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Welding Engineer Closing Date: 02/12/2015
Company Name: Challenge Mfg. Company
Approx. hrs. / week 40
Days of week Mon-Fri
Salary Range Depends on Experience
Position Description and Qualifications
Challenge Mfg. Company is a leading Tier 1 automotive manufacturer of welded assemblies and engineered metal formed products to the global automotive industry. Headquartered in Walker, Michigan, Challenge operates manufacturing facilities across North America.
Our rapid growth has created immediate openings for experienced Weld Engineers at our facility in Kansas City, MO.
Weld Engineers are a key part of our Engineering Department and are responsible for working with maintenance personnel to support production from a welding engineering standpoint; ensuring professional welding practices; troubleshooting complications with manufacturing process; developing weld procedures, specifications and qualifications; developing and implementing poke yoke devices; developing new weld fixturing concepts for new product design; implementing concepts to reduce set up time for manufacturing; maintaining a continuous improvement focus; and implementing robotic weld equipment improvements.
Prefer candidates with experience with Medar weld equipment, GD&T, Process Flow, APQP, and resistance and MIG welding in both hard automatic and robotic welding applications required. An understanding of how to properly set weld parameters utilizing GM’s standards preferred.
Challenge Mfg. Company offers a solid track record of growth and expansion in the highly competitive automotive industry as well as a complete benefits package, including health/prescription/dental insurance, short term disability, LTD option, basic life insurance (optional additional life including coverage for spouse and dependent children available through payroll deduction), personal/vacation/sick time, and 401(k) with a company match.