Position: Weld Technician
Location: NASG Canada Inc.
Employment Type: Permanent
Number of Openings: 1
Reporting to: Weld Engineering Group Leader
Hours of Work:
5 Week rotation
Start date: ASAP
Weld Technician is responsible for the oversite of all weld and automated assembly processes. Ensure that production equipment is maintained in a safe, production ready condition to assure efficient production of quality parts. Implement and execute predictive, proactive and innovative maintenance systems to avoid costly and unscheduled downtime.
The position duties will include, but are not limited to:
Ensures that production and related equipment is ready to meet customer requirements.
Collaborate with Manufacturing Operations Group to ensure successful launch of new and take over work.
Complete work from project list as assigned by departmental management.
Maintain and repair robotic weld cells, assembly machines, as required
Complete preventative maintenance (PM) activities and maintain the PM schedule for production related equipment.
Ensure maintenance repair requests for automation and weld equipment are being addressed resolved and returned for proper record
Requisition supplies and maintain inventory of spare parts for automation and weld manufacturing processes.
Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems on production related equipment.
Use of Data and root cause investigative methods to identify and solve production issues and elimination of waste
Weld and automation fixture adjustment to maintain part quality and meet productivity requirements.
Identify and implement innovative ways of improving existing process and equipment performance and reliability
Follow-up projects and tasks after completion to ensure target results are effective and maintained.
Effectively communicate project status and status of assigned tasks through to completion. Compile effective and concise visual reports
Works with all departments to ensure required productivity and customer quality are achieved
Work with all employees to continuously improve quality and production.
Participate in team environment to support process improvement activities related to quality and performance
Suggest methods for improvements, i.e., Continuous Improvement Plan.
Work in a safe/productive manner with the ability to maintain quality of welds and parts to expected standards.
Maintain clean work area
Work with outside tradesmen as required.
Available for overtime and flexible hours as required to support customer and production needs
Recognized Technical training or ability to demonstrate 5 years work related experience in:
The Knowledge of Mig and Resistance Welding Principles
Production Resistance and Mig weld controls programming
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Grade 12 graduate
Industrial Millwright Mechanic- (433A-Canada) or equivalent
Industrial Electrician – (422A-Canada) or equivalent
Mechanical Engineering Technician or equivalent
PLC controls -diagnostics as related to process problem solving
Pneumatics & Hydraulics
Qualifications we are looking for include, but are not limited to:
Proven ability to organize self to manage multiple projects and tasks at the same time.
Strong knowledge of robotics’ and automation, mechanical systems
Strong knowledge of Production Mig and Resistance Welding methods
Trouble shooting and problem resolution in a fast-paced production environment
Problem identification and implementation of robust solutions
Strong electrical background to troubleshoot and repair weld and automation equipment
Strong mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair weld and automation equipment
Technical skills necessary in the areas of industrial electricity, robotics and weld controls.
Technical skills necessary in mechanical maintenance in hydraulics and pneumatics.
Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, schematic drawings
Working knowledge of welding, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Working knowledge of the Toyota Quality Production System and manufacturing methods
Weld control (Medar) knowledge and experience
Technical skills necessary and the ability to follow OSHA requirements
Ability to work independently and think of creative ways to approach problems.
Make decisions based on Data (measurable information) and make sound decisions
Ability to make adjustments to weld fixtures and automation tooling/fixtures to maintain part quality and meet productivity requirements.
Capable of working within tight tolerances
Personal Computer knowledge and experience
Safety systems as they relate to automated and weld equipment and guarding
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Strong understanding of elimination of waste
Effective time management skills
Strong understanding of metal stamped parts and weld, assembly processes.
Please submit your application to Krista Berrill by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
cover you in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
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•Structural Chassis Parts
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