Join the Mann Lake Team!

 General Employment - Hackensack, MN Location

We are seeking motivated individuals to join the Mann Lake team. Immediate full-time, permanent positions are available in all of our departments, we are especially looking for forklift operators and folks to work with our LTL and FTL shipments, small parcel shipping pickers and packers, production assembly and packaging personnel, as well as people for wood products assembly, bee feed manufacturing, machine operators to produce wood components, product graders, and general labor. Something for everyone!

There are many shifts available:

  • Weekend Days: 36 paid hours +Four: Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 6am – 6pm
  • Weekend Nights: 36 paid hours +Four: Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 6pm – 6am
  • Week Days: Monday – Thursday: 6am – 4:30pm
  • Monday – Thursday: 5am – 3:30pm
  • Monday – Friday: 8am – 4:30pm
  • Week Nights: Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 3:30am

We offer an excellent benefits package with health, vision, dental, and life insurance plans. Mann Lake offers paid holidays and a competitive 401K.

To express interest in a position with our company, please download and fill out an employment application and e-mail the application, resume, and any applicable documents to humanresourcesmn@mannlakeltd.com with the subject line “General Employment – Mann Lake Ltd.”

If you would like more information on employment opportunities, please indicate which location you are interested in working at and you will receive information on what openings might be available at that time and how to proceed if you would like to apply.

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Feeds Production Manager – Hackensack, Minnesota Location

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Monday – Friday, 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM and as necessary.

This individual will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the MN Feeds production facility. The successful candidate will ensure compliance to the FDA animal feed regulations as they apply. The individual must have some mechanical aptitude and have the ability to accurately record and report inventory and production. The feeds production supervisor will manage up to 20 employees effectively while on shift. A driven, self-motivated individual with a great attitude and the ability to motivate a team to deliver results, will have preference in the application process.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
▪ Safely meet production needs.
▪ Ensure compliance of the FDA Animal Feeds program.
▪ Manufacture all products within quality specifications.
▪ Motivate a team to deliver results
▪ Discipline employees according to Mann Lake policy.
▪ Accurately account for production and inventories.
▪ Maintain production equipment and processes.
▪ Responsible for planning production activities for all shifts.
▪ Responsible for maintaining appropriate staffing levels.
▪ Manage raw material inventories and purchasing requests.
▪ Assists in organizing and maintaining warehouses.
▪ Loading and unloading product from incoming/outgoing syrup and raw materials.
▪ Assist in designing efficient processes and continuous improvement activities.
▪ Keep all equipment in good operating condition.
▪ Responsible for training, mentoring, supervising and disciplining employees.
▪ Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment.
▪ Demonstrate ability to cope with stress and maintain a pleasant and cooperative temperament with internal and external customers.
▪ Demonstrate ability to perform mental tasks such as making decisions, learning, thinking rationally and exercising good judgment.
▪ Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
▪ High school diploma or GED required.
▪ Previous experience in a leadership role is a plus.
▪ Proficient math skills.
▪ Solid organizational and time management skills, as well as a strong attention to detail.
▪ Strong self-awareness and relationship building skills.
▪ Must be flexible and adapt quickly to change.
▪ Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
▪ Ability to learn and utilize current computer systems, including Microsoft Office Suite.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
▪ Ability to effectively communicate with others both written and orally, including the telephone.
▪ Efficient in operating different styles of lift trucks.
▪ Ability to sit, stand, walk and lift for extended periods of time throughout the day.
▪ Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. repeatedly.

To express interest in this position, please submit an employment application and a resume via e-mail humanresourcesmn@mannlakeltd.com.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

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Material Handler & Order Filler - Warehouse – Hackensack, Minnesota Location

POSITION DESCRIPTION
This position is responsible for operating a forklift, in a safe manner, while transporting finished goods and raw materials.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
▪ Filling pick locations in the shipping department.
▪ Preparing pick-up orders and outbound truck orders.
▪ Supplying work stations with raw materials.
▪ Shrink wrapping finished goods and transporting to storage or appropriate location.
▪ Maintaining an organized warehouse.
▪ Loading and unloading product from incoming and outgoing freight.
▪ Maintaining a record of finished goods.
▪ Keeping forklifts in good operating condition and scheduling maintenance when required.
▪ Operating forklift in a safe, effective manner.
▪ Provide required paperwork to the Purchasing department
▪ Emptying garbage dumpsters.
▪ Ability to work regularly and dependably.
▪ Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment.
▪ Demonstrate ability to cope with stress and maintain a pleasant and cooperative temperament with internal and external customers.
▪ Demonstrate ability to perform mental tasks such as making decisions, learning, thinking rationally and exercising good judgment.
▪ Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
▪ High school diploma or GED.
▪ Previous experience in a warehouse setting is a plus.
▪ Mann Lake product knowledge, as well as the woodenware product line is a plus.
▪ Basic math skills.
▪ Must have good safety habits and attention to detail.
▪ Ability to work with minimal supervision.
▪ Must be efficient at operating both a stand-up and automatic forklift.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
▪ This position is in the warehouse and wood plant, with varying temperatures depending on the season.
▪ Mobility within the facility, including but not limited to, sitting, standing, walking and lifting for long periods of time.
▪ Ability to operate a forklift, including a stand-up.
▪ This position may require lifting up to 100 lbs. and up to 50 lbs. repeatedly.

