Skilled Trade-Welder General-SE MI Locations

Skilled Trade-Welder General-SE MI Locations

Ford Motor Company | Phoenix, AZ, 85067, US
Salary Range:$52,000 – $73,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 3 days ago

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Description

**This job requisition will provide candidates to fill the hiring needs among the various locations throughout Southeast Michigan.**

**Rate of Pay and Benefits:**

**General Welders** are paid a top hourly base rate of $ **36.66** , plus applicable shift, overtime, and holiday premiums. The starting rate for this position is **$36.46** with pay increases to the top rate upon completion of three consecutive months of employment.

**Benefits:**

**Immediate access to Best-in-Class Company provided healthcare!**

+ Company provided premium coverage for Hospital-Surgical-Medical plus Drug, Hearing, Dental, and Vision.

+ Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance.

+ Accident and Sickness and Extended Disability Benefits.

+ Automatic enrollment in TESPHE, the hourly employee 401(k) plan, at an initial pre-tax contribution rate of 3%. Also eligible for Company TESPHE contributions of 6.4% of base pay and $1 per compensated hour.

+ Eligible for holiday pay, profit sharing and lump sum bonuses, paid time off, tuition assistance, and immediate vehicle discount purchase plans.

Willingness and ability to work on an assigned schedule, change shifts periodically, work more than 8 hours per day and/or work overtime, while maintaining good attendance. Ability and willingness to learn and follow safety rules and procedures.

Ability to learn, remember, and maintain pace of steps involved in performing a job after instruction, training, and familiarization with the tasks. Ability and willingness to understand and follow instructions, both oral or in writing.

Ability and willingness to work in a team environment, including helping co-workers, maintaining and promoting a safe work environment, treating co-workers with dignity and respect regardless of personal differences, and accepting and following instructions and requests from leadership.

Candidates must have completed a bona fide apprenticeship, or have 8 years of previous experience, or have a combination of previous work experience and training equivalent to a bona fide apprenticeship program in the trade.

Experience in the construction or manufacturing industries, skilled in metal straightening and fabrication, proficient in the following welding methods: MIG, TIG, Heli-Arc, Oxy Acetylene, and Soldering. Additionally:

+ Uses electricity and torches to produce heat and solder together components made from steel, titanium, copper, and other metals

+ Welds small components like copper plumbing for residential use and large ones like pipelines for power plants or beams for buildings and bridges

+ Consults blueprints and sketches in order to execute jobs and tasks to specification

+ Assesses equipment, structures, materials, and job specifications for appropriate welding positions and methods

+ Monitors equipment for appropriate usage and temperature

+ Maintains a thorough knowledge of universal standards and specifications in order to meet building codes and legal requirements

+ Develops working knowledge of dozens of methods used for welding a variety of materials and components

+ Operates specialized machinery for industrial welding or supervises robots that do the same

+ Trims metal components using heat, fire, and electricity

+ Takes apart and disposes of large metal objects like automobiles, ships, and other structures

+ Monitors work environment for hazards and maintains healthy ventilation levels to avoid particle or gas inhalation

+ Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes

Successful completion of a job interview, pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check is required. Drug panel does not include THC.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or protected veteran status.

**Requisition ID** : 4088