• Louisville, KY, USA
  • 18.75 per hour Weekly
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k, Vacation, PTO, Quarterly Profitability Bonuses

Join Lantech as a 1st Shift Production Welder in our CLIMATE CONTROLLED facility. We offer a 4-day work week with overtime opportunities, quarterly profitability bonuses, and TONS of opportunities for advancement. Our Production Welders START at $18.75/hr

1st Shift: Mon - Thu, 6am - 4:30 pm

Who are We?

Lantech is widely recognized as the world leader in stretch wrapping technology. Not surprising, since we invented the first rotary stretch wrapping machine and have continually re-invented the product with new features and performance-enhancing technology ever since. We also are industry leaders in robust and efficient case and tray handling equipment. Today, Lantech equipment is found worldwide, with technical support in multiple languages.

Why You Matter:

As a Production Welder at Lantech, you will be a member of a team that skillfully fabricates the steel components of our Stretch wrappers. Production welders at Lantech are tasked with using their metalworking expertise to lay the foundation on which our machines are built.

Here's a Glimpse at What you'll Do:

As a Production Welder in Conveyor, you will:

  • Weld mild steel in order to fabricate the scale base fabrication
  • MIG weld conveyor parts (including standard components) based on the customer's specifications (most conveyors are customized).
  • Load and unload fixtures for welding; pushing carts with parts
  • Grind all surface welds at a level to not be seen after the painting is complete
  • Run radial arm drill press and saw
  • Read a tape measure
  • Measure and cut parts
  • Backfill other cells as needed

As a Production Welder in Conveyor, you will be required to pass and sustain Pulse Certification.

Physical requirements include standing for 9.5 hours each day, manual dexterity to maneuver equipment for welding as well as lifting up to 50 lbs.

What are We Looking For? (Requirements)

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is able to read and follow instructions in English (blueprints and standard work).
  • Must be a self-starter who is detail oriented with a strong commitment to quality, safety, and ability to work effectively within the fast-paced environment described above.
  • Has a high aptitude for working with situations of a manufacturing nature.
  • Practices safe work habits as an individual and with co-workers.
  • Adheres to guidelines related to PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Is a team-oriented individual with good interaction/communication skills.
  • Is able to get directions and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Is detail-oriented and able to work effectively within a fast-paced production environment.
  • Is able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Is able to stand for 9-10 hours per day
  • Is able to pass a pre-employment physical examination, drug screen, and background check.
  • Is willing and able to work overtime to complete projects and/or meet scheduling deadlines.
  • Is customer focused with a strong commitment to quality and production schedule
  • Has sustained a record of good attendance.
  • Is legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Education & Experience:

  • Must have at least one year of MIG welding experience with the ability to pass pulse assessment (Pulse welding is a plus).
  • The ability to read blueprints and drawings and knowledge of welding symbols is strongly preferred.
  • The ability to read a tape measure is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to weld outside of a fixture a plus.
  • Must have the ability to run a saw and drill press (previous machining experience strongly desired).
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required (Additional training from vocational or trade school is a plus).

Desired Skills:

  • Adaptability
  • Team oriented
  • Manual Dexterity (to maneuver equipment for welding)
  • Time management
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Reasons why you will love working at Lantech:

  • Job Stability: Lantech is an essential business that is thriving in the manufacturing industry and growing exponentially in the market. We believe that job stability is not only about your ability to hold a job. It also means you enjoy what you are doing as well as the benefits and compensation offered.
  • Growth and Career Opportunities: Each manufacturing position at Lantech is specifically created with a path for advancement in mind! As our associates further develop their skills, they are eligible for pay increases and promotional opportunities. Come join the Lantech team and stretch your career!
  • Competitive Benefits: 401k + Company Match, Quarterly profitability bonus, Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Life, STD & LTD, Paid Life insurance, Paid Vacation, PTO, 8 paid holidays per year.
  • Competitive Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • & More!


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