Reading, Pennsylvania

WELDER II (Aluminum & Stainless Steel)

Reading Truck Body, an award- winning and innovative manufacturer of truck service bodies and equipment in the Reading, PA area has several opportunities for skilled experienced Welders!

Start your career off with an enhanced vacation package and new starting rates! New Team Members are eligible to receive “TWO” sign on Bonuses each after 90 days with good performance. Fantastic Benefits Program including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k with Company Match just to name a few. Come join the Reading Team and start your new career today!

SUMMARY

A Welder II provides welding support as part of a team working on either Standard and/or Special assembled service bodies as well as small parts.This position will take fabricated steel parts and weld them into assembled units as specified on blueprints or work instructions and within specific quality standards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Weld together structural (Aluminum and Steel) metal components as specified by blueprints, work orders, or oral instructions in flat, vertical or overhead positions.

•Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt components parts to obtain required configuration and positions for welding.

•Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material.

•Complete inline quality inspection of work and Maintain weld quality in accordance to established quality guidelines

•Complete welding station tasks in accordance to established tak time (if applicable).

•Cross train on multiple welding workstations and perform required tasks in multiple stations when needed to fill staffing gaps.

•Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools including welding equipment.

• Perform other assignments as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

•High School Diploma or GED

•Willing to work overtime and varied shift assignments if necessary

•Prior manufacturing experience preferred

•Ability to pass tape measure testing

•Ability to read blue print (if applicable to the line)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE:

•Ability to work in a hot or cold manufacturing environment

COMMENTS: The Reading Group, LLC (TRG) does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, ancestry veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Reading, Pennsylvania

J.B. Poindexter & Co. (JBPCO) is a privately held, diversified manufacturing company with over $1.4B dollars in annual revenue and 6,300 team members. Eight operating subsidiaries covering over 40 locations are engaged in the production of commercial truck bodies, step-vans, utility trucks, funeral coaches, limousines, pick-up truck bed enclosures, precision machining and expandable foam plastic packaging.

J.B. Poindexter Companies looking to hire: Truck Accessories Group (TAG), Morgan Truck Body, Reading Truck Body & Morgan Olson

Who We Are Looking For 

JBPCO is seeking transitioning military service membersmilitary veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  

Should I Apply?

JBPCO affords team members opportunities in career advancement, and an array of benefits, as well as training, development, and a competitive salary. JBPCO job opportunities are nationwide supporting local economies.  Their culture emphasizes diversity, safety, team building, succession planning and morale as well as recognizing military veteran team members.  If you are ready to advance your career and help the JBPCO team move further down the road ahead, view their available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on a J.B. Poindexter & Co. job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on JBPCO's career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on JBPCO's career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once JBPCO reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

How to Win An Interview

1.     Review the job description for the specific position you are applying for.

2.     Review the company website. Know their mission and values. What do they do? What are their products?

3.     Prepare a few questions to ask on your interview.

4.     Prepare to discuss your military or civilian background and how it relates to the position. 

5.     Check out the RecruitMilitary Resources tab for resume guidance, interview prep and more!

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