Welder II, 2nd shift

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries.  We believe that our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, and Belanger.  

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Join the Oatey team! We’re big enough to matter & small enough that YOU matter!

Cherne Manufacturing

Because our business is growing, we need to hire top talent. We're hoping you're that future team member!

Cherne Industries is a climate-controlled environment with a team atmosphere and a commitment to safety and quality!

Position Summary

Fabricate metal components by manual machining and welding.

Position Responsibilities     

  • Weld using MIG processes on steel and aluminum of various grades.

  • Operate band saws, drill presses, and other manual machining equipment.

  • Create product based on work orders and drawings. 

  • Use wide range of precision measuring instruments to maintain a close tolerance.

  • Complete reports, issue material to work order as required, file prints.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Proven welding proficiency

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.

  • Proficient in part inspection, including use of calipers, bore gauges, thread gauges, and micrometers.

  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Team player.

  • Effective time management to produce parts efficiently.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Communication skills (written and oral).

  • Basic math, reading, and writing skills.

  • Good problem-solving skills.

  • Basic understanding of ISO9001 and LEAN

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Fast learner. Able to pick up new processes quickly.

Education and Certification

  • Two (2) year machine trade school in welding or equivalent experience

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Competitive pay based on experience and merit with added pay for working 2nd or 3rd shift  

  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)

  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)

  • Generous benefits including up to $2,700 company contribution to Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with a 5% company match

  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement

  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and mental health therapy options

  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.

  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.

  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and, to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.

  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.

  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.

At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!