Fabrication Welder. The Welder is responsible for expertly operating Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding equipment to safely produce beautiful welded metal fabricated parts and assemblies to customer print specifications.
These parts are to meet or exceed established quality and productivity standards.
Key Responsibilities and Purpose: Air conditioned welding areas foster an environment that allows the Fabrication Welder to produce metal fabricated parts and assemblies to customer print specifications using standardized weld processes.
Additional tasks include:
Expertly operating MIG and/or TIG welding equipment.
Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to welding, using straightedges, squares, clamps and fixtures
Ability to make minor welding parameter adjustments to ensure proper weld quality
Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with standard inspection tools to ensure conformance with drawing specifications
Supporting achievement of company standards in safety, productivity, and on-time production
Reporting all property or tool damage immediately to the production supervisor
Maintaining a satisfactory attendance record, as outlined in the employee handbook
Using inspection devices (calipers, pin gauges, check fixtures) to inspect parts, according to print and product inspection plan (PIP)
Selecting and using fixtures, as identified in the process setup sheets, IQS, or job traveler
Gathering required documents (process photos, process inspection plans, job traveler, print, and work in process parts) to successfully run the job
Reading the print fully in order to understand tolerances, geometry, weld symbols and special instructions
Reading job traveler for special instructions
Labeling work in process parts and finished parts according to the ISO policy
Separating and labeling non-conforming parts according to the ISO policy
Wearing proper protective equipment, as directed by equipment or process
Understanding safety requirements in work areas and complying with requirements
Using material data sheets (MSDS) effectively
Participating in continuous improvement projects, both independently and as a team member, when requested or as the opportunity to volunteer presents itself
Completing daily, weekly, monthly, and annual department maintenance as assigned
Offering process improvement ideas Accurately entering job information, quantities, and inspection results into the ERP systems
Correctly clocking into and out of attendance systemsEducation:
High school diploma or equivalent (preferred)
Experience: Minimum of 6 months in a manufacturing environment (preferred)
Location/Region: South Bend, IN (US - 46628)