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Production Associate – No Experience Required

Zero Zone, Inc.

1 Positions

ID: 29692

Posted On 03/06/2023

Job Overview

Who Are We?

Have you ever gone into a grocery store or convenience store for things like milk, bagged salads, or frozen pizza? The coolers and freezers you find those and other food products in are what we do!! Zero Zone is a manufacturer of reach-in and open refrigerated and frozen food display cases as well as the refrigeration systems that work behind the scenes to cool the cases, keeping the food fresh! We also make powerful industrial refrigeration systems for food warehousing, pharmaceuticals, and even ice rinks!

Our company is structured across 2 divisions – the Display Case Division, located in North Prairie, WI, Waukesha, WI, and Pewaukee, WI and the Refrigeration Systems Division, located in Ramsey, MN and now Dyersville, IA.

What Are We Like?

At Zero Zone, you will be a valued member of the Zero Zone team, able to take ownership of your own career path. We believe in hard work, teamwork, collaboration, and respect, and we have grown through dedication to our mission: “To exceed customer expectations through innovation, quality, and responsiveness.” For over 60 years, we have been a leader in refrigeration, and our people are well known for exceptional customer service. We also believe we are the COOLEST coworkers (pun intended)! This is an opportunity for you to make a difference in the refrigeration industry with one of the top leading manufacturers in the country! Come grow with us!!

What Can We Offer You?

  • Vacation and Personal Hours (after only 30 days!)
  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD, LTD, AD&D, FSA, EAP)
  • 401k and Profit Sharing
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Wellness Programs and Incentives
  • Steel Toe Reimbursement
  • Holidays parties, company lunches, and free coffee
  • One-time Home Computer Reimbursement
  • And more!

What Will You Do?

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, an entry level Production Associate, will utilize an assortment of documents to insulate custom manufactured commercial and industrial refrigeration products in a production environment. The entry level Production Associate determines required neoprene insulation type (foam insulation), thickness and diameter per project documentation. Configures, measures and cuts neoprene insulation to various lengths while utilizing various adhesive materials/methods.  This is a hands-on position where candidates will receive on the on-the-job training, guidance and direction from qualified personnel to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Utilize insulation tools, such as tape measures, and insulation cutting tools.
  • Works with neoprene insulation adhesives.
  • Responsible for maintaining insulation stocking levels.
  • Review production completion schedules to prioritize projects.
  • Interact professionally with all departments.
  • Maintain a positive work environment by consistently achieving goals and reinforcing the team approach.
  • With the possibility to utilize various power and hand tools, MIG welding, metal grinding, forklift and/or crane operation, painting, and general material management.

What Are We Looking For?

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required of you in this position:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Manufacturing experience preferred but not a requirement.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, organized and positive warehouse environment with growth opportunities.
  • Experience with hand tools, reading documentation (blueprints, written instructions/procedures), and measuring tools is preferred.
  • This position requires you to have mechanical aptitude, detail and quality oriented, dependable and self-motivated.
  • Employee must regularly stand, walk, reach, stoop, lift, climb or balance, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 45 lb

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Explore our website to learn more about Zero Zone and to view our highly engineered products.

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Construction/Skilled Trades
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Dyersville, IA


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$17-$19 / hr


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Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
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Paid Vacation
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Paid Holidays
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About the Company

Zero Zone, Inc is a leading manufacturer of commercial refrigerated and frozen food display cases as well as commercial and industrial refrigeration systems.  Our ongoing mission is to "exceed customer expectations through innovation, responsiveness and quality".  Our corporate culture and all of our employees' efforts are centered around that "value-added" mission.  We pride ourselves on responding faster to our customer's requests, while providing quality that is second-to-none.  Our product innovations speak for themselves and set us apart from the competition.  As a result of our continued success as an innovative leader in our field, we are looking for motivated individuals to join our team