This position is for 2nd shift (3:00 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.).  The position will train on 1st shift (7:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.) for approximately three months.

As a Welding Machine Operator, you will perform a variety of standard operations to operate a computer-controlled welding machine to produce welded wire mesh to meet production schedule requirements, meet all quality specifications, perform set-ups, changeovers and assist with routine maintenance. The Welding Machine Operator does not physically perform the welding, the machine does.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Work from specification sheets, job orders and verbal instructions
  • Ensure that all wires are properly positioned for feeding into the welder
  • Maintain continual visual inspection of product and process for proper positioning, welding, and cutting
  • Clean and maintain welding electrodes on a regular basis and make minor adjustments to machine as needed
  • Perform and record prescribed quality checks
  • Inform supervisor of any processing or operating problems
  • Remove welded rolls of mesh from rollers
  • Palletize finished rolls
  • Monitor wire field
  • Perform general preventative maintenance task
  • Help other machine operators as needed

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required or its equivalent with 2-5 years of experience as a machine operator or very good mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Lifting requirements up to approximately 50 lbs.
  • Maintain high levels of efficiency and quality
  • Good mechanical aptitude