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Production Associates

Company: WEG Transformers
Location: Washington
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

WEG Transformers is a growing manufacturer in the Washington Missouri area and has immediate Full-Time openings for production positions for the 2nd & 3rd shift.
Starting pay is $19.95 and up with shift differential and the ability to earn $20.29 within the first year!
You may see yourself in this role, if you have mechanical and/or electrical aptitude, a strong work ethic, and are looking for a serious career opportunity.

At WEG Transformers USA in Washington, MO, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:

Excellent medical, dental & vision insurance

Paid Vacation


Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Basic & Voluntary Life Insurance and short-term disability

Tuition Assistance

Advancement Opportunities

You will perform a range of tasks in the production of a transformer:

Reading, understanding, and interpreting Bills of Materials (BOMs), drawings, schematics, and specifications to complete assignments with limited supervision;

Operating HV winding machines

Framing and top-yoking active part.

Properly identifying and calculating lengths of cable for all lead runs; preparing leads as well as cable assemblies; making all Low-Voltage (LV) and High-Voltage (HV) connections, Load Tap Changer (LTC) connections, preventive autotransformer connections, and/or series booster transformer connections if applicable. Route and tie-off leads.

Verifying correct installation of insulation and lead runs for running cable leads, ensuring all clearances are maintained and all crimped, bolted, and/or brazed connections are installed.

Preparing cover, installing bushings, and other hardware for mounting onto tank or active part.

Moving unit to and from test bay using overhead crane.


Ability to work evening or night shift.

Able to work over-time as needed.

Resides or plans to reside within reasonable commuting distance--no relocation assistance available.

Has current work authorization for employment in the United States.


High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Two years prior manufacturing experience.

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC): Platinum or Gold Level.

Founded in 1961, WEG is recognized as one of the largest electric machine manufacturers in the world. WEG employs over 30,000 people around the globe and offers a diversified and integrated product line, with sales to more than 135 countries worldwide. Our U.S. operations are growing at an ambitious rate and we're looking for hardworking individuals to help us move forward with this aggressive growth plan. We need hard working, engaged members who are flexible and able to work in a team environment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

Keywords: WEG Transformers, Columbia , Production Associates, Professions , Washington, Missouri

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