Position Summary : Provide production support by performing setup, trouble shooting and operation of Mig / Tig / Spot Welding cells within a production facility.
Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following :
Prioritize tasks within the facility relating to weld troubleshooting, set up etc.
Perform the programming of robots.
Troubleshoot problems with robots.
Conduct MIG / TIG / Spot resistance welding maintenance.
Provide adjustment of welding fixtures.
Perform Predictive Maintenance on weld equipment.
Provide process improvement ideas.
Ensure robot is safe for associates to operate.
Read and interpret CAD data, blueprints, GD&T, CMM reports, customer weld specifications.
Set weld standards / parameters for new products and continuous weld testing to meet or exceed customer specifications.
Apply and utilize manufacturing best practice for efficiency, quality, safety and capability.
Foster and maintain good working relationships with vendors, team members, suppliers and project teams.
Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by the leader.
Position Skills and Experience Requirements :
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED)
1-2 years previous work experience with robotic welding
Completion of the Shape U Weld Tech II Curriculum with passing grade
2 Year technical degree preferred
2-3 Years prior experience as a Weld Technician preferred; teach pendant experience required.
Successful completion of Weld Tech Trainee Period
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with Microsoft Applications (e.g. word, excel, outlook, etc).
Weld Tech Trainees must successfully complete a probationary period and corresponding qual card.
Externally hired Weld Technicians are titled as Weld Technician in the event that they hold an Associate's Degree in Weld Technology and / or have the required previous work experience as a Weld Technician, working with robotic welders.
Completion of the Weld Tech curriculum with passing score is mandatory regardless of internal or external candidacy.