Precor Inc. - Whitsett, NC

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Job Descriptions:

Incumbent is responsible for welding together metal components to fabricate strength equipment using electric arc-welding equipment.
General production employees work a 10-hour shift.
Hours: 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Mon – Thu)

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.
Welds must be consistent, neat and pleasing to the eye as well as structurally sound.
Applies filler rod manually to supply weld metal.
Preheats workpiece with hand torch or heating furnace.
Positions and clamps workpieces together or assembles them in a fixture.
Tacks assemblies together.
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.
Safety & 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.
Rotates to different workstations as assigned.

Required Experience:

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.
High School diploma or GED preferred.
Welding trade school or apprenticeship training is preferred

Minimum one year welding experience.
Experience in a production environment preferred.
Other manufacturing experience helpful.

Takes a "no excuses" approach to making things happen.

Demonstrated knowledge of:
Safety procedures and welding techniques.

Ability to:
  • Anticipate, identify, and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Effectively communicate ideas.
  • Listen to others and appropriately act on information provided.
  • Read and understand written instructions, department paperwork & safety information.
  • Perform basic math.
  • Operate hand tools and equipment such as: portable power tools, hand tools, hoists, wheeled carts & bins, pallet jacks and other material handling equipment.
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced environment and keep up with time-sensitive operations.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Act in a courteous and professional manner at all times.
Comply with Precor Attendance Policy
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, nuisance dust, lifting, repetitive motions (upper extremities), and moderate noise exposure, hearing protection provided.

The physical demands of the position may require an employee to lift and carry up to 40 pounds from time to time during the course of a 10 hour shift for 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.

Precor promotes a healthy lifestyle by providing a non-smoking environment. This position requires successful completion of the Precor Selection Process through JobLinks.
Keyword: Welding, Production, Manufacturing
From: Precor Inc.

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Founded in 1980, Precor is headquartered northeast of Seattle in Woodinville, Wash., with international offices in the United Kingdom,...