Welder/Fabricator – 1st & 2nd Shifts

Sweed Machinery
Gold Hill, OR 97525 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description


Build a career with Sweed Machinery, a globally established industrial equipment manufacturer located in beautiful Southern Oregon! We are a fast-growing, fun company that provides superior machinery for recycling, reduction, and material handling solutions to our broad range of customers covering industries from plywood & veneer to wire & cable, and more. Our machines are in companies across the world and are often customized to each client’s needs – we pride ourselves on the relationships we build and maintain with each of our clients.

Our close-knit team works together to ensure the highest quality products ship out our doors; the sales, engineering, and production teams all work under one roof. With more than 60 years under our belt, we have a reputation of great engineering, durable products, innovation, and customer service – and we’re still growing!

We are currently seeking to fill
full-time positions for 1st & 2nd shifts
in our shop for experienced Welder/Fabricators. The right candidate will be a motivated and energetic team player with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and is eager and willing to contribute their knowledge base and skill set to our ever-growing line of innovative machinery. Must be reliable and be able to pass a pre-employment drug and health screening.

Primary Duties:

Work in a fast-paced environment with fast changing priorities.

Keep work area clean and organized.

Perform frequent quality checks.

Follow all company rules and policies.

Follow all safety rules and quality standards.

Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.

Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency.

Lift raw materials and final products, manually up to 60 pounds, or by using hoist.

Operate machinery used in the production process or assist machine operators.

Uphold all OSHA standards applicable to the responsibilities above.

Consistently produce a usable product that meets the dimensional specifications of the mechanical engineered drawings.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

Current welding certification (preferred).

Minimum of 3 years previous fabrication experience.

Knowledge and experience in crane operation and rigging, cutting torch and hand plasma operation.

Ability to read and understand mechanical machine drawings.

Must be a good communicator to work and converse with Supervisor on fixturing and prototypes.

Must be reliable. Regular attendance is required.

Must be able to work with minimal supervision while meeting all product quality requirements.

Must be a team player.

Ability to multitask and prioritize in an effective way.

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

The selected candidate must be able to work Monday – Friday, 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM, with overtime during the week and/or on weekends as needed.

Special Requirements:

Must possess thier own tools.

Be able to work in a drug-free environment.

Must pass a pre-employment drug and health screening, as well as random drug tests.

Sweed Machinery Benefits:

Competitive compensation (DOE)

Paid vacation & holidays.

Health, dental and life insurance.

Flex spending account with employer contribution.

Short term disability.

Quarterly profit sharing.


To learn more about SWEED visit www.SWEED.com.
This position is open until filled.
Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $1.00 per hour



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Retirement plan

Vision insurance


10 hour shift

8 hour shift

Monday to Friday


Work Location: One location

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