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North Kent Base - Sand Lake, MI 49343

Full Job Description

We are looking for an experienced or entry level welder/fabricator to join the NKB team. The job will include but not limited to MIG and TIG welding in all positions and materials. Assembling and fabricating weldments to print. The right candidate will be able to work independently with good problem-solving skills.


Essential functions:

  • Comprehend and follow blueprints in accordance with required specifications

  • Working from blueprint, sketches or written or verbal instructions, plan and layout raw material, plates, angles, channels castings, tubing, pipe, etc. in accordance with specifications where close tolerance (+ or -") is required

  • Clean parts as instructed, i.e. hand grind, wire brush

  • Perform minor adjustments to machines as needed

  • Use mathematical formulas (algebra, geometry, trigonometry) and equipment such as scales, squares, calipers, micrometers, etc. to: verify templates and work, layout machining locations, center angles and contours, and layout development liner on complicated intersections

  • Must be able to use precision instruments for use in measurements

  • Perform rigging, lifting and moving of product using cranes, forklifts, etc.

  • Comprehend and follow ISO procedures to ensure compliance with the standard

  • Must know, understand, and abide by all plant safety rules and regulation

  • Other duties as assigned


Required competency, education, and experience:

  • MIG and TIG welding experience

  • Technical training in welding preferred

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be able to use a computer to read and understand prints

  • Must be able to understand how parts move while welding

  • Must be motivated and work well by yourself and as a team

  • Must have willingness to be trained

1st Shift hours: 7:00 am 5:00 pm Monday-Friday occasionally Saturday

Must also have your own hand tools and grinders to perform in this position.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 3 years


  • 10 hour shift

  • 8 hour shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sand Lake, MI 49343: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Welding: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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