Manufacturing Welding Engineer- Clanton, AL, USA

Adient in Clanton, AL

  • Industry: Construction - Civil Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $80,070.00 - 124,030.00 / Year*
position filled

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Position is typically scheduled to coincide with that of other plant supervisory and management
  • personnel. However, as position supports the technical team and plant operations, the actual
  • schedule is subject to modification based on need.
  • Position supervises and engages in activities of the technical support team (weld techs) to
  • support 3 distinct welding technologies within the current process portfolio:
  • Laser welding (automated equipment)
  • GMAW (both automated robotic cells and manual for repair processes)
  • Projection Welding (automated equipment)
  • Process monitoring and data recording.
  • Fixture adjustments required to meet product dimensional targets.
  • Weld program changes as required to maintain acceptable level up of weld performance.
  • Interact with other engineering support and maintenance to react to unscheduled equipment
  • issues (i.e., breakdowns) and perform necessary diagnostics and repairs.
  • Reaction to discovery from C.C.T. lab results and quality department audits of process capability
  • deviations.
  • Support of non-automated repair processes (i.e., off-line weld repair processes)
  • Project/Development work and delegation to the technical support team as assigned.
  • Authority
  • Portions of the job may not be standardized or completely described in the job
  • description and may require some independent action and thinking by the employee.
Qualification Requirements
  • BSWE/WET preferred but will consider definitive experience with automated
  • welding processes. (definitive is defined as 7 10 years minimum, in support of
  • similar equipment and processes employed at Adient).
  • Must be physically capable of performing typical maintenance and engineering activities.
  • Equipment troubleshooting, weld fixture adjustments and weld programming are daily
  • activities. Must be able to use simple hand tools effectively.
  • Need basic understanding of 2D dimensional product prints. Basic understanding of GD&T
  • is preferred.
  • Solid electrical background, up through 480V, 3 with specific experience on motors, motor
  • starters and drives. Also need working knowledge of NEC codes.
  • Basic computer skills must include use of standard Microsoft Office products for typical
  • communication needs.
  • Needs to be hands on at fixing problems
  • Weld robot trouble shooting and repair (Training at Fanuc, MotoMan and other manufactures)
  • Weld robot programming (Training at Fanuc, MotoMan and other manufactures)
  • Good attitude
  • AWS training certification (Certified Weld Inspector)
  • Can establish and modify weld schedules/parameters
  • Be able to weld by hand
Experience Requirements
  • Must have 5+ years manufacturing experience
  • Experience in a High Volume Automotive Manufacturing environment is a must.
  • Prior supervisory experience with technical resources is expected. Must be able to evaluate,
  • discipline and mentor those responsible for in an effective manner.
  • Experienced at weld fixture design

Associated topics: development, drafter, draw, engineer, environment, model, stability, structural engineer, structure, water resource

* Estimated salary