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Production Support

Company: Wabash National Trailer Centers
Location: New Lisbon
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Under close supervision perform a variety of tasks to assist other employees in completion of their duties.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

An employee in this position works in an environment in which safety, environmental and health concerns may demand constant attention. Strick adherence to Corporate and/or Plant policies, rules and regulations in these areas is required.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can exceed OSHA limits.



Wabash is more than a place to work. It is a place to contribute your talents, taking pride in being part of a team that is changing how the world reaches you. Each employee is a valued team member, empowered to carry forward the legacy of innovation that jumpstarted the company over 35 years ago.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are passionate about making a difference and being part of a team that is shaping the future, take a closer look at Wabash National. We look for strong, stand-out recruits with the desire to elevate our organization and make it the best it can be -- for our employees, our customers and our community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Receives work assignments from Shop Supervisor and discusses job to minimize questions about what is to be done.
* Ability to learn how to operate welding equipment and related equipment to perform weld procedures, which ensure proper weld size, weld penetration, fit-up and appearance.
* Uses devices (jigs) to maintain correct positioning.
* Ability to learn methods of grinding welds, deburr rough metal, produce various finishes on metal.
* Performs rework as required to ensure completeness and compliance with established specifications.
* Coordinates with other employees to ensue needed materials are in the work area.
* May occasionally assist in performance of field service work.
* Uses hand tools as required.
* Follows established safety procedures and policies at all times.
* Maintains clean, orderly work area to minimize safety hazards.
* Informs Lead person/or Supervisor of questions or problems with welding operations or related equipment as quickly as possible.
* Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.
* Demonstrates ability to work in a cooperative manner with others.
* Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.

Education Requirements:

* High School Diploma or GED

Knowledge, Training, Skills and/or Experience:

* Ability to lift 50 pounds occasionally, 25 regularly.
* Ability to operate powered, vibrating tools for extended periods.
* Ability to stand, carry, crawl, kneel, bend, climb, sit for extended periods in combination up to ten hours per day. This includes awkward positions inside and outside tank and vessels.
* Ability to work with arms extended overhead, using tools.
* Ability to correctly fit and wear hearing, eye and respiratory protection devices, where required.
* Ability to use arms and hands in repetitive motions for extended periods.
* Natural or corrected eyesight to be able to read blueprints, documents and to do work.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, bend, kneel, stoop, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, including chemical substances, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee frequently lifts and/or moves objects up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: Wabash National Trailer Centers, Madison , Production Support, Professions , New Lisbon, Wisconsin

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