Job Posted 8/23/2023
LOC Performance Products
Lansing, MI
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Loc Performance Products, LLC provides full services for complex mechanical products, fabricated structures and systems that range from complete design services to prototype manufacturing, testing, production launch, full rate production and product service and sustainment.  Loc provides quality products and services at affordable prices through a lean organizational structure and four facilities, three in Michigan that span 910,000 square feet, and one in Ohio, that span 800,000+ square feet.  The Plymouth, MI facility serves as corporate headquarters and specializes in suspension, driveline, and track systems.  The Lansing and Lapeer Michigan based facilities specialize in fabrications and armor product solutions.  Loc’s St. Mary’s, Ohio facility manufactures rubber track products for agricultural, construction, and defense industries. Visit our website at http://www.locperformance.com


FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Approved Date: 3/8/18

Job Title: Mig/Tig Welder

Department:  Production


Summary Welds together metal components of products such as steel bar, steel and aluminum details, fabrications, and plates along with many other weldments using mig/tig welding equipment by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned


  • Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.

  • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified by Welding Engineer or Welding Technician.

  • Starts power supply to produce electric current.

  • Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.

  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.

  • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.

  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

  • Applies filler rod manually to supply weld metal.

  • Cleans or degreases weld joint or workpiece.

  • Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes.

  • Prepares broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces.

  • Chips off excess weld, slag, and spatter.

  • Preheats workpiece with hand torch or heating furnace.

  • Positions and clamps workpieces together or assembles them in jig or fixture.

  • Tacks assemblies together.



To perform the job successfully, an individual will need to perform the following competencies.


 Quantity of Work

The quantity of work produced and the promptness with which it is completed.


Quality of Work

The ability displayed and accuracy of work produced, meeting company standards, and requiring little to no rework.


Judgement/Knowledge of Job

Knowledge of job, techniques, skills, equipment, procedures, materials, etc.



Punctuality and attendance.


Teamwork/ Attitude

Willingness and cooperativeness with co-workers and supervisors; ability to accept constructive criticism.



The degree to which an employee searches out new tasks and expands their ability to perform assigned tasks without direct supervision.


Adherence to Policy

Follow quality environmental policies and have knowledge of AS9100 and IS14001.


Adherence to Safety

Follow safety procedures, security protocol, and wear proper PPE.


Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Loc Performance is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.