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Production Welder (2ND Shift)

Atkore International
United States, Michigan, Wayne
4205 Elizabeth Street (Show on map)
September 24, 2023

Production Welder

Who we are looking for:

We are currently looking for a Production Welder to be based out of Wayne, MI. Position is available on 2ND Shift (M-F, 3:30PM-12:00AM). Reporting to the Manufacturing Supervisor, this person will be responsible for performing the operation of Welder-Fitter-Certified, layout, and fabricating Grating parts.

What you'll do:

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform skilled MIG welding technique
  • Operate an Angle Grinder to prepare parts for welding and to touch up surface defects
  • Must perform welding operations in accordance with set specifications and configuration
  • Ability to interpret specifications and read blueprints
  • Select the right parts to produce the needed component
  • Must select the appropriate weld fixture based on the weld design
  • Set components for welding according to specifications to ensure safe and effective assemblage
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method needed based on the requirements of the job
  • Determine weld amperage and wire feed/speed needed to perform the weld
  • Determine correct gas ratios needed to perform the weld
  • Responsible for assessing welded surfaces, structures, and components to ensure weld accuracy and identify weld errors
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot when adjustments are needed
  • Regularly clean and inspect welding equipment and tools
  • Replace wire, filters, and gas cradles as needed
  • Ensure all equipment being used is properly set up and used in a safe manner
  • Must perform First-Piece Inspection, as well as all required subsequent inspections
  • Ensure quality standards are met for parts produced; notify appropriate support for nonconforming parts
  • Must maintain production standards to meet internal and external customer demand
  • Responsible for meeting and/or exceeding hourly rate goals
  • Responsible for completing the Hour-by-Hour board(s) for the duration of shift
  • Responsible for following the Order Board process to ensure on-time delivery
  • Responsible for the accurate completion of all paperwork, transactions, tags, etc.
  • Adhere to all Life Saving Rules, including: Lock-Out, Tag-Out (LOTO), Machine Guarding/Bypassing Safety Controls, and Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) safety protocols
  • Ensure Safety, Delivery, Quality, and Cost metrics are met daily
  • Support 5S initiatives in assigned work areas

What you'll bring:

  • AWS Certification required
  • One year of manufacturing experience preferred
  • Basic math and verbal skills
  • Ability to learn to use and maintain equipment and machinery
  • Flexibility of shift scheduling, to include overtime and weekends
  • Demonstrate Atkore Core Values - Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence

Within 3 months, you'll:

  • Follow standard work processes and operate with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Lead, assist, and/or instruct employees in the performance of their duties, as requested
  • Possess a positive attitude, be a team player, and have strong work ethic

Who we are:

Atkore is a recipient of a Great Place to Work certification and a Top Workplaces USA award! We're committed to creating an engaged and aligned workforce that drives collaborative culture. Our team strives for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build strong leaders that continually endeavor to move us forward.

With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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