Steel & Aluminum Welder/Fabricator

Bristol, IN 46507, USA Req #854
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Founded in 1933, Myers Industries has moved from a small storefront in Akron, Ohio to become a family of over 2,400 employees. Our One Myers team is made up of some of the most revered brands in the industry, including: Myers Tire Supply, Patch Rubber Company, Tuffy Manufacturing, Akro-Mils, Scepter, Buckhorn Inc, Jamco Products, Ameri-Kart, Elkhart Plastics and Trilogy Plastics. Our people are the engine behind our growth, and they work to deepen our customer relationships, serve our niche industries, and drive our success.  We invite you to apply and consider joining our team as we drive our business forward. We would love to have you as part of the next chapter of our growth story!

SUMMARY: Responsible for fabricating, maintaining, and repairing production tooling and fixtures for secondary trim operations. Mold makers usually work regular business hours and spend much of their time in factories, with long hours spent on their feet. Additionally, there are a lot of repetitive motions associated with this job, such as twisting or turning, in an environment with potentially distracting noise levels. This job is well suited to people who are technically and mechanically skilled, have strong math skills, enjoy problem-solving, and have good communication skills to liaise with design teams and colleagues.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Duties may include but are not limited to the following.

  • Review prints and plan the building of molds/fixtures
  • Builds, modifies and repairs tooling and trim fixtures as required
  • Welding both MIG and TIG
  • Use various machinery and equipment such as lathes, milling machines, grinding machines, press brakes, shears, iron workers, and band saws.
  • Inspects damaged or defective tooling, fixture and parts to determine/plan corrective action.
  • inspect products and select the correct shop equipment, precision measurement devices and other tools needed for a job.
  • Train personal on the use of new mold or trim fixtures you’ve built
  • Hand trim samples/prototype parts as required.
  • Simple wood working/constructing simple wood forms/fixtures

SECONDARY DUTIES AS REQUIRED:

  • Trouble shooting of production issues.
  • Bend, stretch, lift, and pull 45.50 LBS
  • May need to stay in odd positions for an extended time period.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Competency Statement(s)

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.


SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Education:High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred but not necessary.
Experience: Basic Print reading, welding aluminum and steel, sandblasting, and polishing. Operations of basic equipment such as press brake, lathe, shear, band saws, and a variety of basic metal and wood working hand tools. Rotational molding a plus. Basic machining a plus.

Computer Skills: Word, Excel

Knowledge: Communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors. Able to read English and spelling for daily paperwork.

Certificates & Licenses: Welding is a plus

Other Requirements: Interpret written and oral instructions. Work effectively with minimal supervision. Analyze situations and take appropriate action. Work independently and in a team.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Welding Helmet, Welding Jacket, Leather Gloves, Safety Glasses, Steel toe shoes or boot, earplugs)
  • Strong manual dexterity to be able to keep their arm steady and maneuver their wrists and fingers to create the molds

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here 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.

Myers Industries, Inc.  is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Bristol, IN 46507, USA