Join the Team

 

Positions Available

PRODUCTION ASSEMBLY:
  • Build canoe, kayak and stand up board paddles
  • Light assembly in a clean environment
  • Seasonal positions available immediately with the possibility of Full Time permanent employment
  • Full Time: 40-50 hours/week
  • 1st Shift, M-TH, 4-10's
  • Part Time: 10-40 hours/week
  • Flexible work schedule
PRODUCTION ASSEMBLY:
  • Support Production through technical production operations
  • Set-up and adjust equipment and processes
  • Perform equipment and tool maintenance
  • Support and lead labor and cost reduction initiatives
  • Accepting inquiries and resumes of talented, growth-oriented individuals who are casually looking to upgrade their place of employment
SALES AND MARKETING CO-OP:
  • Full-time role with an 8 to 9 month duration
  • Enter and confirm dealer orders for products
  • Provide online chat and phone support to consumers and retailers
  • Take part in cross-functional teams working on marketing, business development, and e-commerce initiatives
  • Content evaluation and creation
  • Web auditing (in areas like minimum advertised pricing and buy now)
  • Consumer-driven marketing & buyer journey manipulation
  • Sales and Marketing PDF
MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING CO-OP:
  • Full-time role with an 8 to 9 month duration
  • Works to evaluate and improve manufacturing processes (safety, quality, velocity & cost) using lean manufacturing principals
  • Assists in the design, assembly, and roll-out of tooling, fixtures, and other custom production equipment
  • Conduct studies and propose improvements to the overall process flow and spatial utilization
  • Writes and/or assists in writing quality and production procedures
  • Tests materials and manufacturing processes and reports on findings
  • Works as part of the product development team
  • Manufacturing Engineering PDF

 

Life at Branches

  • World's largest paddle manufacturer
  • You're a person, not a number
  • Friendly culture, inclusive environment
  • Co-workers who care
  • Company access to canoes and kayaks
  • Professional coaching and mentoring
  • Award-winning paddles (6x Paddle of the Year) 

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Employees are saying...

Everyone is so passionate about their jobs, and this is what allows Branches to function at the level it does.”

-Jared Cutts, 2x Marketing & Supply-Chain Management Intern

 

“You get to take the product and tooling from the design concept all the way through 1st production runs.  Branches builds over 137 different models and there are so many options for consumers that the work is always changing.  I’m not stuck in one role.”

-Cory Novinska, Branches Engineering Co-op to full-time employee 2014

We're building paddles for
people who respect the
difference quality can make in
their paddling experience.

Branches Core Values

Elevate the Experience

Making paddles that make the difference.

Personify Midwest Nice

Making personal service our personal mission

Master our Machine.

Developing and maintaining seamless business processes.

Lean Forward.

Avoiding complacency and seeking better solutions.

Branches is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.