Production Welder

Position Summary: The MIG/TIG welder is primarily responsible for welding thin gauge mild steel, stainless steel (409 & 304) and aluminum materials for the manufacture of automotive exhausts and intakes. Schedule: 6:00am – 2:30pm, Mon. – Fri. Roles & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  • Reads and comprehends job work instruction “process sheets.”
  • Places parts in specified weld jigs
  • Welds components or assemblies using MIG and/or TIG welding to required specifications
  • Welds exhaust and/or intake tubes and related fixtures.
  • Perform continuous inspection of welded/assembled products.
  • Completes requires job documentation and process reports for assigned jobs.
  • Monitors and report any fitment issues to supervision.
  • May also operate machines such as saws, tube expanders and tube benders, when needed.
  • Works at different workstations as production needs require.
  • Operates tier lift truck or hand truck to move, convey or hoist raw materials or finished goods
  • Perform production duties such as manual lifting of jigs and welded products
  • Report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow safety regulations
  • Wears all required PPE in accordance with safety regulations, RPP and welding standards.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience with TIG/MIG welding process, wire and filler materials applications for various steel alloys and aluminum
  • Working knowledge of fixturing and weld set up parameters
  • Ability to produce consistent, quality welds in a fast-paced environment, meeting output expectations.
  • Ability to comprehend simple written and verbal instructions, procedures and written process sheets
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Possess basic mathematical skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Education and/or Experience:

  • Welding Certificate from accredited welding program or school and one (1) year minimum experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment doing MIG and/or TIG welding, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Environment and Working Conditions: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, hear and speak. The employee is required to use fingers, hands and arms to operate manufacturing equipment and may be required to reach, pull and push with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, squat, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee may be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.