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Chula Vista, CA

Order: 226983

Job Title: Fabrication/Designer position

Location: Chula Vista, CA

Pay: DOE



TAP Manufacturing, is seeking an experienced Fabricator in our R&D fixture department to design and create a number of fabricated fixtures while working independently.



  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2 + years related experience in applicable fabrication/manufacturing environment

  • Basic working knowledge of metal fabrication skills and all related equipment

  • Basic working knowledge of manufacturing process

  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal instruction or direction

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven ability to plan and prioritize workload

  • Entry level computer skills to document and log work performed

  • Ability to measure using calipers, bore gauges, micrometers, etc.

  • Understanding of suspension and drivetrain

  • Strong creative thinking with ability to apply concepts

  • Must be strong team player

  • Strong welding skills in MIG and TIG for various alloys to include aluminum and stainless.

  • Press brake knowledge a plus

  • Laser programming and knowledge a plus

  • CNC machinery programming a plus

  • Performs other duties, as assigned 



  • Design and create fabricated fixtures for production using shop equipment (band saw, air tools, welder, shears, press, etc.)

  • Create and maintain PM program for fixtures as scheduled and log all work performed

  • Meet and comply with all safety regulations and guidelines

  • Communicate daily regarding safety, workload and machine or component problems

  • Working an environment based on teamwork and continuous improvement though support and execution of Lean Manufacturing practices (raising yields, improving quality, increasing throughput, and cycle time reduction).General fabrication tools required 


  • Standard manufacturing environment