be clean and safe.
  • Maintain service vehicle; scheduling routine maintenance and services.
  • Troubleshoot issues and concerns, partnering with other departments and leadership as necessary.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by leadership.

ABILITIES (INCLUDING PHYSICAL)

  • Ability to travel; 75% | 3 weeks each month.
  • Ability to communicate openly and professionally within your team and department as well as with other departments as needed; via phone, email and face to face.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to identify and implement process and/or equipment improvement and communicate to partners.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to meet and maintain health and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, tasks and shift efforts and labor based on the needs of the customer, department and company.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Ability to lift heavy weights and climb ladders.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot hydraulic, mechanical and electrical
  • Ability to relate to and with a wide variety of situations and people in a professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Basic computer skills; Microsoft Office 365/Suite, file sharing.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • A drive to succeed, motivate, teach and train.
  • Class A CDL
  • DOT Health Card
  • Passport
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent – Required.
  • Technical training in hydraulics, mechanical and electrical – Preferred.
  • 5+ years related experience – Required.

Apply in person, online, on Zip Recruiter, or send your resume to hr@rotochopper.com.

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Production Scheduler

OVERALL OBJECTIVE

The Production Scheduler is responsible for planning and scheduling of manufacturing work orders to the production floor in order to achieve customer delivery dates. Duties include preparation of daily and weekly schedules for assigned departments and for coordination with overall schedule. Communicate regularly with purchasing and the production floor to ensure schedule changes and adjust for material availability.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acknowledge and schedule customer orders, creating sales orders and production requirements based on existing inventory.
  • Coordinate scheduling with production to meet customer delivery needs.
  • Review job orders, identify shortages and enter new orders.
  • Determine production requirements.
  • Expediate orders.
  • Support sales staff with customer service functions including general order information and shipment verification.
  • Utilize ERP system to auto-generate manufacturing work orders.
  • Coordinate manufacturing builds to ensure schedule are achieved.
  • Complete status reports, such as production progress, customer information and materials inventory.
  • Assist with finished goods inventory management.
  • Notify sales of any schedule impacts to customers.
  • Adjust production schedules as needed based on part availability and customer demands.
  • Maintain awareness and follow-up on back order repair requirements. Follow-up to ensure parts are shipped.
  • Act as technical resource to purchasing, manufacturing, and other departments to coordinate efforts and to address and resolve inquiries and problems.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

ABILITIES (INCLUDING PHYSICAL)

  • Ability to communicate openly and professionally within your team and department as well as with other departments as needed.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions in a manner consistent with company policies, practices and culture.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvement.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to drive and accept change.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to meet and maintain health and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, tasks and shift efforts and labor based on the needs of the department and/or company.
  • Ability to be creative and forward-thinking.
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to demonstrate Rotochopper’s values of Harmony, Fairness and Generosity.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer Skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent – Required.
  • 2+ years scheduling experience – Required.
  • Experience with Net Suite – Preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Preferred

Apply in person, online, on Zip Recruiter, or send your resume to hr@rotochopper.com.

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Equipment Sales Specialist

OVERALL OBJECTIVE

The Equipment Sales Specialist is responsible for all areas of customer support and service to Rotochopper customers around the globe.  The Equipment Sales Specialist is well versed and trained in the operation, diagnostics and repair of Rotochopper products. The Equipment Sales Specialist is knowledgeable in heavy equipment operation, troubleshooting hydraulic and mechanical systems, and has a working knowledge of diesel engines.  The Equipment Sales Specialist will manage customer relationships through the demonstration process, as well as customer, potential customer, client and vendor training.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and maintain customer expectations through relationship building and open communication.
  • Partner with sales to ensure a seamless demonstration of the product.
  • Ensure customers communication is a top priority by being available, answering questions and building report.
  • Provide customer support and education, working with users to identify needs, determine sources of problems, or to provide information on product use.
  • Test electrical unites, analyze results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.
  • Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronic units.
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Operate and inspect equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Research, order, and maintain parts inventory for services and repairs.
  • Clean parts by spraying them with grease solvent or immersing them in tanks of solvent.
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment, as required.
  • Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment.
  • Manage and maintain equipment service records, as well as document/report data on testing techniques or specifications to assist engineers.
  • Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, partnering with engineering, production and R&D as needed.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Maintain work area to be clean and safe.
  • Troubleshoot issues and concerns, partnering with other departments and leadership as necessary.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by leadership.

ABILITIES (INCLUDING PHYSICAL)

  • Ability to travel; 50% of each month.
  • Ability to communicate openly and professionally within your team and department as well as with other departments as needed.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to identify and implement process and/or equipment improvement and communicate to partners.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to meet and maintain health and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, tasks and shift efforts and labor based on the needs of the customer, department and company.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Ability to lift heavy weights and climb ladders.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot hydraulic, mechanical and electrical
  • Ability to relate to and with a wide variety of situations and people in a professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • A drive to succeed, motivate, teach and train.
  • Class A CDL
  • DOT Health Card
  • Passport
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent – Required.
  • Technical training in hydraulics, mechanical and electrical – Preferred.
  • 2+ years field service experience – Required.

Apply in person, online, on Zip Recruiter, or send your resume to hr@rotochopper.com

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Welder (Hiring 4 Positions)

OVERALL OBJECTIVE

The Welder | Fabricator is responsible for fitting and welding steel parts using a MIG welding process. They are responsible for assembling parts and may be asked to perform other miscellaneous tasks as assigned by his or her supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Read and interpret blueprints, plans or drawings to determine the specific welding requirements.
  • MIG weld steel components based on the specifications of the blueprints and/or drawings.
  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a specification.
  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards.
  • Follow, create and help maintain welding specifications.
  • Place and remove steel from steel racks and shelving.
  • Cut and bend steel to specific sizes as stated on prints
  • Set up welding cells for serial production runs.
  • Operate machinery used in the production process or assist machine operators.
  • Assemble items as instructed. Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding requirements.
  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a Welding Procedure Specification.
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities.
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Lift raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually (up to 50 pounds), or using an overhead crane/hoist.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by leadership.

ABILITIES (Including Physical)

  • Ability to complete day to day tasks and projects.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to meet and maintain health and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent – Required.
  • Technical training in welding – Preferred.

Full time benefits include: ESOP and 401(k) with company match, dental, health, and life insurance, disability plans, paid holidays, and generous PTO.
Apply in person, online, on Zip Recruiter, or send your resume to hr@rotochopper.com

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