Available Positions

Fabricator/Welder

Are you spinning your wheels at your current job? PWI is expanding rapidly and we need smart individuals like you to join the team. We design and build the backbone of manufacturing in northern Indiana and we need your help to take our products from coast to coast.

Why do we look forward to Mondays? We get Americans back to work and help them do it better than before. Our products help American manufacturing increase production while improving safety for their workforce.

We are looking for men! This job is tough and you’re going to get dirty. But at the end of the day you’re going to smile because hard work is fun.

Responsibilities

  • Fabricate and assemble structural metal products
  • Read and interpret blueprints and sketches
  • Interpret measurements
  • Operate equipment, including but not limited to: drill press, iron worker, and shear
  • Must be able to use torches and saws

Qualifications

  • Experience  in steel welding
  • Ability to read blueprints or follow technical specifications
  • Ability to work with hands, lift heavy objects
  • Ability to stand on your feet and complete  repetitive motions.
  • Basic mathematics skills.

Bonus Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in steel welding

Keys to Winning in This Role

  • Attention to Detail: It’s important to pay attention to the smallest detail to make sure things are done right the first time.
  • Team Player: We all rely on each other to get the job done.
  • Always Improving: We are always working on improving ourselves and our products so we can deliver the best in the industry.

What to Expect at PWI

  • Family-owned business environment with Christian values
  • Your ideas will be listened to carefully whether it’s in product design or the process of work.
  • Clear defined daily goals and priorities
  • You will build products for manufacturers across the country.
  • Monthly all-employee meeting to hear the vision and direction of PWI
  • No drama or swearing

Salary

  • Competitive pay

Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan with up to 4% company match
  • Employer-sponsored individual health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off, with up to 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Overtime pay

Hours

  • Full-time

On-Site Installer

PWI is a custom steel fabrication company currently seeking On-Site Installers. You will be responsible for traveling to customer sites to install our products in our customer’s facilities. 

Are you stuck in your current job? Do you hate the repetitiveness of factory jobs? Then PWI is the place for you.

PWI is expanding rapidly and we need smart individuals like you to join the team. We design and build the backbone of manufacturing in northern Indiana and we need your help to take our products from coast to coast.

How will we do that? We need great On-Site Installers to install products at customer facilities. You’ll get to travel nationwide, installing many products for notable companies. 

Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret blueprints and sketches
  • Interpret measurements
  • Operate and care for construction equipment and machines
  • Run boom lifts
  • Rig steel beams
  • Make bolted and welded connections
  • Fabricate and assemble structural weldment
  • Be able to use proper safety equipment
  • Load or unload construction materials
  • Follow instructions from Crew Leader
  • Ready to learn from on-the-job-training when necessary
  • Perform site clean-up

Qualifications

  • Experience in fabricating steel and welding field preferred, or ability to demonstrate proficiency
  • Basic mathematics skills
  • 18 years old or older
  • High school diploma
  • Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks
  • Ability to work in all weather (although most work is indoors)
  • Ability to frequently travel in-state and out-of state
  • Workers must be punctual and reliable
  • Qualified individuals will be expected to show up every day on time
  • Background check and MVR

Keys to Winning in This Role

  • Attention to Detail: It’s important to pay attention to the smallest detail to make sure things are done right the first time.
  • Team Player: We all rely on each other to get the job done.
  • Always Improving: We are always working on improving ourselves and our products so we can deliver the best in the industry.

What to Expect at PWI

  • Family-owned business environment with Christian values
  • Your ideas will be listened to carefully whether it’s in product design or the process of work.
  • Clear defined daily goals and priorities
  • You will be installing products for manufacturers across the country.
  • Monthly all-employee meeting to hear the vision and direction of PWI
  • No drama or swearing

Salary

  • Competitive pay

Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan with up to 4% company match
  • Employer-sponsored individual health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off, with up to 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Overtime pay

Hours

  • Full-time

CDL Driver

PWI is a custom steel fabrication company currently seeking a qualified CDL Driver to join our team. You will be responsible for delivering finished products to customers across the nation. 

