PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Assembly Maintenance Weld Technician will provide technical welding support within
the Assembly Maintenance Department in a team environment to support production and
carry out the assignments and responsibilities given to them by the Assembly
Department Maintenance Manager, Supervisors and Team Leaders. They will work very
closely with the Weld Engineers to support the various welding activities.

RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY:
Responsible for supporting safety, quality, and productivity while adhering to
plant standards.
Also, maintain, troubleshoot, and provide continuous improvement suggestions
resulting in minimal downtime of manufacturing equipment in the assembly area.
Support installation and modification of equipment to ensure quality control
requirements are met and process enhancements are realized.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITIONS:
1) Follow and enforce all plant safety rules and policies
2) Follow and comply with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the
employee Environmental Health and Safety programs
4) Follow and comply with all plant safety standards including LOTO
5) Set up weld equipment/machinery by installing/testing weld tips, fixtures, tooling
and other parts as required
6) Performs general/preventative maintenance on equipment to ensure acceptable
weld quality standards and start-up requirements
7) Cleans and changes weld tips/weld set-ups
8) Responsible for programming of welding programs/stepper programs
9) Responsible to document necessary changes made to weld schedules

10) Perform Weld Failure Investigations and trouble-shoot and/or make necessary
adjustments to attain acceptable welds. Complete the process by follow-up with
UT/Destruct group
11) Reviews weld tips to ensure proper tip dress and cap face size
12) Basic robotics operation
13) Basic electrical circuit troubleshooting
14) Responsible for keeping adequate quantities of all resistance welding supplies
stocked on the lines
15) Maintain safety standards of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a
safe manner in accordance with the safety policies
16) Provides technical support for a specific welding system during the introduction
of new models
17) Ensures proper entries are made into the Maintenance CMS for line
calls/preventative maintenance checks
18) Proactively supports/initiates corrective measures to weld control issues
19) Ensure new parts get ordered when necessary (e.g. new tips, tip holders, cables
and water tubes)
20) Return unused parts back to the tool crib to keep the correct stock levels once
troubleshooting is complete. Fill out repair tags for repairable parts
21) Attend training classes locally/abroad and successfully pass any examinations
22) Then, bring that knowledge back to share it with co-workers
23) Attend meetings when needed/requested
24) Practices good housekeeping (5S) on the shop floor and in assembly cells
25) Work in conjunction with other crafts in a team environment
26) Able to work unsupervised obtaining positive results
27) Must be able to work extended hours as needed to meet customer requirements
28) Perform other duties as required

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
SKILL (Ability to do the job)
• Must have general knowledge on electrical theory and troubleshooting
• Ability to read and understand electrical schematics
• Ability to use electrical testing and troubleshooting equipment
• Must have general mechanical knowledge
• Must have an eye for attention to detail
• Ability to identify solutions to problems using data, visual inspections, and
maintenance best practices
• Must be able to effectively use verbal and written communications.

• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages,
ratios, and proportions to practical situations
• Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Some of the physical demands for the position include being able to lift a weight of 40
pounds; frequent bending, stooping and stretching; being able to stand for prolonged
periods of time; and ability to walk for prolonged periods of time.

EQUIPMENT / TOOLS USED
Some of the equipment and tools used are basic hand tools, multi-meter, current meter,
laptop/PC, megohm meter, force gauges and infrared thermometer and thermal imaging
camera

KNOWLEDGE
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required
TECHNICAL TRAINING:
• Experience with Resistance Welding set-up
• Experience with MIG Welding set-up
OTHER: Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

WORK EXPERIENCE
WHAT TYPES? Experience with weld technology in a manufacturing environment
HOW MUCH? Minimum of 2 years

WHAT ADDITIONAL SKILLS OR ABILITIES WOULD BE HELPFUL FOR THE JOB?
• Motor Control, PLC, and Ladder Logic
• Basic Electrical Theory and troubleshooting
• Basic knowledge of electrical components
• Manual welding experience
• Robotic troubleshooting skills
• Robotic programming skills
• PLC troubleshooting skills
• High level of mechanical aptitude

WHAT AREAS OF TRAINING ARE REQUIRED?
New Hire Orientation, OSHA Required Training, Understanding the Charter, Lean
Manufacturing Overview, 5S & Visual Management, Tip/Nozzle Change Procedure, Robot
Fundamentals, A/B PLC, Bosch Weld Timers, Resistance Welding Training

HOW WILL TEAM MEMBER’S JOB PROGRESS BE MONITORED FOR COMPETENCY?
Performance Assessment conducted by Supervisor and/or Department Manager

HOW IS THE POSITION RELEVANT TO ACHIEVING QUALITY OBJECTIVES?
The Assembly Maintenance Weld Technician is responsible for troubleshooting,
preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance required to ensure that welding
equipment produces consistent quality welds.

PAY $25-29 PER HOUR

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