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Weld Technician

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: August 30th, 2017

Position Overview

Multimatic’s success as a world-class automotive parts and engineering supplier is fueled by its ability to attract, motivate and inspire skilled individuals striving to make a difference. Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is a new facility near Fort Wayne, manufacturing specialized, high-strength steel structural components for automotive OEMs.

Multimatic Indiana – New Haven is seeking 2nd Shift Weld Technicians to perform assignments requiring judgment and problem solving skills relating to robotic and automated MIG welding equipment and processes. He/she will also be required to assist with related equipment setup and changeovers.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant start-up from the onset
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers).

Facility Address

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven
2808 Adams Center Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana
USA
46803

Key Duties and Responsibilities     

  • Adopt a specific group of cells and focus on all aspects of welding robustness for the assigned area
  • Teach robots points for optimum MIG weld robustness
  • Adjust weld fixtures to control end product dimensions and as well as MIG weld gap/robustness
  • Develop preventative maintenance procedures related to weld fixtures and weld guns
  • Improve process robustness, up-time and cycle time by researching and improving weld consumables
  • Maintain shim adjustment logs for assigned area
  • Document and improve welding parameters
  • Provide input in evaluation of equipment and processes
  • Understand incoming part quality and its effect on MIG weld/dimensional robustness
  • Multiple openings for off shifts (2nd shift or 3rd shift) 
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Perform other functions as required

Skills, Education and/or Experience

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Prefer an associate’s degree in a technical field
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) with 3 years of experience in welding and welding techniques
  • Experience with weld automation processes (metals/steel); Fixture adjustments; Electrical troubleshooting skills & basic Mechanical skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to solve practical problems and seal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to work without close supervision

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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