Senior Welder

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Job Description

An Opportunity to Grow with Us

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a great living and be part of a thriving cross functional community who realizes collaboration, autonomy, and challenges are the opportunities that lead to great products? Would you enjoy working in the world of fast-paced industrial technology? If so, we have an outstanding opportunity for you to join our Watlow team where we serve the world’s leading companies with technology and solutions that improve and enrich everyday life around the world.

Why Work at Watlow

The World’s leading companies start with Watlow for all their thermal needs. Watlow is a world class designer and manufacturer of advanced thermal solutions and a global leader in industrial technology. We are making a positive impact around the world as we help clean the air, connect people worldwide, power the globe and improve quality of life. We have been providing breakthrough thermal solutions for nearly a century. Our corporate values continually guide us toward always doing the right thing, always learning and improving, respecting everyone and leading with service and humility.

 About the Role

The senior welder role is a great opportunity within a fast-growing industry. The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own as well as in teams.  From the start, you will collaborate with peers and team leaders while you begin to acclimate to our facility.  You will first focus on mastering your skill level through our robust training plans.  Once trained, you will be allowed to continue to grow your skill while also training others.  Along the way, you will realize Watlow’s culture of self-actualization and fun is on a level you’ve never imagined.


  • Prepare materials and/or parts for welding to specifications
  • Setup and operate equipment needed to cut, stamp, bend, form metal parts and materials for welding
  • May perform welding operations using spot, PAW, Mig, and Tig welders to join parts, vessels, enclosures, etc.
  • May use Computerized Numeric Control (CNC) plasma cutters and other electronically controlled welders to help cut and weld materials and parts
  • Test completed product for welding reliability and completeness. May clean, re-weld, grind and finish welding.
  • Clean and do preventative maintenance on welding and preparation equipment as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED certificate or equivalent preferred
  • Welding certificate or welding related work experience (1-3 years)
  • Read and comprehend measurements on tape measure
  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods

Additional success factors:

  • Leadership training
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed
  • Willingness to be a cross-functional team member
  • Ability to learn new skills and follow directions

Diversity & Inclusion

We proactively embrace diversity in all its dimensions across our company and cultivate a culture of inclusion and forward thinking that respects and reflects each team member’s individual strengths, views, and experiences. Watlow takes pride in being an inclusive equal opportunity employer and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


We salute veterans for their service to our country and respect the valuable skills, teamwork and leadership experiences they have acquired during their tours of duty. We encourage veterans to join Watlow and work alongside the many other veterans that we proudly call team members today.

COVID and Safety

Watlow is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all of our current and prospective team members. Our hiring process is a combination of virtual telephone, in-person interviewing and onboarding activities. Please let us know confidentially if you need or require any special accommodations to participate in our recruiting process.

How to Apply

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