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Robotic Weld Operator 3rd Shift

The Robotic Weld Operator is charged with the responsibility for safely operating a robotic welding work center to produce high quality welds while participating in the communication of machine performance to ensure the station is working to its potential.

This job description is intended to be an overview of primary responsibilities for this position. All employees are charged with providing assistance in generally similar duties when management deems it necessary.

Organizational Relationships and Authority

The Robotic Weld Operator reports directly to the Welding Supervisor.  There are no direct reports to this position

Key Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Robotic Weld Operator is to monitor the condition of the welds produced by the welding robot.  Additional tasks include:

  • Safely operate the Welding Robot
  • Load component parts into fixtures
  • Unload welded parts
  • Print reading
  • Interpret weld symbols
  • Inspecting welds for cold weld or porosity issues
  • Inspecting parts to print specifications
  • Entering actual inspection results into the quality system
  • Reporting and Labelling production parts correctly

Job Demands and Expectations

All personnel are expected to update job knowledge on an ongoing basis by identifying and participating in functionally related educational opportunities, reporting key learnings to the management team, and participating in professional organizations where indicated or requested.

Qualifications and Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the ability to focus to produce a quality product with repeatability, maintain an optimistic and supportive attitude.  The individual will also maintain competency with the following programs and equipment:


ERP and quality system entry


General Competencies


Dependability: Follows procedures and responds to management direction: takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits time necessary to reach goals; meets deadlines or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Problem Solving: Utilizes creative talents and skills to successfully resolve problems; develops solutions that work; works well with others to solve problems and resolve situations.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments prepared and on time.
Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.
Written Communication: Writes clearly and presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.


  • Welding certificate preferred
  • Manual Welder a plus
  • E.g.: Minimum high school diploma or GED


Minimum of 1 year experience with robotic welders, mig or tig welding (preferred)

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.


Plant floor (Non Air Conditioned variable temperature setting)

Wearing required protective or safety equipment including steel-toe footwear

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly or occasionally required to meet the following physical demands:


Speak clearly and understandably, with a pleasant tone of voice and manner
Hear within a range that enables normal telephone communication
See a computer screen within reasonable reading distance without strain
Type at a keyboard without discomfort for some of the working day
Move around the office environment and manufacturing floor comfortably in order to fulfill tasks required in various offices and departments

  • Lift parts up to 55 pounds independently
  • Grasp parts repetitively

Salary/Wages and Benefits

Refer to corporate compensation schedule for this position.

Conditions of Hire

All employment with GSM, Inc. is at-will by the employer and employee and therefore subject to change.

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