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Basin Basin Material Handling MIG Welder-Sturgis, MI in Sturgis, Michigan

Successful candidates are expected to comply with the general attendance policies. Successful candidates are expected to comply with all safety policies and procedures.

Note that percentages in Essential Duties are subject to fluctuate depending on production.

Primary Purpose

Is capable of performing a variety of welding functions. the individual should be familiar with and capable of using various types of welding equipment. A welder may be required to perform miscellaneous other tasks in the department and in other departments as deemed necessary by the supervisor or plant management. Responsible for maintaining quality. Responsible to the E2 process and reporting accurate quantities.

Essential Duties


  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld and size of molten puddle.

  • BPS reporting and metrics are required, including 5S.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties

  • Assist other departments as required.

  • May act as line leader, setting up lines, and checking weld quality of co-workers as required.

  • Other Duties as assigned

Minimum Experience And Qualifications

Education: None Required

  • Ability to perform simple shop math, and convert decimals to fractional equivalents. Ability to read a calibrated tape measure.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and quality and procedure manuals.

  • Forklift certificate or ability to receive forklift certificate. Must be able to identify and measure material.


  • 6 month(s) required in Welding.

  • 3 year(s) preferred in Welding, reading blue prints, and checking weld quality

Physical Demands

Physical activities typically performed while on the job.

Activity Frequency

  • Bending/Stooping Frequently (55%-79%)

  • Climbing?Stairs, Ladders, Slope Occasionally (10%-29%)

  • Grasping/Handling Constantly (80%-100%)

  • Kneeling Frequently (55%-79%)

  • Standing Constantly (80%-100%)

  • Twisting Seldom (1% to 9%)

Physical Effort

Physical effort typically applied while on the job.


  • 1.1 - 10 lbs. Overhead, one hand carry To/from floor

  • 11 - 25 lbs. To/from floor

  • 26 - 50 lbs. To/from floor

  • 51 - 75 lbs. Waist Level

  • 26-50 lbs. Pushing/Pulling (Team Lift)