Welder (Manual Welding and Robotic) 6/13/2018

Precor Whitsett, NC

Company
Precor
Location
Whitsett, NC
AJE Ref #
582114203
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
83022-267407
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Founded in 1980, Seattle-based Precor is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation (www.amersports.com), the world's largest sports equipment company, with internationally recognized brands that include Wilson, Atomic, Suunto, Salomon, Mavic and Arc Teryx.

For more than 30 years, Precor has been inspiring people to live a life in motion. Precor s world headquarters is located in Woodinville, WA with additional domestic operations in Whitsett, North Carolina.

Precor is the #1 supplier of fitness equipment to many of the world s biggest fitness chains, including 24 Hour Fitness, Gold s Gym, Anytime Fitness, and YMCA. Precor is also a preferred fitness equipment supplier to Hilton Hotels worldwide.

With a mission to be the standard of excellence in the fitness industry, Precor manufactures and sells high-end fitness equipment for the home and commercial environment.

* Cardio Equipment (e.g. Ellipticals (EFX), Treadmills, Adaptive Motion Trainers (AMT), Bikes)

* Strength Training Systems

* Fitness Entertainment Products (e.g. Personal Viewing Screens (PVS), Audio Transmitters/Receivers)

Why You Should Join the Precor Team

* Dynamic, forward thinking company leading the industry in product innovation

* Rewards and recognition for superior performance

* Collaborative environment fostering teamwork and accountability

* Opportunity to work for a company that positively impacts people s lives

* Exceptional benefits program including profit sharing, generous 401(k) match, and free on-site gym access

* Superior employee discounts on Precor and other Amer Sports Corporation brand products

JOB DESCRIPTION

Incumbent is responsible for welding together metal components to fabricate strength equipment using electric arc-welding equipment.

Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm Must be available to work occasional OT on Friday

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Set-up

* Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.

* Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified.

* Starts power supply to produce electric current.

* Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.

* Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.

* Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.

* Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

* Applies filler rod manually to supply weld metal.

* Positions and clamps workpieces together or assembles them in jig or fixture.

* Tacks assemblies together.

Welding

* Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.

* Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.

* Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.

* Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

* Applies filler rod manually to supply weld metal.

* Positions and clamps workpieces together or assembles them in jig or fixture.

* Tacks assemblies together.

Finishing

* Cleans workpieces to remove impurities, such as spatter, slag, beads, rust, and grease, using wire brush, portable grinder, sander and/or hand tools.

* Inspects welded workpieces for defects, such as cracks, cold weld, spatter, and undercuts.

* Repairs broken or cracked parts and fills holes.

* Prepares broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces.

* Operates various portable hand, power and air tools, i.e., screw driver, wrenches, sockets, calipers, clamping devices, grinders, hand drills, belt sanders.

Material Handling

* Operates material handling equipment including pallet jacks, utility carts, and hand trucks.

* Loads/unloads stock material from bins and carts.

Area Maintenance

* Keeps area neat and in order.

* Inspects, cleans, and maintains machines, tools, parts, stock, equipment and work area

* Reports damage, wear, tear and other potential defects.

* Keeps area stocked with supplies.

* Follows all safety rules, policies and safe work practices.

Other

* Rotates to different workstations as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job, will be considered.

Education:

* High School diploma or GED preferred.

* Welding trade school or apprenticeship training is preferred

Experience:

* Minimum one year welding experience

* Other manufacturing experience helpful.

Ability to:

* Anticipate, identify, quantify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

* Effectively plan, organize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.

* Effectively communicate ideas

* Read and understand written instructions, department paperwork, safety
warning labels and placards * Perform basic math

* Operate hand tools and equipment such as: arc welding machines (MIG, TIG, GMAW), robotic welder, wire feeders, compressed gas cylinders, supported air tools, portable power tools, hand tools, bench-top presses, arbor presses, hoists, wheeled carts & bins, pallet jacks and other material handling equipment

* Listen to others and appropriately act on information provided

* Work in a fast-paced environment and keep up with time-sensitive operations

* Work effectively under pressure or deadlines.

* Work effectively in an team environment

* Act in a courteous and professional manner at all times

* Comply with Precor Attendance Policy.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT Work is performed indoors in a heated modern factory space. Ambient working temperature may range from 55 F - 100 F, depending on season. Work area is clean and free from wet, slippery conditions. Employee required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection and gloves.

Potential hazards may include working with moving parts (machines guarded per OSHA rules), nip points, material handling, sharp edges on stock, flying particles, sparks, heat, welding fumes, arc rays/light, electrical, lifting and moderate noise exposure (70-90 db).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs required.

Precor is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.