JBT Corporation

Welder II

3 weeks ago
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John Bean Technologies Corporation has a long history of technical innovation. JBT traces its roots to 1884 when inventor John Bean developed a new type of spray pump to combat San Jose scale in California's orchards. Our innovative solutions have helped create industries, and our tradition of invention continues to contribute to customer success today. We are a leading provider in nearly every market in which we compete, with strong relationships that only begin with the best people, equipment and technologies available anywhere. Today, JBT is a strong and balanced market leader with almost $1 billion in annual revenues.

JBT Wolf-tec is a leading innovative equipment manufacturer providing better, safer and more cost effective manufacturing methods for meat, poultry, and seafood processors and turnkey solutions for automation.

We have an immediate opportunity for a Welder II.  The Welding position performs welding activities, some of which are non-routine, to join, surface, fabricate or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials, as specified by work orders, blueprints, sketches or charts.  Works within established safety, quality and operating procedures.


  • Plans work activities to produce quality welds in the time allotted by the schedule and manufacturing standards. May adapt procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs.
  • Fabricates fixtures and parts from verbal / written directions as needed.
  • Lays out and marks weld points on parts or subassemblies using rule, square, scribe or templates.
  • Positions pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides and steps using measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Performs TIG and MIG welding in a sanitary environment. Performs purge welding on tubing or piping.
  • Verifies and inspects completed work for conformance to specifications and standards using appropriate measuring devices. Reports all discrepancies with manufacturing to immediate supervisor prior to moving onto the next operation, and then gathers the appropriate departmental personal to determine the best way to achieve the manufacturing standard.
  • Uses hand and power tools to grind, sand, polish or cut any stainless steel weldments or sub-assemblies.
  • Practices good housekeeping procedures within weld shop and work areas. 

Occasional Responsibilities: 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


  • High School Diploma or GED. Associates degree preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand English such as safety and operational procedures, blueprints, machining and fabrication drawings, and bills of materials. 
  • Ability to understand written descriptions on work orders and be able to perform math problems related to the work. Training at a Trade School or Apprentice Program is desirable. Welding certification are recommended but not mandatory.
  • Thorough working knowledge of orbital welding.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully weld with TIG and MIG in a sanitary environment within established safety, production and quality requirements. Capable of purge welding tubing or piping.
  • Ability to efficiently use measuring instruments such as measuring tape, calipers, protractor, machinist scales, height gauges, etc. to verify and inspect own work.
  • Ability to fabricate fixtures, and parts from verbal / written directions.
  • Ability to cut, bend, and notch tubing.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment, hand and power tools, and to perform manual tasks such as grinding, sanding, polishing, plasma cutting.


  • Ability to perform quality welds within established safety, production and quality standards is more important than time in job, but a minimum of at least one years’ experience working with both TIG and MIG is generally required.
  • Welding in the food or dairy industry is preferred. 

JBT Wolf-tec is a world class organization offering dynamic solutions and creating leading technologies, equipment and expertise. We provide excellent benefits and competitive compensation.


It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org.

You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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