Manager, Weld Engineering

Location:  Troy, MI


Under the direction of the Director of Manufacturing Services, the selected candidate will:
Lead in the development and execution of new development projects that include validating technologies which exhibit high potential of post development implementation. Responsibilities include full project life cycle management from securing funding through site implementation. Project success will be secured by the candidate’s working with various entities including engineers (metallurgical, product, welding, manufacturing, and control engineers), industry peers, equipment suppliers, customers, and consulting entities.
Work with welding, product, and material engineers to define and execute a technical approach to develop viable joining processes for new product programs, will be active in weld forums, and will work with site engineers to improve existing productive systems to reduce waste.
Develop and maintain WPSs, PQRs, WQTRs, PFMEAs, controls plans, and equipment specifications as technology advances and safety codes change.
Work with site and regional engineers to develop local competencies.

The selected applicant must possess a BS degree in Welding or Materials Engineering, an MS degree is preferred.
A minimum of 3 years in the operational support of welding equipment/processes at a manufacturing facility is required.
A minimum of 5 years of welding development experience is required including working closely with other engineering disciplines.
Demonstrated expertise in a variety of welding technologies and processes including FRW, GMAW, RPW, and LBW with ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
Positive assertiveness, excellent communication skills, and interdisciplinary leadership skills are required.
Must exhibit good organizational, prioritization and project management skills.
Relocation expenses are available


Laser and Friction Welding experience would be preferred.


120-140 k base plus bonus