SAF-HOLLAND SE is the largest independent listed supplier to the commercial vehicle market in Europe and is present in most of the world’s markets. The merger of two regional champions – SAF in Europe and Holland in the USA – in December 2006 was the joint step into international growth markets for both companies. Today, the Group is one of the few suppliers in the truck and trailer industry that is internationally-positioned in most markets worldwide. With sales of approximately EUR 1,284.2 million in 2019 and approximately 3,500 employees, the company is one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of chassis-related systems and components primarily for trailers and semi-trailers, as well as for trucks and buses. The Group currently is active on six continents. We are currently looking to fill openings for a Welder at our Wylie, TX location.
Lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. In each of the duties listed below the employee is expected to perform to the highest standards of quality, to strive for maximum customer satisfaction, and to continually look for ways to improve the methods, practices and procedures of this position.
Reads work orders and blueprints to determine operation, parts and tools needed.
Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding.
Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together.
Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding.
Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, or gas welding equipment.
Repairs products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts.
Utilizes hoists to move material.
Where applicable must follow OPC manual for the job.
Records production in computer.
Transfers inventory in computer.
Responsible for complying with all company policies, procedures, values, ethics, and rules.
Responsible for following all safety rules including, but not limited to, reporting all accidents to supervisor immediately and utilizing all proscribed safety equipment including personal protective equipment.
Participates in and supports the Company’s equal employment opportunity and affirmative action policy and actions. Refrains from any form of harassment (sexual, racial, religious, etc.). Immediately reports discrimination or harassment to supervisor or the Human Resources representative.
Supports quality and environmental and meets quality requirements specified for position. Meets quality requirements specified by production drawings, bills of materials, control plans, policies, work instructions, and procedures.
Participates in and/or completes appropriate training. As appropriate, submits documentation of specific training (i.e. course description, certificate).
Maintains complete security and confidentiality of all Company records and employee data.
Maintains a clean, orderly and professional work area.
Performs other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
One year certificate from college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or combination of education and experience. Must be proficient at MIG welding of ¼ – ½ plate and cast welding. Must pass a blueprint reading test (with Weld Symbols) which also incorporates mathematics. Must pass practical Weld Test.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to supervisors and other employees of the organization. Ability to read and understand blueprints.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to read and understand blue prints.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.70 per hour
- 401(k) Matching
- Dental Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Account
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Vision Insurance
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Night shift
Required to wear a mask due to COVID-19.
- welding: 1 year (Preferred)
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
- Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
- Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
- Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
- High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment
This Job Is:
- A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
- Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma