Employment: Process Welding Engineer

Process Welding Engineer
Posting Date: 03/09/2015
Reply Date: 03/27/2015
Job Category: Engineering
Department: Operations
Business Unit / Location: Other – Other
New Job Code: No
Pay Type: Salary
Job Reports To: TWB Director of Engineering
Position Contact: patrick.lambrix@twbcompany.com
Worthington Industries/TWB Company is looking to hire a Process Welding Engineer for the Nashville TN – Prattville, Alabama area. This newly created position requires a highly creative and self-motivated individual with good communication skills and willingness to work with people with a variety of backgrounds to support welding operations in a Tier 1 automotive manufacturing environment. A hands-on and can-do mindset is essential for this position as you will be directly interacting with personnel on the manufacturing floor.
General Responsibilities:
Investigating and implementing improvements to existing welding processes.
Insure awareness of state of the art with regard to materials joining technology.
Troubleshooting of existing welding processes.
Training operators and maintenance personnel.
Investigation and development of new materials joining technologies.
Develop and maintain standardized operating procedures.
Initiate action to prevent product non-conformances relating to process and quality.
Interface with Quality, Logistics, Maintenance, Production and Engineering personnel to assure timely production support.
Consult with equipment suppliers to determine appropriate equipment and specifications.
Perform process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency improvement
Bachelor degree in Welding Engineering
Experience in the automotive industry.
PLC and robotics knowledge.
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications and Auto CAD.
Experience with working directly with welding processes. Preferably laser welding but other welding experience will be considered.
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) are required to effectively communicate throughout the organization.
Solid understanding of Lean Principles (6S, Kaizan, Kanban, SMED)
Strong analytical ability to analyze and solve problems.
Strong Interpersonal & Teamwork skills; yet able to perceive needs and work independently.
Data driven problem solving approach including root cause analysis.