MIG Welder

Tenneco, Inc.
Job Description
Summary: Performs welding of metal objects using a gas shielded welder.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 
1. Work involves accomplishing welding that fuses similar or different metals and withstands great strength demands while avoiding distortion using proper MIG welding techniques.
 
2. Check that blue print is the appropriate one for the job. Identify and weld the proper components according to the print.
 
3. Check first completed piece thoroughly and record on job card. Record hourly quality checks on the job card. Communicate production amounts to supervisor at end of the shift.
 
4. Tag containers to identify product. 
 
5. Utilizes hand tools, fixtures, jigs, and clamps for welding jobs.
 
Competencies                                             
Quality Focus: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluates products, processes and/or services against those standards; creates an environment that supports continuous improvement.
                 
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively even when relating complex information; promotes a free flow of information through the organization; listens actively.                 
Personal Development: Actively pursues growth and developmental opportunities; seeks out feedback and responds without defensiveness; continuously finds ways to improve.
 
Analytical Ability: Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; uses accurate logic in analyses.
 
Technical/Functional Expertise: Possesses up-to-date knowledge in the profession and industry; is regarded as an expert in the technical/functional area; accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate; brings cross-disciplinary knowledge to bear on issues and problems.
 
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience                                             
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Must pass welder evaluation test by the end of 60 days.
 
Language Skills                                                      
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
 
Mathematical Skills                                               
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
 
Reasoning Ability                                                   
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Welding certification by first 60 days.
 
Other Skills and Abilities   
Capable of filling out paperwork (tags, reports, job cards, etc.)
 
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 this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and 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 this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
 
EHS Requirements:
While performing this position, the following are job specific safety requirements:
While on the Manufacturing floor, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection and safety shoes must be worn. With welding operations, full welding gear should be worn if exposed to welding flash, heat and sparks.
 
Environmental aspects of this job include use of electrical energy, paper/paper products, generating waste paper, scrap steel, steel offal, greases, oils, lubricants and the proper disposal of said products.
 
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