Motor City Racks - Welder

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #11-363-01


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

Motor City Racks is a leading provider of custom fabrication and automotive packaging design services. With over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, we have earned a reputation as an innovative, solutions-based company that is fast, reliable, and cost-effective. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products and services to our customers. Motor City Racks is a family oriented company with strong ties to the community, fully supporting community involvement. By joining the Motor City Racks team you will have the stability of working for a growing company and the opportunity to work within an autonomous role.

Potential employment opportunities exist for our new facility in Laurens:

Production MIG Welder

Job Purpose and Summary: Responsibilities include but not limited to production mig welding, repair welding, grinding, cutting and other duties as required. 
Specific Functions of the Job:
  • Weld in various positions (vertical, horizontal, overhead etc)
  • Weld sub-assemblies and racks as per process sheets and blue prints 
  • Ensure all products adhere to the production specifications of the customer 
  • Utilize jigs and fixtures to produce successful parts and report any defects immediately 
  • Read and interpret blue prints and process sheets 
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment 
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment 
  • Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears or other metal straightening and bending machines 
  • Operate hand tools 
  • Read a tape measure to take critical measurements 
  • Maintain safe work practices 
  • Conduct repairs, modifications or retrofits 
  • Assist in training & mentoring newer employees 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment i.e. work station, lunchroom etc. 
  • Present a professional image of Motor City Racks, and a personal commitment to the safety and wellbeing of all employees. 
  • Participate in continuous improvements, 5S and 8 Waste initiatives, including and not limited to processes, production flow etc. 
  • Report any hazards to the Plant Manager or Supervisor immediately so corrective action can be taken. 
  • Support the Health & Safety Program 
  • Practice safe and proper use of machinery and tools 
  • Perform all other duties as required 
  • You must adhere to Motor City Racks Culture and Guiding Values as stated in orientation. 
General Attribute/Competencies:
  • Ownership – Take pride in the work that is accomplished, and understand the function or process flow for the larger picture. 
  • Organization – Able to maintain process to ensure all relevant information or tools are accessible. 
  • Attention to Detail – Attend to details and pursue quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered. 
  • Adaptability – Adapt and respond to changing conditions, priorities, technology and requirements. 
  • Results Orientation – Able to focus on desired outcomes, and the means by which they are achieved by meeting and or exceeding standards based on past performance, goals and objectives, and as the performance and/or achievements of others. 
  • Teamwork – Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal. 
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Promote an inclusive environment by understanding all cultural groups. 
  • Commitment to Health & Safety – Work in compliance with all acceptable health and safety legislation and established policies and procedures. 
Minimum Experience, Abilities Required
  • 1+ years experience MIG Welding
  • 1+ years manufacturing experience
  • Physically capable of lifting in excess of 40lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time 
  • Must have steel toe boots 
  • Must have reliable transportation 
  • Must be able to work any 3 shifts and overtime when needed 

  • Monday through Friday Schedule
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off / PTO
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Team Environment


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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