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Welders 1st & 2nd Shift

Jefferson, WI 53549

Posted: 07/05/2024 Job Number: 737974 Pay Rate: 20.00 Industry: Distribution

Job Description

Position Title: Welders

Wage: $20-$22.75/hour

Shift: 1st, 2nd

Hours: 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm

QPS Employment Group is hiring Welders at a company in Jefferson, WI. If you're looking for a great company to learn and grow with, this is your opportunity. Apply now!

Welders Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Receive instructions, prints and work orders for each job; plan details of working procedure, tools, and material requirements
- Perform basic welds involving varying degrees of precision and control
- Clean and prepare surfaces to be welded; set up, assemble, and tack weld parts
- Use of hoists, mechanical drawings, and fabrication equipment
- Perform work in adherence with quality standards 
- Practice safe work habits, following safety guidelines with respect to operation and personal safety gear, and support company safety initiatives
- Housekeeping
- Ensure and observe all safety and housekeeping rules and guidelines including proper machine guarding and lockout/tagout procedures
- Maintain a clean safe work area
- Set up, adjust, and operate Robot Welder
- Read and interpret blueprint specifications to determine procedures, verify programs and tooling
- Perform complex machine set ups and critical operations
- Use a variety of precision measuring devices to set up and adjust work and verify conformance of work to specifications
- Understand special material handling required for materials and equipment used in the work cell
- Repair/correction of errors
- Participate in training sessions
- Strong mechanical aptitude and mathematical skills
- Read diagrams/prints/weld symbols

Welders Requirements:
- Ability to move or transfer products with an overhead crane and forklift
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs
- Regularly stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
- High School diploma or equivalent
- An understanding of welding fundamentals
-2 + years of welding experience
- Basic welding experience and/or training 
- Basic knowledge of Mig Welding Equipment 
- Successful completion of weld test 
- Working towards apprenticeship or certification
- Ability to interpret drawings, schematics and machine specifications.
- Intermediate mechanical aptitude, ability to understand complex issues and systematically work toward resolution.
- Previous experience with inventory control methods is preferred
- Ability to use a forklift, achieve forklift certification is preferred

QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment.

Why Work with QPS?
- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
- Over 30 years of staffing experience

Best of all, our services are 100% free to job seekers!
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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