Welder -Sharon, PA

Sharon, PA, USA Req #1180
Friday, September 15, 2023
SSAB is one of the largest North American producers of steel plate and coil, serving many industrial markets including energy, construction, agriculture and transportation.  SSAB operates five state of the art facilities strategically located in key regions across the U.S. 
SSAB has nearly 1,200 highly skilled employees in the U.S.  Jobs at SSAB range from machine operators and sales people to advanced engineers and corporate professionals in HR, finance and more.  SSAB offers challenging careers and comprehensive benefit program designed to keep employees and their families healthy and secure.

Job purpose


Responsible for fitting and welding of steel, aluminum and stainless steel parts using a MIG and/or TIG process, for the smooth running of the production business in the safest most efficient manner possible.


Duties and responsibilities


  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a Welding Procedure Specification
  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding requirements
  • MIG and TIG weld steel, aluminum and stainless steel components based on the specifications
  • of the blueprints and/or drawings
  • Maintains welds on various items using a variety of processes (manual arc, tungsten inert gas, metallic inert gas, brazing, cement core drilling, sheet metal, steam-fitting, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability and functioning of required items ensuring safety
  • Ensure that equipment is operating properly and safely; take steps to report and repair equipment, internally & externally, with suppliers; troubleshoot machine problems to determine actual faults
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools to ensure they meet requirements, customer specifications and within Company Policy
  • Test the operation of machines periodically to guarantee proper running, fix issues that might occur during the shift, check output to discover any machine-related mistakes or flaws, keep records of approved and defective units, final products & maintenance schedules, and maintain activity logs
  • Study blueprint from work layout to ensure accuracy in production task
  • Ensure timely preparation and availability of all production materials to avoid shortage during production




Required Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1 - 2+ years of experience as a welder in a production/manufacturing setting
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers, extremely organized
  • Experience with steel, aluminum and/or stainless steel required
  • Experience with MIG and TIG welding
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques
  • for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Ability to identify, measure material and produce quality products consistently
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, calipers, tape measures and angle gauges
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Strong attention to details, analytical skills, exceptional judgment, dependable, excellent teamwork skills, good time management skills, creative, problem-solving, hardworking & persistent, professional competence, proactive
  • Forklift certification
  • Current/active driver’s license

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Associates Degree from a two year college or technical school, or an equivalent combination of education & experience
  • 3 - 5+ years of experience as a welder in a production/manufacturing setting
  • Welder certification
  • Experience with CNC press breaks, CNC folding machines and automatic saws
  • Crane certification


Working conditions


Travel 10% of time for meetings at other SSAB locations, deliveries, trainings, seminars & conferences as needed
SSAB's vision is a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world.
SSAB's values form the guiding principals of our company. 
They shape our culture and characteristics.  They serve as a compass for our actions and behavior, and describe what we stand for.  Values guide us daily in making the right choices and doing the right things.

SSAB's values are:
  • Driven - Together we create value
  • True - Do what is right
  • Ahead - Future in mind

Other details

  • Job Family Special Steels
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Sharon, PA, USA