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Sr Welder

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Environmental

Sherwood, OR, US, 97140

Req ID:  9472


The Sr Welder operates various welding equipment to fabricate, build or modify product, equipment, accessory equipment and components. This role also assists the development of other employees within the welding/fabricating area.


  • Responsible for more complex and custom fabricating/welding projects.
  • Operates assigned equipment safely in accordance with company and OSHA safety programs and rules.
  • Performs work in accordance to approved procedures and work instructions.
  • Monitors Quality Points work station and records required data.
  • Reports quality and production concerns and issues to supervisor.
  • Cross trains on all work stations within department.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Technical School or welding certification preferred.
  • 2+ years of previous welding experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and with minimum supervision.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail.
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision requirements will include:  close/distance sight, ability to see color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus with or without corrective lenses.
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.



Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company.   

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon