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Swanton, OH

Welder (Full Time) [More Info]

At Swanton Welding Company, we strive for a culture of excellence. Swanton Welding Company is a growing manufacturer of custom steel metal fabrication. Since 1956, Swanton Welding Company has been a family-owned business that has grown our footprint and expanded with three facility locations. Swanton Welding Company is driven by ingenuity and innovation. The company invests with our most valuable resource - our people.

Swanton Welding Company is seeking a Welder that is proactive, energetic, and a team player that thrives in a manufacturing environment. The position is based out of the Swanton, Ohio location and the hours are Monday - Friday from 6:30am - 4:00pm.

A career at Swanton Welding Company means becoming a part of a diverse group of dynamic professionals. Our work style is collaborative, open, and welcoming of new ideas. Our employees enjoy a company culture that fosters teamwork as well as individual initiative and rewards success. Swanton Welding Company offers an excellent benefits package with three medical plan options, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, AD&D coverage and a 401(k) plan with company match.


ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Welder's responsibilities include, but may not be limited to,

  • Understand the safety features of the machines and tooling to ensure they are operating without compromise to safety systems.
  • Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat resistant gloves, flame resistant (FR) clothing, protective masks, and safety toed footwear.
  • Plans details of work order procedures; gathers required tools and materials based on instructions and specifications provided for the job.
  • Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods.
  • Ability to perform MIG welding activities to steel components
  • Maintain welding fixtures and tooling in a suitable working order
  • Visually inspect weld quality and use other quality inspection equipment to confirm compliance to part specifications.
  • Maintains, organizes, and cleans equipment and work area
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Willingness to test and pass welder qualification test
  • Thorough understanding of tools used in welding including designs, uses, maintenance and repair.
  • Welding experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge based and working background in MIG welding of carbon and stainless steel products
  • Must be able to complete a manual welding test. Welds are judged on functionality and esthetics
  • Must be able to perform accurate mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply and divide)
  • Ability to work with fractions and decimals
  • A work history of compliance to safety, quality, and productivity standards
  • A work history that supports a good to excellent attendance record
  • Strong mechanical abilities
  • Fast learner and able to adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented approach to daily work activities
  • Able to work well in a team-oriented work environment
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • At least 2 years' welding experience and able to perform MIG welding.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand Work Orders.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Walking, Standing, Sitting Kneeling, Stooping (Frequently)
  • Lifting, Carrying up to 50 pounds (Occasionally)
  • Temperatures (Occasionally)

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • May require overtime with little notice before or after normal work hours or weekends.


Apply for: Welder
Welder (Full Time) [More Info]

At Swanton Welding Company, we strive for a culture of excellence. Swanton Welding Company is a growing manufacturer of custom steel metal fabrication. Since 1956, Swanton Welding Company has been a family-owned business that has grown our footprint and expanded with three facility locations. Swanton Welding Company is driven by ingenuity and innovation. The company invests with our most valuable resource - our people.

Swanton Welding Company is seeking a Welder that is proactive, energetic, and a team player that thrives in a manufacturing environment. The position is based out of the Wauseon, Ohio location and the hours are Monday - Friday from 6:00am - 4:00pm.

A career at Swanton Welding Company means becoming a part of a diverse group of dynamic professionals. Our work style is collaborative, open, and welcoming of new ideas. Our employees enjoy a company culture that fosters teamwork as well as individual initiative and rewards success. Swanton Welding Company offers an excellent benefits package with three medical plan options, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, AD&D coverage and a 401(k) plan with company match.


Welder ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Welder's responsibilities include, but may not be limited to,

  • Understand the safety features of the machines and tooling to ensure they are operating without compromise to safety systems.
  • Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat resistant gloves, flame resistant (FR) clothing, protective masks, and safety toed footwear.
  • Plans details of work order procedures; gathers required tools and materials based on instructions and specifications provided for the job.
  • Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods.
  • Ability to perform MIG welding activities to steel components
  • Maintain welding fixtures and tooling in a suitable working order
  • Visually inspect weld quality and use other quality inspection equipment to confirm compliance to part specifications.
  • Maintains, organizes, and cleans equipment and work area
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Willingness to test and pass welder qualification test
  • Thorough understanding of tools used in welding including designs, uses, maintenance and repair.
  • Welding experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge based and working background in MIG welding of carbon and stainless steel products
  • Must be able to complete a manual welding test. Welds are judged on functionality and esthetics
  • Must be able to perform accurate mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply and divide)
  • Ability to work with fractions and decimals
  • A work history of compliance to safety, quality, and productivity standards
  • A work history that supports a good to excellent attendance record
  • Strong mechanical abilities
  • Fast learner and able to adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented approach to daily work activities
  • Able to work well in a team-oriented work environment
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

Welder PREFERRED SKILLS

  • At least 2 years' welding experience and able to perform MIG welding.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand Work Orders.

