Set-up and perform a variety of welding, (GMAW, GTAW, brazing etc.) finishing operations and processes on piece parts, sub-assemblies, and assemblies. Move stock and completed parts to and from workstations, stock racks and holding areas. May be required to rack and un-rack parts. Follow instructions and procedures to weld various parts and components in prescribed sequences and locations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: – Other duties may be assigned:
Check during assembly for proper weld location and size, proper fit, and operation of sliding or rotating parts. Make repairs when necessary. Check for weld spatter, burn-thru, and other visible weld defects and remove or repair when necessary. May require use of oxyacetylene or plasma arc cutting torches or automatic programmable welder. Check completed work per job instructions and print specifications. Properly set and adjust all welding parameters to maintain quality welds. Also load and assist in welding wire (spool) changes.
Perform all job set-ups, rework on painted parts and finished products and must be willing to perform all other operations in the department. Perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance of welding equipment and fixtures.
May be required to record measurements. Clean and change torch tips and nozzles, and clean conducts or lines with solvent as required. Clean or change helmet lenses as necessary.
Report labor. Move completed parts to designated areas. Move stock to and from workstations, stock racks and holding areas. May be required to rack and un-rack parts. Responsible for schedule adherence, safety, housekeeping, rejects, and productivity applicable per Standard Operation Procedures (SOP’s).
Responsible for both quality and quantity of work: Participate in team activities and problem-solving sessions as required. Communicate problems and/or solutions to appropriate team member. Must follow processes and procedures as written. As needed, document and/or chart production data to aid in problem identification, quality feedback and production scheduling. Troubleshoot problems and repair when necessary. Train, instruct and assist other operators in their duties as required.to ensure quality product and smooth flow.
Evaluate defective material and tooling, faulty operations, questionable conditions, and potential work stoppages. Advise and recommend alternatives to appropriate person. (May require the use of computer and telecommunication device.) Ensure that work area and equipment are maintained in a clean, orderly, and safe condition. Follow prescribed safety regulations.
The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned. The inclusion of which would be in conformity with the factor degrees assigned to this job.
• Must Pass Weld test
• Successfully complete GMAW School
40 hours vacation
11 paid holidays
$ 0.25-night shift premium
Full benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance) available once converted full time, upon completion of probation period
Company provided PPE and reimbursement program