Here at In The Ditch, we are a family-owned business that’s been in Mountain
Home for over 20 years, with no plans to move. Our company is filled with people
who have degrees, and those that don’t. All have the same opportunity to advance
within our organization based on their efforts. We have found great success by
recruiting people who are excited about working here and buy into our culture. We
truly believe in coaching and developing people who have a great attitude, work
ethic, and want to leave their mark on the world.
At In The Ditch, we value people for their enthusiasm, commitment, hard work,
and ability to do things better each day, not just for their certifications and degrees,
or for the buzzwords on their resumes. We love candidates that believe that
our only opportunity to win in the marketplace will come by hiring and retaining the
best people in the industry. If you have the desire to help us build a great company
and want to surround yourself with people who share the same vision, please apply
• Great pay
• Health insurance
• Matching IRA contributions
• Paid holidays
• Paid time off
• Leadership training events held weekly
• Plenty of opportunity for advancement
• Company lunches (Be sure to check out our crazy lunch videos)
• Incredible opportunities to advance and contribute
• Great opportunity to make a difference in our world by working with people that really care.
• We are a company that truly believes in getting better each and every day. This goes for our company and the people who work here.
We’re not just another manufacturing company. We are first and foremost a lean manufacturer. We believe in the value of hard work and dedication to quality. We empower our employees to make changes for the better, in the pursuit of perfection. We know that our people are the most important assets and the cause for our success. We do everything according to our company culture, and we only work with the kinds of people we would want in our lifeboat. Everything here has a home; and when you work here, you do too.
Our Engineering Department takes a hands-on approach to problem solving and product design. We spend as much time on the shop floor as we do at our desk. We focus a lot of our efforts on new product development. In fact, in the last 12 months, we invented and brought to market over 100 new products. We are also looking for talented individuals who have a strong aptitude, a desire to invent, design and want to improve processes. Our engineering positions vary from Mechanical Engineer (degree required) to Manufacturing Engineer where no degree is required.
CNC Laser Cutters
Our Laser Department features state-of-the-art Mazak & Trumpf brand lasers. These machines will accept sheet sizes up to 5ft x 10ft, and will cut steel up to ¾ in thick. Recently introduced is a Mazak tube laser. We have positions ranging from entry-level part sorting to advanced machine operation. Don’t worry — if you have never run a laser, we will train you here onsite. We are looking for talented individuals who enjoy working with their hands, working with metal, learning about machinery, and have a great attitude
We operate HAAS brand turning centers. Our machines have multiple-axis, and utilize live-tooling along with bar-feeders. Our Machining department is clean, fun, and very professional. The crew in this department enjoys getting the most out of the machinery and the people that operate them. These positions require at least 3 years of experience, or a degree in machining.
We operate Trumpf brand 6-axis pressbrakes with capacities up to 250 tons. These are some of the most advanced forming machines on planet Earth. If you enjoy fabrication and enjoy working with large sophisticated machinery, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. We are willing to train the right person who has a great attitude, enjoys coming to work, and wants to be the best they can be
Our Haas milling centers feature automatic tool-changers, through-spindle coolant, and multi-axis part positioners. We have openings for individuals who really enjoy operating CNC machinery, and know how to get the most out of the machine and themselves. We encourage all of our operators to learn our machine programing software so they can work directly with our engineers in new part development. This position requires at least 3 years of experience, or a degree in machining.
Our Welding Shop is unlike anything you have ever seen. We have a big sign over the door that says “Welcome to Paradise” and we encourage each department to build their own version of paradise. Our welding department has done just that. They have created one of the most advanced and clean welding shops you will ever see. They take pride in all they do, and will expect the same from you. We are looking for individuals who have a solid set of MIG welding skills. We don’t need any certifications, and will help you through mentoring and training, but you must be able to weld proficiently using MIG welding.
We operate Lincoln brand robotic welding cells. We are planning on installing 6 more in our new facility, so getting skilled operators is a very high priority for us. We have positions from basic machine operators to advanced machine operators with programing skills. We utilize offline virtual 3-D weld programming, and would like to find individuals who not only enjoy welding, but enjoy using computers, and operating advanced machinery, along with advanced thinking and problem-solving.
