Welder/Fabricator (1st & 2nd Shift)

Backyard Buddy LLC
Warren, OH 44483 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Backyard Buddy is an automotive lift company that has been manufacturing in the USA for more than 30 years. We are under new management and plan significant growth. We are looking for mechanical minded people for our manufacturing operation.

We offer a
Four-day work week
. Our schedule is Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday, 10 to 12 hours a day.

A typical day would include attending a startup meeting, receiving your job assignment, and completing different segments of the job until done for the day. You will assist in gathering supplies, tools, cleaning, assembling, and following directions. You will have the opportunity to learn all of the jobs and often will have the opportunity to move between work centers regularly.

This job works in the manufacturing elements, so it’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. The job can be dirty, greasy, sweaty, and smelly at times.

The working environment is fantastic as all of the team gets along well.

With the
Four Day Work Week
, we recognize national holidays and offer vacation/personal days after a normal waiting period. We offer health, dental, and vision insurance. There is also a plan for 401k retirement for those planning for the future.

Must be neat in appearance, use professional language, have a positive attitude, and be fully responsible. We are a drug-free company and have a pre-employment drug screening program. You must have a clean driving record including a valid driver’s license.

We desire to hire someone that wants to learn and advance in your career. Former diesel mechanics, welders, auto mechanics, repairmen, electricians, and construction workers have had great success here. Those with a strong desire to achieve have been the most successful.

Responsibilities Include:

Commitment to a safe work environment

Required to receive, read, and understand specific instructions, basic drawings, work orders, and cut lists.

Must have a mechanical understanding of the manufacturing process.

Should be able to read and operate a tape measure and square.

Required to keep work areas clean and clutter-free.

Willingness to learn machine and equipment operation, safety, and preventative maintenance.

Knowledge and use of common material handling equipment and their safe operation (forklifts, overhead cranes, and pallet jacks). Completion of Certified training program preferred.

Knowledge and use of common power tools and their safe operation (standard shop tools, grinders, hand drills, impacts, wrenches).

Must have the ability to stand for long periods with noisy machines in a fabrication shop environment, in temperatures, as well as humidity, that fluctuates by the season.

Must wear proper personal protective equipment and comply with safety rules and policies.

Ability to lift heavy objects, not limited to 50 lbs. as required.

Will have strongly preferred 5 + years of manufacturing or mechanical experience.

Reliable transportation and perfect attendance are required.

Backyard Buddy is a drug-free environment and conducts pre-employment drug testing for all employees.

Preferred Experiences Include 2-4 years of the following:

Flux Cored Welding

MIG Welding

Plasma Cutting – Hand and or CNC

Fitting Capabilities

Fixture Welding Experience

Production Line Style Welding

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Starting at $18.00 per hour


Disability Insurance

Health Insurance

Life Insurance

National Holidays Paid Time Off

Earned Paid Time Off

Professional Development Assistance


First Shift is 5:30 am to 4:00 pm

Second Shift is 4:00 pm to 2:30 am (.50 shift differential)

Four Day Work Week.

Monday to Thursday or Tuesday to Friday

Average workdays are 10 to 12 hours

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Starting at $18.00 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $18.00 per hour



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance


10 hour shift

Day shift

Night shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

Warren, OH 44483: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


Welders & Fabricators: 1 year (Preferred)

Welding: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

From $18 an hour

Job Detail
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience No experience
  • Education No education