Website JBT Corporation

Fabricator (Level 1-3) Job Highlights

Title Fabricator (Level 1-3)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Columbus, OH, United States
Company JBT Corporation

Company Profile

John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food and beverage industry with a focus on proteins, liquid foods, and automated guided vehicles.

JBT designs, produces, and services sophisticated products and systems for multi-national and regional food companies through its FoodTech segment. JBT also sells critical equipment and services to domestic and international air transportation customers through its AeroTech segment.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Fabricator to join its team for manufacturing, fabrication, and warehouse setting.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants may be required a High School Diploma.

Work Experience


  • Typically, 0 to 1 years of experience
  • Learning departmental duties and functions

Level 1-

  • Typically, 1 to 3 years of experience
  • Still learning required job duties and functions
  • Can operate over 25% of the departmental tools and machines

Level 2-

  • Typically, a minimum of 4 years of experience
  • Performs normal duties and functions required for the position
  • Can operate over 50% of the departmental tools and machines

Level 3-

  • Typically, 6 plus years of experience
  • Performs above normal duties and functions required for the position
  • Ability to perform crossover duties and functions
  • Ability to train levels 1 and 2
  • Can operate over 75% of the departmental tools and machines


  • Typically, a minimum of 6 years of experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Well respected by other employees
  • Performs above normal duties and functions required for the position
  • Ability to perform crossover duties and functions
  • Ability to train all other levels
  • Can operate over 75% of the departmental tools and machines


  • Ability to create shop fixtures as needed without supervision
  • Ability to operate the notcher, press, and saws (all types)
  • Ability to read and understand Complex Mechanical Fabrication Drawings and BOM
  • Ability to straighten fabricated members
  • Able to Arc/Stick weld carbon and/or stainless steel down to 1/8” thickness
  • Able to debur and perform other surface finishes, including polishing
  • Able to train Entry Level, Level I, and Level II fabricators
  • Have skills related to the Shear, Break, Punch, and other fabrication related equipment
  • Assist Assembly as needed
  • Assist Machine Shop as needed
  • Assist Service Department as needed
  • Assist Shop Foreman in his absence
  • Can handle and operate standard Fabrication hand tools, i.e. Drills, grinders, etc.
  • Capable of looking up Work Order related information in Navision
  • Communicate as needed with the Engineering Department
  • Complete understanding of the requirements related to all fit up assignments
  • Handle all ranges of Non-Complex to Complex Welding of fabricated parts
  • Keep working area organized and clean
  • Must be able to perform Complex Layout and Fit-up skills
  • Must be willing and capable of working overtime as needed at a 1.5 hourly rate
  • Must Clock in and out of Jobs and Work Orders to keep accurate labor hours
  • Other activities required as needed to meet the required ship dates
  • Purge Welding
  • Requires no training assistants from fellow Level II or below fabricators
  • Stainless Steel MIG Welding down to 16 ga. thickness
  • Stainless Steel TIG Welding down to 18 ga. thickness


  • Ability to operate typical fabrication hand tools
  • Above-average ability to learn
  • Certified Forklift operator preferred
  • Clean driving record preferred
  • Dependable
  • Experienced in Fabrication or related activities
  • Good leader
  • Own tools required to perform the job duties as specified
  • Some Computer skills including Microsoft Office software

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
  • Regularly lift up to 50 lbs., stand for periods of time, specific vision abilities required (close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus)


  • 12 paid Holidays
  • 401(K) immediate participation
  • Group Life and ADD insurance coverage
  • Health/Dental/Vision benefits package
  • Paid STD and LTD
  • PTO

Employer’s Statement

JBT Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The company provides equal opportunity to all qualified persons and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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