Direct and coordinate technical personnel in performing inspections to ensure workers' compliance with established welding procedures, restrictions, and standards. Develop welding techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment. Assist quoting on new product weld/braze specifications.
Essential Job Function
Establish and promote a Safe work environment. The Welding Engineer will train all personnel in the practices of safety, hazard identification and elimination of issues identified as potential safety hazards.
Develop and maintain an environment conducive to producing a quality product. The Welding Engineer will be responsible for the training of subordinates in the processes and procedures required generating quality components. The Welding Engineer will also be held accountable for production scrap and rework, inclusive of nonconforming product review and developing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence. TS16949 knowledge is required.
Promoting an efficient manufacturing environment. The Welding Engineer will be responsible for production schedule compliance, meeting customer delivery expectations and controlling financial expenditures within the respective area of responsibility.
Troubleshoot out of control processes and correct, providing feedback to engineering.
Develop and test new weld tooling and weld equipment for current or future production.
Assist with assembly or repair of weld fixtures and equipment.
Provide process capability data on new and existing weld processes or equipment.
Provide training to supervisors and operators on equipment, tooling and processes.
Perform weld inspections for production or quality as needed. Examples would be; visual, “peel”, or cutting and etching welds.
Continuous improvement by finding ways to eliminate waste through cycle time reductions or material usage.
Liaison with maintenance for new installations, modification and major trouble shooting difficulties
Obtain quotations on equipment, machinery and apparatus required for process improvements and enhancements
Perform other essential duties as assigned by Engineering Manager.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering with an understanding of metallurgy and welding. AWS certified.
Extensive knowledge of AWS, ISO, and other weld specifications.
Extensive working knowledge of welding practices in a diverse range of materials.
Ability to read and interpret weld drawings and specifications.
At least 5 years welding manufacturing experience.
ABB robot knowledge preferred.
Brazing knowledge preferred.
Tubing background preferred.
Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
Positive can-do attitude focused on continuous improvement.
Ability to work in a fast paced and varying environment.
Ability to work well with others in a team environments.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software.
Ability to read and write in English.
Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.