Follows the principles of Demand Flow Technology (DFT) including the ability to work at operation “upstream and downstream” from their primary position, including feeder cells.
•Determines status and location of allocated materials for job assignment from bill of material, specification sheets and drawings.
•Reads and interprets mechanical drawings and specification sheets and lays out job assignments accordingly.
•Uses tools such as level, scribe, dividers and combination square to assist in layout.
•Fabricates the job assignment doing all burning, beveling, sawing, grinding and welding as required. Does own chipping and removal of slag from burned or beveled operations.
•Makes own jigs and fixtures to set-up and align components and completed units, and works within the tolerances and specifications as set forth on the job drawings and specification sheets.
•Assist lower welder grades.
•Responsible for and checks out correctness of overall setup with supervisor or lead person.
•Performs other types of welding related duties as required by supervisor. Must remove work from rolls or position when completed.
• Backlace core assemblies.
•Expanding, rolling and flaring of tubes.
•Retrieves materials and fills kanban bins as necessary.
•Required to perform operator preventive maintenance, such as:
•Must be code qualified on shop welding procedures of carbon steel, using the following welding techniques:
•Must be code qualified on shop welding procedures for carbon steel, stainless steel to carbon steel, stainless steel to stainless steel, copper-nickel to carbon steel and aluminum bronze to red brass or copper.
•Proficient in reading and interpretation of job drawings and specification sheets.
•Have an excellent knowledge of weld shop procedures, jigs and fixtures and can proper sequence weld fabricating operations.
•Furnishes own tools such as scribe, dividers, combination squares and protractor.