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Weld Technician

Date:  12-May-2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Highland Park
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  16986

Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, is hiring for 140 openings at its new manufacturing facility in Highland Park, Michigan. The open positions include operators, maintenance technicians, and other operations personnel.

The positions start in April and are available across three shifts. Team members will earn competitive pay and benefits and will be eligible to receive bonuses and stock options. The 210,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility manufactures complete vehicle seats.


Description (Purpose and Main Responsibilities):

•          Provide Cut & Etch and Destruct testing to parts using standard work instruction, customer specifications and Faurecia specifications. Become part of an autonomous GAP that employs FES principles to achieve Quality Goals that satisfy the customer.

•          Test parts to the frequency that is in the control plan, when there is a weld adjustment, directed by Supervisor or by Quality Manager.

•          Submit and Implement Continuous Improvement Ideas according to Plant Target. Utilize I.I. tool to drive continuous improvement in the Quality Lab processes.

•          Match weld identification numbers to blueprint data and document information on appropriate forms.

•          Use customer or Faurecia specifications to identity OK/NOK welds.

•          Perform Cut & Etch and Destruct testing as scheduled by Quality Manager.

•          Ensure if a weld fails testing that a weld reaction plan is initiated and subsequent adjustments/parts are tested, and test results are documented correctly.

•          Direct/train new personnel in carrying out their duties as required per standardized work, as well as EE/FES principles.

•          Use gauges to validate test samples.

•          Use all equipment/machines/tools in line with Faurecia safety standards, including PPE. If in doubt about proper functioning of equipment, stop immediately and inform GAP Leaders/ Supervisors/Manager.

•          Maintain “5S” throughout the Lab area in accordance with Faurecia standards.

•          Use the proper line of communication to solve issues. (GAP Leader--Supervisor--Quality Manager)

•          Follow Polyvalence guidelines set by Quality Manager.

•          Initiate and participate in QRCI events as it relates to a welding defect.

•          Understand and follow the 7 Quality Basics

•          Work overtime as mandatory shift obligation.

•          Work all Shifts assigned.

•          All other duties and tasks as assigned by management.

Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills and Competencies) :

•          Be able to read/write/comprehend English.

•          Ability to read, comprehend, and communicate (verbal and written) blueprint information.

•          High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

•          Attain quality/productivity standards as required.

•          Good dexterity in manual assembly.

•          Must be able to lift 35 pounds at a time, several times per hour.

•          Must be able to stand for 8 to 12 hours per shift.

•          Must be able to work overtime as scheduled or on short notice.

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