General Stamping & Metalworks
Welder - 2nd (Project Management)
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What We Do
General Stamping & Metalworks is a leading supplier of stampings and assemblies to the North American solar power industry, which is forecasting another decade of double-digit growth. In addition, we are a key supplier to market leaders in a diverse set of industries including outdoor power equipment, agricultural and construction equipment, recreational vehicles and industrial trucks.
GSM has been in business since 1922, and we realize that our employees spend a large portion of their lives working; therefore, we have invested in the finest facility and grounds in the fabricating industry. We also invest in state-of-the-art equipment, technology, and in our greatest resource, our employees.
What Makes Us Different
GSM is proud of our diverse, welcoming workforce, and we make every effort and investment to ensure their success and provide a path to build better lives. We offer:
$2000 hiring bonus
$2/hour shift premium for 2nd shift
Tuition reimbursement program
Fully equipped fitness center
Locker rooms with showers
Air-conditioned welding department
Employee wellness initiatives (on-site flu vaccination, wellness care, and EAP resources)
Comprehensive health, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
401(K), holiday pay, and vacation accrual that starts on the date of hire
Advancement opportunities only a growing company can provide
The Fabrication Welder is responsible for expertly operating Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding equipment to safely produce beautiful welded metal fabricated parts and assemblies to customer print specifications. These parts are to meet or exceed established quality and productivity standards.
Key Responsibilities and Purpose
The primary responsibility of the Fabrication Welder is to produce metal fabricated parts and assemblies to customer print specifications using standardized weld processes.
Expertly operating MIG and/or TIG welding equipment.
Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to welding, using straightedges, squares, clamps and fixtures
Ability to make minor welding parameter adjustments to ensure proper weld quality
Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with standard inspection tools to ensure conformance with drawing specifications
Supporting achievement of company standards in safety, productivity, and on-time production
Reporting all property or tool damage immediately to the production supervisor
Using inspection devices (calipers, pin gauges, check fixtures) to inspect parts, according to print and product inspection plan (PIP)
Selecting and using fixtures, as identified in the process setup sheets
Reading the print fully in order to understand tolerances, geometry, weld symbols and special instructions
High school diploma or equivalent (preferred)
Minimum of 6 months in a manufacturing environment (preferred)