Frames Weld Technician – Government Job Vacancies in Pretoria

Ford Motor Company of South Africa (Pty) LTD

Introduction

Our company is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Frames Weld Technician to join our dynamic team. 

ROLE SUMMARY

  • Welding technicians are the link between the welder and the engineer and work to improve a wide variety of welding processes
  • As part of their duties, they may supervise, inspect, and find applications for the welding processes. A welding technician uses gas metal arc welding equipment to bond metals together to form component parts
  • As a welding technician, your job duties include welding different metal pieces together, cutting metal components down to size, and performing processes for finishing metal parts

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Automotive assembly process knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of incoming materials quality standards by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials
  • Hand and power tool operational experience
  • Welding experience and working knowledge
  • Automotive assembly process knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of welding procedures and processes
  • Perform visual and test inspections on welded sub-assemblies and complete assemblies
  • Record readings and generate reports from inspection data
  • Analyze and identify defects
  • Ensure preventative and repair methods are adhered to

PERFORMANCE MEASURES/ SUCCESS CRITERIA

  • Focus on quality and maintain concentration with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy by ensuring weld quality
  • Take an analytical approach to solving problems through systematic monitoring and checking of information to meet standards and ensuring parts and welding meet specifications
  • Set-up and operate welding and joining processes for lab tests, and perform welding experiments
  • Work in cross-functional engineering teams to develop and test new products
  • Conduct field service activities for department and business units
  • Support related manufacturing requirements
  • Interpret welding related requirements and troubleshoot welding problems
  • Be committed to learning and continuous improvement through data interpretation and analysis driving kaizens
  • Work with and respect others by working flexibly and collaboratively, maintaining effective professional relationships with clear organizational and personal benefits and showing commitment to equality and diversity

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES (KSA)

  • Data driven and analytical
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Must have good problem-solving skills
  • Measurement Systems Analysis Using Digital Equipment Necessary
  • Computer Literate with knowledge of excel and various CAD applications and protocols
  • Interpret welding related requirements and troubleshoot welding problems

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Technical Diploma (N3-N6): Mechanical / Welding Engineering
  • 3-4 Years Part / Product Assembly Experience
  • 3-5 Years Relevant Experience in the Automotive Industry
  • Experience With NDT (non-destructive testing) And Macro Etching Process Would Be Advantageous

Package & Remuneration

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