Current Opportunity

Welder 1 – Voyager Industries, Inc. – Brandon MN plant

Full Time

Job Posting Welder 1:

Who We Are – We create ADVENTURE!

  • At Voyager Industries, we work hard to design, engineer, manufacture, and market our proprietary brands locally and globally.
  • Today our propriety brands include Bear Track Trailers™, Yetti Fish Houses™, Titan Deck®, Voyager Dock®, Black Line® Conversions, and Voyager Aluminum™.
  • At our Brandon, MN production shop, we mainly build Bear Track Trailers™, with some additional work on Voyager Dock® or Yetti Fish Houses™ materials as needed.
  • Small town work ethic – We believe the hard work we put into our product lines leads to our continued success.
  • Our products are built to withstand extreme weather–durable, reliable, and exceed the quality craftsmanship our customers’ active lifestyles demand.
  • Like our customers, our team members enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle during all four of Minnesota’s seasons–camping, life at the lake, hiking, kayaking, boating, snowmobiling, and ice fishing!
  • You will find us in the heart of the Minnesota lakes area. Our four campus locations in Brandon, Evansville, Staples, and Pine River work collaboratively to set lofty goals for growth.
  • Voyager Industries’ mission is to empower our employees, be customer-focused and community-minded.
  • We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and continually seek opportunities to innovate and expand into new markets. We do so while maintaining our strong reputation, superior quality, and upholding the highest of ethical standards.

Who You Are:

  • Skilled at reading, understanding and interpreting documents and communications provided in written, oral, diagram, or schedule formats.
  • You have a mechanical ability and proven record of ability and openness to learn new things.
  • Able to read and correctly interpreting blueprints.
  • Able to read a tape measure, as well as able to identify and measure materials needed to perform the welding work.
  • Able to perform and understand easy shop math, convert decimals to correct fractional equivalents.
  • Can effectively use fillet gauges to ensure proper weld size and interpret tolerances.
  • Able to lift or move 50-75 lbs. occasionally and in a safe manner.
  • Friendly, thrives in a noisy, fast-paced family-like environment, open to and accepts feedback, embraces change, and works well with others.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform work duties in a manner consistent with safety principles, and in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards associated with the position and organization.
  • Takes pride in your own work and in Voyager Industries, its missions, values, and goals while representing the organization positively in the workplace and in the community.
  • Dependable and able to commute to work onsite and on time at Voyager Industries, Inc. Brandon, MN plant starting at 6:00 am to 2:30 pm typically Monday through Friday and work overtime as required based on business need.
  • Able to attend and complete required trainings mandated for position and for working at Voyager Industries, Inc.
  • Able to communicate effectively, exercise good judgment and likes to problem solve.
  • Ability to be productive in an environment with regular interruptions and temperature variations, and flexible to meet organization’s unique needs.
  • Able to maintain data privacy and confidentiality especially when dealing with all internal and external customers.

It would be awesome but not required if you also had:

  • Experience in welding and/or the manufacturing industry, with 1-2 years of aluminum welding experience preferred but not required.
  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.
  • A good-natured sense of humor and fun.

As an entry-level Welder (Welder 1) at Voyager Industries, Inc. your workday would typically include the following responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications, sketches, work orders, and material safety data sheets to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
  • Mark or tag material with proper job number, piece marks, and other identifying marks as required.
  • Manually guide electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
  • Clean or degrease parts, using wire brushes, and portable grinders.
  • Perform all necessary maintenance and repair on all equipment used in welding.
  • Operate equipment safely using appropriate work habits and be open to training/feedback from Safety Director.
  • Assist in training new welders following Voyager’s process and procedures if requested by manager.
  • Other tasks/projects as assigned.

Other important details about our Welder 1 opening includes:

  • This is a non-exempt/hourly position with a starting base hourly rate range of $19.75 to $21.30 based on experience, interview(s), and weld test(s)
  • Full-time employee benefits include:  Health, dental, and vision insurance, basic life insurance (company paid), 401(k), paid holidays, accrue up to two weeks PTO in 1st year, short-term and long-term disability (company paid).
  • Equipment used includes:  welders, PAPR helmet, grinders, sanders, hoists, chop saw, band saw, hand tools, tape measure, as well as computers, printers, and other office equipment.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The job duties listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.

To Apply:

If interested, please go to www. Careers – Voyager Industries (


Competitive Benefits

  • Comprehensive Health Plans

    Comprehensive Health Plans

  • Holidays Off <br data-lazy-src=
  • Career Development

    Career Development

  • Company All Team Events

    Company All Team Events

  • Company Product Discounts

    Company Product Discounts

  • 3% 401k Company Match

    3% 401k Company Match

  • Competitive Wages

    Competitive Wages

  • Community Involvement

    Community Involvement

Please send your application
and/or resume to:

Voyager Industries
Attn: Human Resources
803 Central Ave. N
Brandon, MN 56315
(800) 980-4940