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LET'S BUILD SOMETHING TOGETHER

HELP US MANUFACTURE THE BEST LIFTGATES IN THE WORLD

We take pride in building reliable liftgates that will last, and that starts with the people who build them.

Careers

WHAT IS A CAREER LIKE AT TOMMY GATE?
Find out what it means to be a Welder, Painter, or Assembler at our Woodbine, IA Factory. 

Welder

WELDER

Are you a skilled welder looking for an exciting opportunity? Join our dynamic team and put your expertise to work. As a welder with us, you’ll contribute to the production of top-quality products while enjoying a supportive work environment and competitive benefits. Don’t miss out on this chance to take your welding career to new heights.

Come work with us. 

Meet Brian Valles, a welder in the Tommy Gate G2 Department. Get an insider’s view of a typical day in the life of a welder at our factory, as Brian guides you through what working at Tommy Gate means to him. 

Painter

PAINTER

We have a lot of respect for painters and what they do. Not only do you have a chance to showcase your craft, you play a crucial role on adding the impeccable finishes that make our products last. Enjoy a collaborative work environment, competitive benefits, and the opportunity to leave your mark on out liftgates.

Come work with us. 

Meet John Fisk, our talented painter in the Tommy Gate Production Department. Get an insider’s view of a typical day in the life of a painter at our factory, as John guides you through his day and career at Tommy Gate.

LIFTGATE ASSEMBLER

As a vital member of our manufacturing process you will be responsible for constructing high-quality liftgates for a variety of applications. Enjoy competitive benefits, a supportive work environment, and the opportunity to contribute to the success of our industry-leading products.

Come work with us. 

Meet Lori Wakehouse, our accomplished assembler in the Tommy Gate G2 Department. Get an insider’s view of a typical day in the life of an assembler at our factory, as Lori guides you through her career path at Tommy Gate.

Assembler

WHO WE ARE

Since our establishment in Woodbine, Iowa in 1965 by the visionary Delbert “Bus” Brown, Tommy Gate has emerged as a leading name in private, commercial, and industrial hydraulic lifts.

 

With an impressive track record of steady growth over the past five decades, Tommy Gate has expanded its reach and is now available on all five continents. Our commitment to excellence and unwavering dedication to engineering, craftsmanship, and customer service have earned us a stellar reputation in the industry.

 

Join our team and become part of a global success story. We are passionate about maintaining the highest standards of quality that define the Tommy Gate brand. Together, we will continue to innovate and lead the industry forward.

OUR CORE VALUES

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Make it Easy

  • Be available and collaborative - with each other and customers.

  • Communicate openly and directly.

  • Constructively confront and solve problems.

  • Ensure a safe, clean, and injury-free workplace

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Contribute to the Story

  • Respect and honor the wisdom that comes from experience.

  • Share and learn from our successes and mistakes.

  • Set challenging and competitive goals.

  • Embrace a growth mindset in everything we do

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Learn and Grow

  • Seek training and development opportunities.

  • Pay attention to details.

  • Embrace change and challenge the status quo.

  • Continuously learn, develop, and improve

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Do What's Right

  • Act with honesty, integrity, and professionalism.

  • Treat one another equally, with dignity, respect, and trust.

  • Manage performance fairly and firmly.

  • Do the right things right

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Load the Truck

  • Do what needs to be done, without hesitation.

  • Make and meet commitments.

  • Assume responsibility.

  • Contribute to the team.

Learn more about Tommy Gate and our history

FROM APPLICATION TO JOB OFFER
What the process looks like after you apply. 

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Apply for the Position

Fill out one of our online applications. 

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In-Person Interview
 

Our Director of Workforce Development will invite you to our factory for an interview. 

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A Short Call

If your application is accepted, a member of our hiring team will contact you to discuss your experience.

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Congrats! You Got the Job. 

Welcome to the team!

Contact Us

HAVE QUESTIONS? CONTACT OUR HIRING TEAM FOR MORE INFORMATION. 

Ask us Anything. 

Thank you! We'll be in touch.

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