Fabrication Operator Level III

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs the job functions of the Fabrication Operator Level I and II.
  • Performs major set ups and operation on the primary machines (i.e., turret, brakes), with basic working knowledge of other equipment (i.e., pem nut, mig welder, tig welder, drill press, etc.), and aspects of fabrication.
  • Performs major troubleshooting of tooling and equipment including setup, programming, tooling, equipment, and operational issues.
  • Performs programming and program changes/adjustments on turret press and press brake.
  • Assist in tool design, equipment, set up techniques, and selection of future equipment purchases.
  • Performs on-the-job operator training.
  • Conforms with Wolverine Metal Stamping manufacturing work instructions and/or other appropriate directions.
  • Conforms with Wolverine Metal Stamping safety policies which includes lock-out policy.
  • Conforms with Wolverine Metal Stamping housekeeping policies which includes work area, equipment and tooling.
  • Informs supervisor and/or other appropriate team members regarding applicable information.
  • Works with other team members to reduce manufacturing related costs by increasing productivity and reducing waste (rework and scrap) costs.
  • Participates in Corrective Action and/or Continuous Improvement teams.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


At least a high school diploma or general education degree (GED);

At least six months experience operating turret and brake presses in a manufacturing environment.

At least demonstrated proficiency in the use of simple inspection equipment such as micrometers and calipers.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Required MIOSHA Forklift License


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.