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Fabricator I

Company: Curbell Inc
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Fabricator I


Arlington, TX;

Posted Date


Employment Type

Full time

Work Schedule

1st Shift

Travel Required


Position Summary

This position is responsible for fabricating and assembling plastic parts according to a work order, verbal instructions, or blueprints in addition to performing all warehouse functions at a branch operation in a safe, effective, and timely manner. The Fabricator I will work with moderate supervision.

Primary Functions

Communication and Problem Solving - Resolves assembly and production issues, completes preventative maintenance, troubleshoots malfunctions, and performs minor repairs as needed. Communicates errors in product, equipment, and other issues that may arise in fulfilling orders.Safety and Continuous Improvement Participates in continuous improvement activities including submitting ideas to help drive improvement. Follows company safety policies and procedures and looks for ways to improve safety in the facilityFabricates and Assembles Plastics Parts - Designs and constructs templates and fixtures, assembles tools and materials, positions parts and subassemblies, and locates and marks bending and cutting lines onto parts. Sets up and operates machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as radial drill presses, end mills, routers, brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, and edge planners. Ensures all parts are secured properly, alters dimensions to fit specifications, and packages and labels parts.Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, and parts lists - Studies and interprets assembly instructions, and verifies specifications. Develops layout and plans sequence of operations, applying knowledge of trigonometry, stock allowances for thickness, machine and shrinkage, and physical properties of plastics.Service and Quality - Provides a high level of customer service for both internal and external customers, displaying a high sense of urgency. Verifies conformance of products to specifications by following quality guidelines including the use of proper measuring devices, inspection of incoming and outgoing material for quality, and documentation through the quality processPerforms general warehouse duties Fills orders in a timely manner by operating warehouse equipment and machinery including operating a fork lift, computing and optimizing yields, and cutting material to size. Loads and unloads delivery trucks as needed, using SAP to receive and ship materials. Processes operational activities in SAP through work orders and prepares proper documentation including transfer orders, bills of lading, delivery notes, work orders, call tags for non-conforming material and others as required.


High School Diploma or GED.


One year of fabricating and or warehouse experience preferred. Previous cutting or carpentry experience preferred.

Job Specific Requirements

* Proficient in SAP, or similar ERP logistics system.
* Blueprint and sketch reading
* Intermediate understanding of warehousing & distribution. Keeps up to date on warehousing techniques and trends.
* Supplier Knowledge: Able to demonstrate a beginner -intermediate level understanding
* Ability to multi-task in an intense, fast-paced, high-energy environment.
* Basic to mid-level reading, writing, and arithmetic skills.
* Forklift certification.
* May be required to travel on occasion
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
* Market Knowledge: Able to demonstrate a beginner-intermediate level understanding.
* Product Knowledge: Able to demonstrate a beginner-intermediate level understanding

Physical Requirements

* Ability to perform strenuous physical activities including extensive standing, walking and bending.
* Ability to use industrial equipment such as mobile stairs, powered industrial trucks, pallet jacks and panel saws.
* Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull a maximum of 75 pounds
* Ability to identify and distinguish between colors.
* Must be able to wear standard personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, respirators, hearing protection and steel toed shoes.

Innovative. Creative Problem Solving. Entrepreneurial.

Perhaps not the words that spring to mind when thinking about purchasing plastics, but at Curbell, they are what set us apart from the competition. Finding solutions to meet our customer's specific business challenges has made us one of the nation's premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, and related materials, supplying hundreds of plastic products to serve commercial businesses across the U.S.

Sure, you can search online or in catalogs for the product you think you need and hope for the best. Or, you can benefit from Curbell's expert advice on possible material options for your application or specific project. For over 76 years, Curbell has provided a full line of quality plastic materials, related products and specialized programs whenever and however you need them.

The difference is our people. At Curbell Plastics, we choose employees who thrive on developing and implementing innovative approaches for their customers and who delight in finding new ways to go beyond expectations. They are rewarded with a corporate culture that values innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, and that can provide rewarding career opportunities.

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