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Why You Should Work Here

At BTD, we are committed to helping our employees learn and grow. If you possess the desire to learn the metal fabrication trade, we will guide and train you to work both safely and smartly. Our dynamic and fast-paced environment encourages innovation and job ownership while rewarding those who succeed with future opportunities.

BTD is not just a job, it is a career. We care about our employees and our employees care about BTD. Together, our vision is what makes the company great!

We are proud of the work we do and we know you will be proud to be a part of our team!

Job Description

Under general supervision operate equipment on paint line in the manufacturing area. This includes the following subareas: Loading, Unloading, Painting, and Pre-Treatment. Loaders would be responsible for all phases of part preparation, such as masking and plugging. The Pre-Treatment/ Blast Operator is responsible for following prescribed pre-treatment (i.e. shot blast and/or washer). Painters are responsible for the application of the proper paint and to monitor correct masking and substrate issues. Unloaders are responsible for line off-loading and packaging of finished parts.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Focus on safety to ensure safe practices for all Team Members in all areas
  • Maintain a clean work environment is essential
  • Build a strong team environment
  • Clear communication both written and verbal
  • Operate computer
  • Receptive to Team Member suggestions
  • Prepared to respond to schedule priority changes
  • Report all concerns to the Supervisor
  • Align with the other Techs to allocate resources to respond to fluctuating labor requirements in the department
  • Dedicated focus on preventative maintenance on all equipment
  • Proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times is essential

Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. 3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.

Minimum Years of Experience

Graduation from high school or equivalent and 18 years of age. Six months of recent manufacturing, mechanical or shop experience. Recent mechanical and shop experience that includes the following skills and abilities would be beneficial. Some knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods and practices used in the production process. Some knowledge of related safety requirements to include proper use of safety equipment and proper safety precautions. Ability to understand and follow routine oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Must have average math skills and mechanical ability.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive. 20% shift premium for 2nd shift. 30% premium for 3rd shift.


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • HSA/FSA accounts
  • 401K
  • Every employee gets a $50,000 life insurance policy paid for by BTD
  • Short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • Additional benefits such as accident and critical illness insurance are offered

Application Information

All we need is your resume to start!

About Company
BTD is a fast growing company providing custom metalwork services for some of the world’s top brands from facilities in the Midwest and Southeast. We invest heavily in our people and our facilities.

21350 Cedar Avenue, Lakeville, Minnesota

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