Nov 12, 2018

General Laborer

  • ITS
  • Oak Harbor, OH, USA
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

General Labor

Northern Manufacturing was founded in 1951 and is a world leader in precision fabrication of custom sheet metal parts and assemblies. Northern specializes in stainless steel fabrications including all stainless steel alloys. You will find Northern produced parts in numerous applications and industries including the food service, power generation, pulp and paper, air and water filtration and purification, petroleum and architectural. We partner with our clients from all over the world, including places such as Europe, Canada, Sweden, and Asia.

Northern Manufacturing employs a team of Engineers who work with our clients to review their 3D models and drawings and modify those models to utilize our technology to optimize our production capabilities. Our Laser Operators to begin the process of creating world renowned metal assemblies. Our Laser Operators use cutting edge technology to cut precisely designed components from flat sheets of various types of metal including stainless steel, carbon steel and aluminum, in thicknesses ranging from 30 gauge to over 1” thick plate.

We utilize CNC Press Brakes to bend the precisely designed components into an endless combination of angles and positions. These bends allow our team of over 50 welders and fabricators to create assemblies that can be seen ion applications all over the world.

We have a class system of welders that allows us to pair welders to projects that are within their skill set but will also challenge them to become better at their craft. We offer training classes and tuition reimbursement to those employees who want to continue to develop and hone their skills. We are always looking to grow our team with qualified and experience individuals and with those less experienced who possess the qualities we at Northern feel will complement our extraordinary talent.

Our wages vary depending on skill level and experience and position. Our interview process consists of a written assessment and our welding candidates also perform a welding assessment.

Upon successful completion of a 90-day probationary period our employees are eligible for a full comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision and dental benefits. We offer an employer matched 401k/IRA program and annual discretionary profit sharing program, as well as a quarterly bonus program. We offer steel toe shoe reimbursement and a prescription safety glass program. Our employees received up to 80 hours of PTO (pro-rated in first year) and the PTO increases after each anniversary date.

Northern Manufacturing is a family owned company that continues to be an industry leader and we are looking for those uniquely talented individuals to help us grow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with mechanical assembly for customer project including but not limited to gear boxes, motors, etc.
  • Observe for defective parts or equipment malfunctions, report the problems to higher-level employees, and if necessary, assist with any fixes
  • Complete tasks as assigned. Functions will vary from finishing edges, punching out parts, tapping holes and operating small equipment, and other duties as assigned.
  • Follow instructions from more experienced employees and/or supervisors to operate machines, hold or supply materials and tools, carry-out given instructions


  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Previous manufacturing/fabrication facility experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for long durations
  • Must be able to climb, bend and stoop for long periods of time
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently or within a collaborative environment

Job Type: Full-time


  • tape measure reading: 1 year (Required)
  • use of basic hand tools: 1 year (Required)
  • basic math/comprehension: 1 year (Required)


  • High school (Preferred)

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