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Posted on: November 6, 2023

Website Manitou Group

Moving your World


 We invite you to join our team as


Positions located in Madison, SD

– $2000 Sign-on Bonus

Joining Manitou means forging your career path as part of an international group offering real opportunities to make an impact through your contributions.


Manitou Group, a world leader in rough-terrain handling, invents, produces, distributes and services material for construction, agriculture and industries. We design, manufacture, distribute, and service products and solutions for the material handling, access equipment and compact earth moving activities that work smarter, faster, safer and cost efficiently. Through its iconic brands – Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou – and its network of 1,500 dealers worldwide, the group offers the best solutions by creating optimum value for its customers. With its headquarters in France, the group recorded a revenue of 1.9 billion euros across 140 countries in 2018, and it employs 4 400 people who are all committed to satisfying customers.


We are passionate about our products and people. We are a company that thrives on employee engagement and driven to achieve excellence. We are proud of delivering results through accountability, collaboration, integrity and teamwork.  We are Manitou.  


Convinced that work is a source of self-fulfillment, we look after the well-being of our teams by improving their work environment on a daily basis with a proactive Health and Safety Culture, open communication, recognition and developing our talent.


The Welder l position performs various types of weld and finishing operations. 

People Related Tasks 
– Promote a culture based on our Values in Action 
– Follow established facility safety policies, safe job procedures and hazardous risk assessments and using the proper Personal Protective equipment for the specific job being performed 
– Proven ability to work in a team setting 
– Serve as a positive role model and contribute to team effort by supporting all employees in our organization 
– Ensure customer requirements are met 
– Conduct business with the highest level of honesty and integrity 
– Ability to Interface with plant management, supervisors and production personnel 

General Tasks 
– Ability to locate, identify and use proper fixtures and tooling to perform weld operations 
– Repair non-standard flaws with limited or no assistance 
– Use blueprints, gauges, torque measuring devices and/or other equipment to ensure conformance to quality specifications 
– Ability to set-up, adjust and perform operations with close tolerance and finish requirements on standardized parts 
– Conduct pre and post inspection on all welded parts 
– Plan and make difficult or new setups with necessary equipment 
– Assist other team members with technical issues and/or production problems 
– Assist in the development of work instructions 
– Perform preventive maintenance as required 
– Assist in identifying issues and initiating corrective action processes as necessary 
– Perform 5S Audits 
– Perform Safety Stop Audits observations as required 
– Participate in the CI/PID Process 
– Any duties or tasks that may be assigned to promote cross training or support for various areas of the shop 
– Follow the Caterpillar Production System (CPS) Standard Work Sheets 
– Other duties as assigned 

– Minimum 2 years job related experience in a manufacturing environment preferred 
– Proven record of good attendance 
– Must possess ability to deal with multiple tasks in a fast paced environment 

Knowledge and Skills 
– Effective oral and written communication skills 
– Effective decision making, analytical, and problem solving skills 
– Ability to effectively interpret blueprints 
– Strong interpersonal skills 
– Ability to organize and prioritize work 
– Ability to produce quality products 
– Highly motivated and a self starter 
– Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of changing situations 

Physical Requirements 
– Ability to sit or stand as needed to perform essential functions of the position 
– Ability to periodically walk and/or travel to other areas of the plant and other warehouses as directed 
– Ability to use keyboard, reach above shoulder height, below the waist, and lift and file documents throughout the day 
– Ability to perform safe execution of repetitive motions 
– Ability to repetitively lift and carry up to 35 pounds 
– Visual and hearing abilities as appropriate for safe execution of job duties, functions and tasks 
– Physical exertion and effort to safely lift, push or pull components or parts 


Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job email your details to j.piel@manitouo-group.com