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Tennant Company WELDER in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Florock is a leader in the research, development, and production of resinous floor coating systems for commercial, industrial and institutional applications. As a result of consistent growth, Florock products are manufactured in a new expanded facility in Chicago, Illinois, owned and operated by Tennant Company. Florock has distribution throughout North America as well as a reseller in the United Kingdom. Tennant Company is recognized as an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of cleaning equipment and coatings that focus on creating a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Tennant's business includes equipment and coatings used to clean and maintain indoor and outdoor surfaces. Tennant employees work to create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Tennant is a company that cares about what it's doing, and the sustainability of its products, and works every day to develop new solutions that clean exceptionally well, but don't damage the environment. Employees of Tennant Company work with a spirit of Stewardship. Very simply, Stewardship is a filter for our actions and decision-making, as we strive to leave things in better condition than when we found them. Intermediate Welder The Intermediate Welder is responsible for setting up and operating welding processes while achieving and maintaining established quality and productivity standards. You'll have an opportunity to use your welding skills to produce high quality parts that go into our Tennant products. If you are looking for a role where you can be a part of a team and use your problem-solving skills, then this is the role for you. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Entry Level Welders in interpreting production orders, method layouts and Engineering Drawings(blue prints) to determine the use of fixtures and proper work procedures. Perform gas shielded metallic arc welding (MIG), gas shielded tungsten arc welding (TIG) and resistance welding Perform additional operations such as; grinding, spatter removal and any other duties as assigned Layout, fit and fabricate metal components to assemble structural forms, such as machine frames and parts, using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy and engineering requirements. Process may be non-descript or variable, requiring changeovers/setup, troubleshooting, and adjustment to complete assigned tasks Achieve and maintain efficiency standards within 3 months. Adept at performing 3 or more processes proficiently within department standards (productivity - quality - safety) Utlilize equipment and measures weld length, pitch and size to drive part accuracy within print tolerances and minimize Quality Notifications and Scrap. Focus on continuous improvement. Acts as agent of change on the shop floor by influencing peers. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Technical degree and 2 or more years of welding experience OR 5 or more years ofwelding experience without degree Must pass written and Hands on Tennant Welding Assessment Test Two years general sheet metal training or two years vocational training in sheet metal or related field preferred. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship REQUIRED PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Rountinely lifts up to 40 lbs Requires standing most of the time, continuous bending, stooping squatting, and lifting Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close Vision, Distance Vision, Peripheral Vision, Depth Perception, ability to Adjust Focus. Requires good manual dexterity ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURES: Hearing and vision protection required in all areas Safety shoes required in all areas Exposure to oil, grease, dust, dirt, heat, fumes, metal particles, sparks, sharp-edged materials, and noise SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Exposed to hazards/risks that require body protection (gloves, pants, steel toes, sleeves, safety glasses, etc.). Equal Opportunity Employer Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisi