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1st Shift Fitter Welder

Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc.

Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc.

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023
  • 17-Aug-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Production
  • Peoria, IL, USA
  • per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

1st Shift

Fitter welder

Non-exempt/hourly (eligible for overtime)

Starting pay is commensurate with experience

About Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc.: Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. (PHIL) is a global leader of customized off-highway truck haulage enhancements including: Autogate Tailgates, Water Tanks, Truck Bodies, Trailers, Load Ejectors and Sideboards. PHIL was founded in Peoria, IL in 1969 and has continued to operate as both a privately owned and team-centered company since. PHIL offers competitive wages and a solid benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, sick time and personal days. PHIL also has a 401k plan, paid company holidays, offers educational assistance programs and other great benefits.

About the Position: We have an opportunity open for Fitter Welders (full-time, first shift) to join our team! Welders at Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. (PHIL) take finished product from the Torch, Press, and Machine Shop Departments and read prints to fit together and weld assemblies. At PHIL, each product we design, and manufacture is customized and made-to-order, so you won't be stuck working on the same thing each day. We primarily use flat MIG wire and out-of-position dual shield. All welding is done without fixturing and thickness of material generally runs 3/16" to 5/8".


  • MIG and dual shield welding
  • Welding from a variety of positions, e.g. flat, vertical, and overhead
  • Visually inspecting quality of work
  • Grinding out inferior quality welds and reworking as needed
  • Reading and interpreting prints, assembly drawings, and Bill of Materials
  • Performing material handling operations as needed (training available)
  • Operating a hand torch and hand plasma torch
  • Cross-training to assist in other departments as needed
  • Clocking to jobs using a barcode scanning system
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of the department

Experience Required:

  • Print reading and fitting experience
  • Flat MIG wire welding experience
  • Dual shield welding a plus
  • Must be able to read blueprints and read a tape measure
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Philippi-Hagenbuch/Welarco Fabrications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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