Portage Lakes Career Center


Sr. Custom Fabricator/Welder 2nd shift



Job Description

Build your Career with an Industry Leader
LSI’s heritage spans more than 40 years, beginning in 1976 when the company was founded.
• The company employs about 1,400 people at 11 manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada and we continue to grow.
• Headquartered in Greater Cincinnati Ohio, LSI is a publicly held company traded on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange under the symbol LYTS. We manufacture commercial lighting solutions, advanced graphic and image solutions, digital and retail display solutions.
• We are looking for a Welder to support our Graphics team in Akron, Ohio. Akron, OH is where you’ll find LSI’s hub for creating retail graphics, decor, and digital solutions.
• When you visit a gas station or convenience store, grocery store, pharmacy, bookstore, restaurant, or nearly any other retail brand, we had a hand in helping them craft the image you see from the parking lot outside, to the walls and aisles throughout the inside.
• No matter where you are in the retail landscape, we likely had a hand in creating the vibrant signage and vivid imagery that made you want to visit that store or restaurant in the first place.

•Assemble simple components tooling fixtures and complex prototypes.

•Design and fabricate simple components and assemblies using aluminum, steel, plastics and composites according to work order and/or drawings.
• Design and fabricate tooling fixtures and jigs for production.
• Design and fabricate complex prototypes based upon concept sketches and specifications.
• Document detail design changes by marking blueprints, drawings or routers (work orders).
• Ensure that material levels remain at an acceptable level by maintaining material lists.
• Apply rolled vinyl graphics and printed decals by operating vinyl laminating machine or hand cutting and premasking or strip weeding and merging.
• Cut raw material using saws and stomp shears.
• Position parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or following blueprints.
• Fasten parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, rivets, or other fasteners or adhesives.
• Modify parts through the operation of saws, shears or by welding or remove small quantities of metal with hand files and scrapers to produce close fit between parts.
• Cut wire, assemble harnesses and lamp track sub-assemblies, and wire signs.
• Train custom fabricators and agency workers on proper equipment use and welding procedures.
• Ensure that machines, equipment and tools remain in good working order by performing daily preventive maintenance, regular and consistent inspection and repair; completing checklists as needed.
• Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
• Associated topics: gas metal arc welding, gmaw, iron, metal, mig, rail, spot weld, steel, tig, weld



LSI Industries

lighting and graphics manufacturing

5127 Boyer Parkway
Akron, OH  44312


Melissa Agner

HR Generalist


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