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Robotic Weld Operator

Company: Wastequip
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Wastequip is hiring a Robotic Weld Technician in our Eagleville, TN location. The Robotic Weld Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the automated FEL welding machine and necessary supporting equipment. The individual for this position must possess a general aptitude towards computer and mechanical devices and be able to perform trouble shooting as needed to ensure continuous production. Responsibilities * Develop a comprehensive knowledge of general safety protocol and procedures as it relates to operation of automation equipment and function in the production environment. * Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to standards. * Perform first piece and last piece inspection based on specifications using measuring devices and standard visual inspection techniques, specific to weld quality * Follows production schedule and loads material/parts to cell via forklift, moves jobs to next operation after final inspection * Assist with period and preventative maintenance as needed to ensure continuous operation of equipment. * Be able to critically think and solve problems, having a detail-oriented outlook to follow complex instructions. * Documents actions by completing production and quality logs. * Performs minor welding functions as necessary (tie ins, non-accessible welds or secondary welding operations that are necessary outside the fixtures) * Operator may perform manual welding tasks to meet daily production requirements as needed Qualifications * Have a background in operating automated equipment and assisting with troubleshooting. * Able to diagnosis base level issues and when needed, reset and restart the equipment. * Use computer to enter production data and print identification tag for parts * Communicate machine down-time, shortages, scrap, delays in real time to supervisors * Significant hands-on experience working on a production floor, significant welding experience is a plus. * Able to read and follow technical drawings, including interpreting weld symbols, and diagrammed instructions. * Significant knowledge of automated machine operation and maintenance. * Able to perform physically demanding work, standing, bending, lifting 25 lbs. regularly. * Good communication skills, written and verbal. * Solid computer skills. * Competent in fine tuning of software and carry out the metrics and mathematical conversions required to obtain desired and specified final product quality. * Verify machine settings and program control data for accuracy. * Train new employees in machine operation. * Assist other operators or maintenance personnel with troubleshooting and problem solving * Assist with process development and improvement * High school diploma or equivalent is required. * One-year welding experience required. * Previous automated equipment operation or working in an automated environment is a plus. * Prior manufacturing experience is a plus.

Keywords: Wastequip, Chattanooga , Robotic Weld Operator, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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