Weld Repair

Location : 35 Corporate Woods Dr, Bridgeton, MO 63044


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


Challenge is #PeoplePowered!


Position Summary:


Repair parts/components that are non-conforming to customer specification by welding, grinding, or other methods as required.


(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  1. Follow all safety procedures and protocols while servicing or maintaining equipment
  2. Read and interpret blueprints, measure cut and join metals correctly
  3. Clamp, grind, tack-weld, or bolt components into position before welding
  4. Determine and set correct gas ratio
  5. Determine the correct gauge thickness
  6. Test strength of each weld after each has been made
  7. Troubleshoot issues with weld equipment
  8. Inspect final products for quality standards
  9. Regularly clean and inspect welding equipment and tools
  10. Repair parts/components – All weld repair types including/ not limited to
  • MiG – Spot – Nut – TIG – Resistant – Groove
  • Surfacing- Plug – Slot – Flash – Seam – Arc – Upset – Fillet


  1. Tag parts
  2. Move parts to correct location in the plant/facility
  3. Participate in preventative actions where appropriate
  4. Utilization of plexus (ERP system)
  5. Conduct housekeeping for personal work area or shared facility space
  6. Maintain welding equipment


  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • 3-5 years in relevant work experience
  • Must be 18 years of age or older 


  • Certified in MiG and/or TIG welding



Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.