Website Hussey Seating Company
POSTION TITLE: BENCH WELDER/FABRICATING SPECIALIST (BW5)
REPORTS TO: Supervisor, Production
HOURS/SCHEDULE: Monday through Thursday, 5:00am to 3:30pm
*overtime available during high product demand times
HOURLY/SALARY STATUS: Hourly/Non-Exempt
The Bench Welder/Fabricator works directly with a team of shop associates and engineers to construct a variety of standard and customized (Engineered to Order) telescopic seating components while working in a personal workspace at a welding bench. The Bench Welder/Fabricator welds using the MIG process on sheet metal in various thicknesses with gauges and very little to no base material preparation or post weld requirements. We offer in-house welding qualifications in accordance with the American Welding Society and opportunity for qualification directly with the Canadian Welding Bureau. We will also provide in-house training or support outside training for individuals seeking to further their welding knowledge and/or credentials.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Organize production schedule, understand, and adhere to product acceptability requirements.
o Maintain consistent and accurate records and maintain accurate inventory counts.
o Read and interpret engineered drawings and welding symbols.
o Design and fabricate temporary welding fixtures for custom work when standard fixturing is not available.
o Utilize basic measuring tools such as tape measure, squares and protractors.
o Actively participate in Daily Communication Meetings reviewing Daily Safety, Quality, Delivery and Continuous Improvement actions.
o Ensure production schedule follow through as allocated by the scheduled department.
o Perform minor maintenance and cleaning of welding cutting equipment and work area in accordance with company standards and manufacturers machine recommendations.
o Perform activities supporting the establishment of work center standards for process improvement.
o Perform First Piece Part Quality checks and facilitate work-order paper flow in accordance with Hussey Seating Company Quality Standards.
o Assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures, Visual Workplace Standards, and ongoing Lean continuous improvement activities.
COMPETENCIES: (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
o Strong understanding of operating basic metal shop equipment and tools.
o “Safety first” mindset
o Thorough understanding of how to read part and assembly drawings, evaluate finished products and perform quality checks.
o Highly motivated self-starter
o Team player with the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with internal teams
o Strong attention to detail
o Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
o High School Diploma or equivalent
o 10 years Welding/Fabrication operational knowledge and experience applying MIG
o Lift, carry, push and/or pull 1-50 lbs. frequently
o Squat/kneel, bend/stoop, twist/turn, grasp and reach overhead frequently
o Sit, stand and walk for 1-10 hours per day
o Ability to work in 55 to 90 degree work environment
o Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
Hussey Seating Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.
To apply for this job please visit www.husseyseating.com.