Welder Jobs in Griswold, IA at Vermeer Corporation

Title: Welder

Company: Vermeer Corporation

Location: Griswold, IA

Who We AreVermeer equips customers doing important work around the world. We are global, driven by innovation and growing. The equipment we make manages natural resources, connects people and feeds and fuels communities. We live out a caring culture, we demonstrate agility, we keep a focus on customers and are stewards of our resources. These beliefs drive our culture, determine how we treat others and steer our business.

Job SummaryWork Shift1 – First Shift

Are you the type of person who moves quickly, is independent and adapts well to new and different situations? In this role you will use welding skills to include fit-up, tacking and welding of cast, machined, forged and fabricated steel components to assemble industrial equipment. We’re looking for dedicated team members with a drive to build the best.

At Vermeer, we find, grow and retain team members by equipping them with knowledge and expertise to do their jobs and deliver results. Added technical and professional skills are gained through development training. The training is individualized to each team member to set high standards while advancing their confidence and weld proficiencies.

The Vermeer name equips our customers with confidence, assisting them in their important work on industrial jobsites and farm fields worldwide. We are an innovation-driven business that is international, well-established and growing. Our team is centered around our 4P Philosophy of principles, people, product and profit. We live out our principles through a caring culture, demonstrating agility, a focus on customers and being stewards of our resources. This drives our culture, determines how we treat others and steers our business.

What You’ll Do

Complete weldments in various welding positions according to blueprints and welding procedure specifications using GMAW-P by following Vermeer Welding Standards.

Position, align and fit components together utilizing fixturing. Bolt, clamp and tack weld parts to secure in position for welding according to blueprints and welding procedure specifications.

Set and operate an OFC oxyfuel torch for preheating safely and efficiently.

Perform regular and routine maintenance on weld equipment.

Support 5S/workplace organization goals of the department and offer suggestions and make improvements that achieve the department’s performance board metrics.

What We’re Looking For

Welding experience/training preferred. Successful completion of Vermeer Weld Training Program.

Calculate figures and apply basic mathematical functions including fractions and decimals.

Ability to perform basic computer functions.

Ability to perform problem solving techniques and root cause analysis.

Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to assess, evaluate, and carry out appropriate action for a given situation.

Ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration (as qualified through Vermeer Weld Training Program)


1G – L

1G – UL



FCAW – (as needed)

1G – L

1G – UL



Essential Functions







Hand Coordination:

At least average/bilateral


Rarely (up to 1 minute in position)

Bending – Trunk:

Rarely (up to 1 minute in position)

Bending – Neck:

Occasionally (up to 25 degree flex & 30 degree extension for up to 2 mi…

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