Careers

Join the Tommy Gate Team

Interested in joining the Tommy Gate team? Browse our current career openings, below. Or, if you'd like to speak with our human resources department, get in touch.

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Position Department Location
Welder Production Woodbine, Iowa
Liftgate and Parts Painter Production Woodbine, Iowa
Assembler Production Woodbine, Iowa
Machinist Production Woodbine, Iowa
Engineering Positions Engineering Woodbine, Iowa
Midwest Territory Manager Sales / Marketing Central United States
Welder

Tommy Gate is currently taking applications for Welders at our Woodbine, IA factory.

 

Physical demands:

-Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms,
talk or hear
-Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50 pounds
-Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
-Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance
-Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.

 

Please download and fill out the below application. You can take it to the Tommy Gate front office: 83 Bus Brown Drive, Woodbine, IA 51579 or email it to careers@tommygate.com. Feel free to contact us with any questions and thank you for your interest in Tommy Gate! 

Phone: 712-847-8000

Email:  careers@tommygate.com

Application for Employment

Liftgate and Parts Painter

Tommy Gate is currently taking applications for a Liftgate and Parts Painter at our Woodbine, IA factory. 

 

Essential duties include:

  • Prepare and spray paint liftgates, brackets and parts
  • Regulate paint sprayer valve and nozzle to a desirable width and pressure as to cover, but not waste paint. 
  • Clean all spray equipment and booths used
  • Other jobs as assigned
  • Above all, applicants should exhibit a strong work ethic and a desire to contribute to an ambitious team

 

Physical demands:

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear
  • Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50 pounds
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance
  • Specific vision abilities required include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus

This is a full-time day shift position, Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

 

Please fill out the application linked below and hand in at the Tommy Gate front office: 83 Bus Brown Drive, Woodbine, IA 51579 or email it to careers@tommygate.com

Phone: 712-847-8000

Email:  careers@tommygate.com

Application for Employment

Assembler

Tommy Gate is currently taking applications for Assemblers at our Woodbine, IA factory.

 

SUMMARY:

Assemble or fabricate mechanical parts, pieces, or products using a variety of tools and equipment according to required specifications in a specific area of a production line in a manufacturing organization.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products
  • Utilize handheld tools such as a handheld screw and drill gun
  • Performing soldering, which is the process in which two or more metal items are joined together by melting and flowing a filler metal (solder) into the joint
  • Maintain inventory of product in work stations
  • Perform quality work checks to ensure the product meets quality standards
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.

 

Please download and fill out the below application. You can take it to the Tommy Gate front office: 83 Bus Brown Drive, Woodbine, IA 51579 or email it to careers@tommygate.com. Feel free to contact us with any questions and thank you for your interest in Tommy Gate! 

Phone: 712-847-8000

Email:  careers@tommygate.com

Application for Employment

Machinist

Tommy Gate is currently taking applications for Assemblers at our Woodbine, IA factory.

 

SUMMARY:

This position is primarily responsible for Sets up and operates metal fabricating machines, saws, and presses to cut, bend, straighten and form metal plates and sheets according to specifications.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut, and determines the sequence of operations.
  • Selects, positions, and secures tool in tool holder (chuck, collet, or tool post).
  • Positions and secures workpiece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixtures.
  • Moves control to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other and to set specified feeds, speeds, and depth of cut.
  • Sets up fixture or feeding device, starts machine, and turns handwheel to feed tool to the workpiece or vice versa, and engages feed.
  • Turns valve handle to direct the flow of coolant or cutting oil against tool and workpiece.
  • Observes operation of the machine and verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications.
  • Operates bench grinder to sharpen tools.
  • Sets up and operates machines and equipment other than machine tools such as welding machines and flame-cutting equipment.

 

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.

 

Please download and fill out the below application. You can take it to the Tommy Gate front office: 83 Bus Brown Drive, Woodbine, IA 51579 or email it to careers@tommygate.com. Feel free to contact us with any questions and thank you for your interest in Tommy Gate! 

Phone: 712-847-8000

Email:  careers@tommygate.com

Application for Employment

Engineering Positions

At Tommy Gate, we are always looking to add to our high-performance Engineering team. Whether you are a current student or an experienced Engineer, we look forward to discussing your prospects with our organization.

Phone: 712-847-8000

Email:  careers@tommygate.com

Application for Employment

Midwest Territory Manager

Description: Responsible for management of all distributor/sales activities in the Midwest Region


Midwest Region: Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the western region of Ontario


Territory Manager Duties:
- Plan, organize and conduct sales meetings with brand distributors
- Develop a strong understanding of the truck equipment industry and channels of distribution to help maximize sales
- Learn product details in depth
- Develop annual business plans in conjunction with the National Sales Manager to focus on meeting or exceeding sales quotas
- Participate in distributor open houses and regional/national shows
- Work with key end-users and fleets to generate business with distributors
- Responsible for training distributor sales representatives
- Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction
- Keep accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including sales calls, presentations, closed sales, and follow-up activities within the assigned territory, including    the use of CRM system software
- Organize and file expense records and receipts
- Participate and contribute to Tommy Gate training programs
- Demonstrate strong understanding of brand customers and market dynamics

 

Required Skills/Attributes:
- Technical selling skills
- Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills
- Mechanical aptitude
- Ability to interact effectively and constructively with business owners and decision-makers as well as installers and service managers
- Commercial vehicle sales industry experience preferred.
- Ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees
- Ability to organize, plan, and work a given territory
- Ability to achieve sales quotas
- Adherence to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics
- Strong drive, excellent execution, and creative problem-solving skills
- High-level of integrity
- Willingness to travel extensively (up to three weeks per month) (75-80% travel)
- Self-starter, ability to work independently with little supervision

 

Qualifications:
- Minimum 4-year degree
- Considerable outside sales/travel experience
- Experience with CRM system software

Phone: 712-847-8000

 

Please email your cover letter and resume to info@tommygate.com with the subject line: Midwest Territory Manager Position

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