The Fabricator/Tool Maker Associate executes all work assigned by the team lead. Primary job will be the creation and maintenance of production support products including transportation dollies, product shipping fixtures, scaffolding and platforms. The Fabricator/Tool Maker Associate uses their conceptual skills to help generate valid fabrication plans for the work assigned to them. The work includes cutting materials, fitting, welding, using adhesives to bond material and material preparation for the manufacturing and shipping process.
•Demonstrates a good mechanical aptitude.
•Responsible for understanding the budget hours provided by the team lead to accurately and consistently complete repetitive tasks
•Basic layout. Use precision measuring instruments, calipers, square, etc.
•Set-ups and operates some machine tools to perform completely and independently specific operations as instructed. •Works effectively as a team member; work with little supervision; help when and where needed; make suggestions for process and product improvement
•Safely and responsibly setup and operates a variety of machines and tools. Use of hand, bench and standalone metal processing equipment including, but not limited to, welders(aluminum and steel),Sanders, Drills, Grinders, Die grinders, Cutoff saws, Manual sheet metal breaks, Sheet metal rolls, Shearing equipment, Table saws, etc.
•Welding, Fitting, and basic conceptual and shop drawing interpretation
•Works scheduled hours and overtime when necessary.
•Willing to work in any manufacturing department
•Performs other duties as needed to meet customer expectations.
•Responsible for maintaining a safe working environment and adhering to company policy for safe work practices. Uses the required PPE For all hazardous practices and materials used in the course of the work.
•Responsible for maintaining housekeeping responsibilities as set forth by Management.
•Able to machine tools to perform completely and independently specific operations as instructed.
•Able to fabricate basic detailed and assembly components using prints and/or other specifications both oral and written. •Have basic knowledge of the weld and machinability of metals.
•Shipping & receiving , packing-counting- fork lift experience ,
•Intermediate computer skills.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate will typically have a High School Diploma or GED from an acredited institution. Current or previous successful metal fabrication experience strontly preferred. Welding experience strongly preferred.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram forms.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to follow instruction, read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, company procedure manuals and blueprints. Record work done and communicate effectively with team members.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to work in metric units.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands 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 regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. Must be able to communicate verbally and have the ability to hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to thirty (30) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. Have full range of motion required to perform the job functions. Maintain steady hand-eye coordination. Reach in all directions and in potentially awkward positions. Distinguish and identify paint colors and maintain 20/20 correctable vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical equipment, acetone, alcohol, argon, braze alloys, oil based lubricants, cleaning solutions. Works with odors (paint, solvents, and other manufacturing odor). Employee will be exposed to moderate cold and extreme heat.