Welding Trainer

Mankato, MN
11/21/2021

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Position Description

SUMMARY: Coordinate, facilitate and document training for new hires and general welder advancement. Ensure the accuracy and completion of appropriate training steps/procedures and manage documentation for training program. Assist in weld certification and certification maintenance processes and manage weld certification documentation. Participate and practice safe workplace practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

• Work with the welding supervisor to further develop weld training and advancement plans.
• Ensure new and established welders are completing assigned advancement and safety trainings
• Deliver on the job training to all newly hired welders
• Teach proper grinding techniques to all new welders
• Deliver on the job classification progression training for all established welders
• Assist in the administration of applicant weld testing
• Track, maintain and post welding production skills matrix
• Ensure accurate training documentation
• Assist the supervisor with implementation and maintenance of weld certifications
• Assist with the disposition of weld quality rejects
• Serve as the coordinator and a leader for a variety of safety, training, Lean and other projects as requested
• In the absence of the welding supervisor, welding trainer will assume responsibilities of the supervisor

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• Must be proficient in MIG, TIG
• Strong comprehension of welding blueprints.
• Strong project management skills.
• Highly organized and detail oriented.
• Ability to establish constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
• Communication proficiency including the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of personalities.
• Ability to work independently or as a part of a team.
• Problem solving, analysis skills.
• Technical skills as they pertain to this job including but not limited to the use of an ERP system and Microsoft Office products.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions, safety rules, and procedure manuals.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Welding AAS degree and 7+ years progressive welding experience.
Project management and experience highly favorable.
Ability to teach, coach, and mentor

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Work performed mainly in an office environment. Occasionally work may be performed in a shop environment where employee is exposed to dust, odors, fumes, heat, loud noise and other elements.

Type: Full-time