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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

Assist the supervisor in managing and directing co-workers in daily operations ensuring that jobs assigned are being done correctly and in a timely manner. Ensure that all employees on the shift have work and are performing the work according to company standards.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Inspect work to insure that it meets Company standards.
  • Assist in the set-up of machinery to be used and insures that the machinery is in good working condition.
  • Respond to questions and concerns and advises employees on resolving related problems.
  • With direction from the supervisor, assign daily work in order of priority.
  • Communicate and consult with other shift leaders or shift supervisors throughout the company to plan work schedules and to make sure that the work is progressing on time.
  • Assist in the training and evaluations of employees.
  • Monitor work habits of employees and make suggestions/corrections when needed.
  • Set example for co-workers to follow by maintaining standards of work performance, good housekeeping and safety awareness.
  • Communicate employee concerns to appropriate supervisor.
  • Must be able to resolve issues and make corrections in software programs, such as labor transactions, material substitutions, etc. Should also have an understanding of and be able to use other computer software such as Access when required.
  • Promote and enforce company policies as they relate to ISO standards, safety, housekeeping, etc.
  • Required to perform rounds to insure performance expectations are being met throughout the shift.
  • Assist supervisor to insure that department materials and supplies are controlled and accurate.

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) plus two years of technical training or equivalent experience. At least three years of recent related mechanical and shop experience which includes the following skills and abilities: Excellent working knowledge of the production process and metal fabrication machines. Excellent working knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods and practices used in production operations. Excellent working knowledge of related safety requirements to include proper use of safety equipment and proper safety precautions such as lights, guards, switches, etc. Must be able to understand, follow and issue routine oral and written instructions. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Must be able to lead by example and be good example for co-workers. Must be able to plan, organize and direct work in a safe and orderly manner. Must be able to maintain high level of work performance and morale with co-workers.

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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