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Johnson Controls
Marinette, WI
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Machine Operator II-Stainless Steel 3rd Shift

About the Job

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

The SS Welder Operator reports to the Stainless Steel (SS) Unit Production Supervisor. Using a TIG-welding process (by machine) this person welds stainless steel cylinders; in addition, they will train to perform hand-weld repairs. In addition to operating the welding equipment, the person assists with the responsibilities of a Machine Operator I.

Comply with the following Environmental, Health and Safety duties as a condition of employment:
• Comply with safety rules
• Attend and Participate in Safety Training
• Participate actively in the safety process
• Ask questions if something isn’t known
• Report all accidents and injuries immediately
• Submit suggestions to improve safety
• Know responsibilities in the event of an emergency (i.e. what to do in the event of an alarm for fire, chemical spills, tornados, etc.)
• Be a coach to others who are acting unsafely
• Must have Lock-out tags
• Attend and participate in all hazardous and non-hazardous waste trainings.
• Ability to recognize chemical hazardous labels.
• Spill management and clean-up.
• Air shutoff locations.
• Capability to follow satellite accumulation rules and requirements.
• Proficiency to recognize hazardous wastes in your area and manage properly.


Must be 18 years of age and have a HS Diploma or equivalent. Must have reading, writing and simple math skills.  Must be able to read blue prints. Must have previous experience working as a Machine Operator I within Stainless Steel. Must have welding experience and knowledge of TIG welding as would be shown by the passing of a hands-on competency test; the knowledge one might get from a vocational school course is helpful.


1. Operates highly complex machinery used in the production process. From prints, adjusts and tig welds stainless steel shells and components.

2. Performs semi-complex machine set-ups; loads welder with component parts to be welded.

3. Ensures machines are operating at required capacity and that production requirements are met.

4. Monitors the performance of equipment; identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves problems in order to maintain efficient operations.

5. Observes machine operation to verify accuracy of machine settings and to detect malfunctions or out of tolerance production. Monitors controls of welder (temp, cycle time, amps-volts, etc.)

6. Recognizes process upset; both special and common cause, and notifies the appropriate person.

7. Assists in preparing and maintain scorecards, Gemba Boards, etc., so that performance problems can be identified and resolved.

8. Assists maintenance team in basic troubleshooting and equipment malfunctioning diagnostics.

9. Maintains equipment and performs preventive maintenance notifying Group Leader/Maintenance personnel if welding machine malfunctions.

10. Visually inspects welds to assure that blue prints, code and quality standards are met.

11. Performs assembly, packaging, housekeeping and other related duties as may be assigned by the Group Leader or supervisor.


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