Auto Welder/Machine Technician in Jackson, Mississippi

Date Posted: 3/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 3/18/2021

Job Description

The AutoWelder/ Machine Technician  is responsible for manufacturing product by operating and maintaining equipment and processes that provide optimum customer service. This position is reserved for Machine Technicians at the entry level. Also responsible for enhancing the department's safety, quality and productivity as well as assisting Facilitator as required.


This position will be responsible for knowing and implementing all area specific compliance issues, including safety, quality, environmental, and MT/plant policies. This position will contribute to team efforts by participating in continuous improvement projects as required. This position will also require working with maintenance to complete monthly PM's.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Check production schedule and verify proper production run for the day.
  • Make up and label boxes according to daily production goals.
  • Set up blade cutters and cut correct parts for welders.
  • Repair machines as needed when possible or bring maintenance in to make repairs.
  • Sort and check boxes that come back from ability works.
  • Change filters in dust collectors.
  • Perform required quality checks on blades supplied to welders.
  • Perform quality checks on parts after weld.
  • Perform periodic PM's on machines.
  • Cut up scrap as needed.
  • Communicate any needs or issues to supervisor.
  • Retrieve packaging supplies from inventory.
  • Retrieve and document repair parts for machines as needed from Maximo.
  • Retrieve scrap bins and move material with forklift and pallet jack.
  • Train and monitor new welders as needed.
  • Complete all required paperwork and production reports and turn in to supervisor daily.
  • Adhere to all safety requirements in the work area
  • Adhere to all house keeping policies and schedules.
  • Recommend and participate in completion of continuous improvement projects specifically designed to improve processes, productivity and quality, especially those related to corrective actions.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor, including working other shifts as necessary.
  • Adhere to 5S in the department


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
  • Able to interpret technical data, including drawings and OMS.
  • Must be proficient in the use of common inspection and test equipment.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills required.
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