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Sioux Falls  Positions
Service Technician
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities for the Service Technician is to provide service to Dakota Fluid Power customers in repairs, maintenance of vehicles, repairs, maintenance, refurbishing or rebuilding of equipment of products. The Service Technician must always exhibit positive and effective interaction with all DFP customers, associates and vendors.

Job Duties:
  • Commit and uphold the Dakota Fluid Power safety commitment in all actions and communications as it applies in our safety manuals and procedures.
  • Create and maintain accurate service and repair documents for all work to be performed.
  • Use and understand all documents, forms and procedures as they apply.
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and compressed air systems.
  • Service and repair on-road, off-road mobile equipment and industrial fluid power systems.
  • Service and repair hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and all other system components requiring attention.
  • Refurbish, rebuild and replace required components to restore equipment to required working condition.
  • Perform welding and fabrication tasks as the project requires.
  • Attend the required training programs on products, services and self-development programs offered by or through Dakota Fluid Power
  • Maintaining a clean work area for safety and to expedite project completion.
  • Able to work overtime, travel and work an occasional on-call shift.
  • Perform any and all other duties assigned by the management.

Skills/Qualifications:
Advance knowledge of troubleshooting, repair, and installation of hydraulics, compressed air and mechanical systems; proficient in basic hydraulic plumbing, welding and mechanical fabrication. Ability to read and understand hydraulic, electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics; ability to learn lathes, milling machines, drill presses, hydraulic press and similar equipment. Professional, superior customer service, strong motivation and ability to work independently, high level of integrity and ethical values, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), basic computer skills or ability to learn for record keeping, clean driving record, ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis, consistently use arms and legs with full-range of motion, frequent stooping, bending, squatting and kneeling, exert push and pull forces.

Customer Service Representative (Hydraulic Parts Counter Sales)
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility for the Customer Service Representative is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while also supporting DFP Sales through effective communication and excellent organization and time management skills.

Job Duties:
  • Answer all customer inquiries quickly and accurately in a positive manner
  • Create a friendly and inviting working environment
  • Responsible for assisting front counter customers including inspection of worn or damaged/defective parts, determine replacement parts, troubleshoot and research products and prices to best fit application
  • Maintain clean organized showroom and replenish stock product as needed
  • Generate quotes, enter orders, contact vendors, update records and track orders as necessary through the ERP system
  • Support Outside Sales and respond in a timely manner with price, availability, product specifications, order status and other information as required
  • Multitask on multiple projects at once
  • Achieve productivity and sales goals
  • Assist with mentoring and training new hires in the same department
  • Attend product training and seminars if available
  • Possibly work Saturdays as part of a rotation schedule
  • Work with others to create a positive team environment
  • Other duties assigned by Management
Skills & Qualifications:
Exceptional customer service, strong communication skills, problem solving, listening and phone skills, computer proficiency, multitasking, basic understanding of hydraulics, works well under pressure, goal oriented and dedication to excellence.

Outside Sales
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Outside Sales (Account Manager) is responsible for sales and margin growth as-well-as market penetration and market growth. Accountable for retention, development, customer satisfaction of both existing and new accounts, and for area coverage in a specified territory.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Increase sales of components, systems, and service capabilities within target accounts.
  • Identify and develop new markets and customers.
  • Must maintain good working relationship with Engineering, Purchasing, Management, and all aspects of the Customer.
  • Follow the DFP Professional Sales Growth Program and apply the sales strategy for continued growth.
  • Utilize the 5 stages of the sales process methodology to prospect, qualify, propose product/service plan, facilitate positive decisions, gain new accounts, and expand current accounts within the specified territory.
  • Maintain and Utilize Key Tools; Pipeline, Open Order Reports, Driving Logs, etc.
  • Recognize a need and promote DFP Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure order accuracy and timelines of completion to customer satisfactions. Apprise supervisor when involved with resolving critical customer satisfaction issues.
  • Attend and participate in Vendor and DFP training and sales meetings.
  • Maintaining accurate records of customer information, i.e., contacts, project files, competition, etc.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in Fluid Power Sales, Fluid Power Certification Preferred (not required); Thorough Understanding of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems; Basic Product Knowledge of Pumps, Motors, Valves, and Filtration; Excellent Customer Service (people skills); Strong Communication Skills (written & verbal); Take Ownership of Responsibilities; Motivated and Function well Independently as-well-as within the Team; Manage Multiple Priorities in a Fast Paced Environment.

