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Welder II - Day Shift

Date: Nov 21, 2021

Location: Lee's Summit, MO, US, 64082-2312

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Briggs & Stratton / Billy Goat, located in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is a leading and innovative manufacturer of outdoor power equipment. We specialize in the design and manufacture of machines in three product groups: Debris Management (vacuums, blowers, and debris loaders), Lawn Renovation, and Brush Cutters. We have an immediate opening for a full time Welder to support our operations.

Work Hours: 5 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday. Overtime is required at various times during the year, usually on a Friday.  Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.


Benefits:  We offer a complete benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance effective on 32nd day of employment. Generous 401k plan after 45 days of employment. Full time employees are also eligible for paid holidays, PTO (paid time off), and quarterly productivity and attendance bonuses.  $500 Bonus payable after a successful 90 days of employment.

Position Description

Welds metal components together with robot gas welding equipment to fabricate metal parts for Billy Goat machinery by performing the following duties.


Job Responsibilities

  • Operates robot weld machine to weld metal parts together.  May also perform the duties of a MIG Welder.  Advanced duties include programming of the robot, maintenance and fixture recommendations.
  • Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products using various weld fixtures.
  • Evaluates and inspects finished parts for quality and accuracy.  Makes fixture changes when necessary.
  • Performs related tasks such as drilling, roll forming, plasma cutting and grinding.
  • Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes, and increases size of metal parts.
  • Completes all work to required print specifications and quality standards.
  • Maintains work area according to 5S standards and completes all required paperwork correctly.


Job Skills Requirements

  • Basic reading, writing and math skills. Working knowledge of  blueprint reading preferred.
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


High School diploma

Experience Requirements

1 year of related experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Moderate physical demand; often lifting/moving average weight (25 to 50 lbs/11-27 kgs), and occasionally lifting heavy weight materials (up to 70 lbs)
Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Somewhat disagreeable or hazardous conditions.


Briggs & Stratton, LLC, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton, LLC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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