Mid-Continent Engineering Inc Welder - Aluminum & Steel in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Privately owned and established in 1949, Mid-Continent Engineering (MCE) has been a supplier to first tier OEMs within the medical, aerospace and defense industries for decades. If you check out our website, you will see that we are heavily automated, technically advanced and a vertically integrated supplier. Our capabilities are similar to many of our larger competitors, but we operate within the envelope of a competent and lean small business. MCE is currently recruiting for a Welder on first shift, Monday-Thursday 6:30 AM-5:00 PM. This is a full time, direct hire position. MCE offers competitive wages and a complete benefit package including health, dental, vision, 401k and profit sharing. SUMMARY As a Welder, you will weld steel and aluminum, both TIG and MIG, in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Examines weld for bead size and other specifications. Applies filler rod manually to supply weld material. Cleans or degreases weld joint or work piece. Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes. Prepares broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces. Chips off excess weld, slag and spatter. Preheats work piece with hand torch or heating furnace. Positions and clamps work pieces together or assembles in jig or fixture. Tacks assemblies together. Maintains a safe, clean organized work area. Assures and maintain a consistent, acceptable level of individual quality and performance. May be required to work in other departments or on other shifts, as assigned by his lead. Assists in the training of new employees. Other duties as assigned. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE High School diploma or GED Three (3) years of welding experience in a production environment. JOB KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Ability to set up and operate all equipment in the department Blueprint reading and geometric tolerance Team oriented Ability to identify problems and offer solutions Organized Effective communications Analytical COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Blueprint Reading GD&T Knowledge AS9100 Quality System 120 Hours OJT or Equivalent Weld Certification(s) Right to Know PHYSICAL DEMANDS Regularly required to stand, reach, bend and move throughout the facility. Lift up to 50 pounds without the assistance of a crane. Must be able to safely work in and around workstation, following required safety procedures, and where applicable, use of PPE. PPE Required to wear safety glasses throughout the manufacturing facility as well as hearing protection in designated areas. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work performed in a shop environment. Exposed to any number of elements but with none present to the extent of being disagreeable. May work at different workstations or areas as needed. Controlled environment with an average temperature between 65 and 75 degrees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law. We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity. We assure you that your opportunity for employment depends solely on your qualifications. MCE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.