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AFA Welder / Fitter I in Reynoldsburg, OH at Elite Line Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/23/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Daifuku America Corporation is a leader in Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Support of automotive automation/material handling systems in North America. The company is currently seeking an experienced Welder / Fitter I for the facility in Reynoldsburg, OH.


The primary goal is satisfying customer requirements of quality, quantity, and delivery, in a safe manner, while maximizing productivity. Specifically, the Welder / Fitter I is responsible for all job activities required to support production processes. These activities include but are not limited to: fitting/adjusting parts, tacking, and MIG welding steel, aluminum and stainless steel. Employee is responsible for visually inspecting parts.


Other responsibilities

  • Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler
  • Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies
  • Cuts workpiece, using powered saws, torch and hand plasma
  • Prepares and finishes workpiece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper
  • Welds components in all positions
  • Set up welding equipment
  • Ensure welds meet standards and specifications
  • Perform precision layout tasks and precisely fit together their structural parts and components
  • Read/work to engineered drawings and welding symbols
  • Perform shop mathematical calculations
  • Follows all plant safety guidelines, practices and procedures. Also, be aware of activity in the work surroundings and maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Properly use personal protective equipment when required
  • Maintain regular attendance – have reliable means of transportation
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


Prior manufacturing experience is highly preferred. Any technical or vocational education/training in relation to skills listed below is also desirable.

  • Must have the ability to pass a AWS D.1.1 3G vertical metal core pulse transfer weld qualification 
  • Must have intermediate blueprint reading knowledge
  • Knowledge of machine operation, cutting, sawing, drilling, and grinding parts is desirable
  • Ability to use welding tools
  • Forklifts and Overhead crane experience preferred (in-house training available)
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test
  • Team player - must be able to work with others
  • Must have and maintain a high sense of urgency to meet and exceed all production goals
  • Physically capable of standing, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching and twisting throughout shift
  • Attentive to detail watching for material defects and any quality issues
  • Capable of repetitively lifting 50 lbs. or greater
  • Candidates must be flexible to work overtime as needed, which may include weekends and/or holidays


Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to dirt/dust, heat/cold, fumes/odors, vibration and wetness
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud but tolerable

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent

A minimum of five (5) years of experience in manufacturing / production welding

Required Equipment

Steel Toe Shoes/Boots

Basic tools

Gloves, jackets and sleeves supplied (can use personal equipment)

Daifuku offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more.

Daifuku America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply. All resumes are held in confidence.