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Fruit of the Loom Master Welder in Jefferson, Iowa

Description/Job Summary American Athletic, Inc is a major sports equipment manufacturing company located in Jefferson, Iowa. We are owned by Spalding; a division of Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., & leading international basic apparel company. We currently have an opening for a Master Welder. Lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast and forged components to assemble structural forms such as machinery frames. American Athletic, Inc. is the official equipment supplier to USA Gymnastics , NCAA Gymnastics Championships, the YMCA National Championships, the Nadia Comaneci International Invitational, and the Bart Connor Invitational. AAI is also an official supporter of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Responsibilities/Duties Must be able to set up and adjust the welding machine to give proper penetration of weld and to make welds with structural integrity, good appearance, and which adhere to specifications. Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together. Bolts, clamps, and tack welds parts to secure in position for welding. Sets up equipment (jigs and fixtures) and welds parts. Repairs or reworks products as directed. Responsible for the day-to-day care and maintenance of the welding machine. Must be able to report accurately labor performed via scanning and/or written reports. Follow all safety rules and regulations, and wear appropriate PPE at all times. Complete other duties assigned by the supervisor. Required Experience At least six (6) months continuous welding experience in a production environment or possess welding certification prior to employment. If the individual possesses the experience but does not possess the certification prior to employment, they must become a certified welder (overhead and vertical) within twelve (12) months to progress to the scale rate for a Master Welder. Required Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure Ability to compute ratios, and percentages Ability to pass pre-employment skills testing