Welder II - Ditch Witch

  • Perry
  • The Toro Company

Ditch Witch is now hiring Welders for our Plant 3 location. Apply now to learn more about this career opportunity.

Day Shift: 6:00 AM-2:30 PM, Monday-Friday

Welder II at Ditch Witch:

This employee principally hand welds components used to build Ditch Witch® equipment. This employee may also run a Robotic Welding Machine. As a cross-functional team member of this division he or she may also assemble components and perform other duties as assigned.

What Will You Do?

  • Accurately read information from blueprints, technical manuals or other documents.

  • Set up fixtures, mount parts in fixtures, and perform mechanical assembly. This includes using hand and air tools (wrenches, torque wrenches, impact wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, etc.).

  • Use a hoist to lift and position heavy, large components and completed weldments.

  • Set up, adjust, and operate MIG welding equipment to weld machine components.

  • Remove components from fixtures, clean and check them for quality, and correct errors or deficiencies of weldments.

  • Ability to set up, program, and troubleshoot our robot/automatic welding equipment.

  • Provide input for troubleshooting and problem solving in a production situation.

  • Use a computer to check the location, inventory, routing of parts, and to record inventory transactions.

  • Consistently meets or exceeds expectations for Safety, Quality, Productivity, Performance and Attendance metrics.

  • Maintain a productivity of a higher ratio/quality than their department average.

What Will You Need?

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred or welding certificate from an Oklahoma Technology Center or other technical school.

  • Typically, 18 to 36 months of directly related experience required.

  • Have appropriate MIG welding experience in all phases of welding (short arc, spray transfer, hard surfacing and submerged arc), and also have experience in cutting processes, oxyacetylene torch and plasma torch.

  • Must pass the written Production Welder II test over symbols with a minimum score of 70% and the hands-on macrotech test to determine the quality of the weld.

  • Demonstrates the ability to weld production jobs to print, while following standard work with little to no supervision.

  • Be knowledgeable of SAP and be able to utilize the system, and assist others, based upon job needs.

  • Willing to instruct and train others on best practices in production welding.

  • Have appropriate mechanical skills, including experience using hand and air-powered tools (wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, etc.).

  • Have appropriate reading, clerical, and basic math skills.

Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing plant conditions (indoors, with variable temperature, humidity, noise, and dirt).

  • Use of personal protective equipment including a welding hood, gloves, and sleeves, safety glasses, face shields and hearing protection.

  • Physical hazards such as powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, moving machinery, electrical arc-welding equipment, and materials handling.

  • Working with hazardous materials, including solvents, oils, grease, and pressurized gases.

  • A variable work schedule (ranging from 8-12 hours daily depending on production needs, with overtime paid after 40 hours per week) and some scheduled work on Saturdays.

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands for this job are classified as medium and include the following:

  • Be able to handle items weighing over 60 pounds from floor to knuckle.

  • Be able to handle pull or push items up to 50 pounds.

  • Be able to handle items up to 35 pounds from knuckle to shoulder.

  • Be able to handle items up to 25 pounds from shoulder to overhead.

  • Job requires frequent walking, twisting, bending, squatting, kneeling, and climbing.

  • Job requires continuous walking.

  • Job requires occasional sitting and elevated work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.