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Senior Welding Engineer - $80k-$95k

Company: Kirchhoff Automotive
Location: Richmond Dale
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

---Location: -Waverly, OHJob Type: -Full-TimeShift: -Monday-Friday, 8 hour shift, weekends as neededDepartment: -EngineeringThis is an exciting opportunity for a skilled Welder to join our team. We offer competitive pay rates and opportunities for career growth within our organization. If you have the required skills and experience, we would love to hear from you. Apply now! -RESPONSIBILITIES: - Produces 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. - Outlines plans and 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. - Prepares technical reports as a result of research and development and preventive maintenance investigations. - Creates welding procedures to guide production and welding personnel relating to specification restrictions, material processes, pre- and post-heating requirements that involve use of complex alloys, unusual fabrication methods, welding of critical joints, and complex post-heating requirements. - Evaluates new developments in welding field for possible application to current welding problems or production processes. - Directs and coordinates technical personnel in performing inspections to ensure workers' compliance with established welding procedures, restrictions, and standards; in testing welds for conformance with national code requirements; or testing welding personnel for certification. - Contacts personnel of other agencies, engineering personnel, or clients to exchange ideas, information, or offer technical advice concerning welding matters. - May perform experimental welding to evaluate new equipment, techniques, and materials. Any other reasonable request made by management. - Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support) are supported and adhered to. - Ensures he/she is in full compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, while representing Waverly or during the use of any Waverly provided equipment. -EXPERIENCE LEVEL/QUALIFICATIONS - Minimum 5 years of experience in the automotive industry with welding technology experience preferred in controls and robotics. -SKILLS - Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal - Effective problem solving and decision making skills - Ability to handle multi-tasks and changing priorities - Works well in a team environment - Excellent analytical skills and exercises sound judgement - Novice computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Project - Manual dexterity -KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and company policies - Specialized trade courses in Welding and Robotics -ACCOUNTABILITYSuccessful implementation of equipment: - Ensuring tooling meets quality, productivity, reliability and cost requirements - Accuracy and completeness of recommendation summary -CONTACTSEstablishes/maintains relationships with: - Engineering, Production Control, Quality, Production, Maintenance and Team Members - Outside vendors -EDUCATION - Engineering Degree or Welding Engineering/Technology Certificate and/or Associate's Degree preferred -COMPETENCIES - Core Competencies: Communication, Customer Orientation, Passion for Excellence, Willingness to Learn - Position Competencies: Autonomy, Creativity, Flexibility, and Problem Solving -LEAN - Understanding and use of relevant KIRCHHOFF Automotive Production Systems (KAPS) methods and tools in all processes, and adherence to applicable KAPS standards. - Understanding and use of the applicable Shop floor and Office Management pillars and standards, and active participation in all applicable Shop floor and Office Management meetings and activities. - Understanding and use of the KIRCHHOFF Behaviors in the daily relationship with other colleagues, customers and suppliers. - Understanding, support and participation in all tasks, trainings and development topics that will drive KIRCHHOFF towards Lean Excellence. -SAFETY/EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES - Complying with Company and legal requirements, following safe work practices, and contributing to a positive health and safety culture. - Identifying, communicating, and correcting hazards within their ability and authority to protect themselves, co-workers, or other persons at our facilities. - Taking positive steps to achieve a state of health consistent with the demands of his/her occupation. -REQUIREMENTS:This position is in person at our Waverly, OH facility. Must be willing to relocate prior to work if not in our area. -PandoLogic. Category:Engineering, Keywords:Welding Engineer, Location:Richmond Dale, OH-45673

Keywords: Kirchhoff Automotive, Huntington , Senior Welding Engineer - $80k-$95k, Engineering , Richmond Dale, West Virginia

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