Weld Repair

Location : 15469 Northlink Dr, Northlake, TX 76247


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!



Challenge Manufacturing is looking for Weld Repair associates for our Fort Worth location in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  Breaks (destructs) welds (produced by weld team members) using a variety of techniques; inspects and measures welds after breaks are performed to ensure product is being produced according to specifications. Documents results in company's MRP (PLEX) system to ensure traceability.


  • Breaks welds using torque wrenches, air chisels, nippers, plasma cutters, band saws, vises, grinders, acid, and a variety of other techniques in order to prepare the weld for measurement.
  • Uses push out testers to break welds while measuring force.
  • Measures broken welds using digital calipers.
  • Uses a variety of techniques to record, analyze and interpret data to determine weld quality.
  • Uses proper escalation process to notify leaders of poor weld quality.
  • Performs all duties to ensure department and plant meet daily and weekly production requirements.
  • Ensures and maintains safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties.
  • Performs and cross trains on various work centers as required.
  • Meets daily production requirements.



  • High school diploma or equivalent (preferred).
  • Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal workplace instructions.
  • Must be able to work up to 12 hours per day, including Saturday and Sunday.
  • Ability to use basic computer skill (required).
  • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools safely (required).
  • Basic math and reading skills (required).
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. 


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


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.