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Model Shop Machinist Technician in New Port Richey, FL at Welbilt

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

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Job Description

Consider joining the Welbilt family! We are looking for people with an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for excellence and the inspiration to drive the future of the food industry!

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

As the Model Shop Fabrication Technician, you will be responsible for building parts and modifying parts through sheet metal fabrication, bending and other forming operations, cutting of raw stock, welding of metal parts, bonding, painting, deburring, and other common fabrication techniques.


Reporting directly to the Model Shop Supervisor, this position is based in New Port Richey, Florida.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Review part models and drawings and select process and machines to fabricate prototype parts

  • Program NC machines or develop process steps required to complete fabrication

  • Set up machines and all required fixturing and operate machines to produce parts and weldments

  • Make all necessary measurements to confirm parts meet specifications

  • Oversee all PM and repairs to machining equipment

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review of specifications received from Engineering and determination of feasibility to produce required geometry and critical part features

  • Communicate with multiple design groups and lab supervisor to reach consensus on process, timing, material choice, and other key decision points for requested parts         

  • Produce parts and confirm compliance with all CTQ's

  • Track machine conditions and use and schedule necessary PM and repairs

  • Provide support for other fabrication and assembly activities in the model shop as needed

  • Certified Fork Truck operator.

  • Responsible for 5S in the model shop

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 2 years of experience.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to stay on your feet for up to 8 hours per day.

  • Ability to travel 5% of the time.

  • Forklift Operation Certificate

  • Ability to work effectively, internally and externally, with all levels staff and management.

  • Team oriented.

  • Ability to handle a fast pace, frequent change, delay or unexpected events.


 Working Conditions:

This position requires labor. You will be up on your feet up to 8 hours a day and required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem™, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by two service brands: FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,800 employees and operating 17 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 3,500 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit




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