Welding Engineering Specialist

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Welding Engineering Specialist
Ford Motor Company

Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live

Position Duties

  • Troubleshoot all joining related downtime and quality concerns and implement permanent solutions to push improvement

  • Investigate and resolve all customer concerns – which includes Form 26s, 8Ds, and 6 Panel Investigations

  • Maintain and update all joining documentation – such as 1A4s, sealer set point parameter sheets, visual aids, NDT tracking and certification documentation.

  • Support local NDT program and train inspectors when needed.

  • Lead annual weld audit and provide recovery plan for any discrepancies

  • Lead weekly Joining meeting to inform management of the plant status of joining issues

  • Investigate and give guidance to weld expulsion minimization

  • Develop and implement Single Point Lessons and local processes for skilled trades

  • Train and coach skilled trades as needed

  • Launch welding related tooling and processes

  • Lead and work with UAW skilled trades

  • Read and understand Engineering Specifications, prints, and diagrams

Basic Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1+ years’ experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • 3+ years’ experience in Welding in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology

  • NDT Level 2 (preferred)

  • Understanding of Resistance Spot Welding, Projection Nut Welding, Drawn-Arc Stud Welding, and MIG/TIG manual welding processes for repair

  • Experience with industrial automation as it applies to an automotive facility- mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical systems

  • Experience with robot programming and mechanical maintenance.

  • Working knowledge Bosch Weld Timers, Nelson stud welding, Lincoln Robotic MIG welding, Henrob Rivet tools, Weber Flow Drill (preferred).

  • Working knowledge of WQR

  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.