Robotic Welder 2nd shift (Beaver Dam)

  • Metalcraft of Mayville
  • Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
  • Nov 17, 2018

Job Description

Job ID 2018-1376
# of Openings 4
Job Locations US-WI-Beaver Dam
Posted Date 9 hours ago
Category Manufacturing
Type Regular Full-Time

Metalcraft's Beaver Dam facility is seeking second shift Robotic Welders. Reporting to the Welding Manager, the Robotic Welder is primarily responsible for operating one or more weld machines to fabricate metal parts or assemblies to specifications applying to basic knowledge of welding theory on production basis.

  • Lift work pieces manually or using hoist and secure work pieces in fixture or load automatic feeding device.
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machine factors, such as wire feed speed, amperage, polarity, type of gas, and type of weld rod.
  • Start machine, engage feed, and observe operation.
  • Inspect and measure machined work pieces to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Unload welded frames from robotic welder and place on appropriate containers.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Remove rough spots from workpieces, using portable grinders, hand files, or scrapers.
  • Chip or grind-off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapers or power chippers, portable grinders, or arc-cutting equipment.
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Replace worn machine accessories such as cutting tools or brushes.
  • File, sand, or shape machined parts.
  • Perform all functions involved in operation of robotic welder, including: programming, touch point, and operations corrections.
  • Maintain accurate counts of parts; attach labels or tags to finished part containers identifying customer, part number, quantity, and shop order information.
  • Perform basic MIG and TIG welding techniques as needed.
  • Maintain company quality, efficiency, and productivity standards.
  • Read job specifications (e.g. blueprints, quality control plans and/or traveler notes) to determine type of welding and material requirements.
  • Use equipment and supplies to perform work in accordance with operational standards.
  • Examine finished work pieces to verify conformance with specifications according to operator inspection sheet, quality control plans and/or customer notes using instruments such as gauges.
  • Report defective materials or questionable conditions to the supervisor.
  • Perform prescribed preventative maintenance on equipment and machines.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.
  • May perform other related duties or work at different workstations as production needs require

  • Successful completion of an internal welding test.
  • Knowledge of fixtures and weld set up parameters (amps, volts, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of computers and ability to perform computer functions as they pertain to the job.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, welding symbols, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrated detail orientation, self-motivation skills and ability to multi-task
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools.
  • Demonstrated competency in basic shop math.
  • Ability to work with various types of metal forming constraints with guidance.
  • Previous experience with overhead crane use is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively implement or respond to change.
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Aptitude to take orders and execute the same efficiently
  • Demonstrated detail orientation, self-motivation skills and ability to multi-task

Equal opportunity employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.