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Fabrication Specialist

Location: Marion
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

Fabrication and assembly of all equipment from blueprints ensuring fit and finish while meeting agreed upon production timetables. The successful teammate will also help drive a continuous improvement, positive and goal-oriented culture.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions

Able to layout, weld, grind, polish and form materials with the available equipment

Identify and rectify issues as they arise. Work with the engineering group to identify potential design issues in the fabrication review phase of projects.

Make recommendations based on experience and best practices to ensure the best product design possible

Attend project start up and close out meetings to review overall hour performance and contribute to best practices for future projects

Review project status daily and modifies build schedule based on material availability, fabrication progress and unforeseen issues. Notify team coach when a project is projecting past its scheduled due date or over estimated production hours

Set the example for your team, work hard and consistently stay on task while minimizing distractions, have a plan for the day, week and overall project

Maintain a positive team environment, hold teammates accountable to perform at optimal levels with minimized distractions.

Willingness to work overtime hours

Other duties as assigned

About Us:
Advanced Material Processing, "AMP" is a newer platform company for May River Capital (May River), a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on lower middle market industrial growth companies. Focusing on material processing, AMP combines industry leading, complementary material processing equipment manufacturers to advance engineering capabilities for customers. AMP, comprised of Kason Corporation and Marion Process Solutions, focuses on sectors like food and beverage, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and chemical, as well as emerging markets like nutraceuticals [ex. cannabis > CBD oils].
Kason has more than 50 years of experience as a global leader in designing and manufacturing screening, drying, cooling and processing equipment and systems for bulk solid materials and slurries for food, with worldwide compliance with the most stringent safety, quality and sanitary standards and regulations. The company is headquartered in Millburn, NJ with offices in Canada and the U.K as well as a global network of sales reps. The company serves a range of industries including food, pharmaceutical, chemical, plastic, energy, minerals, aerospace and defense.
MARION PROCESS SOLUTIONS - marionsolutions.com
Founded in 1938, Marion Process Solutions is dedicated to delivering custom-manufactured processing solutions to companies in the food, nutraceutical, mineral, plastic, chemical and biomass industries. With process solutions in over 75 countries on six continents, serving hundreds of global Fortune 1000 companies, the Marion brand serves as the standard of excellence in the material handling industry.

Required Skills/ Abilities / Traits

Must be able to read blueprints and utilize standard measuring equipment

Must be process driven

Must have strong communication skills

Able to conduct yourself appropriately and professionally

Efficiency focused, with a drive toward continuous improvement and accountability

Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers, while holding them accountable for high standards of performance

Detail-oriented, with the ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities with strict deadlines

Ability to analyze, identify and follow-up to resolve discrepancies

Ability to make sound decisions based on proven practices

Ability to decipher the immediacy of problems and determine an effective resolution for the issue

Ability to handle and resolve conflict in a respectful manner

All teammates are accountable for their ownership of safety and to encourage safety program compliance with all coworkers

Strong work ethic with a positive attitude

Required Education and Experience

A minimum of 2 years experience

Knowledgeable in SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW welding practices (welding certification or qualification a plus), with the aptitude to determine if weld quality meets established standards of the organization

Able to layout, weld (MIG & TIG), grind, polish and form materials with the available equipment

Physical Requirements

Regularly lift up to 75 pounds

Ability to stand most of day

Ability to kneel and squat


Must comply with corporate requirements for confidentiality and non-compete agreements

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and/or activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Please be advised that this Job Description or any other document should not be construed in any manner as a contract of employment. AMP maintains an employment at will relationship with its employee. This means that both you and the employer retain the right to terminate this relationship at any time for any reason.


Keywords: MARION PROCESS SOLUTIONS, Cedar Rapids , Fabrication Specialist, Other , Marion, Iowa

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