Prototype Builder

Posted on 13 May 24 by SA Admin

  • Inkster, MI
  • $22 - $26 per Hour

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Job Description

Prototype Fixture Builder
Located in Inkster, MI

The Prototype Fixture Builder is responsible for the fabrication of welded fixtures to support product development.

Job Duties
  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a Welding Procedure Specification
  • MIG weld steel as directed
  • Work with customers, design and other departments to develop and deliver fabricated fixtures
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Follow all company rules and policies
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
Abilities and Skills
  • Must be able to MIG weld to AWS standards
  • Must be able to use hand tools and machinery to fabricate fixtures in prototype shop
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints- including basic weld symbols per print
  • Must be able to use assorted measuring devices including calipers and tape measures (up to 1/32")
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. and stand continuously for long periods of time
  • Must use Personal Protective Equipment required for Welders
  • Must have a working knowledge of manufacturing welded steel products
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willing to work in excess of 40 hours a week 
  • 1-5 years' welding experience in a steel rack manufacturing facility preferred
  • Prototype Building: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Shipping Rack Building: 1 year (Required)
  • MIG Welding: 3 years (Required)
  • Blueprint reading: 2 years (Required)
1st Shift
7:00am - 3:30pm Monday - Friday
(OT on Saturday - MUST BE OPEN)

$22.00 - $26.00 per hour (based on interview / experience)

Job Information

Rate / Salary

$22 - $26 per Hour


Welding/Metal Fabrication


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