187-10, Aluminum Welder 1, 2nd Shift

Des Moines, IA, USA Req #978
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

POSITION SUMMARY   Must possess MIG (Wire/GMAW) welding skills including setup of welders and ability to weld vertical and horizontal welds with satisfactory results using aluminum and/or steel. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT — Must be willing and able to work in an environment exposed to elements that can include but are not limited to coolant, dust, mist, elevated noise, and uncontrolled temperatures.


  • Check and adjust program to ensure proper program is set to the machine
  • First Off Procedure (specification, place jig, check dimensions, check first product)
  • MIG weld and set up (join/fabricate materials: steel and/or aluminum)
  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards
  • Assemble items as instructed by work instructions
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with 6S procedures, rules, and regulations and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Examine work for defects
  • Identify and handle nonconforming parts
  • Ensure welder is in proper working condition (check temperature)
  • Read welding work schedule
  • Ability to stop the production line and/or prevent shipment of products due to nonconformance or potential nonconformance products to our customers
  • Support the environmental policy with proactive process implementation, improvement suggestions, reducing waste, and acting on environment performance results and findings.


  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding requirements
  • Ability to provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
  • Effectively work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Ability to use measuring equipment (calipers, tape measures, and angle gauges)
  • Ability to operate small grinding equipment (right angle grinder, pencil grinder, belt sander, etc.)
  • Ability to know a good weld versus a bad weld in terms of Dee Zee standards
  • Ability to read and understand written work instructions
  • General knowledge of how to use welding equipment
  • Know how to set up machines for personal preferences
  • Ability to use hand tools (clamps, grinders, etc.)
  • Possess vertical and horizontal welding skills




Education: High School Graduate, GED, or HSDE; Associate's Degree preferred

Experience: One-year related experience preferred; MIG welding experience and/or training preferred

Computer Skills:  Must demonstrate computer literacy

Certificates & Licenses: Welding Certificate preferred

Other Requirements: Must pass the welding test

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Des Moines, IA, USA