Pilot Rock RJ Thomas Mfg. Co.

Industrial Engineer

Industrial Engineer
RJ Thomas Mfg. Co.
Cherokee, Iowa

RJ Thomas Manufacturing Company is a high-tech manufacturer focused on the future and committed to investing in the latest robotic, laser, CNC, and PLC equipment.  Our continued investments have led to exponential increases in productivity, accuracy, and workplace safety, helping to maintain our level as one of the premier park equipment manufacturers in the world while also expanding into other lanes such as custom fabrication.

Our brand, Pilot Rock, is widely known as one of the top brands for Federal, State, and local parks.  In recent years we have made our equipment more available to the general public and have become a staple for homeowners looking to bring the outdoor experience to their backyard.

We are now looking for a motivated Industrial Engineer to add to our great team.  This opportunity will provide you with hands-on exposure to some of the newest and most advanced laser and robotic equipment available today!

Responsibilities for this opportunity include, but are not limited to:
• Analyzing and designing facilities, manufacturing systems, and processes with hands-on involvement at all levels
• Assisting with new equipment installs
• Product design and prototyping
• Collect and assess data pertaining to ergonomics, productivity, and safety
• Coordinate projects with team members

RJ Thomas Mfg. offers its employees a competitive total rewards package including competitive wages, paid vacation & holidays, clothing allowance, health, vision, dental insurance, and retirement plan.


Job Type:   Full-time
5-day work week with some weekends when required.
Winter Hours – 7:00 am to 5:00 pm (M-F)
Summer Hours – 6:00 am to 4:00 pm (M-F)

Education:  Associate’s degree in Industrial Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Pre-employment drug screening and back evaluation required




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