MIG Welder - 1st Shift Production

  • Full-time

Company Description

Welcome to the exciting world of MAT!  We are an entrepreneurial manufacturer and distributor leveraging a vast network of global and domestic resources to deliver quality and value to our customers. 

You will find our products in home improvement centers, big box retailers, hardware stores and automotive parts chains. They can also be found in the automobiles you drive, the trailers you pull and the heavy duty equipment that operates all around you.

Job Description

$1000 Sign on Bonus! Come join the MAT Industries Inc. team and work for a growing AIR CONDITIONED manufacturing company.  MAT Industries Inc. is a leading manufacturer of air compressors in the Jackson community located at 213 Industrial Dr., Jackson, TN 38301. 

Welder positions starting at $20.75/hour 

In-person interviews for qualified candidates taking place now! Applicants must pass a weld test to be considered for employment. Submit your resume or complete application onsite at address provided above.

Come be a part of a company where work/life balance is part of our everyday culture! MAT has MULTIPLE openings for FIRST SHIFT, which runs MONDAY - THURSDAY 5:00 am - 3:30 pm or 6:00 am to 4:30 pm. Our ten hour shift offers THREE PAID breaks along with a 30 minute lunch. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision and disability insurance as well as paid vacation, sick days and 8 paid holidays!

We look forward to seeing you at MAT Industries!

  • Welding in a fast paced assembly style environment.
  • MIG welding multiple attachments -12 gauge to .179" brackets and tubing.
  • Most welding positions require passing ASME Certification requiring 6" vertical down weld with full penetration on .094 material with a gap of .052". Welded plate root and cover bent to verify no defects in weld. Welds cannot have any defects such as porosity, undercut, concave, etc. Welds must be to code and cosmetically acceptable. Follow all safety regulations and encourage co-workers to follow safety regulations.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures and encourage co-workers to follow company policies and procedures.
  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications.
  • Gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding.
  • Assemble and MIG weld parts in accordance with blueprints, drawings and verbal instruction.
  • Conduct quality inspections of work.
  • Maintain equipment in good working condition and report maintenance and safety concerns.
  • Conduct repairs, modifications and retrofits on production items.
  • Provide data to assist in monitoring and tracking project status.
  • Assist in training of junior employees, inspecting their work.
  • Ensure accuracy and completion of assigned tasks and projects.
  • Sign off on completed work orders and quality of work.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology, compliance and repair techniques.
  • Actively participate in the development of a LEAN manufacturing culture.
  • May perform various duties that do not always require hand welding. Welders could be assigned to operate various pieces of welding and non-welding equipment to meet customer demand.


  • Relevant experience in MIG welding within the last 2 years.
  • Must have reliable transportation to/from work
  • Must be able to report to work each day for your scheduled shift.
  • Please submit a resume if possible. If not, please come to the plant and complete an application
  • Serious applications only


Additional Information

For more information, please contact us at 731-437-2329.