Kewaunee Scientific Corporation is a recognized global leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products.
Since our founding in 1906, Kewaunee has supported those at the forefront of life saving, groundbreaking discoveries. Our customers have utilized our products to facilitate critical work in the areas of cancer research, cell regeneration, tissue engineering, and most recently on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Associates’ contributions are important on a global scale, and there is enormous pride to be felt in the craftsmanship, expertise, and service every member of our team lends toward these vital efforts.
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Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
401(k) with employer matching
On-site medical clinic and specialists
Assemble, spot-weld, grinds and polishes sub-assemblies and final assembly’s working independently and as a member of a team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Selects equipment, fixtures and hand tools needed to perform task; sets up and maintains equipment used.
Positions, aligns, and spot welds components together using fixtures, gauges, and measuring tools.
Grinds, files, polishes welds to insure a smooth even transition between components.
Interpret Kewaunee process control documents (Engineering Drawings, Travelers, and Product Catalogs) to determine component configuration.
Proficiency in the use of all necessary measuring methods.
Proficiency in the use of PC based information systems.
Setup and operate stationary overhead and multihead spot welders.
Insure workmanship meets or exceeds Kewaunee quality standards.
Assist in product development.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS 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.
1. Must be able to read ruler and interpret blueprints.
2. Must have basic welding knowledge and experience plus be able to use grinding and polishing tools.
3. Ability to follow and understand instructions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES Adhere to all safety rules and procedures. Bring unsafe acts and conditions to the attention of the manager. Correct hazards and unsafe conditions. Train other associates in safe work practices. Investigate accidents, near accidents, and potential hazards. Actively participates in housekeeping activities and in the safety and health program.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)