Otter Tail Corporation BTD_Welding 2 Heavy in Washington, Illinois

Requisition Number

17-0278

Company

BTD Manufacturing, Inc.

Post Date

9/20/2017

Title

BTD_Welding 2 Heavy

City

Washington

State

IL

Description

* If you are interested in applying for this position or to see a list of all our open BTD positions please go to: www.btdmfg.com*

Company Overview:

BTD is a fast growing metalworking company. We provide custom metalwork services for some of the world’s top brands. Our 900+ employees work from five facilities throughout the Midwest. We invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities to offer our

clients the best value possible. We are also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation, a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.

Summary: Under general supervision, operates the manual welder and inspects/ensures the production of quality parts. Inspect parts. Help with design of jigs and fixtures for a safe and efficient operation.

Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment.

3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.

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Requirements

Essential Functions:

  1. Ability to visualize and interpret blue prints and sketches.

  2. Manufacture quality parts by using whatever tools are available.

  3. Ability to use and assist other in the measuring of parts with the proper inspection equipment (calipers, height gauge, etc.).

  4. Ability to set up a cell properly. Including welder settings, proper cell setup to produce quality parts at an efficient rate.

  5. Ability to adjust to changes in production requirements.

  6. Ability to acknowledge problems with the welder and troubleshoot to get the problem fixed.

  7. Maintain a clean and safe work area by following the clean-up schedule.

  8. Must be able to use the computer software to clock in and out of work and in/out of jobs along with checking job count.

  9. Basic knowledge of a Welder #3.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Experience and Skills Required: At least two years of wire welding and other related mechanical and shop experience which includes the following skills and abilities:

  1. Be able to perform all Weld #1 skills.

  2. Strong working knowledge of the production process and wire welders.

  3. Strong working knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods and practices used in production welding operation.

  4. Ability to make adjustments to Welding equipment as needed.

  5. Basic knowledge of all Welding processes.

Physical Demands: The physical demands 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. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch

or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability

to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.