Value Add
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary responsibility of the Value-Add position is to support the Branch Operations Manager in the daily activities needed to sustain the location. The Value-Add personnel will manufacture hoses and work on projects that require the assembly of components and systems. This position is crucial to maintaining the appearance, function, and efficiency of the branch.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Accurately assemble components and systems per prints, diagrams and schematics with little or no supervision.
  • Manufacture hoses per DFP assembly procedure and customer specifications.
  • Maintain hose assembly area according to DFP cleanliness standards. Keep hose ends stocked and dump hose barrel as needed.
  • Maintain the appearance of the DFP facility. May include snow removal, weed removal and garbage pick-up.
  • Assist shipping/receiving as necessary to ensure timely receipts of products, accurate shipping to internal/external customers, and inventory accuracy.
  • Organize and maintain the designated pallet area.
  • Make local part runs as necessary to assist the Sales and Service Departments.
  • Other duties assigned by Management.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to read hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical schematics; Ability to read assembly prints and diagrams; Strong Computer Skills; Customer Service Orientated; Good Communication Skills (written & verbal); Clean Driving Record; Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis; Ability to Efficiently Operate a Forklift; Must be a Team Player.


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OEM DIVISION POSITIONS (Sioux Falls, SD)
Outside Sales
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Outside Sales (Account Manager) is responsible for sales and margin growth as-well-as market penetration and market growth. Accountable for retention, development, customer satisfaction of both existing and new accounts, and for area coverage in a specified territory for our OEM Division.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Increase sales of components, systems, and service capabilities within target accounts.
  • Identify and develop new markets and customers.
  • Must maintain good working relationship with Engineering, Purchasing, Management, and all aspects of the Customer.
  • Follow the DFP Professional Sales Growth Program and apply the sales strategy for continued growth.
  • Utilize the 5 stages of the sales process methodology to prospect, qualify, propose product/service plan, facilitate positive decisions, gain new accounts, and expand current accounts within the specified territory.
  • Maintain and Utilize Key Tools; Pipeline, Open Order Reports, Driving Logs, etc.
  • Recognize a need and promote DFP Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure order accuracy and timelines of completion to customer satisfactions. Apprise supervisor when involved with resolving critical customer satisfaction issues.
  • Attend and participate in Vendor and DFP training and sales meetings.
  • Maintaining accurate records of customer information, i.e., contacts, project files, competition, etc.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in Fluid Power Sales, Fluid Power Certification Preferred (not required); Thorough Understanding of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems; Basic Product Knowledge of Pumps, Motors, Valves, and Filtration; Excellent Customer Service (people skills); Strong Communication Skills (written & verbal); Take Ownership of Responsibilities; Motivated and Function well Independently as-well-as within the Team; Manage Multiple Priorities in a Fast Paced Environment.

Information Systems Support
This position will primarily be supporting the MobileStar™ product line through our OEM Division located in Sioux Falls, SD.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Internal and external customer communications, service and support.
  • Support and maintain Windows Server 2008, IIS, Apache, MySQL, MSSQL
  • Query, analyze, and modify data using SQL
  • Maintain a customer support ticket system
  • Demonstrate aptitude in problem determination and diagnose technical and business issues
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experienced in VB.NET, VB Script, Adobe Flash/Flex, PHP, SQL
  • Familiar with software tools such as Word, Excel, Visio
  • Must possess excellent listening and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with network analysis tools such as Wireshark
  • Possess a background in technology support and/or customer support
  • Development/programming experience a plus, opportunities into platform development are available
Platform Developer
This position will primarily be supporting the MobileStar™ product line through our OEM Division located in Sioux Falls, SD.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Design, develop, and implement web-based, desktop, mobile, and back-end software
  • Query, analyze, and modify data using SQL, HQL, and SPARQL
  • Develop and support platform based APIs and server logic
  • Work closely with Software Architect on system design and implementation
  • Upgrade and monitor cluster environments
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 2 or 4-year degree in Computer Science or equivalent related experience/training
  • 3+ years of experience in C++, JavaScript, Node.js
  • Experience with object oriented programming, database systems, and system integration
  • Familiar with Web-based technologies such as D3, JQuery, JQuery UI, HTML5, CSS
  • Proficient in system design, analysis, and troubleshooting
  • Well versed in version control systems such as Subversion
  • Background in embedded systems development is a plus

