Hand Welder

Website JOST International

Hand Welder Job Highlights

Title Hand Welder
Type Full Time (1st, 2nd, 3rd shift)
Experience Required
Function Manufacturing/Others
Location Grand Haven, MI, United States
Company JOST International

Company Profile

JOST International designs and manufactures fifth wheels, landing gear, kingpins, turntables, hydraulic cylinders, and aerodynamic devices for the road transportation market.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Hand Welder who will solely be accountable for the fulfillment of all assigned duties and has authority delegated commensurate with assigned responsibilities.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience


  • Pull and weld parts to print or specifications
  • Weld to and follow all Work Instructions (WI)
  • Count and label products correctly
  • Removal of non-conforming material at the end of the shift
  • Rework as assigned, to include grinding
  • Any additional duties that have not been specifically stated, but which may be assigned and those that are logically and properly inherent to this position.


  • Ability to follow, understand, and strictly abide by the Work Instructions (WI)
  • Ability to gain knowledge and understanding of JOST’s Basic Processes.
  • Ability to gain knowledge of company products and comply with quality, environmental, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Able to read and write legibly as defined by company standards.
  • Able to use handheld tools correctly and safely.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • A high level of attention to detail is a must.
  • Highly dependable, motivated, and self-driven with excellent attendance.
  • Must be able to accurately and correctly read and comprehend blueprints.
  • Must be able to consistently and on a daily basis as required to safely; stand, twist, bend, stoop, reach, and kneel.
  • Must be able to correctly and safely lift up to 53# with or without the assistance of a lift or device.
  • Must be able to wear the required OSHA PPE which may include a respirator.
  • Must pass pre-established requirements for company visual and penetration standards as determined by supervision.

Physical Requirements

  • Work is performed in a manufacturing setting.
  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly and repetitively required to; walk, stand, see, hear, use hands, reach, stoop, bend, twist, and lift or move objects that weigh a minimum of 5# pounds to a maximum 51# pounds with or without assistance.


  • 401k plus up to 4% company match
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Company-provided and voluntary term life
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Paid vacation days (PTO)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term disability

Employer’s Statement

JOST International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit jostinternational.com.

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