Martinrea International Inc.
  • 06-Jul-2021 to 31-Oct-2021 (EST)
  • Hopkinsville
  • Hopkinsville, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier, engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products.

We make people's lives better by:

  • Delivering outstanding quality products and services to our customers;
  • Providing meaningful opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security for our people;
  • Being positive contributors to our communities; and,
  • Providing superior long-term investment returns to our stakeholders

Our strength is our people

We invite you to follow your dreams and explore a challenging and rewarding career at Martinrea.

Job Summary: The purpose of the Welding Engineer is to provide first-line support for the resolution of production problems and coordinates specific items with manufacturing, quality assurance, general maintenance and tooling to maintain Dimensional integrity of finished goods supplied to customers. Monitors and reports status. Participates in decisions within an area of responsibility and interfaces with others on continuous improvement of operations

Knowledge and Skills (Education):

  • Experience in destructive and non-destructive weld testing
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience and/or training; or equivalent combinations of education and experience
  • Bachelors of Science in Welding Engineering Technology or an additional 4 years' experience
  • American Welding Society (AWS) Certification a plus.

Essential Functions:

  • Establish welding process and quality parameters for MIG (GMAW) and resistance spot welding operations
  • Assist in defining and maintaining proper methods and standards for quality and production coming off welding processes
  • Establish procedures, processes and testing equipment for destructive and non-destructive testing on resistance & MIG welding applications including cut & etch (macro etch), fillet weld break, transverse tension & guided bend testing with the assistance from the Quality Department
  • Work with Design and Manufacturing Engineering and Prototype Departments to fine-tune designs, material selection, documentation, fixtures, and process control to optimize product manufacturability
  • Design and develop welding systems and fixtures and participate in FMEA's
  • Study current welding processes for cost reduction and process improvement opportunities
  • Develop and implement robotic/automated welding systems
  • Research and recommend new ideas and methods to improve welding processes
  • Prepare written capital and cost reduction proposals, including cost justifications
  • Establish equipment standards required for the Welding Department
  • Develop and maintain approved weld training programs
  • Develop and maintain a Preventative Maintenance Program on all welding and robotic systems
  • Process Owner of Maintenance
  • Assist in Metallurgical Studies that must be performed
  • Manage MIG (GMAW) & resistance welding consumables & weld equipment spare parts
  • Conduct weld lobe studies to optimize welding processes
  • Responsible for welding dimensional process capability for new and existing processes
  • Identify and implement fail-safe welding systems to eliminate discrepant processes and parts
  • Participate in New Product Development activities to incorporate Design for Manufacture concepts
  • Perform special assignments and other duties as determined by the Maintenance Manager
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook
  • Competency Level 3 includes all advanced understanding of the processes and functions as they relate to the position as determined by the leadership team.

Work Environment:

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
  • Overtime as required

Health and Safety:

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company

Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice

Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer:

  • This job description does not constitute a contract of employment. The Company may exercise its employment at will right at any time
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