Website Matthews International

Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 2-3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Sherwood, OR, United States
Company Matthews International Corporation

Company Profile

Matthews International is a unique community and has created a market-leading global company serving the consumer products, memorialization, and industrial technology markets, each borne out of identification products.

Matthews Environmental Solutions, a division of Matthews Memorialization, is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of technologically advanced crematoria equipment, as well as cremation-related products and services.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Welder who will operate various welding equipment to fabricate, build or modify products, equipment, accessory equipment, and components.

Educational Qualification

  • No special education is mentioned, yet having a High School Diploma will be a plus.

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 2 to 3 years of previous welding experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Conducts operator-level preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment according to the preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Cross trains on all work stations within the department.
  • Lays out, fits together, and welds mostly pre-cut parts together.
  • Monitors Quality Points work station and records required data.
  • Operates assigned equipment safely in accordance with company and OSHA safety programs and rules.
  • Performs numerous steps when welding various materials together.
  • Performs work in accordance with approved procedures and work instructions.
  • Reports quality and production concerns and issues to supervisor.
  • Responsible for welding of more complex parts/components within the department.
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Basic analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), and planning skills.
  • Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, and reasoning).
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting.

Work Conditions

  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high.

Employer’s Statement

Matthews International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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