Our Powder Coating department prepares and powder coats products to a high standard. The sky’s the limit in this position with unlimited opportunity for advancement. If you have great attitude and a desire to get better every day, we would love to teach you the skills you will need to succeed here. If you want to work in a clean, organized shop that believes in helping people get what they want, this may be the job for you.
Shipping and Receiving
Our Shipping and Receiving Department is full of people who are excited about life. They always have great music playing and enjoy being busy. They are always setting the standard for how things should be done. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment that is fun and rewarding, then this could be just what you are looking for. You will learn to operate a forklift, skin-packaging machines, and automated pallet-wrappers. Plus, you’ll get to work with the coolest people around.
Our Accounting Department is one of the most fun places to work. Everyone in that department enjoys laughing and making the best of each day. Our accounting department does way more than just crunch numbers all day. They are a very big part of our company’s overall financial well-being, and play an active role in all areas of our manufacturing processes. You will find our accounting crew out on the shop floor almost as much as you will find them at their desk. They really get involved in our entire company. If you have a degree in accounting or bookkeeping, please send us your resume
Our Administration Department is the real lifeblood of our organization. They are the ones who really set the tone and bring excitement to all areas. They really get involved in leading and improving the way we do business. We are always on the lookout for individuals who have a strong set of administrative skills along with a great outgoing personality. We are looking for enthusiastic people who can bring a lot of energy to our company.
Our sales staff is a very committed bunch. They focus more on our customers than they do on the time clock. With sales all over the world, we need a very committed sales staff that always puts the customer first. While we don’t do many outside sales calls, we do attend trade shows, so some travel would be a part of this position. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to not only sell, but who want to help us grow and want to take over the sales world. (muahahahaha)
We believe in doing everything in-house — from photography to design and printing. We are a company that is in control of its own destiny. We don’t rely on others; we rely on our crew to get the job done efficiently, and with style. In fact, our Graphics Department designed this entire catalog. If you want to work where you can truly utilize your talents, we may be just what you’re looking for.
We have full control of all of our websites and design them all in-house. We want to be fast when it comes to changing our site or managing our social networks. We can do this because we have our own in-house web design team and social networking group. If you are extremely talented in web design, social media, or SEO please apply today. We do not want any boring people, just the best of the best who bring excitement and an unwavering desire to be the best they can be
Our facility includes a multi-purpose recording studio with floor-to-ceiling green cyc wall with pipe grid for flying lights, strobes, and audio equipment. We shoot on Canon and Sony still and cinema cameras and work in a PC based ecosystem, utilizing Premiere Pro, After Effects, and the entire Adobe CC suite. Edit workstations include Boxx™ liquid cooled computers supporting multiple 4k displays. Video crew members are given the opportunity to learn to operate aerial drones. We frequently travel to remote locations to film adventure and product videos. Collaborate closely with the marketing department and document our journey as a company while we continue to grow at a rapid rate. We give the creative freedom needed to succeed in your craft while helping our company reach new heights in the quality of content that we create. We are ridiculously passionate about our work and are fully committed to developing the best video department we can.
How to Apply
In The Ditch Towing Products is a manufacturing company located in Mountain Home, Idaho. We are a company that has invented and brought several hundred products to market. At In The Ditch™, we strive to be a great company built around great people and great products. We believe in having full control of our product line by doing our own engineering, marketing, production and sales. Don’t let our small-town location lead you to believe that we are not a competitive manufacturing company. We have won several awards for our manufacturing abilities including 2 time winner of the Idaho Spirit of Continuous Innovation award. We have been featured in dozens of magazines and TV shows for our innovative products and people. Come work at a state-of-the-art facility where we operate Lasers, CNC Press Brakes, CNC Turning Centers, CNC Mills and Robotic Welding Cells. The people here are truly exceptional and love what they do. We all have a sense of pride when we say “Made in America”. All of this pride comes from a deep desire to be better each day but perhaps the thing we are the proudest of are our company antics and company culture (just check out our videos on our YouTube channel or at www.intheditch.com).
If you enjoy an outdoor lifestyle and want to work with a company where you can make a difference, then this may be the place for you.