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Lippert Components, Inc Weld Team Leader 1st Shift in Brandon, South Dakota


Technical School Welding or 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Individual must comply with the LTE Quality Management System. This position is full-time (40 hours per week or more) unless otherwise noted in individual personnel file.


Coordinates activities of welders engaged in welding of structural, ornamental, or sheet metal products.


  • First class welding on all products. First class welding consists of using correct parts, welding parts according to the corresponding print, producing parts at a rate consistent with operation sheet standards, such as piece parts per hour.

  • Positions parts in jigs or fixtures.

  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

  • Lays out, positions, and tack welds workpieces.

  • Welds along vertical weld lines.

  • Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter.

  • Analyzes work orders and blueprints to determine information such as material to be used, type of operations, and sequence of operations required.

  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.

  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.

  • Production work orders are properly documented prior to beginning operations, notifying engineering of any incorrect or incomplete operation sheets or blueprints.

  • Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of machines.

  • Responsible for all production , all parts and assemblies must be to print.

  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.

  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.

  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

  • Supervise and monitor on the job training of all new production personnel.

  • Compliance to LTE QMS or other procedure requirements.

  • Orders all supplies and tools needed for the department (gas, wire, gloves, sanding belts, etc.).

  • Upkeep and maintenance of machines assigned and personal equipment issued to the department (tools, gloves, aprons, etc.) p 1 of 2

  • Cleanliness in the department.

  • Work in a cooperative manner with fellow employees.

  • Program and operate robotic welder.

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.


Walk/Stand -- 4 hours Sit -- 5 hours "Occasionally" means 1% to 33%, Lift up to 100 pounds -- Occasionally "Frequently" means 34% to 66%, Push/Pull 100 pounds -- Occasionally "Continuously" means 67% to 100% Reach above shoulders -- Frequently of an eight hour work day. Bend/Stoop -- Frequently Climb Ladder -- Occasionally Operate Fork Lift -- Valid certificate Daily Attendance


Steel-toed Shoes Safety Glasses Hearing Protection Gloves when necessary

Requisition ID: 2021-4684

External Company Name: Lippert Components

External Company URL:

Street: 1200 E Birch St

Telecommute: No