JCS strives to be a world-class food and dairy engineering company that is recognized as a top quality innovative contributor of advanced technologies for the betterment of public health, the advancement of our employees, and the profitability of our customers and our shareholders.

    We are founded on the principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, service, quality and excellence. These universal principles guide us in achieving the personal satisfaction of providing well-engineered, innovative solutions for our customers' processing plants. We are proud to have ranked #7 as a 2017 Rochester Chamber Top 100 Company … one of Greater Rochester’s fastest growing, privately held companies – and #1 in the manufacturing category.

    Working at JCS is like working with family. In addition to all the free coffee you can drink, we offer competitive pay with a full array of benefits, including:

    • Nine paid holidays
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Health and dental insurance with a generous premium contribution by JCS
    • Short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid by the company
    • Group life Insurance, paid by the company
    • A 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

    That’s a little bit about us. Now, let’s talk about you and the position we’re looking to fill.

    We’re looking for a Welder/Fabricator who thrives on making clean, precise welds or is interested in learning how—if not quite there yet. We consider welding an art and those people who take pride in their work as a welder are the type of candidate we’re looking. To be clear, we aren’t assembly line welders. We build unique systems that are customized to meet customer needs. If this is the type of work that excites you, we want to hear from you.


    Position Summary:

    The Welder/Fabricator is primarily responsible for the welding and fabrication of various gauge stainless steel products, such as tanks, frames, components, and sanitary tubing.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or GED; Associate degree preferred.
    • 3-5 Years’ TIG/MIG welding experience with stainless steel.
    • Ability to travel to company site, local customer facilities, as well as out of town for up to two weeks.
    • Ability to work overtime and weekends, when needed.
    • Experience with grinding and torch techniques, welding, welding symbols, cutting and fabrication techniques.
    • Ability to read and accurately use measuring tools, including tape measure, caliper, micrometer in both imperial (inch) and metric.
    • Ability to read and interpret piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) and design drawings.
    • Ability to identify parts by part number, measurements, material grade, etc.
    • Skilled at welding within tight tolerances.
    • Possess math skills, including algebra and use of both decimal and fractional forms.
    • Knowledge and ability to perform metal polishing/finishing to various surface finishes and/or sanitary grind.
    • Ability and willingness to follow directions, work well with others, as well as work independently.
    • Good organizational and communication skills.
    • Willingness to supply own tools and tool boxes (tape measure, torpedo level, wrenches and sockets, crescent wrench, hammer, hack saw, screw drivers, Allen wrenches, vise grips, plumb bob, etc.).
    • Ability to:
      • Lift up to 50 pounds.
      • Sit, climb, stand, bend, kneel, walk, squat, and work in hot or cold temperatures
      • Work above or below shoulder height for extended periods of time

    Preferred but not Required Qualifications:

    • Completion of a welding course or vocational/technical school education.
    • Certified Welder (CW) certification through the American Welding Society.
    • Knowledge of aseptic processes, equipment and products.
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Outlook, Excel).


    • Work in a safe manner using appropriate PPE.
    • Read and interpret engineering prints and/or manufacturing bills of material, and/or verbal/written instructions to determine requirements of the job.
    • Select welding procedures best suited for the type of work and materials involved.
    • Install and repair equipment such as stainless-steel pipes, valves, and tanks.
    • Perform a combination of welding, including MIG and TIG, with a good working knowledge of chemical composition of alloy in welding rods for various types of material.
    • Clean or degrease work piece, as required, using wire brush and/or portable grinder.
    • Heat, form and dress metal parts using hand tools, torch or arc welding equipment.
    • Conduct routine maintenance of inventory of tools, test equipment and spare parts, ensuring work resources are ready and available at the time of service request.
    • Complete assigned work within given timeframe and according to specifications.
    • Look to continuously improve and grow your professional development, including:
      • Self-directed training.
      • JCS individual training plan, including OSHA training.
      • Classes, seminars, workshops, etc. 


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.

    Due to the volume of resumes we receive; you will be contacted only if the search committee feels that your qualifications meet our requirements.

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.