Mig Welder

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Fall River, MA, US, 02720

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43355 

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Mig Welder (Level 1)

Functional Overview:


This position requires a person to set up, operate, and tend mig welding machines to produce weldments. This role is required to efficiently perform the running of a mig welder and involves collaborating with other team members to help meet department goals and objectives.

Shift: 1st (6:45am-3:15pm), overtime as required


Job Responsibilities:


  • Learn and follow all procedures associated with the welding department
  • Able to identify/read and mig -weld per print including weld symbols
  • Assist in maintaining the department's production schedule
  • Properly maintain, record and handle material
  • Read and understand schematics, drawings, and other work instructions
  • Set up jobs by selecting appropriate jigs, fixtures, weld patterns, components, programs, tooling, etc. and using them correctly
  • Use hand tools/machines/hoists, etc. to assemble parts for welding
  • Operate/tend the welding machines, including monitoring of gauges, the appearance of the weld stitches, the sound of the welding machine, & other feedback mechanisms - & tuning them to optimize the welding process for quality & efficiency
  • Conduct quality control checks on your work by inspecting, operating, and testing your finished products/processes to verify functioning, machine capabilities, or conformance to required specifications, and make any needed adjustments or repairs immediately
  • Perform cleaning operations (scale & BB removal, etc.) on parts post-weld
  • Perform other supporting processes, such as basic routine maintenance, clocking in/out of jobs electronically so that parts can be tracked, and helping control costs by operating effectively & efficiently
  • Have basic working knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting, determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it
  • Produce quality product in a team environment to meet department goals and objectives
  • Read and understand welding instructions and procedures
  • Lift 35 pounds consistently 


Required Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years welding experience 
  • Experience operating a jib and/or bridge crane

Preferred Qualifications:


  • 3+ years of previous welding experience
  • Tig welding experience 
  • Mig welding stainless steel 
  • Understanding of lean tools and the continuous improvement effort, problem solving and standardized work


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