Factory Production- $3000 New Hire Incentive + $19.25/hr to start - #740514

Red Wing Shoe Company

Date: 01/14/2022 19:00 PM

City: Red Wing, Minnesota

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Company Description

We are immediately hiring. *Details on $3000 new hire incentive:

Applies to new hires for S.B. Foot Tanning Co hourly union positions (production and maintenance) who start between January 16, 2022 and March 30, 2022 and attain at least 6 months of continuous service and have worked at least 1000 hours.

  • Employees of Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. who terminate employment and reapply between January 16, 2022 and March 30, 2022 are not eligible for the New Hire Incentive.
  • New Hire Incentive is paid out as soon as administratively possible in 2 installments totaling $3000: 1st installment: $1500 following achievement of 3 months of service and at least 500 hours worked and 2nd installment: $1500 following achievement of 6 months of service and at least 1000 hours worked
  • The Incentive will be paid less all applicable withholdings and deductions required by law, including income taxes.
  • This is a temporary incentive program and Company reserves the right to amend, extend, or alter this program.
  • This New Hire Incentive program is not a guarantee or contract for employment or for a particular duration of employment.

Pay Rates: Starting wage is $19.25 per hour, and once qualified on a specific job, the wage rate may increase to anywhere from $20.00 to $23.90 per hour.  There is also a $0.55 cent/hour shift premium for 2nd and 3rd shifts. (shift hours below)

We are currently accepting applications for our 2nd and 3rd shifts.

2nd shift hours are 2:00pm - 10:00pm Monday - Friday,

3rd shift hours are 10:00pm - 6:00am Sunday - Thursday.

S.B. Foot Tanning is part of Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc and the main leather supplier for Red Wing Shoe Company. It is also a major supplier of leather to the US Military through our partner network.  From WWI to Operation Iraqi Freedom, when soldiers lace up for duty, there is a very good chance they are putting on boots made from S.B. Foot leather.  S.B Foot Tanning is proud of the innovative testing lab in Red Wing, MN and the tannery has received numerous quality awards in the tanning industry.

To promote employee health and safety, and consistent with legal and public health guidance, S.B. Foot Tanning requires that all new hires report their COVID-19 vaccination status. Some positions may require full vaccination. Accommodation requests will be considered consistent with applicable law.

Job Description

We are looking for quality candidates for Production Operator positions at S.B. Foot Tanning Company. Our Production Operator positions require adherence to safe work practices, quality output, attention to detail and efficiency.  Employees may work in team settings and/or independently. 

Our manufacturing facility is a union shop and offers very competitive wages and benefits.


•             0-2 years of experience in a light industrial or manufacturing environment

•             Ability to lift/carry up to 55 pounds

•             Ability to frequently stand, twist, bend, grasp and additional movement as required by specific jobs.

If you meet the basic qualifications please submit an online application to be considered for one of our positions.

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory results of a background check and physical exam which includes a drug screen.

Additional Information

All offers are contingent on successfully passing a criminal background check and a physical which includes a drug screen.

Applications will be kept on file for six months.

We may not currently have open positions but will review your application for future opportunities. You will be contacted for an interview if your background matches any open production operator position.

You will be contacted for an interview if your background qualifications are determined to be the best fit for an open production operator position.

Red Wing Shoe Company will not be using recruitment agencies or firms to fill this position and we will not accept unsolicited resumes or candidate information. No agency calls please.

Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. is a drug-free workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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