CDL Truck Driver Job Responsibilities

  • Drive and operate trucks.
  • Follow instructions; locate and read location and road maps.
  • Pre-inspect truck.
  • Pick up goods and materials, verify loads for accuracy, and deliver them as instructed.
  • Load and unload cargo.
  • Responsible for basic vehicle maintenance; comply with all safe work practices, policies, and processes at all times.
  • Complete and verify paperwork for accuracy

CDL Truck Driver Skills and Qualifications:

  • Traffic laws/ DOT regulations/ driving knowledge
  • Pallet jack experience required; forklift experience preferred
  • Ability to lift 80 pounds repeatedly throughout day
  • Clean driving record
  • No DUI/DWI convictions in the past seven years
  • Listening and verbal communication skills
  • Dependability

Education, Experience, and Age Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • CDL – Class A or Class B or Class C
  • Certificate from an accredited CDL school
  • 21 years or older

What to Expect at PWI

  • Family-owned business environment with Christian values
  • Your ideas will be listened to carefully whether it’s in product design or the process of work.
  • Clear defined daily goals and priorities
  • You will be delivering products for manufacturers across the country.
  • Monthly all-employee meeting to hear the vision and direction of PWI
  • No drama or swearing

Salary

  • Competitive pay

Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan with up to 4% company match
  • Employer-sponsored individual health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off, with up to 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Overtime pay

Hours

  • Full-time

CAD Engineer

Design Engineer Job Responsibilities

  • Drawing products using Autodesk Inventor

Design Engineer Job Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of and strong interest in
    • 3D CAD Design (AutoCAD/Inventor)
  • Sense of Urgency – fast paced environment
  • Ability to be a self-starter and highly motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Great organizational skills are extremely important
  • Willing to work on-site at PWI in Nappanee, Indiana

What to Expect at PWI

  • Family-owned business environment with Christian values
  • Your ideas will be listened to carefully whether it’s in product design or the process of work.
  • Clear defined daily goals and priorities
  • Monthly all-employee meeting to hear the vision and direction of PWI
  • No drama, gossip, or swearing

Salary

  • Competitive pay

Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan with up to 4% company match
  • Employer-sponsored individual health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off, with up to 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Overtime pay

Hours

  • Full-time

Portal Manager

Portal Manager Job Description

At PWI, we are building a unique employee-focused web portal that will give our team quick and easy access to everything they need, from training materials to project management tools. This portal is being developed using low-code and no-code web-based tools that are easy to learn and require no previous experience. The person we hire will be responsible for maintaining existing functionality and coordinating the development of new features for this portal.

Portal Manager Job Requirements:

  • Strong ability to self-learn new software
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoys working with others
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interest in creating web apps using low-code development platforms
  • Willing to work on-site at PWI in Nappanee, IN.

Job Responsibilities

  • Make changes and coordinate the development of features in the web portal, primarily using Airtable and Stacker.
  • Assist in defining processes for each department at PWI as it relates to creating new tools in the portal.
  • Manage employee access to the portal, and provide individualized support as needed.

What to Expect at PWI

  • Family-owned business environment with Christian values
  • Your ideas will be listened to carefully whether it’s in product design or the process of work.
  • Clear defined daily goals and priorities
  • Monthly all-employee meeting to hear the vision and direction of PWI
  • No drama, gossip, or swearing

Salary

  • Competitive pay

Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan with up to 4% company match
  • Employer-sponsored individual health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off, with up to 3 weeks paid vacation

Hours

  • Full-time, Monday — Friday.

CAD Automations Engineer

Job Description

At PWI, we believe that the path to improving the efficiency and output of our
engineering team is to automate repetitive design processes. Our team has developed a
proprietary automated drawing system to help achieve this goal. The person we hire will
be responsible for helping our team to further develop this automated drawing system.

Requirements

  • BA in Computer Science OR 2 years of programming experience
  • One year of experience using 3D CAD software (Solidworks, Inventor, Creo, NX, etc.)
  • Strong ability to self-teach
  • Drive for continuous improvement
  • Attention to detail and organized
  • Willing to work on-site at PWI in Nappanee, Indiana

Responsibilities

  • 3D modeling using Autodesk Inventor
  • Writing iLogic rules to make configurable models in Inventor (VB.NET)
  • Maintaining and adding new features to our in-house software (C#)
  • Interacting with external data sources using public APIs
  • Identifying and fixing errors in existing design automations
  • Designing user input forms using web-based form building tools

Work Details

  • Positive, Christian, family-owned work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Full-time, Monday-Friday
  • Major US holidays are paid time off

Benefits

  • Paid time off, with up to 3 weeks paid vacation
  • 401k retirement plan with up to 4% company match
  • Employer-sponsored individual health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)

Looking for something different? PWI in Nappanee is now hiring. We design, build, and install overhead cranes, mezzanines, and fall protection as well as many other products. Awesome company to work for and grow with.

Caleb Jackson

Guys this is a great place to work. We design, build, and install systems for the workplace. Things like overhead cranes, fall protection systems, and mezzanines. This is a company that puts just as much care and effort into its people as it does into the quality of the product. The hours are great and the job is fun.

TJ Wicks

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