TIG Welder

Trenton Forging - Trenton, MI


Position: TIG Welder

Shift: Days 6:00am - 4:30pm

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Must be a skilled welder, preferred working knowledge of forging / stamping dies and equipment components.
  • Must have experience using the following tools: TIG weld rig.
  • Troubleshoot die malfunctions by locating source of problems(s) through observation of the operation and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Remove (dismantle) and examine defective dies.
  • Create and/or install replacement tooling as needed.
  • Attend educational workshops, review technical publications as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions: TIG welding and benching forging dies and drop hammer components. Must have working knowledge of air hammer and TIG welding. Will troubleshoot tooling malfunctions as they occur. Will maintain a safe and effective working environment. 40-60 hours a week.

Education Requirements: High school diploma, with trade school experience preferred.

Experience Requirements: 2+ years experience as TIG Welder, Flood welding experience a plus.

Skill Requirements: Strong trouble shooting skills to find root cause of issues and think logically about solutions; mechanical skills to read blueprints and schematics, and to use a variety of tools and diagnostic devises. Prefer self-starter, with time management skills and a strong work ethic.

Physical Requirements: Must have a strong stamina. Twisting, turning, bending, and holding arms at / above the head are all common movements; able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to work in extreme temperatures. Personal Protection Equipment provided. Uniform program offered.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Die Repair: 1 year (Preferred)
  • TIG Welding: 1 year (Preferred)