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Welder - 3rd shift -15.65 +

Are looking to join a growing company offering: 

  • Air conditioned Welding Area
  • Part- Time positions also available
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive wages
  • Excellent benefits package 
  • Security of knowing that GSM has been a proud employer in South Bend since the early 1922.
  • Plus a beautiful and new state-of-the-art facility (factory), ---- your search is over! Come Join Our Team!


The Welder is responsible for expertly operating Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding equipment to safely produce beautiful welded metal fabricated parts and assemblies to customer print specifications.  These parts are to meet or exceed established quality and productivity standards.

Key Responsibilities and Purpose: Air conditioned welding areas foster an environment that allows the Fabrication Welder to produce metal fabricated parts and assemblies to customer print specifications using standardized weld processes.

Additional tasks include:

  • Expertly operating MIG and/or TIG welding equipment.
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to welding, using straightedges, squares, clamps and fixtures
  • Ability to make minor welding parameter adjustments to ensure proper weld quality
  • Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with standard inspection tools to ensure conformance with drawing specifications
  • Supporting achievement of company standards in safety, productivity, and on-time production
  • Reporting all property or tool damage immediately to the production supervisor
  • Maintaining a satisfactory attendance record, as outlined in the employee handbook
  • Using inspection devices (calipers, pin gauges, check fixtures) to inspect parts, according to print and product inspection plan (PIP)
  • Selecting and using fixtures, as identified in the process setup sheets, IQS, or job traveler
  • Gathering required documents (process photos, process inspection plans, job traveler, print, and work in process parts) to successfully run the job
  • Reading the print fully in order to understand tolerances, geometry, weld symbols and special instructions
  • Reading job traveler for special instructions
  • Labeling work in process parts and finished parts according to the ISO policy
  • Separating and labeling non-conforming parts according to the ISO policy
  • Wearing proper protective equipment, as directed by equipment or process
  • Understanding safety requirements in work areas and complying with requirements
  • Using material data sheets (MSDS) effectively
  • Participating in continuous improvement projects, both independently and as a team member, when requested or as the opportunity to volunteer presents  itself
  • Completing daily, weekly, monthly, and annual department maintenance as assigned
  • Offering process improvement ideas
  • Accurately entering job information, quantities, and inspection results into the ERP systems
  • Correctly clocking into and out of attendance systems

Education: High school diploma or equivalent (preferred)

Experience: Minimum of 6 months in a manufacturing environment (preferred)

**All employment with GSMW, Inc. is at-will by the employer and employee and therefore subject to change. A pre-employment drug screen and background check will be performed.

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