• Fabricator

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/19/2018 6:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing/Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Position Title: Fabricator

    Reports To: Manufacturing Team Leader

    Location: Springfield, MO

    Job Type: Full-Time


    Company Background:

    ABEC is a leading supplier to the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry.  ABEC’s unique value is based on combining long experience with the ability to engineer, design, manufacture, commission, qualify, and service the entire bioprocess to reduce overall cost, shorten time to market, and maximize productivity.  ABEC’s products include process and equipment engineering/consulting services, comprehensive site services, bioreactors and fermenters, filtration and chromatography systems, prep and hold systems, and cleaning/sterilization systems. 


    Position Summary:

    Fabricators follow process instructions and blueprints to assemble components and in conjunction works with other departments to build and repair equipment for the biopharmaceutical industry. Fabricators will have the chance to work in a fast-paced environment on industry leading equipment.



    • Fabricate equipment accurately and with proper procedures in a timely manner.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in fabrication process
    • Knowledge of all types of hand tools, fabricating equipment, measuring devices
    • Work on stainless steel fabrication, including to but not limited to:
      • Cutting tube
      • Operate hand grinders
      • Polishing
      • Bending
      • Assembly
    • NDT/Liquid Penetrate all inside welds on an electro polished vessels
    • Install and maintain utility/service lines
    • Operate overhead crane and/or forklift
    • Physically capable of wearing protective eye, ear, and head gear.
    • Must be able to stand 8+ hours per day.
    • Inspect and maintain proper and safe operation of all shop equipment
    • Conduct operations in a safe manner
    • Recommend improvements
    • Execute other tasks as assigned
    • Ability to travel when required


    • Education: High School Diploma, General Education Degree (GED), or Ireland Leaving Certificate
    • Work Experience: Two (2) years previous Fabrication experience preferred
    • Other Requirements:
      • Required to be able to perform simple math equations
      • Must be able to read a tape measure
      • Excellent problem solving skills
      • Exceptional verbal communication skills
      • Must be proficient with the use of hand tools and basic fabrication tools.
      • Self-motivated
      • Must be proficient in reading blue prints
      • Necessary to be able to maintain a clean and safe working environment
      • Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. / 23 kilograms
      • Typically work is in a manufacturing environment or customer’s site
      • Required to stand for long periods of time and may involve heavy manual labor.
      • You will need to be able to stand, sit, walk, bend, stoop, reach, lift, push, pull, and carry items.
      • Exposure to loud noises
      • Ability to wear personal protective equipment


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