Sheet Metal Assembler Lead

Location: Owatonna, MN

Day Shift: 5am - 3:30pm 4 day work week

Wage: $21.00 to $29.00 per hour

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Position Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as a group leader within the Assembly Department by providing work direction, teaching, and performance feedback.
  • Work alongside team members to assemble HVAC equipment.Assemble (construct) sheet metal HVAC equipment casings according to job specifications defined in drawings. 
  • Use overhead cranes, power tools, wrenches, levels, etc.
  • Maintain equipment, tools, and work area in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Assist the Manufacturing Supervisor with projects and work center organization.
  • Promote safety within the team by providing safety training, modeling, and implementing safety initiatives.
  • Be a technical leader by maintaining a high level of familiarity with all aspects of assembly and communication with Product Engineers on design or troubleshooting issues.
  • Accept other duties and responsibilities as assigned or when required by customer needs.



  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Shop courses or equivalent experience is helpful.
  • Minimum of three years work experience including use of small hand tools in a team-oriented manufacturing envrionment.


  • Some experience assembling HVAC equipment is desirable.  

Why Join the CDI Team?

  • Local Family Owned Company
  • $1.00 shift differential for night shift positions
  • Performance and wage review after 90 days of employment
  • Paid Holidays right away
  • Start accruing PTO on Day 1
  • Option to carry over up to 120 PTO hours each year
  • Safety shoe and safety glasses reimbursement with no waiting period upon hire, then annual payments going forward
  • Year-end cash bonuses available
  • Profit sharing and 401K contributions
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Short/Long Term Disability, and so much more!
  • 4 Day Work Week 
  • Overtime Available
  • Free Popcorn!

    Thank you for your interest in a position at Climate by Design International located in sunny, southern Minnesota!