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Welder, MIG (217472-072)

Company: Invacare
Location: Elyria
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Welder, MIG

Pay Status: Hourly

Department: Operations

Position Relationships:

Supervised by: Supervisor, Manufacturing

Supervises: N/A

Essential Functions:

  • Retrieves and sets up material/fixture
  • MIG welds flatstock or tubing as instructed by customer orders, Kanban, blueprints, using steel or silicon bronze wire to meet quality specifications
  • Effectively uses computerized Information Center to retrieve product/process information
  • Effectively uses Smart Team Application to verify prints and revision levels
  • Performs required ISO first/last piece part inspections visually or with using calibers, height gauges, angle finders, or check fixtures
  • Visually inspects material during the machining process to prevent defects and scrap
  • Adheres to all departmental procedures on reporting time, material, re-work, etc.
  • Provides written suggestions for continuous improvement
  • Assists with training of others
  • Strict compliance to FDA and ISO control standards and record keeping
  • Adheres to all safety policies
  • Performs predictive/preventative maintenance as necessary
  • Maintains safety and housekeeping standards n accordance with 5 S principles
  • Complete all required training applicable to assigned position
  • Exhibit positivity, flexibility, creativity, and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as requested or required.


  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to MIG weld according to Invacare standards
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic blueprint reading
  • Demonstrated ability to read gauges
  • Must demonstrate near vision 20/25 or better, Snellen or equivalent in at least one eye, either corrected or uncorrected
  • Good eye and hand coordination
  • Ability to coordinate use of torch and silicon or steel stick at the same time
  • Ability to operate hand tools (i.e. hand grinders)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand for 8-10 hours
  • Bending, twisting and/or squatting may be required
  • Demonstrated flexibility in attitude and willingness to work in all areas as needed
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow work instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work overtime with little or no notice
  • Ability to be cross-trained
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of quality standards to apply visual inspection
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate basic information regarding processes and quality related questions
  • Must have thorough understanding of quality systems and their relationship to job performance including ISO Overview, corrective/preventative actions and work instructions
  • Must have physical ability and manual dexterity necessary to perform the duties pertaining to job

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -M/F/Disabled/Vet

Keywords: Invacare, Elyria , Welder, MIG (217472-072), Other , Elyria, Ohio

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