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Position Summary:


Coperion K-Tron is looking for a Welder and the position will be located in Salina, KS.


Who we are:

Coperion is an industry leader in compounding and extrusion, feeding and weighing, bulk material handling and service, bringing a wealth of know-how and experience to the market. Customers benefit from Coperion's divisions of Compounding & Extrusion, Equipment & Systems, Materials Handling and Service that are optimally networked on a global basis to offer ultimate support in the design, manufacturing and implementation of ideal systems. Staffed by engineers, chemists, technicians and a variety of industry experts, these Divisions form a powerhouse of process solutions for their customers.


Coperion is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."



Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:


To perform all position welding on products in accordance with code requirements, alignment and dimensional specifications.


Work from drawings, specifications and/or material specification codes. Select welding procedures and technique best suited to the type of work and materials involved to obtain proper penetrations, fusion and strength, offset distortion and maintain alignment, using MIG, TIG, and plasma cutting equipment. Material types will include various grades and surface finishes of stainless steel.


  • Manufacture parts to meet production and quality requirements
  • Fit up structures and weldments involving a considerable number of parts and a high degree of detail, using the clamp and tack weld method and turning rigs.
  • Ensure that all equipment and tools are maintained in working order 
  • Using measuring instruments and devises to set-up, weld and check work
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area
  • Responsible for maintaining high quality standards
  • Must be able to saw, grind and other support duties as needed



  • Specific knowledge of welding technology, equipment types, purposes and applications; material characteristics and their basic metallurgical aspects; and measuring that is normally acquired in 3 – 4 years of experience
  • Must be able to read blueprints/drawings
  • Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must read and write in English
  • Must have the mechanical ability to use welding equipment and measuring instruments
  • MIG and TIG welding of stainless steel, plasma cutting equipment, turning rigs, rule scale, protractor, templates, straight edge, plumb-line, fixed gauges, grinder, and hand and power tools
  • Basic mathematical abilities
  • Advanced ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness
  • Clean and finish welds and seams to the Ra finish specified on the drawings
  • Must be able to take direction and work as part of a team
  • Ability to perform physical manufacturing work; good mechanical aptitude


  • Knowledge at the level acquired in four years of high school
  • Vocation/Technology education or 2 years’ experience

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 75lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.


DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans

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