The Machine Operator 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 Machine Operator does not physically perform the welding, the machine does. The Machine Operator’s responsibilities and requirements are listed below.

Requirements for Welding Machine Operators:

• 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.

Welding Machine Operators will:

• 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.

If you are a proactive person who takes pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing organization this could be your next long term role.