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Concord, North Carolina, United States

Fabrication Technician $22.85 - $27.00 / Hour

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Job ID 54882

This position will be accountable for building glass metal furnace parts while following the established fabrication process with the intended outcome of ensuring our quality is second to none, and ultimately an extraordinary customer experience. This person has to be highly motivated; to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, be a team player to the fabrication department, possess a high technical and mechanical skill level, and has a high level of focus, self discipline and dexterity.



  • Adhere to all OC and Plant specific requirements when properly handling, moving and storing metal.
  • Participate on safety teams
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Recognize, report and correct safety hazards upon identification


  • Studies blueprint of the part to be fabricated, computes dimensions, and plans sequence of operations
  • Measures and inspects kitted parts to determine specification conformance
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as metal forming machines, drills, presses, pneumatic hand tools, and welders to meet part specifications
  • Assembles and welds parts to print
  • Cleans and inspects finished bushing
  • Verifies conformance of finished bushing to blueprint specifications
  • Use computer to input documentation to move finished material to the next process area

On the job tasks

  • Process Improvement
    • Communicate areas of opportunity to Area Leaders
    • Work with Area Leaders to audit critical process variables
    • Collect inventory sheets and audit inventory verification process report findings to the Area Leader
    • Work with maintenance to improve machinery
    • Utilizes TPM and metric board maintenance
    • Generate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Fabrication
    • Work with Area Leader in improving the fabrication process
    • Develop safety and quality standards
    • Build bushings in the published time allotted
    • Weld parts according to print specifications and verify critical dimensions
    • Train other fabricators on best practices
    • Assist on bushing inspections
    • Determine the amount of labor necessary to produce daily bushings
    • Work with Area Leader in determining gaps in the process
    • Set up and adjust welding machines as required for various applications

Regular Attendance

All other duties as assigned or needed

  • Flexible to changes that are needed to meet business demands
  • Available and willing to work 1st, 2nd, or rotating shifts as needed
  • Available and willing to work overtime (extended shifts, Saturdays and/or Sundays)



  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Some experience Tig welding stainless, aluminum and mild steel in a manufacturing environment; or completed courses in Tig welding stainless, aluminum and mild steel.


  • Computer skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and weld notes, fabrication, assembly and process documentation
  • Set up and adjust welding machines as required for various applications
  • Work from part drawings, templates, etc. most welding done in down position
  • Welds parts according to print specifications and verify critical dimensions
  • Sense of urgency to produce parts on time
  • Eye-Hand-Foot Coordination
  • High attention to detail
  • Math skills
  • Flexibility to adjust work to achieve priorities
  • Interpretation of prints
  • Understanding and use of various measuring equipment
  • Ability to learn at a fast pace
  • Excels in stressful situations
Please note: Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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