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JBT Corporation Welder II- 2nd Shift in Kingston, New York


JBT is a diverse, global company with many needs for international management talent and great opportunities for experienced graduates. Our businesses are worldwide and opportunities are broad in scope.

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Being a global company allows us to present you with a number of career opportunities. JBT is one of the largest solutions providers to the global food processing industry. The largest food processors within the fruit, vegetable, meat, poultry, seafood and bakery industries are among our customers.



Performs welding activities, some of which are non-routine, to join, surface, fabricate or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials, as specified by work orders, blueprints, sketches or charts. Works within established safety, quality and operating procedures.

Embraces the Lean Enterprise strategy and adheres to all safety policies.

Essential Duties and Percent of Time Spent:

Plans work activities to produce quality welds in the time allotted by the schedule and manufacturing standards. May adapt procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs.


Fabricates fixtures and parts from verbal / written directions as needed.


Lays out and marks weld points on parts or subassemblies using rule, square, scribe or templates.


Positions pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides and steps using measuring instruments and hand tools.


Performs TIG and MIG welding in a sanitary environment. Performs purge welding on tubing or piping.


Verifies and inspects completed work for conformance to specifications and standards using appropriate measuring devices. Reports all discrepancies with manufacturing to immediate supervisor prior to moving onto the next operation, and then gathers the appropriate departmental personal to determine the best way to achieve the manufacturing standard.


Uses hand and power tools to grind, sand, polish or cut any stainless steel weldments or sub-assemblies.


Practices good housekeeping procedures within weld shop and work areas.


Occasional Responsibilities:

Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and Skills:

High School Diploma or GED. Associates degree preferred.

Ability to read and understand English such as safety and operational procedures, blueprints, machining and fabrication drawings, and bills of materials.

Ability to understand written descriptions on work orders and be able to perform math problems related to the work. Training at a Trade School or Apprentice Program is desirable. Welding certification are recommended but not mandatory.

Thorough working knowledge of orbital welding.

Demonstrated ability to successfully weld with TIG and MIG in a sanitary environment within established safety, production and quality requirements. Capable of purge welding tubing or piping.

Ability to efficiently use measuring instruments such as measuring tape, calipers, protractor, machinist scales, height gauges, etc. to verify and inspect own work.

Ability to fabricate fixtures, and parts from verbal / written directions.

Ability to cut, bend, and notch tubing.

Ability to operate material handling equipment, hand and power tools, and to perform manual tasks such as grinding, sanding, polishing, plasma cutting.


Ability to perform quality welds within established safety, production and quality standards is more important than time in job, but a minimum of at least one years’ experience working with both TIG and MIG is generally required.

Welding in the food or dairy industry is preferred.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Work Environment: Spends majority of time in a manufacturing environment. Exposure to possible shop hazards including: welding fumes, heat, flash burns, skin burns, high noise level, eye injuries (from welding arc and grinders), and working in confined space wearing respiratory equipment.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job is regularly required to stand, walk and bend. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


JBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision coverage, and 401(k) plan with company match.


It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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You may also call Susan Cotton at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Kingston

Requisition ID 2021-7672

Posted Date 5 days ago (9/14/2021 11:58 AM)

Category Manufacturing