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Robotic Welding Operator

Rock Valley, IA

Wanted – a person who enjoys working with their hands, and is good with machines, to join the Welding team at the Midwest’s premier laser cutting job shop.  We are looking for the right person who can help Kooima Company achieve an aggressive growth goal by fulfilling the welding needs of our customers.

If this interests you, here are some of the things you would be doing to help us meet our goal:

  • Cleaning and preparing part surfaces so that we can provide our customers with the finest parts possible
  • Increasing welding department efficiency by operating robotic welders – including programming and routine maintenance
  • Using robotic welding machines to weld a wide variety of customer parts in various sizes, shapes, and metal thicknesses
  • Ensuring that the finished parts and welds meet our world class standards
  • Working with a high degree of efficiency, skill, and quality to help keep our customers’ costs reasonable

If you can accomplish the above, you’ve got what it takes.  Realistically though, in order to hit the ground running, we prefer if you have at least some experience operating machinery, working with metal, and/or welding.  You also need to be able to learn new things quickly so we can teach you how to run the machines and read blueprints.  Previous experience operating and programming robotic welding machines would be nice, but we can train you if you don’t have the experience.


  • Experience operating machinery, working with metal, and/or welding
  • Ability to learn new things quickly
  • Previous experience operating & programming robotic welding machines preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds frequently
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing