Prototype Associate I (Welder)

Website Hendrickson

Prototype Associate I (Welder) Job Highlights

Title Prototype Associate I (Welder)
Type Full Time
Experience 1-2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Canton, OH, United States
Company Hendrickson

Company Profile

Hendrickson manufactures and supplies medium and heavy-duty mechanical, elastomeric, and air suspensions; auxiliary lift axle systems; parabolic and multi-leaf springs; tire pressure control systems; integrated and non-integrated axle and brake systems; stabilizers; bumpers; and components to the global commercial transportation industry.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Prototype Associate (Welder) who will assist in the building of prototypes, test samples for testing, fabricating, welding, assembly machining, burning, and maintenance in the department.

Educational Qualification

  • The prospective applicants should have a High School Diploma

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 1 to 2 years of professional experience and or technical degree a plus
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Welding and fabrication experience a must- must be able to pass 2G weld test and continue developing welding capabilities


  • Assembly and packaging of prototypes and production parts.
  • Basic equipment operation. Including, weld fixtures, mills, saws, grinders, shot blast, weld robots.
  • Forklift operation for pulling inventory and moving materials between workstations.
  • Identify and maintain a 5-S atmosphere.
  • Painting and paint-prep operations.
  • Participate as an active member of the safety team.
  • Welding and repair of returnable containers, shipping brackets, and prototypes.


  • Computer skills highly desired; experience in Microsoft Office
  • Strong mathematical aptitude
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

Behavioral Traits

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Detail Oriented

Physical Demands

  • Occasional sitting, driving forklift
  • Frequent standing, walking
  • Occasional lifting of heavy objects

Work Environment

  • Exposure to a manufacturing setting, including welding and hearing protection areas
  • Exposure to forklift traffic

Employer’s Statement

Hendrickson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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