#whyBTD – Trevor Stilke, manufacturing leader, Detroit Lakes, MN

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Trevor started his career in Detroit Lakes, MN in 2011 and over the years has worked in many departments, including Robot weld, Welding, Fabrication and Tubing. His career at BTD has allowed him to learn a variety of skills through a variety of roles that have taken him from a production operator to a production…

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#whyBTD – Keith Yonemura, L&D Lead, Detroit Lakes

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Keith started at BTD in April 2018 as a Sheet Laser Set Up. He came to BTD for an opportunity to work with our production laser. Since then, Keith grew into his role as Fabrication lead and in July 2022 he accepted his current position as L&D Leader.    What do you like best about…

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#whyBTD – Taylor Meyer, shift lead, Lakeville, MN

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Why did you join BTD? I joined BTD for many reasons. If you have stepped into BTD before, you have heard of the immense amount of opportunities for growth that are given. You can ask almost anyone in a leadership position and it is almost a given that they have held multiple titles previous to…

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#whyBTD-Desiree Rader – machining lead, Detroit Lakes

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Desiree has been with BTD for more than 19 years starting in stamping and assembly. She went to welding school through BTD and then moved into our welding department. After that she transitioned into machining where she is currently the machining lead on the first shift from 7 am to 3 pm. What do you…

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