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Join our team of experienced fabricators and skilled tradesmen. As a family-owned and operated company, family is as important to us as it is to you.

When you are a part of the Swanton Welding Family, we rise above other shops by offering:

  • Competitive wages & benefits
  • Variety of work
  • Opportunity for advancement

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Benefits at Swanton Welding

We offer competitive benefits for our employees that include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Paid group life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Competitive Wages
  • 1st¬†Shift

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We are actively recruiting and hiring team members for our Ohio facilities in Swanton and Wauseon, and Griffin, GA.

If you are interested in a position with Swanton Welding we encourage you to apply via the form.

Current Open Positions

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
Beamline Operator (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 Beamline Operator 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 Beamline Operator's responsibilities include, but may not be limited to,

  • Operating Ficep Beam Line.
  • Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods.
  • Ability to operate the machine, and monitor displays.
  • Ability to observe, listen, to machine operation to detect malfunctions such as worn or damaged cutting tools.
  • Ability to safely handle materials to feed into and guide out of the beamline.
  • Ability to run a drill line.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Provide updates throughout the day.
  • Maintain welding fixtures and tooling in a suitable working order.
  • Visually inspect finished product and use other quality inspection equipment to confirm compliance to part specifications.
  • 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.
  • Maintains, organizes, and cleans equipment and work area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to complete a manual welding test.
  • Strong Math skills to input dimensions into CNC machinery, including, working with fractions, and math calculations.
  • Strong Mechanical abilities to identify correct material to use. and troubleshoot issues as they arise.
  • Strong Computer skills.
  • Ability to verify finished parts against draft part.
  • A work history of compliance to safety, quality, and productivity standards
  • A work history that supports a good to excellent attendance record
  • 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' CNC operation.
  • 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: CNC/Beamline Operator
Paint Booth Technician (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 has an opening for a Paint Booth Technician 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

Responsibilities:

-Work with supervisor to understand and achieve schedule.

-Remove rust, splatter & other loose materials. (Prepping surfaces for paint).

-Apply masking tape & coverings over areas that do not require paint.

-Select & mix required coatings per product instructions.

-Select & use proper spray nozzle.

-Clean spray equipment after each job.

-Inspect sprayed surfaces after painting.

-Wear proper PPE when painting.

-Utilizing and maintaining spray booth.


Requirements:

-Forklift driving skills.

-Prior experience painting.

-Understanding of airless paint sprayers.

-Excellent eye & hand coordination.

-Knowledge of paint products.

-Knowledge of respirators & protective clothing.

-Ability to work with paint, thinners & other paint products.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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

ADDITIONAL NOTES

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


Apply for: Paint Booth Technican

Wauseon, OH

Machinist (Full Time) [More Info]

Machine Operator Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Machinist to join our dynamic team at Swanton Welding & Machining. If you are passionate about precision machining, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and are eager to contribute to the growth of a machine shop, we want to hear from you.

Machinist Key Responsibilities:

  • CNC Experience: Solid understanding of CNC Programming, machining, including G Code knowledge. Familiarity with Mazak Smooth G Controller is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Versatility: Capable of performing a variety of setups and runs. Efficiency in handling small quantity runs and setups is a key requirement.
  • General Knowledge of Manual Machines: Proficient in operating manual machines, including mills and lathes. Experience with a Boring Mill is a plus.
  • Blueprint Reading: Ability to interpret blueprints, set up machines, and run jobs with minimal supervision.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in machining.
  • Attitude and Communication Skills: Positive attitude, effective communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Continuous Learning: Willingness to learn and contribute to the growth of the machine shop.

Machinist Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate machine tools, including CNC lathe, CNC mill, Boring Mill, and Manual Lathe.
  • Set up, program, adjust, and operate the mentioned equipment.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using mathematical knowledge and precision instruments.
  • Position workpieces on machines and align holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, and materials.
  • Monitor feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Utilize and interpret blueprints, drawings, and engineering information to determine methods and sequences of operation.
  • Select appropriate tools, machines, and materials based on job requirements.
  • Review and program machines using electronic or written blueprints.
  • Check accuracy of work against blueprints and specifications.
  • Work with sales, manufacturing, and estimating teams to assist in quoting and estimating job times.
  • Assist in maintaining equipment, identifying, and resolving mechanical problems.
  • Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing.
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary to meet customer delivery dates.

If you meet the above qualifications and are excited about contributing to the success of our machine shop, please submit your application online or email your resume directly to hr@swantonweld.com for immediate consideration.

Swanton Welding & Machining is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.


Machinist Benefits:

  • First Shift position
  • Well-Compensated and Generous Time off
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and inclusive work culture.

Job Title: Machinist

Location: Wauseon, Ohio

Department: Production

Reports to: Machine Shop Lead

Job Type: Full-Time; Non-Exempt



Apply for: Machinist

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.



Apply for: Welder
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)


Apply for: Welding Supervisor