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3rd Shift - Fabricator 3 - Advanced Welder in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Portage, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/14/2019
  • Job ID:
    R409558

Job Description

Responsible for producing high quality fabricated parts utilizing various fabrication equipment.

Essential duties & responsibilities: (detailed description)

  • Responsible for running production on hand welding, robot level 2, set up CNC operator in addition to the responsibilities under Fabricator 3.
  • Conducts inspections in accordance with relevant gage plans with a working knowledge of how to            operate calipers and angle gages. 
  • Able to troubleshoot problems that arise with work center and parts. 
  • Responsible for cleaning and preventative maintenance of machine center and compliance with the 6-S schedule.  Perform minor repairs on fabrication cell equipment.
  • Assures compliance with QSR/ISO procedures/policies, customer service goals, and quality standards, while meeting production goals. 
  • Accountable for all record-keeping as appropriate and in accordance with Stryker specifications.
  • Adhering to all Stryker Quality Systems and policies.
  • Responsible for leading complex projects that will improve fabrication’s processes, change management, and floor placement of equipment.
  • Must be a self-starter with exceptional independent judgement and decision making skills, particularly around problem solving.
  • Understand and articulate continuous improvement in tandem with business needs.
  • Ownership of area with a focus on driving team priorities and positive team culture and environment.
  • Leading problem solving discussions and activities while including others in the process.
  • Demonstrates flexibility to business needs.

Education & special trainings:

High school diploma or equivalent

Qualifications & experience:

  • Ability to operate basic fabrication equipment required.
  • Must have passed and will maintain the Level 3 Operator Qualifications.
  • Ability to operate equipment specified above in addition to the Fabricator 1, 2 and 3 level equipment.
  • Quality training, including visual inspection of welds (if operating a robot welder), incoming part quality, gage plan completion, and proper part loading.
  • Ability to use height stand, calipers, micrometers, coordinate measuring system, and other inspection equipment to inspect work pieces.
  • Must have skills in team concepts and basic preventative maintenance.
  • Basic skills - Ability to read and follow blueprints, basic reading, metrology and math skills, and ability to adhere to safety-related issues to include, but not limited to, good housekeeping and ergonomics practices.
  • Set-up skills to include following prints and product specifications needed.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment, particularly with machine operation required.

Physical & mental requirements:

  • Requires ability to lift/carry 10-50 lbs. on a frequent basis depending on product line, may rarely lift/carry 50-75 lbs.
  • Job demands include prolonged stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, sitting, standing and/or crawling as appropriate.
  • May be required to reach, push or pull in order to accomplish job accountabilities.
  • Requires hand grasp ability and the operation of machinery as appropriate.
  • Requires coordination of hands and/or eye/hand/foot.
  • Meets cognitive demands to include visual discrimination/memory, auditory discrimination/memory reading ability, independent decision making and retention of specific knowledge.
  • May be exposed to loud noises.
  • Requires use of all necessary PPE in designated areas.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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