Generac Power Systems

  • Welder III - 3rd Shift PART-TIME

    Job Locations US-WI-Eagle
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(11/30/2018 12:25 PM)
    ManOps - Manufacturing Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Eagle, WI is seeking a Welder III.


    The Welder III is expected to perform Mig welding, electric or robotic welding equipment in the fabrication of parts, to be used in the assembly of product lines to create a high quality finished product. Components may be standardized or customized as to design and function.

    This position reports directly to Production Manager or Supervisor.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as define and overtime as required.
    • Suggest and implement improvements of existing equipment and/or designs to improve safety, quality, delivery and productivity.
    • Perform safe and effective operation of all equipment needed to perform job function
    • Work is supervised daily or weekly with assignments that encompass a well-defined set of tasks. Follows established procedures, processes, or policies.
    • Diagnose and repair complex equipment breakdowns. Effectively communicate issues with OEM vendors and outside resources for rapid resolution of issues.
    • Perform hands-on training for team members
    • Assist in designing, fabricating, and welding of mechanical structures, guards and special equipment as required.
    • Provides technical support to project managers and engineers on projects.
    • Strong mechanical aptitude, ability to understand complex issues and systematically work toward resolution.
    • Prioritize, plan and coordinate the team’s maintenance activities in absence of Team Leader
    • Manages installation of new equipment.
    • Establishes Preventative Maintenance (PM) activities based upon manufacturer recommendations.
    • Establishes spare parts inventory for new equipment based upon manufacturer recommendations
    • Uses initiative and judgment to lead problem solving and implementing appropriate countermeasures.
    • Look at problem, identify solution, and implement


    Basic Qualifications:



    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • An understanding of welding fundamentals
    • 5+ years of welding experience;
    • Basic welding experience and/or training
    • Basic knowledge of Mig Welding Equipment
    • Successful completion of internal weld test
    • Working towards apprenticeship or certification
    • Ability to follow direction and work in a team environment


    Additional Qualifications:


    • Ability to effectively communicate
    • Contributes to identifying problems and implementing appropriate countermeasures.
    • Intermediate PC knowledge.
    • Problem solving and reasoning skills
    • Ability to perform basic reading, writing, and math functions.
    • Ability to interpret drawings, schematics and machine specifications.
    • Experience with inventory control methods.
    • Preferred experience on equipment and automation consistent with a metal fabrication, paint, and assembly operation. 
    • Intermediate mechanical aptitude, ability to understand complex issues and systematically work toward resolution.
    • Forklift certification
    • Demonstrated proficiency and ability to train others in welding


    Preferred Qualifications:




    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.  Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.


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