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Oshkosh Truck Corporation Second Shift Shift Welder in Dodge Center, Minnesota

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh company McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of concrete mixers and refuse truck bodies. McNeilus has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site with our rear discharge mixers, as well as the Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer. McNeilus also produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet. JOB SUMMARY: The Welder is responsible for operating welding equipment to build high quality parts, subassemblies, and finished product; weldments vary in type, size, and direction and are performed on a variety of production lines. The Welder will also weld/rework various products and perform different weld techniques including flat, vertical, overhead positions, and rework raw and/or finished products. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned. Heat and form metal parts and components using hand tools, torch, plasma cutter/ carbon arc or other welding equipment; properly position material/parts to be welded. capable of welding all materials at the location. Operate an overhead crane to maneuver parts safely into place; adjust welding current to proper weld configurations Accurately operate and read measuring devices. Maintain a safe and clean work environment in compliance with safety procedures, rules, and proper 6S standards; use practices to follow all safe procedures in assembling and testing of all models/products in assigned job function. Train and work in various areas of production in response to production demands. Position, assemble, and weld various metal parts properly as outlined on blueprints. Operate robot/Tube welder and work in all workstations within weld area; startup operate and troubleshoot. Rework on raw material, finished machines, out of process welding activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED. Passed weld test either through pre-employment test or through internal weld program. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Understanding of quality defects within weld on products. Ability to read and use measuring devices. Six (6) months of applicable position experience. Ability effectively preforms job tasks within one station with little to no quality defects or guidance. Willingness to learn to change their own wire. CORE COMPETENCIES: Internal Contacts: Contact with peers and others involving explanation of information (these contacts may be within or outside department or division), and the gathering of factual information; may include the communication of sensitive or confidential information. External Contacts: Limited external contact to: gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance. Communication Skills: Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Read, analyze and interpret business manuals, technical procedures and/or government regulations. Decision-Making: Requires minimal decision-making responsibility. Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving: Work of a relatively routine nature. Requires the ability to understand the follow instructions. WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Demands: Frequent: Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting, Reaching, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing; Occasional: Climbing, Driving, Bending/Kneeling, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing, Fine Dexterity, Manual Dexterity; Upper Extremity Repetitive Motion, Lifting/Carrying 25lbs., Pushing/Pulling 25llbs. Non-Physical Demands: Occasional: Analysis/Reasoning, Communication/Interpretation, Math/Mental Computation, Reading, Sustained Mental Activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, grant writing, composing reports), Writing. Environmental Demands: Occasional: Work Alone, Frequent Task Changes, Tediou