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Welder - 2nd Shift

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer, and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.


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Job Posting – Intermediate Welder

The Intermediate Welder is responsible for setting up and operating welding processes while achieving and maintaining established quality and productivity standards. You’ll have an opportunity to use your welding skills to produce high quality parts that go into our Tennant products. If you are looking for a role where you can be a part of a team and use your problem-solving skills, then this is the role for you.



  • Assist Entry Level Welders in interpreting production orders, method layouts and Engineering Drawings (blue prints) to determine the use of fixtures and proper work procedures.
  • Perform gas shielded metallic arc welding (MIG), gas shielded tungsten arc welding (TIG) and resistance welding
  • Perform additional operations such as grinding, spatter removal and any other duties as assigned
  • Layout, fit and fabricate metal components to assemble structural forms, such as machine frames and parts, using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy, and engineering requirements.
  • Process may be non-descript or variable, requiring changeovers/setup, troubleshooting, and adjustment to complete assigned tasks
  • Achieve and maintain efficiency standards within 3 months.
  • Adept at performing 3 or more processes proficiently within department standards (productivity – quality – safety)
  • Utilize equipment and measures weld length, pitch and size to drive part accuracy within print tolerances and minimize Quality Notifications and Scrap.
  • Focus on continuous improvement. Acts as agent of change on the shop floor by influencing peers.



  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • Technical degree and 2 or more years of welding experience OR 5 or more years of welding experience without degree
  • Must pass written and Hands on Tennant Welding Assessment Test
  • Two years general sheet metal training or two years vocational training in sheet metal or related field preferred.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship



  • Routinely lifts up to 40 lbs.
  • Requires standing most of the time, continuous bending, stooping squatting, and lifting
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close Vision, Distance Vision, Peripheral Vision, Depth Perception, ability to Adjust Focus.
  • Requires good manual dexterity



  • Hearing and vision protection required in all areas
  • Safety shoes required in all areas
  • Exposure to oil, grease, dust, dirt, heat, fumes, metal particles, sparks, sharp-edged materials, and noise



  • Exposed to hazards/risks that require body protection (gloves, pants, steel toes, sleeves, safety glasses, etc.).


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Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, military service, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, gender identity or expression, parental status, political or any other non-merit based factors protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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