Kelly Services Welders - All Shifts in Columbus, Indiana

Job Description

Responsible for manual MIG welding of production parts and/or TIG repair of rework parts while maintaining required quality and production standards.

The main missions of the role are to:

  • Produce parts by loading and positioning component(s) into the weld fixture and welding components together using methods/equipment defined in operator work instructions

  • Perform detailed (final gauge, bend gauge, hand held gauges, etc) dimensional inspection when necessary to determine quality of product

  • Keep count of completed product on each run

  • Record and dispose defective product in designated manner (red bins)

  • Self-inspect welds and parts visually for obvious defects or as specified by work instructions

  • Check all safety controls for proper operation at start of shift

  • Notify management when defects exceed acceptable limits or when major equipment malfunctions occur

  • Pack parts into designated container and record information in line with labeling and/or packing instructions

  • Maintain clean and safe working environment in line with company policy

  • Adheres to all work rules and procedures

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Clean / paint equipment, clean / seal floors, paint lines around equipment when line is down or when assigned

  • Actively participate in work teams

  • Move materials / supplies / finished goods to designated places in the facility manually or by hand truck

  • Perform General Operator duties when requested

  • Other duties as requested


Job Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:

  • Satisfactory company work record, including attendance

  • Weld trained and certified to operate welding and exhaust fabricating equipment

  • Successful completion of in-house training program and weld certification tests

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform welding tasks on any production line and assemble parts effectively

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform welds that conform to the quality standard and production pace

  • Able to rework assemblies effectively and perform basic minor repairs on welding and other equipment to include replacing consumable parts

  • Ability to follow instruction verbal and written - good (9th grade) math, language and reading skills required

  • Good communication skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate with employees of all levels

  • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and in a positive manner

  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Code of Ethics and Code of Management.

Physical Requirements:

  • Job involves lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds (full exhaust assemblies), exerts 25 to 100 pounds of force occasionally and exerts 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

  • Requires pushing, pulling, reaching, standing, walking, gripping and bending

  • High mental and visual effort required

  • Work involves considerable bending and twisting

  • Able and willing to work overtime when required - up to 12 hours a day / 7 days a week

Safety / Hazards:

  • Steel toed shoes required in production area at all times due to physical hazards from moving equipment, machine parts and product

  • ANSI Z87.1 standard safety glasses required in production area due to dust, oils and debris

  • Ear protection required in production area due to high noise levels from machines

  • Additional personal protective equipment: weld helmet (over safety glasses), weld jacket, weld sleeves, weld spats, weld gloves

  • Exposed to flying objects such as weld slag and sparks

  • Exposed to weld fumes and dust

  • Exposed to moderate burns, cuts and bruises

  • Exposed to significant temperature changes in the facility - (heat in the summer / cold in the winter)


Kelly offers a variety of options to our employees, including:

Service Bonus Plan with an annual payout of either 1% or 2% of their annual salary. This is paid out in January each year as recognition of all the hours they worked the prior year! -- Health, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance are available to purchase -- Acess2Wellness prescription discount -- Weekly electronic Pay -- Training and development -- Kelly Learning Center -- Employee Assistance Program -- KellyCares Recognition Program -- Several Employee Discounts -- Cell phone program discounts -- New, used, and rental cars -- Tickets for entertainment & games -- Books & eBooks -- Electronics -- Health & Wellness -- Pet services & supplies -- AND MANY MORE!!

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Kelly Services

810 Brown Street, Suite B, Columbus, IN 47201

Office: 812.378.3757