Intermediate Welder - 2Nd Shift

Tennant Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago

Tennant Company is a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. Since 1870 we have been passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help our customers clean more spaces more effectively, addressing indoor and outdoor cleaning challenges. Our products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; detergent-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; cleaning tools and supplies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company operates in three geographic business units including the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. Join the company committed to empowering our customers to create a cleaner, safer and healthier world with high-performance cleaning solutions that minimize waste, reduce costs, improve safety and further sustainability goals.

PURPOSE/SCOPE:

  • The Intermediate Welder is primarily responsible for setting up and operating welding processes while achieving and maintaining established quality and productivity standards.

GENERAL RESPONISIBILITIES:

  • Performs gas shielded metallic arc welding (MIG), gas shielded tungsten arc welding (TIG) and resistance welding

  • Performs additional operations such as; grinding, spatter removal and any other duties as assigned

  • Layout, fit and fabricate metal components to assemble structural forms, such as machine frames and parts, using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy and engineering requirements.

  • Must be able to utilize equipment and measure weld length, pitch and size to drive part accuracy within print tolerances and minimize Quality Notifications and Scrap.

  • Assists Entry Level Welders in interpreting production orders, method layouts and Engineering Drawings(blue prints) to determine the use of fixtures and proper work procedures.

  • Adept at performing 3 or more processes proficiently within department standards (productivity quality safety).

  • Assist other operators in understanding quality expectations.

  • Focus on continuous improvement. Acts as agent of change on the shop floor by influencing peers.

  • Understands and participates in continuous improvement activities.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Blueprint reading

  • Welding processes

  • Good communication skills

  • Good work ethic

  • Good mechanical skills

  • Must be able to set-up and operate MIG (spray transfer pulse) welding processes and prefer TIG and/or Resistance welding.

  • Proficient at grinding, polishing and spatter removal.

  • Ability to perform basic welding equipment maintenance (Change outs, liners, diffusers replacement, contact tips and triggers).

  • Ability to read and understand basic engineering drawings (blue prints) with an emphasis on welding symbols.

  • Ability to understand and follow method layouts and process notes on routings (work order).

  • Ability to navigate within Microsoft Windows.

  • Ability to set-up, operate and troubleshoot three welding processes including but not limited to; repair, large weldments, Robotic welding, TIG, Arc welding or resistance welding.

  • Ability to train Entry level Welders at welding processes, grinding, polishing and spatter removal.

  • Must be able to read documents written in English

REQUIRED PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Working conditions include exposure to a varying degree of dust, dirt, sparks, heat, fumes, and noise

  • Requires standing most of the time, continuous bending, stooping squatting, and lifting

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close Vision, Distance Vision, Peripheral Vision, Depth Perception, ability to Adjust Focus.

  • Requires good manual dexterity

ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURES:

  • Hearing and vision protection required in all areas

  • Safety shoes required in all areas

  • Exposure to oil, grease, dust, metal particles, sparks, sharp edged materials

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposed to hazards/risks that require body protection (gloves, pants, steel toes, sleeves, safety glasses, etc.).

REQUIRED INTERPERSONAL & BEHAVIORAL SKILLS:

  • Ability to problem-solve.

  • Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline oriented environment.

  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment.

  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation.

  • Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information.

  • Consistent attendance either onsite or remotely as needed by the business.

  • Ability to take direction and accept supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

  • Technical degree and 2 or more years of welding experience OR 5 or more years of welding experience without degree

  • Must pass written and Hands on Tennant Welding Assessment Test

  • History of continuous improvement within previous positions

  • Two years general sheet metal training or two years vocational training in sheet metal or related field preferred.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

Let us introduce you to Tennant Company. We're everywhere. In your sports clubs, shopping malls, office buildings, parking lots. We make things that make things look like new. We bring new cleaning ideas to market. There is new dirt every day and our machines clean it up. With manufacturing operations and sales, service and support functions across globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected. If you want to get your hands dirty on a project, step up with your own ideas, or maybe even explore talents you never knew you had, Tennant Company is a place where that can happen. Because at Tennant, we like to think like new. Begin your journey with us. Let's reinvent how the world cleans.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis


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