To express interest in this position, please submit an employment application and a resume via e-mail humanresourcesmn@mannlakeltd.com.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

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Millwright/Mechanic – Traveling Maintenance Team - Hackensack, MN Location

POSITION DESCRIPTION
This position will require travel within the contiguous U.S. and will be a part of a dynamic maintenance team responsible for carrying forward company expansion initiatives, as well as equipment repair, refurbishment, replacement and installation activities. Full-time hourly position. Schedule dependent on the project and location.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
▪ Follow instructions and read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
▪ Move machinery and equipment using all forms necessary to safely accomplish the task.
▪ Assemble dismantle and install equipment, i.e. shafting, plumbing, conveyors, trams, rails, etc., using hand and power tools. Repair and lubricate machinery and equipment.
▪ Align machinery using lasers, jacks, hoist, hand tools, squares, rulers, micrometers and plumb bobs.
▪ Assemble, connect and attach equipment using bolts, welds, rivets or other means to fasten system components.
▪ Safely rig equipment for pick and place, and direct operator when necessary.
▪ May operate lathe or milling machine to grind, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.
▪ Travel required; 20% plus.
▪ Ability to work regularly and dependably.
▪ Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment.
▪ Demonstrate ability to cope with stress and maintain a pleasant and cooperative temperament with internal and external customers.
▪ Demonstrate ability to perform mental tasks such as making decisions, learning, thinking rationally and exercising good judgment.
▪ Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to; General and/or Skilled Laborer and Carpenter.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
▪ High school diploma or GED, required.
▪ 2-years of experience as a Journeyman Millwright, Millwright certification, or Machinist strongly desired.
▪ Must have a valid driver’s license. CDL is a plus.
▪ A high level of mechanical aptitude and knowledge is required.
▪ Welding and fabrications skills a plus.
▪ Ability to consistently meet deadlines, as well as plan work and solve problems.
▪ Ability to work at heights without fear.
▪ Must be highly self-motivated with good safety habits.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
▪ Ability to effectively communicate with others both written and orally, including the telephone.
▪ Mobility within the work facility.
▪ Position may require lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 100 lbs.
▪ Use of hands and fingers fully; reach for, manipulate, and feel objects; stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl; stoop, lay, bend or squat for long periods of time. Physical working environment may include interior/exterior where the environment matches the outdoor environment.

To express interest in this position, please submit an employment application and a resume via e-mail humanresourcesmn@mannlakeltd.com.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

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Wood Plant Production Lead – Hackensack, Minnesota Location

POSITION DESCRIPTION
This lead position will serve as back-up to the Wood Plant Supervisor. Responsibilities will also include training new employees, providing a safe and efficient workspace and performing the various positions in the wood plant to meet business and customer needs. Weekday Nights / Monday – Thursday / 5:00 PM – 3:30 AM


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
▪ Serve as back-up supervisor; approving employee time in the timeclock system, handling employee issues and discipline according to policy, maintaining production workflow, etc.
▪ Responsible for training and supervising wood plant employees; motivating the team to deliver results.
▪ Assist in designing efficient processes and continuous improvement activities.
▪ Manufacture all products within quality specifications.
▪ Ability to maintain a safe work environment by safely meeting production goals.
▪ Ensure production reporting accuracy of raw and finished goods for all work stations.
▪ Ability to work regularly and dependably.
▪ Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment.
▪ Demonstrate ability to cope with stress and maintain a pleasant and cooperative temperament with internal and external customers.
▪ Demonstrate ability to perform mental tasks such as making decisions, learning, thinking rationally and exercising good judgment.
▪ Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
▪ High school diploma or GED.
▪ 1-2 years of experience in a warehouse or production setting.
▪ Previous experience in a leadership role is a plus.
▪ Previous training experience is a plus.
▪ Must have proficient math skills.
▪ Detail oriented and good organizational skills.
▪ Good safety habits.
▪ Ability to work with minimal supervision and lead others.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
▪ Ability to effectively communicate with others both written and orally, including the telephone.
▪ Mobility within the work facility.
▪ Ability to operate computer keyboard and telephone.
▪ Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time.
▪ Lifting up to 50 lbs.

