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Welder - $27.39 / hr

Pierce Mfg. Inc.
Appleton, WI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $25 to $27 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical,
Job Description

With a career at Pierce Manufacturing, you can expect:

2nd and 3rd shift premium of $2.00 per hour

Weekend shift premium of $6.50 per hour

Merit increases at 6 months, 12 months, and then annually

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, 401k plan & company match, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, paid vacation, paid holidays

Shift Overview:

  • 2nd shift: Monday – Thursday, four 10 hour days, overtime worked at the end of shift and on Friday’s
  • 3rd shift: Sunday – Thursday, five 8 hour days. Overtime worked before the start of the shift and on Fridays
  • Weekend shift: Friday- Sunday, 12-hour days, work 36 hours

Summary of Job Description

The positions within a Welder are responsible for assembling parts together. The employee sets up various parts for the welding process such as drilling, grinding, and welding. The employee must be able to weld sheet metal. The employee must be able to read blue prints and schematic diagrams. They must maintain a clean and safe working environment.

Essential Functions

  • Communicate verbally with co-workers to keep a safe working environment
  • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete tasks
  • Understand and review work orders, diagrams, check lists, and blue prints • Set up parts for the welding process
  • Grind, drill, cut, clamp, caulk, tack weld, bench weld and/or sub welds. May also assemble parts.
  • Weld sheet metal materials
  • Apply measurements to parts and equipment
  • Use and operate hand and power tools
  • Lift light and/or heavy parts on and off a cart, floor, shelf, etc.
  • Operate a crane/hoist for heavy lifting
  • Assist co-workers with heavy lifting of parts
  • Understand the differences in parts and tools
  • Work required hours and have an excellent attendance record
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Sweep and clean shop area
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment

Marginal Work Functions - These functions may be considered essential based on location, position, and other factors.

  • Install hose and cord reels and generators
  • Mounting of parts
  • Retrieve parts from outside
  • Participate in rotating jobs
  • Assist in training new employee

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education
  • Previous welding experience
  • Obtain a certificate in Sheet Welding with Pierce Manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications to complete Essential Functions

  • Technical Diploma or an Associate’s Degree in Welding or Certified Welder • At least two years of welding experience with knowledge to perform sheet metal and steel welding techniques
  • Previous experience welding Aluminum
  • Previous experience welding large weldments
  • Ability to read blue prints/weld symbols

You should be proficient in:

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Welding Setups for Production

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • MIG Welder
  • Overhead Crane

Pierce Mfg. Inc.


2600 American Drive

Appleton, WI
54914 USA



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