Full Job Description
John Deere Turf Care is seeking qualified Welders for 1st and 3rd shifts.
The expected hours are:
First Shift: Monday – Friday, 6:00am-2:30pm
Third Shift: Monday – Thursday, 6:30pm-5:00am (four 10-hour shifts)
In this position, you will:
Perform ordinary hand welding operations.
Care required in blocking, clamping, or holding parts in relative position to avoid distortion.
Operate welding equipment, regulate current and voltage or gas and feed rate for proper fusion of metals.
Inspect and test raw materials, purchased parts and components, in-process products, and finished products for quality, purity, or compliance with specifications.
Extensive use of drawings, blueprints, and written specifications in coordination with precision measuring instruments, devices, or gauges to ensure conformance with standards.
Compares finished products with parts lists or sample models to ensure accurate assembly.
Checks for irregularities and defects.
Record test data
Check accuracy of gauges, scales, and other measuring instruments.
Inspect a wide variety of parts and finished goods to very close tolerances for conformity to engineering drawings and specifications.
Set-up parts on inspection platform or device; make a variety of gauging checks; and improvise methods for checking unusual parts.
Use precision measuring equipment, such as micrometers, vernier calipers, gear calipers, gauge blocks, hardness testers, optical devices, indicators or meters, and CMM.
Operate robotic/automated weld equipment.
Performs training and fill-in when necessary.
Receives general instructions from supervisor. Work is not closely supervised.
Performs other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job.
Observes all safety rules and regulations in the performance of job duties.
Be willing to work off-shift, weekends and overtime as needed.
Production MIG (GMAW) welding experience preferred
Knowledge of AWS welding symbols
Capable of working in a self-directed manner and able to meet deadlines
Possess strong organization skills
Possess excellent communication and listening skills
John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.