Welder PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Walking, Standing, Sitting Kneeling, Stooping (Frequently)
  • Lifting, Carrying up to 50 pounds (Occasionally)
  • Temperatures (Occasionally)

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • May require overtime with little notice before or after normal work hours or weekends.


Apply for: Welder

Wauseon, OH

No posted positions at this time.

Griffin, GA

Metal Fabricator (Full Time) [More Info]

At Swanton Welding Company, we strive for a culture of excellence. Swanton Welding Company is a growing manufacturer of custom steel metal fabrication. Since 1956, Swanton Welding Company has been a family-owned business that has grown our footprint and expanded with three facility locations. Swanton Welding Company is driven by ingenuity and innovation. The company invests with our most valuable resource - our people.

Swanton Welding Company is seeking a Fabricator that is proactive, energetic, and a team player that thrives in a manufacturing environment. The position is based at our Griffin, GA location and the hours are Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

A career at Swanton Welding Company means becoming a part of a diverse group of dynamic professionals. Our work style is collaborative, open, and welcoming of new ideas. Our employees enjoy a company culture that fosters teamwork as well as individual initiative and rewards success. Swanton Welding Company offers an excellent benefits package with three medical plan options, dental, vision, life insurance, disability coverage and a 401(k) plan with company match.


Metal Fabricator ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Fabricator's responsibilities include, but may not be limited to,

  • Understand the safety features of the machines and tooling to ensure they are operating without compromise to safety systems.
  • Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat resistant gloves, flame resistant (FR) clothing, protective masks, and safety toed footwear.
  • Plans details of work order procedures; gathers required tools and materials based on instructions and specifications provided for the job.
  • Ability to fabricate and construct metal and steel components
  • Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods.
  • Ability to specialize in manufacturing and assembling equipment or devices, ensuring every product's quality and efficiency.
  • Maintain welding fixtures and tooling in a suitable working order
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and engineering blueprints
  • Visually inspect weld quality and use other quality inspection equipment to confirm compliance to part specifications.
  • Maintains, organizes, and cleans equipment and work area
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Metal Fabricator QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Willingness to test and pass welder qualification test
  • Thorough understanding of tools used in welding including designs, uses, maintenance and repair
  • Previous fabrication experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read and understand engineering blueprints
  • Knowledge based and working background in MIG welding of carbon and stainless steel products
  • Must be able to complete a manual welding test. Welds are judged on functionality and esthetics.
  • Advance knowledge of measuring devices such as, calipers, scales, gauges and micrometers
  • Must be able to perform accurate mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply and divide)
  • Ability to work with fractions and decimals
  • A work history of compliance to safety, quality, and productivity standards
  • A work history that supports a good to excellent attendance record
  • Strong mechanical abilities
  • Fast learner and able to adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented approach to daily work activities
  • Able to work well in a team-oriented work environment
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

Metal Fabricator PREFERRED SKILLS

  • At least 2 years' fabrication experience
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand Work Orders.

Metal Fabricator PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Walking, Standing, Sitting Kneeling, Stooping (Frequently)
  • Lifting, Carrying up to 50 pounds (Occasionally)
  • Temperatures (Occasionally)

Swanton Welding Company offers an excellent benefits package with three medical plan options, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, AD&D coverage and a 401(k) plan with company match.



Apply for: Fabricator
Welder (Full Time) [More Info]

At Swanton Welding Company, we strive for a culture of excellence. Swanton Welding Company is a growing manufacturer of custom steel metal fabrication. Since 1956, Swanton Welding Company has been a family-owned business that has grown our footprint and expanded with three facility locations. Swanton Welding Company is driven by ingenuity and innovation. The company invests with our most valuable resource - our people.

Swanton Welding Company is seeking a Welder that is proactive, energetic, and a team player that thrives in a manufacturing environment. The position is based out of the Griffin, GA location and the hours are Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

A career at Swanton Welding Company means becoming a part of a diverse group of dynamic professionals. Our work style is collaborative, open, and welcoming of new ideas. Our employees enjoy a company culture that fosters teamwork as well as individual initiative and rewards success. Swanton Welding Company offers an excellent benefits package with three medical plan options, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, AD&D coverage and a 401(k) plan with company match.