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Aberdeen  Positions
Customer Service Representative (Hydraulic Parts Counter Sales)
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility for the Customer Service Representative is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while also supporting DFP Sales through effective communication and excellent organization and time management skills.

Job Duties:
  • Answer all customer inquiries quickly and accurately in a positive manner
  • Create a friendly and inviting working environment
  • Responsible for assisting front counter customers including inspection of worn or damaged/defective parts, determine replacement parts, troubleshoot and research products and prices to best fit application
  • Maintain clean organized showroom and replenish stock product as needed
  • Generate quotes, enter orders, contact vendors, update records and track orders as necessary through the ERP system
  • Support Outside Sales and respond in a timely manner with price, availability, product specifications, order status and other information as required
  • Multitask on multiple projects at once
  • Achieve productivity and sales goals
  • Assist with mentoring and training new hires in the same department
  • Attend product training and seminars if available
  • Possibly work Saturdays as part of a rotation schedule
  • Work with others to create a positive team environment
  • Other duties assigned by Management
Skills & Qualifications:
Exceptional customer service, strong communication skills, problem solving, listening and phone skills, computer proficiency, multitasking, basic understanding of hydraulics, works well under pressure, goal oriented and dedication to excellence.


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Rapid City Positions
No Open Positions
Our Rapid City Branch currently does not have any job openings.
Don’t see what you’re looking for, but think you may be the right fit? Reach out anyway. We want to get to know you. Send your resume to hr@dakotafluidpower.com

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Fargo Positions
Outside Sales
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Outside Sales (Account Manager) is responsible for sales and margin growth as-well-as market penetration and market growth. Accountable for retention, development, customer satisfaction of both existing and new accounts, and for area coverage in a specified territory.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Increase sales of components, systems, and service capabilities within target accounts.
  • Identify and develop new markets and customers.
  • Must maintain good working relationship with Engineering, Purchasing, Management, and all aspects of the Customer.
  • Follow the DFP Professional Sales Growth Program and apply the sales strategy for continued growth.
  • Utilize the 5 stages of the sales process methodology to prospect, qualify, propose product/service plan, facilitate positive decisions, gain new accounts, and expand current accounts within the specified territory.
  • Maintain and Utilize Key Tools; Pipeline, Open Order Reports, Driving Logs, etc.
  • Recognize a need and promote DFP Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure order accuracy and timelines of completion to customer satisfactions. Apprise supervisor when involved with resolving critical customer satisfaction issues.
  • Attend and participate in Vendor and DFP training and sales meetings.
  • Maintaining accurate records of customer information, i.e., contacts, project files, competition, etc.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in Fluid Power Sales, Fluid Power Certification Preferred (not required); Thorough Understanding of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems; Basic Product Knowledge of Pumps, Motors, Valves, and Filtration; Excellent Customer Service (people skills); Strong Communication Skills (written & verbal); Take Ownership of Responsibilities; Motivated and Function well Independently as-well-as within the Team; Manage Multiple Priorities in a Fast Paced Environment.


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Lincoln Positions
Shipping/Receiving
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of Shipping/Receiving is to ensure the accuracy and promptness of all incoming and outgoing shipments of parts and orders for staff and customers of Dakota Fluid Power.

