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Celebrating 35 years in the metal forming industry, Agritek Industries remains a company where our employees still feel like a family. Agritek offers a unique opportunity for all our employees in that we seek to tailor each person’s job to their individual strengths, talents, and preferences whenever possible. We see each employee as an individual, support each other at every level and celebrate successes, achievements and defining moments together.

Agritek is currently seeking a Lead Production Welder with a proven track record of accomplishments to join our welding team. Interested applicants should be experienced in robotic and manual MIG welding and finishing, leadership, training and coaching, and scheduling.


 Welding Production:

  • Review Production Schedule Daily to ensure on time completion of all production part orders.
  • Direct and execute labor allocations daily for the best use of each employee’s time
  • Oversee employee efficiency and productivity and review timecards daily
  • Ensure all production parts are to print standards
  • Skilled in the operation of welding robots and automation
  • High degree of hands-on rated time


  • Orient, train, and coach welding personnel to maximize productivity, ensure safe work practices and follow the Agritek quality management system
  • Audit employee work to assure operations, checks and documentation are done correctly
  • Oversee part-time/student employees for efficient labor allocation and offer instruction and guidance
  • Encourage employee innovation and new ideas
  • Create a positive culture that promotes Agritek’s Core Values (“T.H.I.S” – Talent, Hard Work, Integrity, Service)

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Scheduled production operations completed on time, within budget and defect free
  • Employees consistently have resources to do their job well
  • Training records and any other documentation is current and assessable
  • No delays or extra costs due to lack of supplies or inadequate planning ahead
  • Keeping current on safety regulations, welding techniques and technology
  • Continued innovation seen in department

Minimum Job Requirements

  • At least 3 Years of experience in production welding and fabrication
  • Formal training preferred, certifications are a plus
  • Essential leadership traits: confidentiality, integrity, effective communication, lead by example, critical thinking, accountability and time management
  • Demonstrated organizational and trouble-shooting skills
  • Physical and visual acuity at a level to effectively perform duties

Typical Schedule: 45-50 hours/week avg with some off shift assistance as required by business needs

Pay: Starting rate from $25 per hour plus a generous quarterly bonus program, rate commensurate with proven experience

At Agritek we strive for T.H.I.S. (talent, hard work, integrity and service) in the way we treat our employees, customers and suppliers in the achievement of a Christian values work environment.

Agritek Industries offers a wide array of competitive benefits including:

  • Medical insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Generous company contribution to the Health Savings account
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing
  • Life insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Quarterly Bonus, and more!