Are you looking for a new challenge with a company that allows you to make a difference in people's lives every day?
At Permobil's Manual Wheelchair Business Unit, we have a singular focus and goal: Make the best manual wheelchairs in the world. That is all we do. No distractions. Every frame is made to measure. The optimized fit of a TiLite chair brings unparalleled performance and function. We design and build the best fitting, best performing, and most beautiful wheelchairs on the planet, and we couldn't do it without the very best team. Permobil is in search of a Welder to join our team in Pasco, WA. Pasco is situated along the Columbia and Snake Rivers in the Tri-Cities area of Washington State (Pasco, Kennewick, Richland), and is one of the fastest growing young metropolitan areas in Washington. Residents enjoy the Tri-Cities' excellent school systems, non-existent traffic congestion, award-winning wineries and craft distilleries, sunny, warm weather (annual precipitation of less than 7 inches), and affordable cost of living. The diverse culture offers activities for avid outdoor enthusiasts as well as those who enjoy the city life activities such as fine dining, golfing and cultural events.
Duties and Responsibilities
Weld aluminum and/or titanium frames and parts according to instructions and training. Fabricate and assemble parts according to instructions and training. Read, understand, interpret, and follow technical drawings, directions, procedures, and instructions for all work assignments (including blueprints). Perform detail-oriented and accurate work; meet all quality standards. Analyze information to identify potential problems and/or discrepancies. Safely and proficiently operate tools and equipment needed to weld, fabricate, and assemble parts. Ability to work under pressure; meet all deadlines. Maintain a clean and safe work area and awareness of surroundings. Work as a team and maintain professionalism at all levels in the organization. Support all quality, safety, and environmental programs. Maintain regular and predictable attendance; report to work on time.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Duties and responsibilities may change from time to time.
Knowledge and Skills Needed
Completed or currently enrolled in a Certified Welding Program that includes TIG. Permobil Welding Certification (within 3 months of hire). Ability to read, understand, and interpret technical drawings. High school diploma or GED. Proficiency in the English language (written and oral). Basic math skills. 1-2+ years experience in a manufacturing or production environment preferred. 5 years welding employment experience preferred.
Manufacturing plant; exposure to elements such as noise, dust, cold, heat, and/or odor. Overtime as assigned.
Ability to stand for 8 to 10+ hours. Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds. Ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, twist, squat, grasp, and work with tools above shoulder level. Good hand and eye coordination and ability to see fine details. Fine finger and wrist manipulation. Ability to wear personal protective equipment for extended periods.
Permobil is a drug-free workplace. Successful candidates must pass a pre-employment drug screening.
Permobil is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are a participant of Everify, for all employment verifications. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, veteran or military status, or other protected status.
If you need accommodation in the application process, please contact Permobil Human Resources at 509.416.4299
Phone: (509) 586-6117
Location: 2701 W Court St, Pasco, WA 99301
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