Position Summary : Develop welding / cutting techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment to problems involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of manufacturing specifications.
Provide day to day support on the manufacturing floor with continuous improvement activities. Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following : General Applies to all Welding Engineers
o Use of proper data collection and analysis to ensure provided information is supported with data that reinforces the stated output.
o Coordinate / facilitate / analyze process design of experiments (DOE's).
Functional Priority Welding Engineers will focus within one or more functional priority
o Support manufacturing production by leading troubleshooting and continuous improvement activities.
o Support plant problem solving teams to ensure the production of quality parts and a safe working environment.
o Provide on-call support for all manufacturing processes in order to meet customer demands, when necessary.
o Develop maturation plans and timelines in accordance with risk mitigation strategies.
o Lead activities to launch new business and execute the maturation process.
o Participate in regular launch team meetings.
o Lead technical solutions and provide input and support for tool designs and development.
o Participate in Process Failure Mode Effects & Analysis (PFMEA) development meetings.
o Provide the specification for and procure capital needed to support new business.
o Communicate and share information with peers to ensure launching practices are standard.
o Continuously challenge maturation activities and identify opportunities to reduce maturation time.
o Lead activities associated with winning new business.
o Participate in Feasibility and Process Plan and Tolerance Reviews (PPTAR).
o Provide quotes in the agreed upon timing.
o Identify opportunities to reduce quoting, feasibility and PPTAR times.
o Communicate and share information with global peers to ensure quoting practices are standard.
o Engage in investigation of methods to achieve a competitive process and "win" business.
o Ensure successful transition of value stream to Launch Engineer by sharing pertinent information developed during the quoting process.
o Ensure Minimum Process Requirements (MPR) are accurate and relevant.
Position Skills and Experience Requirements :
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
o Engineering or Engineering Technology Degree from an accredited institution with 7+ years of professional engineering experience
o Master's Degree in Engineering with 3+ years of professional engineering experienceFamiliar with weld verification methods, weld testing methodology, and measuring devices.