Welder ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Welder's responsibilities include, but may not be limited to,

  • Understand the safety features of the machines and tooling to ensure they are operating without compromise to safety systems.
  • Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat resistant gloves, flame resistant (FR) clothing, protective masks, and safety toed footwear.
  • Plans details of work order procedures; gathers required tools and materials based on instructions and specifications provided for the job.
  • Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods.
  • Ability to perform MIG welding activities to steel components
  • Maintain welding fixtures and tooling in a suitable working order
  • Visually inspect weld quality and use other quality inspection equipment to confirm compliance to part specifications.
  • Maintains, organizes, and cleans equipment and work area
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Welder QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Willingness to test and pass welder qualification test
  • Thorough understanding of tools used in welding including designs, uses, maintenance and repair.
  • Welding experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge based and working background in MIG welding of carbon and stainless steel products
  • Must be able to complete a manual welding test. Welds are judged on functionality and esthetics
  • Must be able to perform accurate mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply and divide)
  • Ability to work with fractions and decimals
  • A work history of compliance to safety, quality, and productivity standards
  • A work history that supports a good to excellent attendance record
  • Strong mechanical abilities
  • Fast learner and able to adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented approach to daily work activities
  • Able to work well in a team-oriented work environment
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

Welder PREFERRED SKILLS

  • At least 2 years' welding experience and able to perform MIG welding.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand Work Orders.

Welder PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Walking, Standing, Sitting Kneeling, Stooping (Frequently)
  • Lifting, Carrying up to 50 pounds (Occasionally)
  • Temperatures (Occasionally)

Swanton Welding Company offers an excellent benefits package with three medical plan options, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, AD&D coverage and a 401(k) plan with company match.



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Welding Supervisor (Full Time) [More Info]

Swanton Welding Company is seeking a Welding Supervisor that is proactive, energetic, and a team player that thrives in a manufacturing environment. The position is based at our Griffin, GA location.

A career at Swanton Welding Company means becoming a part of a diverse group of dynamic professionals. Our work style is collaborative, open, and welcoming of new ideas. Our employees enjoy a company culture that fosters teamwork as well as individual initiative and rewards success. Swanton Welding Company offers an excellent benefits package with three medical plan options, dental, vision, life insurance, disability coverage and a 401(k) plan with company match.

WELDING SUPERVISOR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Welding Supervisor is responsible for the operations of the plant, which includes the management and coordination of daily activities to ensure high performance and production at all times. Other duties include ensuring company policy and procedures are followed as well as assisting in the training process for new hires and staff members. The Welding Supervisor responsibilities include, but may not be limited to,

  • Contributes to and supports the vision, mission, and guiding principles of the company.
  • Maintain a safe work environment and ensure all safety policies and procedures are being met for employee and guest safety.
  • Professionally represent Swanton Welding & Machining Company with existing and prospective customers and vendors.
  • Provide overall leadership, direction, and motivation to achieve company and customer objectives.
  • Coordinate plant activities to ensure objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Meet daily with management to communicate schedule updates, discuss jobs status, new job packages and any other updates or changes.
  • Conduct interviews and welding tests with prospective candidates.
  • Ensure new employees are properly trained and onboarded into their respective department.
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets/equipment to produce optimal results.
  • Facilitate the process for resolving equipment and facility issues along with preventative maintenance on machines.
  • Monitor plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Participate with Human Resources on the mid-year and yearly performance reviews of plant employees.
  • Ensure plant floor organization and plant cleanliness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WELDING SUPERVISOR QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent leadership, team building and managerial skills in a manufacturing setting
  • Knowledge or training in safety rules and regulations
  • Strict adherence to company standards and safety procedures
  • Ability to read, interpret work orders and blueprints
  • Knowledge of welding and fabrication equipment
  • Strong team building, decision-making, and people management skills
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented work environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Excellent conflict-resolution and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Positive attitude and self-directed individual

PLANT MANAGER EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Associates degree in related field preferred.
  • At least two years' of manufacturing experience
  • At least two years' managerial or supervisory experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

  • The majority of time will be spent on the shop floor overseeing employees and work being performed.
  • Walking, Standing, Sitting, Kneeling (Frequently)
  • Lifting, Carrying up to 50 pounds (Occasionally)
  • Temperatures (Occasionally)


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