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Weld Engineer

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to join our team. The Weld Engineer is responsible for developing processes to ensure quality, cost, and efficiency requirements are met to provide manufacturing support and promote process improvement. This position provides the opportunity to use project management and technical skills to drive continuous improvement and support the production floor. The individual has accountability for troubleshooting problems with production and creating and implementing corrective actions. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in a steel service center environment, be organized, motivated, detail-oriented and driven. This is the perfect opportunity to build a career with an industry leader.

Job Responsibilities:
• Develop Weld Procedure Specifications and corresponding Procedure Qualification Records.
• Evaluate, implement and monitor welding processes and operating systems for continuous improvement projects that will reduce cost, improve quality, throughput, and safety.
• Establishes welding procedures to guide operations and welding personnel relating to specification restrictions, material processes, unusual fabrication methods, and welding of critical joints of materials.
• Support new product design for integration to the production floor.
• Specify and assist in the purchase or upgrade of capital investments in equipment; research and purchase new manufacturing technology.
• Create, edit and maintain necessary documentation.
• Equipment calibration and maintenance monitoring.
• Monitor and improve the efficiency, output and safety of welding processes through observations and measurements as well as data collection and interpretation from technical and operating personnel.
• Supports a lean, high-performance culture that encourages continuous improvement at all levels of the organization.
• Assist with ensuring accurate completion of monthly operations reports and works with Operations Manager to evaluate against objectives, operating costs and project management status, and make adjustments in plans based on variances.
• Other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.

Job Requirements:
• 3 to 5 years of experience in manufacturing; experience in metal fabrication.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Weld Engineering.
• 3-5 years working knowledge of mig/tig and robotic welding processes on various metals in an engineering capacity.
• AWS (American Welding Society) and/or CWI (Certified Welding Inspector) certification is preferred.
• Strong understanding of weld integrity testing procedures.
• Strong background in applying lean principles and initiatives.
• Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, CAD.
• Results oriented leadership style with a focus on continuous improvement and execution.
• Strong decision making and problem solving skills, with an emphasis on innovative and creative solutions that result in higher profitability.
• Ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the organization and external contacts; professionally assertive.
• Ability to react quickly to changing requirements and new process developments.

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