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Careers at DISHER
Making a positive difference in our world is why we exist at DISHER. We are always looking for teammates who are eager to use their diverse talents to strengthen our relationships with our customers, coworkers, and communities.
Don’t see a role at DISHER that you like? We help organizations recruit for engineering and technical roles across the U.S.
What it's like to work at DISHER
Organizations trust DISHER because our team members are truly a cut above. We augment all types of teams to support and consult on their engineering, product development, electronics, manufacturing, and Talent Solutions needs.
As a DISHER Team member you get to work on challenging products for our remarkable list of clients that come from a wide range of industries in Michigan and across the US.
Solving complex problems with cross-functional teamwork is our sweet spot.
Culture matters at DISHER. Our mission, Make a Positive Difference, is more than just a phrase we splash on our walls. We strive to live it out every day. Building an environment where everyone feels like they belong is important to us.
In fact, 98% of our teammates say DISHER is a great place to work! We care about each other’s personal growth and leaving our world better than we found it. Giving back our time, talent, and financial resources is a priority that bonds us together and to the communities we serve.
How we strengthen our team members:
- Personal development opportunities
- Individual coaching
- Skill sharing through subject matter communities and DISHER University
- Educational reimbursement
- Weekly lunch gatherings
- Off-site meetings
- Celebrating individuals, teams, awards, anniversaries, and holidays
What makes us different? Our 12 core culture characteristics (CCs) unify our collaborative team of innovative problem solvers. They guide how we treat each other. They inspire us to be better people and create positive ripples of influence for lasting impact.
As a team, we are committed to Unvarnished Communication, Executing the Fundamentals, Planning & Preparation, Finding Your Sweet Spot, Taking Risks, Trusting Relationships, Innovation, Rejuvenation, Just Do It, Two Extra Things, High Expectations, and Stewardship.
Once a month, we review a culture characteristic as a full team to inspire, refresh, and hold each other accountable.
“I chose a career in engineering because I wanted to solve meaningful problems that help other people. The entire team shares this vision and works together to make a positive difference at our customers and in the community.”
Phil Dirkse | Advanced Product Development Area Lead
Flexible Schedule and Remote Options
We understand how our projects and workflows do not fit into a fixed schedule every week. That’s why we do not have a firm start or end time for each workday.
We expect our team members to do what it takes to get the job done. Some work offsite at customer locations, while others work from our Zeeland, Michigan office or remotely from their home.
Team members are encouraged to work from where they are most productive for our customers and our team.
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
When you are hired as a full-time employee, you immediately become an owner of DISHER! Our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) provides a unique retirement benefit in addition to our 401k program.
Vacations, Holidays, and Parental Leave
Rejuvenation is a big deal here. Along with 11-paid holidays, full-time team members are given up to four weeks of vacation a year. For parental leave, we provide two weeks off after the birth or adoption of a child to help with adjustments and transitions.
Community Service and Professional Development
DISHER gives each employee 80 hours of paid 'Impact' time each year. This can include stewardship time (community work), professional development time, and additional paid time off for service trips and charitable work.
Insurance, Health, and Wellness
DISHER offers excellent health, dental, and vision insurance along with mental health resources.
Team Bonding and Activities
Team bonding looks like all-team Friday lunches, two companywide offsites, a Christmas party, a summer picnic, and a variety of group sponsorships (running, biking, soccer, hockey, and golf to name a few).
Other fun traditions have included a March Madness ping-pong tournament, Turkey Bowl flag-football game, chili cook offs, and walks to Captain Sundae. However, the real benefit of working at DISHER are the intangibles. It’s about becoming part of an incredible team of people who care about you both inside and outside of the office.
Contractor and Freelance Positions
Contractors and self-employed individuals are a part of our highly skilled team of vetted experts for various projects and clients. Our reliable DEN (DISHER Extended Network) team consists of seasoned engineers (of all types), product designers and developers, consultants, and project managers who enjoy the variety of challenging work we provide with additional flexibility for themselves.
- Flexibility – Maintain your independence by working when, where, and how often you would like.
Opportunity – Collaborate with other exceptional professionals on some really cool and meaningful projects. Grow in knowledge and skills, expand your professional network, and deepen your experience by working on a variety of projects from small entrepreneurial startups to Fortune 500 companies.
- Competitive Pay – Receive reliable, rewarding compensation for the time and work you provide. Get paid on time without the hassle of finding the work you enjoy doing.
- Benefits – Contractors with DISHER have access to a variety of health insurance and benefit options to meet their needs.
Internships and Co-Ops
DISHER offers a variety of internships and co-ops for Engineering, Marketing, HR and more. Our goal is to provide an internship that is challenging, exciting, and rewarding where you can gain industry exposure within your degree and get to experience other aspects of DISHER’s culture and what it’s like to work in a professional workspace.
As an intern you will:
- Set personal learning objectives
- Participate in DISHER corporate events including Whiteboard Wednesdays, Company Offsites, stewardship, and other fun events
- Meet bi-weekly with coach and mentor
- Take advantage of the opportunities available to you as an intern (networking, training, career evaluation)
Grow Your Career At DISHER
As a leading engineering, manufacturing tech, and talent solutions firm, DISHER offers a wide range of career opportunities in a variety of functional areas and disciplines.
Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned pro, DISHER hopes to make a positive difference with you.