Weld Process Specialist is responsible for leading the Weld Process in the concept, design, development, install and launch of Body-In-White welding equipment. The position will interface with the ITC Department, Structure Design, Product Engineering, Process Engineering, Facilities Engineering and Plant Management to develop common optimized welding solutions to vehicle build challenges. The candidate will be able to demonstrate and train welding techniques to the team to increase and sustain quality and throughput. These techniques may include machine set-up, advanced robot programming, and optimized welding parameters, implementation of new technology, equipment layout, and equipment design. The candidate will work with the BIW operations team to coordinate the implementation of "Best Practice" replications and other process improvements through the WCM process. Through data acquisition and analysis the team will develop strategies and measurable to improve quality and throughput. These strategies will fall within the boundaries of corporate guidelines and be customized to each plant as needed based on resource levels and skills evaluations. The candidate will understand the BIW specifications completely, as well as, suggest and implement changes to BIW specifications as needed. There will be moderate local/domestic and international travel required.
· Science Degree in Welding Engineering Technology or Bachelor's Degree in a Technical Field
· 5-10 years of manufacturing experience related to welding technologies. American Welding Society Accreditations
· Strong understanding of weld parameter development, resistance and fusion weld certifications; weld conformance tracking and a broad understanding of weld manufacturing processes
· Good understanding of (WCM) World Class Manufacturing methodologies/tools
Req ID JN -082021-116366