Job Description:

SP Industries is seeking a
r to layout, fit, and weld stainless steel machined and fabricated components to the frames, tanks and other structures used in the manufacturing of production-scale pharmaceutical processing equipment, and to assist others in the same.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, drawing, manuals or specifications with inputs from immediate supervisor to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of fabrication operation and set-up requirements.
  • Use required tools, equipment, documentation and supplies to complete required welding tasks.
  • Cut, prepare and assist in the positioning, alignment and fitting of components.
  • Bolt, clamp and tack-weld parts to secure in position for welding.
  • Weld 300 series stainless steels.
  • Use equipment and weld parts using TIG, MIG, SMAC and Orbital welding processes to meet specified engineering requirements under guidance of supervision.
  • Perform miscellaneous fabrication and assembly of components as required to complete fabricated assemblies.
  • Repair or rework fabrications when necessary.
  • Meet or exceed all applicable standards and customer, engineering and quality requirements.
  • Demonstrate the capability to become ASME certified.
  • Safely operate material handling equipment including, but not limited to: cranes, fork trucks, scissor lifts, et cetera, when required.
  • Complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner as required including, but not limited to: Time and Attendance Sheets, Fabrication Routers, Non-conformance Reports and Test Records.
  • Suggest changes for improved processes and cost savings.
  • Follow all safety policies, precautions, recommendations and procedures as may be applicable.
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures and work instructions to support continued ISO certification.
  • Maintain a neat, clean, and organized work area.
  • Perform any additional tasks (both within and outside the Fabrication Department) not included above that may be requested by supervision or management.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, and Certifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess the minimum qualifications cited.

Education, Experience, and Work Skills

  • High School Graduate or GED.
  • Vocational school is a plus.
  • Minimum I to 2 years welding experience.
  • Experience welding 300 series stainless steels is a plus.
  • Experience welding pharmaceutical, chemical, or food processing equipment a plus.

Language Skills

  • Must speak and understand english well.

Mathematical Skills

  • Must be able to work with fractions and decimals.
  • Must be able to work with basic math functions.
  • The ability to work with trigonometric functions is a plus.

Reasoning Ability

  • Able to follow instructions in the fabrication of welded components and ask for assistance and guidance when needed.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Current or previous certification to ASME welding standards are a plus.
  • Current or previous fork lift driver's certification is a plus.

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.

  • The employee is regularly required to talk and listen.
  • The employee is regularly required to use color vision and adjust focus between near and far objects.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, crawl, bend and sit.
  • The employee is regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • The employee is regularly required to move heavy items with hand trucks, dollies, cranes or other material handling equipment.
  • The employee is occasionally required to work in tight spaces with difficult access.
  • The employee is occasionally required to work from ladders, lifts or scaffolds.
  • The employee is regularly required to handle tools utilizing various energy sources- low and high voltage, pneumatic, hydraulic -of low to high power.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are typical of those an employee might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The shop contains mobile equipment, machinery, and high voltages.
  • The shop noise level is variable and may require hearing protection in some areas.
  • The shop is heated when required but many areas are not air conditioned.
  • Some shop processes use high voltage arcs or concentrated magnetic fields.
  • The welding processes can result in intermittent exposure to vapors, dust, particulates, hot surfaces, bright arc flashes, and layout and welding supplies.

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