Welding Engineer

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Date Posted: 10-17-2018
Weld Engineer is responsible for developing welding techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment to problems involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals and metal alloys, and engineering principles. Conducts research and development investigations to develop and test new fabrication processes and procedures, improve existing or develop new welding equipment, develop new or modify current welding methods, techniques, and procedures
Responsibilities:
  • Develop and validate weld process sheets and welding parameters for each production welding station
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the shielding gas system and track consumption rates and mixture
  • Monitor welding consumables and weld wire, and identify and implement cost saving opportunities
  • Monitor and control gas consumption mix and welding wire
  • Develop, conduct, and coordinate welder training classes for support technicians in application and validation of weld process
  • Provide technical support for robotic program on assembly processes
  • Facilitate the analysis of weld coupons and provide technical assistance to the assembly areas
  • Ensure the customer welding specifications on cut & etch test and welding defect process
  • Implement process improvements due to weld failures and defects
Job Type: Full-time
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