Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet's net sales in 2015 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Light Fabricator / Welder III

Business line: Paper
Country: USA
Location: Biddeford, Maine
Job description: Performs fabrication and welding which requires knowledge of techniques and procedures as they relate to fabricating and welding TAD Hoods and other complex light fabrications. Must have a thorough knowledge of reading drawings and exercises average judgment and uses skills to attain accuracy and conformance to specifications. Requires minimal supervision.

• Selects specified sheet from stock. Performs layouts and marks sheet indicating lines for bending, cutting, and drilling according to drawing, sketch or verbal instruction, using scale, rule, scribe, and punch.
• Applies extensive knowledge of mechanics, advanced mathematics, including trigonometry metal properties, layout and fabrication procedures.
• Constructs complex ducts, TAD Hoods, and other components.
• Sets-up and operates fabricating machines such as: Shears, brakes, bending rolls, and punch and drill presses to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal parts.
• Sets-up and operates GMAW, GTAW, SMAW, SW, FCAW, OFC, and Plasma Cutting equipment to join together sheet metal parts. Is knowledgeable in selecting proper gases and adjusting machines to proper parameters for given weld.
• Attaches rigging and operates overhead crane and/or use lift truck to move parts to fabricating machines or assembly area.
• Smooths seams, joints, or burred surfaces, using files, portable grinder, or buffer.
• Inspects assemblies for conformance with specifications using measuring instruments such as calipers, scales, and measuring tapes.
• Conforms to the requirements of the ISO 9001 system.
• Observes safety policies at all times.
• Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of assigned area(s) and equipment per LEAN 5S.
• Willingness to work overtime to meet delivery schedules.
• Performs other duties and tasks as may be assigned by General Foreman.
• Two-year technical college degree in manufacturing technology or equivalent formal training program.
• Minimum of 10 years related fabrication experience.

• Ability to read and understand complex drawings and various types of measuring instruments.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Advanced knowledge of mathematics and trigonometry.

• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
We offer: In addition to competitive wages, Valmet offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage as well as a company funded pension plan, 401k with company match, paid vacation and company holidays, short- and long-term disability, company paid life insurance, and Business Travel Accident Insurance.
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