Martinrea International Inc.
  • 02-May-2018 to 01-Jul-2018 (EST)
  • North Vernon
  • North Vernon, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Job Summary:

Develops welding standards and parameters for current and new weld operations. Develops welding, testing standards and process improvements to develop more cost effective methods of operation, improve quality, and meet internal and customer specifications.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

     Experience with designing and programming robotic/automated welding systems. 

     Experience in destructive and non-destructive weld testing. 

     Knowledge of weld fixtures and gage design. 

     Knowledge of weld parameters and processes.

     Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

     Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 

     Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

     Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. 

     Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

     Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

     Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

     Strong organizational, leadership, analytic and interpersonal skills.



     B. S. in Weld Engineering Technology

     3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


Critical Success Factors:

     Excellent attendance

     Collaborate and communicate effectively across different organizational levels, functions, and businesses.



     Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the TS16949 and ISO 14001 Operating Manuals as they relate to the job function.

     Establish welding process and quality parameters for mig and spot welding operations.

     Supervise the programming, maintenance, and enhancement of welding paths on FANUS, ABB, or Motoman DX100, NX100, and XRC controllers as well as other robot manufactures.

     Support RFQ's for new welding equipment

     Suport machine runoff and machine acceptance

     Assist in maintaining proper methods and standards for the quality and production coming off the spot welders, mig, and robot welders.

     Establish procedures, processes and testing equipment for destructive and non-destructive testing of spot and mig welds with the assistance from the Quality Department.

     Assist in Metallurgical Studies that must be performed.

     Research and recommend new ideas and methods to improve welding.

     Prepare written cost reduction proposals, including cost justification.

     Establish equipment standards required for the Welding Department.

     Participate in the concept and design process of all weld fixtures and participate in FMEA's.

     Provide assistance, as required, for approved weld training programs.

     Perform special assignments, as directed by the Engineering Manager.

     Maintain a Preventative Maintenance Program on all welding and robotic systems.

     Develop and recommend welding systems, weld fixtures, robotics, and consumables.

     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 Program Management activities.

     Study current welding processes for cost reduction and process improvement opportunities.

     Perform other duties as determined by the Engineering Manager.


Working Conditions

         Predominantly in a factory/machine shop setting

         Involves handling or working near industrial chemicals or vapors such as solvents, cleaning agents and flammable liquids

         Involves operating or working near moving mechanical equipment

         May encounter moderate to loud noise levels created by power tools, production machinery and heavy traffic


Effort/Physical Demands

         Adequate vision acuity

         Frequent long hours/weekends possible


Health and Safety Responsibilities

         Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures

         Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the company


Back-up Duties:

Perform other duties as required

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