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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
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.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS
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.