First Shift Welder 1

02_Young Professionals (technical)
PC30 Industrial Ther

Job Title: Welder

Reports To: Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Prepared By: HR Manager



Production welds metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include the following. Other duties may be assigned.)

Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together along layout marks.

Selects torch, torch tip, filler rod and flux, according to welding chart specifications or type and thickness of metal.

Connects regulator valves and hoses to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders, and welding torch.

Turns regulator valves to activate flow of gases, lights torch and adjusts gas mixture and pressure, to obtain desired flame.

Holds torch at proper angle to metal and guides along weld joint, applying filler rod to molten area to form weld.

Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

Repairs broken or cracked metal objects, fills holes, and builds up metal parts.

Applies flux to workpiece instead of filler rod.

Preheats workpiece in furnace or with torch.

Lays out, positions, and tack welds workpieces.

Welds along vertical or overhead weld lines.

Scarfs or grooves weld prior to applying filler metal.

Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter.

Cleans or degreases parts.

Willingness to train and perform general production tasks as needed to MITSA standards.  (ie deburr, flush, insert, build cores)

Perform all of the above to standardized work instructions and\or WPS’ without deviation.

Inspect all components and performed tasks for anomalies.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills                                                              

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills                                                     

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability                                                          

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified welder or successful completion of an accredited training program for welders. Ability to weld per AWS or DIN standards.

Other Skills and Abilities                                                           

Ability to read blue prints (metric).

Abilty to measurement devices such as micrometers and calipers.

Other Qualifications                                                    

Must have reliable transportation for work.

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

If interested in the welding position please apply with HR Business Partner (




Facts about the job

Entry level:  Production workers / General labor
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  Production

Belmont, MI, US

Company:  MAHLE Industrial Thermal Systems America L.P.

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