Fabrication Technician
Hausted Patient Handling Systems - Montgomery, AL

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JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB TITLE: Fabrication Technician POSITION SUMMARY: To fabricate quality parts in a cost effective manner which will be used in the production of medical device equipment and related items and /or contracted business.REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to: Operations ManagerPeers: Assembly Technician, Sub- Assembly Technician, Material Handler, Direct Reports: N/AESSENTIAL JOB ELEMENTS: Set-up and operate fabricating equipment: punch presses, press brakes, manual shears, drill and tap machines, and tube bender. Read and interpret fabricating blueprints, travelers, and other working documents. Ability to use precision measuring instruments and gages to check and ensure parts meet quality requirements. Some computer skills helpful. Remain safety conscious at all times, wearing all prescribed safety equipment and observing all safety rules stated in the Employee Handbook. Keep machine and work area clean, neat and orderly on an ongoing and daily basis. Immediately report to your Supervisor any problems, discrepancies and/or irregularities related to job assignment. Complete any and all projects, assignments and duties as directed and instructed. Conform to all policies, procedures and rules of conduct as communicated through the Employee Handbook, Bulletin Boards, Newsletters and any other vehicle by which information is distributed by Management. Ability to perform duties with minimal or no supervision in a self-directed work environment. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and members of management. TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY, AN INDIVIDUAL SHOULD DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING COMPETENCIES: Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed. Dependability - Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions. Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Experience in sheet metal fabrication desirable. Must be able to interpret fabricating blueprints. Must be able to use measuring instruments. Some computer skills helpful. Must have good communication skills. High school diploma or GED required; technical school degree preferred Communicate orally in the English language with other employees and customers or suppliers in face-to-face one-to-one settings and using a telephone. Work cooperatively with other employees. Make arithmetical computations (multiplication, division, percentage calculations, addition, and subtraction). Produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts using proper English sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar. Plan and organize own workload. Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others. Must have good problem identification and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills required, both written and verbal. Position involves reading and interpreting product specifications and drawing schematics. Flexibility to work where and when needed. Including travel and overtime during the work week & weekends. Regularly required to stand and move around on the production line. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle the product, and is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Able to perform general office administrative activities: copying, filing, delivering documents and attending meetings within the facility, etc. This job description is not all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties, as identified and directed, to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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