Weld Technician

  • Company: Adecco
  • Posted: January 31, 2017
  • Reference ID: 417750068
Adecco is currently assisting a leading Kansas City area automotive manufacturer in their search to fill a Weld Technician role on 2nd and 3rd shifts. This available position is with an established and successful Tier 1 Automotive Supplier of welded assemblies and engineered metal formed products, with manufacturing facilities across North America. This is a direct hire role. This role will be performing Programming, Trouble-shooting, and Maintenance work on all industrial equipment including hoists, lifts, robots, tooling, machinery and welding equipment to achieve maximum safety and productivity through minimum downtime. If you are interested in working for a fantastic thriving company with an unsurpassed culture in place and you are interested in learning more, Apply Today!

Work safely, following safety work instructions or designated safety procedures (such as Lock Out Tag Out).

Lead development of cell(s) during launch to de-bug and assist in correcting all tooling, robotic, controls, weld cycles and all other equipment related improvements.

Troubleshoot machine breakdowns and carry out remedial actions.

Supports all necessary data collection required for cell and product improvement initiatives.

Inspect all machinery for defects and potential problems in accordance with preventative maintenance program; repair and replace parts as required.

Perform general equipment maintenance duties as required e.g. cleaning, oiling and greasing machines according to the preventative maintenance program.

Program robots for sealants, adhesives, mastics, MIG and resistance welding.

Advise Weld Maintenance Manager to order replacement parts as required.

Make adjustments in welding program when required.

Lead efficiency and cycle time improvement.

Adjust equipment and change welding fixtures as necessary to ensure good quality welding within given parameters.

Participate in Continuous Improvement and assist in its implementation on an ongoing basis.

Modify existing equipment and install new equipment as required / approved by Facilities or Engineering Manager.

Troubleshoot and diagnose electric/electronic system faults, tune equipment and ensure adequate controls and safety measures are functional.

Carry out monthly and yearly electrical maintenance procedures, repairing/or replacing parts as required, in accordance with the preventative maintenance program.

Assists in documenting current processes, equipment settings and downtime codes.

Required Skills:

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Effective analytical skills.

Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.

Experience in resistance welding applications.

Experience in reviewing product on check fixtures to determine improvement steps.

Ability to assist in reviewing the quality of product and welds.

High School diploma or GED

Minimum 3 years (prefer 5 or more years) experience in maintenance repair / robotics / welding applications.

ABB Robotic experience preferred (Fanuc ok) w/Vision Systems experience

Strong knowledge of electrical functioning, hydraulic and pneumatic machinery and automation equipment.

Ability to operate all common maintenance equipment.

Ability to work all shifts.

These are full-time, direct hire positions with a complete benefits package, including health/prescription/dental coverage, short-term disability, LTD option, life insurance, and 401(k).

Pre-Employment Drug Testing Required

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