AAI/Spalding is a major sports equipment manufacturing company located in Jefferson, Iowa owned by Spalding; a division of Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., & leading international basic apparel company.
We currently have an opening for a Master Welder. Lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast and forged components to assemble structural forms such as machinery frames.
This is a full time, first shift position with excellent benefits and a pay range of $22.31 - 24.31 per hour.
AAI is the official supplier and partner to USA Gymnastics and the NCAA, as well as a proud partner with the Federation Internationale De Gymnastique (FIG).
Spalding is the largest basketball equipment supplier in the world. As the official backboard of the NBA and NCAA since 2009, this makes them one of the most well-known brands in the industry.
Our Jefferson, Iowa facility has been in operation and supporting our local community since 1954.
Must be able to set up and adjust the welding machine to give proper penetration of weld and to make welds with structural integrity, good appearance, and which adhere to specifications.
Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together.
Bolts, clamps, and tack welds parts to secure in position for welding.
Sets up equipment (jigs and fixtures) and welds parts.
Repairs or reworks products as directed.
Responsible for the day-to-day care and maintenance of the welding machine.
Must be able to report accurately labor performed via scanning and/or written reports.
Follow all safety rules and regulations, and wear appropriate PPE at all times.
Complete other duties assigned by the supervisor.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
Ability to compute ratios, and percentages
Ability to pass pre-employment skills testing
At least six (6) months continuous welding experience in a production environment or possess welding certification prior to employment. If the individual possesses the experience but does not possess the certification prior to employment, they must become a certified welder (overhead and vertical) within twelve (12) months to progress to the scale rate for a Master Welder.
We offer competitive pay & benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401k.
We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone is treated with respect and empowered to contribute equally. We want to foster a culture of belonging for all employees, and we are focused on attracting, retaining, and developing diverse talent. We believe our differences make us stronger, and for this reason, we are committed to diversity and inclusion practices in our organization
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity