Carts - Mig Welder I

1 Jamco Ct, South Beloit, IL 61080, USA Req #1821
Thursday, June 27, 2024
Jamco Products Inc., a Myers Industries Company (NYSE: MYE), is the industry's largest manufacturer of industrial grade fully welded carts, trucks, tables, cabinets, platforms, workbenches, and more in steel & stainless steel. With over 500 models in 3,000 sizes, Jamco is sure to have something to fit the industrial transport or storage needs of each client. Jamco Products is located in South Beloit, Illinois and has distribution warehouses in IL, FL, & TX.

Job Overview

The MIG Welder I is responsible for performing MIG welding processes to assemble and manufacture metal products, structures, and components according to specifications and quality standards. This entry-level position requires basic knowledge and skills in MIG welding techniques, the ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical drawings, and a commitment to safety and precision in all tasks. Jamco Products consists of two manufacturing buildings. Based on the needs of the business, you may be moved between these two buildings, at the discretion of the leadership team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • MIG Welding: Perform MIG welding operations to assemble metal components and structures. Ensure welds are of high quality, meet specifications, and pass visual and functional inspections.
  • Blueprint Interpretation: Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and technical drawings to determine welding requirements and specifications.
  • Material Preparation: Prepare materials for welding by cleaning, cutting, and positioning parts. Ensure proper alignment and fit-up of components before welding.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Set up, operate, and maintain welding equipment, tools, and machinery. Conduct routine maintenance and troubleshooting to ensure equipment is in good working condition.
  • Quality Control: Inspect welded joints and structures to ensure they meet quality standards and specifications. Identify and address any defects or inconsistencies.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety regulations and procedures to maintain a safe working environment. Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and ensure proper ventilation in the welding area.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of work performed, including welding logs, inspection reports, and material usage.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic proficiency in MIG welding techniques and equipment operation.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, and schematics.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Basic knowledge of safety practices and procedures in a welding environment.


Education and Experience

  • GED, High school Diploma, or equivalent welding experience   
  • 1-year MIG, TIG, STICK welding experience required.  
  • Welding Certificate or Tech college preferred

     Physical Requirements and Working Conditions


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

    • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, twist, stoop, pull, push, assemble, and carry for extended periods of time, up to 10 hours per day.  
    • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds regularly. 
    • Frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance from another team member.  



    Ability to perform in a manufacturing environment that may have high noise levels, dust, chemicals, oil, and grease. Ability to work in a seasonal environment that may be either hot, cold or humid. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team, depending on the project requirements


Myers Industries, Inc.  is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 1 Jamco Ct, South Beloit, IL 61080, USA