To express interest in this position, please submit an employment application and a resume via e-mail humanresourcesmn@mannlakeltd.com.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

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Truck Driver – Over the Road (OTR) - Hackensack, MN Location

POSITION DESCRIPTION
This position is responsible for hauling freight OTR to our branch locations in California and Pennsylvania.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
▪ Transport and deliver freight OTR across long distances in a safe, efficient, timely and legal manner.
▪ Hook and unhook trailers; secure freight; install and remove tire chains as required by weather.
▪ Complete all necessary paperwork and maintain records required under state and federal laws and regulations.
▪ Ensure that all operations are in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
▪ Perform routine inspection and preventative maintenance on equipment as directed by manager.
▪ Represent Mann Lake and the trucking industry in a professional manner.
▪ Demonstrate ability to cope with stress and maintain a pleasant and cooperative temperament with internal and external customers.
▪ Demonstrate ability to perform mental tasks such as making decisions, learning, thinking rationally and exercising good judgment.
▪ Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
▪ High school diploma or GED required.
▪ Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) required.
▪ No DOT violations within the past 5-years.
▪ Minimum of 2-years of experience in OTR trucking required or must have successfully completed formal truck driving training with in the last year.
▪ Meet all standards, medical, safety, etc., required by the DOT.
▪ Qualified applicant for this position does not need to reside in the Hackensack area or be a Minnesota resident.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
▪ Ability to effectively communicate with others both written and orally, including the telephone.
▪ Must be able to sit for extended periods of time while operating the vehicle.
▪ Must be able to walk, bend, reach, push, pull, stoop, squat and climb, as necessary to perform vehicle inspections.
▪ Ability to occasionally carry or move up to 50 lbs.
▪ Must be able to work in varying weather conditions depending on the season; rain, snow, heat and cold.

To express interest in this position, please submit an employment application and a resume via e-mail humanresourcesmn@mannlakeltd.com.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

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Sales and Customer Service Representative - Full Time
Wilkes-Barre, PA Location

Duties: Phone work (no cold calls), retail, and show product sales. Processing orders, respond to customer inquiries, complaints, etc.

Requirements: HS diploma or GED. Strong communications skills. Good PC skills including Microsoft Office, IOS/Android operating systems. Previous inside sales or customer service experience preferred. Ability to operate basic office equipment. Mobility within the work facility. Valid PA driver’s license; van or box truck experience a plus. Beekeeping or Ag experience a plus.

To apply, send your résumé to:

Mann Lake Ltd.
Attention: Hiring Manager
485 Stewart Rd.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706

Or email résumé to: employmentpa@mannlakeltd.com

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

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Seasonal Warehouse Picker/Packer - Full Time
Wilkes-Barre, PA Location

Duties: Picking of product from warehouse and packaging for shipment.

Requirements: HS diploma or GED preferred. Good communication and strong math skills. Strong focus on safety. Ability to work with little supervision. Valid PA driver’s license preferred. Mobility within the warehouse. Beekeeping or Ag work experience a plus.

To apply, send your résumé to:

Mann Lake Ltd.
Attention: Hiring Manager
485 Stewart Rd.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706

Or email résumé to: employmentpa@mannlakeltd.com

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

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Warehouse Material Handler – Winter Haven, Florida Location

POSITION DESCRIPTION
This position is responsible for operating a forklift, in a safe manner, while transporting finished goods and raw materials.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
▪ Filling pick locations in the shipping department.
▪ Preparing pick-up orders and outbound truck orders.
▪ Supplying work stations with raw materials.
▪ Shrink wrapping finished goods and transporting to storage or appropriate location.
▪ Maintaining an organized warehouse.
▪ Loading and unloading product from incoming and outgoing freight.
▪ Maintaining a record of finished goods.
▪ Keeping forklifts in good operating condition and scheduling maintenance when required.
▪ Operating forklift in a safe, effective manner.
▪ Provide required paperwork to the Purchasing department
▪ Emptying garbage dumpsters.
▪ Ability to work regularly and dependably.
▪ Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment.
▪ Demonstrate ability to cope with stress and maintain a pleasant and cooperative temperament with internal and external customers.
▪ Demonstrate ability to perform mental tasks such as making decisions, learning, thinking rationally and exercising good judgment.
▪ Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
▪ High school diploma or GED.
▪ Previous experience in a warehouse setting is a plus.
▪ Mann Lake product knowledge, as well as the woodenware product line is a plus.
▪ Basic math skills.
▪ Must have good safety habits and attention to detail.
▪ Ability to work with minimal supervision.
▪ Must be efficient at operating both a stand-up and automatic forklift.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
▪ This position is in the warehouse and wood plant, with varying temperatures depending on the season.
▪ Mobility within the facility, including but not limited to, sitting, standing, walking and lifting for long periods of time.
▪ Ability to operate a forklift, including a stand-up.
▪ This position may require lifting up to 100 lbs. and up to 50 lbs. repeatedly.

To express interest in this position, please submit an employment application and a resume via e-mail humanresourcesmn@mannlakeltd.com.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.