Welder, Resistance (2nd Shift) job – Paradigm Precision – Manchester, CT

Welder, Resistance (2nd Shift)

Paradigm Precision

29 reviews

Manchester, CT

Paradigm Precision specializes in the manufacturing of complex fabrication and precision machined components for gas turbine engines. We serve customers around the world in commercial and military aviation, power generation, the marine industry, rotary wing and unmanned aerial vehicles.

General Summary:
To operate resistance welding machinery and equipment to produce sheet metal aerospace components.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Sets up and operates resistance welding machines to join metal parts, according to blueprints, work orders, or oral instructions: Operate machine controls to set air and hydraulic pressure, amperage, and joining time, according to specified type of metal, weld technique, and assembly. Aligns work pieces in clamping device or jig to maintain uniformity according to specifications and ensures that metal components are positioned correctly on machine worktable. Operates control pedal or pulls trigger to close electrodes and form weld at point of contact. May releases pedal or trigger after specified welding time or monitor automated process. Cleans electrodes using appropriate dressing material or emery cloth. Monitors the operation of welding machine which automatically releases electrodes from metal after welding cycle. Inspects finished work. Important variations include types of joints welded (seam, spot, butt) and types of materials welded (aluminum, steel).

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • et-up, operate and maintain equipment used in the resistance welding of various materials. Basic computer literacy and good attention to detail while working on a repetitive production tasks.
  • Read and interpret blue-prints and understand precise tooling concepts.
  • Previous experience or background in spot welding principals is preferred.
  • Use basic manufacturing tools such as precision measurement devices and proficient with the use of various hand tools.
  • Perform a variety of duties consistent with specialty metal forming of aerospace components with a welded smooth seam in compliance with quality specifications. Willing to operate other welding equipment or learn other welding processes.
  • Maintain written production records including attributes related to length, measurements, material, heat number, scrap, yield, mill speed and number of pieces.
  • Maintain work area and machinery in a clean, neat and orderly manner.
  • Observe company policies, rules and regulations, i.e., conform to safe work practices, adhere to proper manufacturing protocols; meet customer specifications and quality requirements.
  • Contributes to continuous improvement and supports 6S initiatives
  • Generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Possess three (3) to five (5) years of Resistance Welding experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Capable of proficiently performing the essential duties.
  • Fully capable of reading, understanding, and following work instructions in English.
  • Able to proficiently interact with other employees and communicate in written and oral form.
  • Ability to lift or transfer components or objects of no more than 30 pounds.
  • Hold a high school diploma or GED.
  • Possess good mathematical skills and basic computer skills.

Working Conditions:
Light industrial work setting. Job involves lifting up to 30lbs. in a manufacturing environment that may occasionally require the employee to work in a number of awkward positions.

Paradigm Precision is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other basis protected by law.

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