StageRight Welding Engineer in Clare, Michigan

uSUMMARY:/uResponsible for evaluating existing processes and configuring manufacturing systems to improve safety, reduce cost, increase production velocity, and develop best practices within the production process. Ensure that the right materials, processes, procedures, and equipment is used to produce welds to a given standard and customer specification The Welding Engineer is a key technical role responsible for the implementation and stabilization of welding processes. uESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:/u ulliDevelop safe welding processes by studying product requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing welding methods and equipment, interfacing with equipment suppliers;/liliMaintain reliable and safe welding systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers;/liliDevelop welding processes to meet product requirements and tests manufacturing methods while developing training and evaluation guideline for assembly technicians;/liliPrepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information;/liliKeep equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services, following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures, requesting special service when required;/liliResearch and create new methods of welding processes and make recommendations to achieve maximum production capacity and efficiency;/liliParticipate, as needed in cross, functional new product design teams, providing product and process design expertise necessary to ensure manufacturability/liliDesigning and verification of weld fixtures manual welding./liliInvolved with welding robot programming./li/ul uQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT:/uThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. uEDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE/u:ulliHigh School diploma or G.E.D. required./lili4 yr degree in Industrial Engineering/Manufacturing or related field required./liliThree (3) or more years of experience in a welding engineering role/liliExperience in and working knowledge of industrial welding automation and controls with an emphasis on robotic arc welding and off-line programming and simulation/liliCertification in a Welding standard such as ASME BPVE VIII or ASME/AWS-CWI or ASME CWI/E helpful but not required/li/uluLANGUAGE SKILLS:/uAbility to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and general public.uREASONSING ABILITY:/uAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.uCOMPUTER SKILLS:/uAbility to use personal computers and prefer at least one year of experience with MRP II software, including a general understanding of MRP II philosophy and the relationship between all functional areas of a manufacturing company. Applicant must have AutoCAD or Mechanical Desktop experience. uADDITIONAL DESI