MEC Inc.

  • Weld Tech-1st Shift

    Posted Date 6 days ago(11/12/2018 11:05 AM)
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    Job Location: Address
    715 South St.
  • Overview

    Responsible for performing a broad range of Technician level work for the businesses various spot-welding processes this may include weld programming, weld schedule development, process trouble shooting, machine condition testing and reporting.  In conjunction with the Supervisors, Manufacturing Engineers helps set-up work cells to support existing product and for new product launch.  In coordination with the Weld Engineer improves welding productivity and documents on-going weld process capability. 


    Responsible for meeting customer needs by training employees to MEC Inc. weld requirements which can involve many of the following areas, conducting weld demonstrations with prospective applicants, developing, planning and executing course content and effective methods of instruction for all types of welded metals and assemblies.  Responsible for training new and existing employees to quality and production levels required for spot welding certification and various customer required certification.  Observes and evaluates employees work to determine progress and provide feedback and suggestions for improvement.  Observes the quality various products being welded may be called on to inspect product with stringent customer requirements.  Will require travel between facilities.  Direct report to supervisor or production manager with dotted line reporting to Weld Engineer.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Performs and troubleshoots all weld processes to achieve 95% uptime and productivity.
    • Supports MEC’s staff of Certified Weld Instructors (CWI’s) by preparing weld metallography samples including destructive test samples, cut and etched samples for establishing new weld parameters or verification of existing processes.
    • Supports welding in new product launches.
    • Drives spot welding productivity improvements by working on process improvements.
    • Performs welding station audits.
    • Participates in tool reviews for new product launches.
    • Coordinate and maintain a flexible training schedule to meet hiring and training demands of all shifts.
    • Adapt and develop training to be consistent with changing business and customer needs.
    • Formulate curriculum and determine instructional methods and demonstrations.
    • Select or develop teaching aids such as training handbooks, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials, and reference works.
    • Conduct training sessions covering specified areas such as on-the-job training, refresher training, and cross-training.
    • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
    • Test trainees to measure progress and to evaluate effectiveness of training.
    • Report on progress of employees under guidance during training periods.
    • Observing and evaluating employee’s work to determine progress, and provide feedback and suggestions for improvement
    • Identifies who needs help and additional training to achieve quality and productivity standards.
    • Teaches advance weld techniques and focus on quality welds to reduce re-work.
    • Works with the Supervisors and Quality Engineers in the weld quality root cause corrective action process.
    • Assist in the teaching of certification courses and prepare students for certification tests.
    • Maintain responsibility for material needs for training purposes, as well as all tools and equipment.
    • Identifies candidates for efficiency and productivity improvement.
    • Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to employees. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances. Serve as a role model for the company’s values and safety culture.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.



    High school diploma or HSED; with 2 years of relative experience, which may include technical college with an area of concentration in welding, weld testing, process troubleshooting.  A minimum of 2 years of shop floor experience in spot-welding including new product introduction, weld process improvement, weld inspection and weld training experience,  knowledge of commonly used practices , concepts, procedures and techniques used in welding,  experience with at least 2 different types of power supply technologies including direct energy AC, high frequency, linear DC and/or capacitor discharge power supply technologies,  weld past experience and critical thinking to teach and certify welders, ability to trouble shoot including welding techniques and provide corrective action,  good oral and written communication skills to a wide variety of people with various backgrounds, use various training and testing  methods (hands-on , verbal, visual, classroom, paper tests), organization and time urgency to handle multiple projects and deadlines, positive attitude, encouraging , ability to provide training, and weld schedule documentation as required.   Computer proficiency specifically Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.



    Flexibility to work flexible/odd hours to meet the training requirement

    Valid Driver’s License

    Prompt and reliable attendance



    Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations written in English.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in English from groups of managers, customers, or other employees.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.



    Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.



    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


    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 stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee may occasionally be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


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