The Welding 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.

Full Time:
3rd Shift: 11 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Part Time Shifts:
7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
3:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Please indicate which shift you prefer.

Welding Machine Operator 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.

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.

For more information, please contact Heather at hlaudani@riverdale.com.