Oshkosh Defense - Welder

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-464-09


In Cooperation with  
Spartanburg Technical College 
is assisting with the recruitment and training for

Oshkosh Defense

Join our Oshkosh Defense Spartanburg Assembly team!

Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation technologies and advanced systems.  We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions. 

Potential employment opportunities exist for the new Oshkosh Defense facility in Spartanburg:


As a Welder, you will be responsible for operating welding equipment to build high quality parts, subassemblies, and finished product. Your weldments will vary in type, size, and will be performed on a variety of production lines. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operate an overhead crane to maneuver parts safely into place. 
  • Adjust welding parameters according to defined Welding Procedure Specifications.
  • Heat and grind metal parts and components using hand tools, torch, or welding equipment. 
  • Welds components in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Assemble and weld various metal parts together using clamps and various types of production tooling.
  • Properly position material/parts to be welded. 
  • Train and work in various areas of production in response to production demands. 
  • Ability to read blueprints, interpret welding symbols, and understand weld defects.
  • Operate, setup and trouble shoot industrial laser cutting systems 
  • Use basic measurement tools to validate part dimensional conformance preferred
  • Drilling and deburring of fabricated components preferred
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints preferred
  • Attention to detail necessary to adhere to quality standards. 
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 
  • Mentoring and training new team members to set them up for success
  • Work in both team and individual settings. 
  • All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned.
About You:
  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • 6 plus months of Manufacturing experience 
Oshkosh Defense (Spartanburg Assembly Plant) offers competitive benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, and company provided life insurance as well as family planning benefits.


Equal Opportunity Employer

 Computer access available at SC Works – Spartanburg 110 Commerce St., Spartanburg SC 29302 Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Or your local SC Works office

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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