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Welding Engineer

Company: Loc Performance
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Loc Performance Products, LLC* provides full services for complex mechanical products, fabricated structures and systems that range from complete design services to prototype manufacturing, testing, production launch, full rate production and product service and sustainment. Loc provides quality products and services at affordable prices through a lean organizational structure and four facilities, three in Michigan that span 9100,000 square feet, and one in Ohio, that span 800,000+ square feet. The Plymouth, MI facility serves as corporate headquarters and specializes in suspension, driveline and track systems. The Lansing and Lapeer Michigan based facilities specialize in fabrications and armor product solutions. Loc's St. Mary's, Ohio facility manufactures rubber track products for agricultural, construction, and defense industries. Visit our website at*FLSA Status: *Exempt*Job Title: * Weld Engineer*Department: *Engineering*Summary*Utilizes engineering methodology to support program launch readiness, production planning and continuous improvement. Provides the necessary weld engineering knowledge, processing skills and technical support to the company to ensure Loc Performance achieves optimal levels of safety, quality, productivity and delivery to internal and external customer's satisfaction.*Essential Duties and Responsibilities *include the following. Other duties may be assigned* Development, review, maintenance, and control of welding techniques, procedures and application of welding equipment. Including WPS's, PQR's and all testing requirements.Interpret drawings, weld codes, and standards to develop procedures / qualification plansDevelop weld maps, weld procedures, qualification records, work instructions, and welding visual aidsIdentify and coordinate weld qualification material and equipment needsCoordinate and/or perform destructive and non-destructive weld testingDevelop qualification tests for welding personnelOversee weld process to maintain quality* Identification of weld fixture requirements. Assistance in tool conceptualization.* Work with Quality and Production departments to ensure validation checks are built into the process.* Support lessons learned activities and implementation into quotes and standards.* Support manufacturing with process and document interpretation.* Participate in cost reduction efforts and support/implement continuous improvement activities.* Support corrective actions as required.* Support Program Management in APQP activities, as well as project cost adherence.* Consult with customers and provide expertise to maximize the integrity, efficiency, and manufacturability of designs on new and existing projects.* Provide floor support during trouble shooting activities* Assist with customer activities/support as requested*Competencies - *To perform the job successfully, an individual will need to perform the following competencies:* Ability to read and interpret blueprints, models, drawings and specifications.* Extensive working knowledge of manufacturing practices in a diverse range of processes.* GD&T experience required.* Ability to apply problem solving tools and methodology to manufacturing and business process issues.Quantity of WorkThe quantity of work produced and the promptness with which it is completed.Quality of WorkThe ability displayed and accuracy of work produced, meeting company standards, and requiring little to no rework.Judgement/Knowledge of JobKnowledge of job, techniques, skills, equipment, procedures, materials, etc.Attendance/DependabilityPunctuality and attendance.Teamwork/ AttitudeWillingness and cooperativeness with co-workers and supervisors; ability to accept constructive criticism.Initiative/IndependenceThe degree to which an employee searches out new tasks and expands their ability to perform assigned tasks without direct supervision.Adherence to PolicyFollow quality environmental policies and have knowledge of AS9100 and IS14001.Adherence to SafetyFollow safety procedures, security protocol, and wear proper PPE.*Education and/or Experience*Bachelor's degree in Weld Engineering Technology, AWS Accreditation, and five (5) years manufacturing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.*Reasoning Ability*Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.*Physical Demands *The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Loc Performance is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.Job Type: Full-timeSchedule:* Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

Keywords: Loc Performance, Lansing , Welding Engineer, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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