Career Opportunities

Invest in your future

Every project at Diligent starts with a team of dedicated employees. We are looking for team members who are eager to work, eager to learn, and eager to develop a career path at Diligent.

At Diligent we create meat processing equipment for very specific applications that must meet strict safety standards for leading meat processors who are responsible for providing and delivering quality meat products to their communities.

Developing a collaborative team

We are pleased you are here to make an impact on the processing of meat products.  Diligent is interested not only in candidates with backgrounds related to meat processing equipment, design, fabrication and installation but also those skilled in finance, accounting, design, and business development.  

We know first hand the necessity of a diverse team to build the future and we are looking for all types of talent to contribute.

What Diligent has to offer

The company offers full-time employees health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, paid personal leave hours, and holiday pay after 90-days.

Current Open Positions

Lead / Welder Fabricator

Join an established food equipment manufacturing company with a steady growth rate that serves a vital market in the industry.  We hire motivated people who exhibit the drive to better themselves as well as the work they perform.  Diligents' career opportunities promote skills development with challenging work supported by experienced mentors.            

Our greatest assets are our employees.

We hire team players who are eager to work, eager to learn, and eager to develop a career path at Diligent Innovation Fabrication and Machine.

Responsibilities

  • Fabricate and weld steel and stainless steel parts for food process machinery
  • TIG, MIG, Stick
  • Read and interpret in-house engineering blueprints to achieve product specifications
  • Material measurements for cutting material to meet part specifications / tolerance

Qualifications

  • 1 - 2 years experience in a supervisor role
  • 2 - 5 years minimum experience in welding and fabricating
  • Familiarity with shop tools, equipment and procedures
  • Familiarity with engineering blueprints
  • Food Equipment experience a plus
  • Welding certifications a plus

Mechanical Design Engineer

Join an established food equipment manufacturing company with a steady growth rate that serves a vital market in the industry.  We hire motivated people who exhibit the drive to better themselves as well as the work they perform.  Diligents' career opportunities promote skills development with challenging work supported by experienced mentors.            

Our greatest assets are our employees.

We hire team players who are eager to work, eager to learn, and eager to develop a career path at Diligent Innovation Fabrication and Machine.

Responsibilities

  • Design and fabrication details for food process machinery
  • 3D Inventor CAD Modeling utilizing clean design as it relates to food processing equipment and machine safety, translating sales layouts into functional equipment/systems
  • Detail fabrication drawings with application of functional dimensioning and tolerancing as defined by ANSI standards
  • Assembly drawings and Bill of Materials
  • Calculations to support design requirements for rates, performance, and mechanical strength
  • Engineering drawing release with material procurement support
  • Customer site assessments as required to verify installation requirements
  • Manage assigned tasks to meet schedule requirements
  • Manufacturing shop support

Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology with 2-years experience in machine design
  • Eight years experience in machine design with 3D CAD training in lieu of degree
  • Two years food equipment design experience
  • High proficiency with Autodesk Inventor, Vault and Microsoft Office applications to support design-process
  • Strong familiarization with machining and welding methods and practices
  • Proven design engineering innovation to advance product designs and manufacturing efficiencies

Our Values

Integrity, innovation and excellence. Diligent leads the way in advancing how meat is harvested and processed. Our sole focus is on your meat processing operations.  We support the safe harvesting and processing of high-quality meat products by designing, fabricating, and installing problem-solving machinery and tooling systems into cattle, poultry, and hog processing facilities.  

Learn more about us.