Weld Engineer

Jonesville, MI 49250

Posted: 12/02/2020 Job Number: 15158024

Job Description


Required Education and Experience:
  • Experience in destructive and non-destructive weld testing
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience with designing and programming robotic/automated welding systems a plus
  • Minimum 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelors of Science in Welding Engineering Technology or an additional 4 years' experience
  • American Welding Society (AWS) Certification a plus

Essential Functions:
  • Establish welding process and quality parameters for MIG (GMAW) and resistance spot welding operations
  • Assist in defining and maintaining proper methods and standards for quality and production coming off welding processes
  • Establish procedures, processes and testing equipment for destructive and non-destructive testing on resistance & MIG welding applications including cut & etch (macro etch), fillet weld break, transverse tension & guided bend testing with the assistance from the Quality Department
  • Work with Design and Manufacturing Engineering and Prototype Departments to fine-tune designs, material selection, documentation, fixtures, and process control to optimize product manufacturability
  • Design and develop welding systems and fixtures and participate in FMEA' s
  • Study current welding processes for cost reduction and process improvement opportunities
  • Develop and implement robotic/automated welding systems
  • Research and recommend new ideas and methods to improve welding processes
  • Prepare written capital and cost reduction proposals, including cost justifications
  • Establish equipment standards required for the Welding Department
  • Develop and maintain approved weld training programs
  • Develop and maintain a Preventative Maintenance Program on all welding and robotic systems
  • Assist in Metallurgical Studies that must be performed
  • Manage MIG (GMAW) & resistance welding consumables & weld equipment spare parts
  • Conduct weld lobe studies to optimize welding processes
  • Responsible for welding dimensional process capability for new and existing processes
  • Identify and implement fail-safe welding systems to eliminate discrepant processes and parts
  • Participate in New Product Development activities to incorporate Design for Manufacture concepts
  • Perform special assignments and other duties as determined by the Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook

Work Environment:
  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
  • Overtime as required

Health and Safety:
  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company

Other Duties:
  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice
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