Sacoma Careers

  • Welder- Mig & Tig - Manufacturing 1st Shift

    Job Locations US-IN-Columbus
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Sacoma was founded in 1989. We design and manufacture metal stamped and assembled parts, tubes and engineered assemblies for the light vehicle and commercial vehicle markets.  We are very good at what we do; we count many of the world’s largest corporations among our customers.

    The MIG and TIG welder is primarily responsible to perform GTAW of mild steel and stainless steel.  The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring products meet our quality standards regarding assembly specifications. This position will be located in our Columbus, IN facility. 


    Essential Functions:

    1. Receives instructions, prints, and work orders for the job
    2. Plans details of working procedures and tools and material requirements
    3. Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded
    4. MIG & TIG weld with no defects
    5. Fit and weld assemblies per job instructions and drawings
    6. Builds up worn or defective surfaces.
    7. Properly use fabrication shop hand tools (grinders, drills, air grinders, etc)
    8. Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly
    9. Monitors supplies (gas, weld tips and grinding disks)
    10. Perform necessary quality inspections to ensure that parts meet guidelines
    11. Conduct operations in a manner that promote safety. Compile with OSHA and MDSD Standards.
    12. Other duties as assigned



    1. High School Diploma or GED
    2. AWS Certification desired
    3. 2+ years previous welding experience in a manufacturing environment
    4. Ability to MIG & TIG weld – mild steel and 439 & 304 stainless steel, aluminum a plus
    5. Must be able to adjust the welder in order to get a quality weld
    6. Ability to read blueprints
    7. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    8. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
    9. Analytical and problem solving skills
    10. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts desired
    11. Compliance with all health and safety regulations, policies and procedures
    12. Attention to detail
    13. Willingness and ability to work overtime


     Americans with Disabilities Specifications

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Summary

     While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, use his/her hands, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; occasionally required to walk, sit, climb stairs, balance, stoop, or kneel. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Hearing capacity required to maximize ability to understand all verbal communication and react accordingly.






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