Website Louis Industries

Aluminum Welder Job Highlights

Title Aluminum Welder 
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience 1+ Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Paynesville, MN, United States
Company Louis Industries

Company Profile

Louis Industries is a sheet metal fabricator and steel distributor using state-of-the-art technology to manufacture quality parts.

Job Profile

The company is searching for an Aluminum Welder who will be responsible for production welding a variety of assemblies, and setup, operating, and light maintenance of production equipment.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Welding AAS Degree, Diploma, or Certificate
  • 5+ years of welding experience
  • Forklift Certification
  • Knowledge and experience working in a manufacturing/production environment


  • Handle assorted raw materials, steel parts, and steel scrap.
  • Maintain work area and production equipment in clean and orderly condition. Follow all safety work rules.
  • On occasion, cross-train and operate some or all of the following production equipment: welding robot, press brake, spot welder, turret, rivet gun, Stud gun, and sander.
  • Operate small electric/air hand tools.
  • Participate in and support continuous process improvements.
  • Perform incoming inspection, sorting, and receiving of bar stock, pipe, rod material, and welding supplies.
  • Perform light maintenance on plant equipment where needed; i.e., startup/shutdown, maintain inspection records, and keep the work environment clean.
  • Perform work in a manner that all products conform to prescribed quality standards.
  • Safely operate a forklift to load and unload raw materials and completed parts.
  • Use and understand online ERP systems for data collection, work instructions, routers, and prints.
  • Work from instructions and prints to arrange parts into welding fixtures, clamp pieces into position and tack weld and/or apply finished weld. Select proper equipment, and set voltage and wire feed settings to obtain proper strength and appearance.
  • Other duties may be assigned that pertain to the classification.


  • Ability to communicate orally or in written form effectively with personnel and read and interpret documents, such as welding blueprints
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate welding and fabrication equipment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Proficient with mathematical calculations and the use of measuring devices

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and overhead work.
  • Exposure to fumes, glare, and radiation of arc
  • Occasionally required to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.


  • 401k match
  • Annual and quarterly bonus
  • Boot allowance
  • Dental insurance
  • Dependent daycare flex spending
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Health insurance
  • HSA match
  • Life insurance
  • Paid uniforms
  • Prescription safety glasses reimbursement
  • Short term disability
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Vacation pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Vision insurance
  • Weld helmet allowance

Employer’s Statement

Louis Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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