Job Duties:
  • Ability to learn, understand and complete without error, all aspects of the shipping and receiving processes within the corporate computer system.
  • Pull customer orders and complete transfers as needed.
  • Load and unload truck shipments as needed.
  • Put materials away and store inventory properly.
  • Perform inventory counts on product.
  • Investigate inventory discrepancies.
  • Maintain the highest quality standard when packaging products for shipment.
  • Follows company policies and procedures as it relates to job requirements.
  • Assist other warehouse positions as necessary.
  • Keep pallet area outside building organized.
  • Ability to maintain a clean working warehouse and complete duties effectively and efficiently.
  • Other duties assigned by Management.
Skills/Qualifications:
Strong computer skills, customer service orientated, detail orientated, good communication skills (written and verbal), clean driving record, ability to lift up to 75lbs. on a regular basis, ability to efficiently operate a forklift, highly motivated, self-starter, maintain efficiency in a fast-paced environment, must be a team player.

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Minot Positions
Lead Service Technician
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities for the Lead Service Technician is to provide service to Dakota Fluid Power customers in repairs, maintenance of vehicles, repairs, maintenance, refurbishing or rebuilding of equipment of products. The Lead Service Technician must always exhibit positive and effective interaction with all DFP customers, associates and vendors.

Job Duties:
  • Commit and uphold the Dakota Fluid Power safety commitment in all actions and communications as it applies in our safety manuals and procedures.
  • Create and maintain accurate service and repair documents for all work to be performed.
  • Use and understand all documents, forms and procedures as they apply.
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and compressed air systems.
  • Service and repair on-road, off-road mobile equipment and industrial fluid power systems.
  • Service and repair hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and all other system components requiring attention.
  • Refurbish, rebuild and replace required components to restore equipment to required working condition.
  • Perform welding and fabrication tasks as the project requires.
  • Attend the required training programs on products, services and self-development programs offered by or through Dakota Fluid Power
  • Maintaining a clean work area for safety and to expedite project completion.
  • Able to work overtime, travel and work an occasional on-call shift.
  • Perform any and all other duties assigned by the management.
Lead Job Duties:
  • Team Leader for service technician personnel, provide leadership by mentoring, training, coaching staff in all aspects of superior service and overall direction to ensure work is completed accurately and timely.
  • Review schedules, approve time-off requests and monitor overtime; maintain proper staffing to ensure adequate support for Service Department. Notify management of staffing concerns.
  • Participate in performance reviews of Service Technicians, by completing Peer Review.
  • Accountable for guiding and directing the day-to-day operations of department to run smoothly.
  • Collaborate and communicate with all departments to coordinate schedules, solve problems and to effectively promote teamwork between departments.
  • Thorough understanding of operations within other departments; shipping & receiving, service, warehouse, purchasing, etc.
  • Train, mentor and coach new hires and staff for procedures and processes within the branch.
  • Analyze process effectiveness, make recommendations for productivity improvements and eliminate waste within the department.
  • Communicate with management of activities.
Skills/Qualifications:
Advance knowledge of troubleshooting, repair, and installation of hydraulics, compressed air and mechanical systems; proficient in basic hydraulic plumbing, welding and mechanical fabrication. Ability to read and understand hydraulic, electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics; ability to learn lathes, milling machines, drill presses, hydraulic press and similar equipment. Professional, superior customer service, strong motivation and ability to work independently, high level of integrity and ethical values, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), basic computer skills or ability to learn for record keeping, clean driving record, ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis, consistently use arms and legs with full-range of motion, frequent stooping, bending, squatting and kneeling, exert push and pull forces.

Customer Service Representative (Hydraulic Parts Counter Sales)
Summary of Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility for the Customer Service Representative is to provide timely and professional customer service to Dakota Fluid Power customers, while also supporting DFP Sales through effective communication and excellent organization and time management skills.

Job Duties:
  • Answer all customer inquiries quickly and accurately in a positive manner
  • Create a friendly and inviting working environment
  • Responsible for assisting front counter customers including inspection of worn or damaged/defective parts, determine replacement parts, troubleshoot and research products and prices to best fit application
  • Maintain clean organized showroom and replenish stock product as needed
  • Generate quotes, enter orders, contact vendors, update records and track orders as necessary through the ERP system
  • Support Outside Sales and respond in a timely manner with price, availability, product specifications, order status and other information as required
  • Multitask on multiple projects at once
  • Achieve productivity and sales goals
  • Assist with mentoring and training new hires in the same department
  • Attend product training and seminars if available
  • Possibly work Saturdays as part of a rotation schedule
  • Work with others to create a positive team environment
  • Other duties assigned by Management
Skills & Qualifications:
Exceptional customer service, strong communication skills, problem solving, listening and phone skills, computer proficiency, multitasking, basic understanding of hydraulics, works well under pressure, goal oriented and dedication to excellence.


