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Fabricator - (BU18)

Location: Holland, Michigan, United States
Job ID: R0039229
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2023
Segment: Connective Industries
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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JR Automation has received state funding to renovate our Machine & Fabrication facility located at 64th Street in Holland, MI. The updates at this location include new state-of-the-art equipment.

We are looking for Fabricators to join our team in Holland, MI.   You will work to support our operation and help Skilled Trades, Applications, Controls, and Mechanical Engineering teams to design, build, program, and deploy custom automated equipment and solutions.   

Apprenticeship Opportunities, Tuition Reimbursement & On the Job Training Available

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare, weld and fabricate ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
  • Utilize fabricating tools such as mig & tig welders, torches, plasma cutter, grinders, clamps, and other tools.
  • Organizes and maintains work area to 5S standards
  • Assists in other areas when needed
  • Provide support to BU’s when requested

Note:  This list of responsibilities is not inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.

What you'll bring:

  • High school graduate or equivalent is required
  • 1-year prior industrial experience is preferred, 2 years vocational school is preferred
  • Ability to Pass and operate within AWS D 1.1 Qualifications
  • Must pass annual Chromium (VI) medical certification & participate in annual Chromium (VI) protection training program

Skills You'll Have 

  • Able to read & interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to identify different types of steel.
  • Problem solving skills and able to communicate discrepancies

Other Details

  • Overtime available.
  • Maintain a steady pace while bending, kneeling lifting, and loading machines
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as required. 
  • Ability to obtain a Hi-Lo (ForkLift), Aerial Platform and Overhead Crane license, along with Lock Out Tag Out training, while employed at JR. 
  • Ability to provide own hand tools and toolbox suitable for the job (a list of those recommended will be provided). Most tools and set up equipment are provided by the shop. Tool bill accounts are provided.
  • Apprentice program available to become journeyman if desired.
  • Fast-paced, high volume, low qty runs.

Company Overview

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.   

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.      

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us! 

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at JR Automation, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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