**_Ensuring Charts Success_**
The Weld Engineer will provide technical resources to develop, maintain, and implement weld processes to support the Theodore, Alabama facility. The Weld Engineer will work close with design engineering, quality, drafting, and production management/staff to resolve production issues. This position will provide direction and support to direct reports.
**_Your Education Should Be_**
+ Minimum BS degree in Weld Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
**_What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be_**
+ Assignment and control of WPS/PQR/WPQR on wide range of aluminum, stainless and carbon steel alloys and associated filler metals/fluxes and shielding gases in compliance with ASME IX, EN 15614-1,2 and AWS D1.1 using GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SAW and SMAW processes
+ Control and maintenance of WPQ's including control and maintenance of continuity/prolongation logs as required for GTAW-AC/DC, GMAW semi-automatic, GMAW machine, FCAW, SAW and SMAW processes on a wide range of aluminum, stainless and carbon steel alloys and filler metals in compliance with ASME IX, EN 9606-1,2 and AWS D1.1
+ Identification and resolution of production problems on the shop floor on a 2 shift basis. Problem resolution may include coordination with design engineering, quality control, drafting, sales and production supervision.
+ Assist in set-up of training programs for both hands on and classroom environment. Training programs cover full range of activities in a technically challenging welding environment.
+ Development of new processes, procedures and weld technology for the advancement and development of improved manufacturing procedures, quality improvement and reduction in fabrication, assembly and weld costs
+ Maintain, control, and administer issuance of internal and customer required documents as related to Weld Maps, WPS/PQR/WPQR. Issuance of these documents will require familiarity with customer specifications as well as the requirements of ASME VIII, IX, EN15614 and 9606
+ Assist Quality Control/Shop floor supervision in quality improvement initiatives and the review of statistical data to determine and implement ways and means to continually improve in reduction of weld repairs and weld rework. Review RT, LPT, UT or other NDE inspection as required for continued process improvements
+ Provide direction to shop floor technicians in assignments as required maintaining any of the ongoing needs for testing, training, process implementation or other shop floor activities
+ Specify, provide justification, and generate AFE for purchase of new or replacement weld, cutting or fabrication equipment as required for process improvement of increased capacity. Issue purchase orders as required for normal or other production requirements
+ Provide timely reports to management on ongoing shop floor activities, training, perceived areas needing special attention or other areas related to quality, production or other deficiencies as well as reports to identify projects which have been successfully implemented.
+ Other duties as assigned
**_Your Physical Work Environment Will Require_**
+ Frequent sitting and walking and occasional standing, stooping, bending, twisting
+ Repetitive hand movements
+ Work in an office and industrial manufacturing environment with possible exposure to temperature extremes, overhead objects, material with rough edges odors associated with cutting and welding
**_Your Professional Experience Should Be_**
+ Minimum 5 years experience as Weld Engineer in shop production or field construction
+ Familiarity with fundamentals of statistical control.
+ Familiarity with all aspects of the GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SAW and SMAW weld processes as related to aluminum, stainless and carbon steel welding.
+ Familiarity with AutoCAD, Excel, Word and weld programs such as C-Spec.
+ Demonstrated management and leadership training or demonstrated management abilities.
+ Familiarity with NDE basics including RT, UT, LPT, MPT and VT
**_Chart is an equal opportunity employer_**