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Mandan Positions
Service Technician
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary responsibilities for the Service Technician is to provide service to Dakota Fluid Power customers in repairs, maintenance of vehicles, repairs, maintenance, refurbishing or rebuilding of equipment of products. The Service Technician must always exhibit positive and effective interaction with all DFP customers, associates and vendors. 

JOB DUTIES:
  • Commit and uphold the Dakota Fluid Power safety commitment in all actions and communications as it applies in our safety manuals and procedures.
  • Create and maintain accurate service and repair documents for all work to be performed.
  • Use and understand all documents, forms and procedures as they apply.
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and compressed air systems.
  • Service and repair on-road, off-road mobile equipment and industrial fluid power systems.
  • Service and repair hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and all other system components requiring attention.
  • Refurbish, rebuild and replace required components to restore equipment to required working condition.
  • Perform welding and fabrication tasks as the project requires.
  • Attend the required training programs on products, services and self-development programs offered by or through Dakota Fluid Power
  • Maintaining a clean work area for safety and to expedite project completion.
  • Able to work overtime, travel and work an occasional on-call shift.
  • Perform any and all other duties assigned by the management.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Advance knowledge of troubleshooting, repair, and installation of hydraulics, compressed air and mechanical systems; proficient in basic hydraulic plumbing, welding and mechanical fabrication. Ability to read and understand hydraulic, electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics; ability to learn lathes, milling machines, drill presses, hydraulic press and similar equipment. Professional, superior customer service, strong motivation and ability to work independently, high level of integrity and ethical values, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), basic computer skills or ability to learn for record keeping, clean driving record, ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis, consistently use arms and legs with full-range of motion, frequent stooping, bending, squatting and kneeling, exert push and pull forces.


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La Crosse Positions
Outside Sales
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Outside Sales (Account Manager) is responsible for sales and margin growth as-well-as market penetration and market growth. Accountable for retention, development, customer satisfaction of both existing and new accounts, and for area coverage in a specified territory.

Job Duties Include:
  • Increase sales of components, systems, and service capabilities within target accounts.
  • Identify and develop new markets and customers.
  • Must maintain good working relationship with Engineering, Purchasing, Management, and all aspects of the Customer.
  • Follow the DFP Professional Sales Growth Program and apply the sales strategy for continued growth.
  • Utilize the 5 stages of the sales process methodology to prospect, qualify, propose product/service plan, facilitate positive decisions, gain new accounts, and expand current accounts within the specified territory.
  • Maintain and Utilize Key Tools; Pipeline, Open Order Reports, Driving Logs, etc.
  • Recognize a need and promote DFP Division products and solutions to current and new customers.
  • Follow-up on all account activities to insure order accuracy and timelines of completion to customer satisfactions. Apprise supervisor when involved with resolving critical customer satisfaction issues.
  • Attend and participate in Vendor and DFP training and sales meetings.
  • Maintaining accurate records of customer information, i.e., contacts, project files, competition, etc.
Skills/Qualifications:
Experience in Fluid Power Sales, Fluid Power Certification Preferred (not required); Thorough Understanding of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems; Basic Product Knowledge of Pumps, Motors, Valves, and Filtration; Excellent Customer Service (people skills); Strong Communication Skills (written & verbal); Take Ownership of Responsibilities; Motivated and Function well Independently as-well-as within the Team; Manage Multiple Priorities in a Fast Paced Environment.


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Grand Rapids Positions
No Open Positions
Our Grand Rapids Branch currently does not have any job openings.
Don’t see what you’re looking for, but think you may be the right fit? Reach out anyway. We want to get to know you. Send your resume to hr@dakotafluidpower.com

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Engineered Products Group Positions
No Open Positions
Our EPG Division currently does not have any job openings.
Don’t see what you’re looking for, but think you may be the right fit? Reach out anyway. We want to get to know you. Send your resume to hr@dakotafluidpower.com

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