woman owned business

Weld Engineer

Job description

Full Time Positions offers an excellent benefit package including 100% company paid medical, dental, optical, short-term disability and life insurance benefits after 90 days plus paid holidays. We also offer a 401(k) match.

UHI GROUP is a full-service provider of metal components and manufacturing solutions. Having been in business since 1979, we have the necessary experience to deliver complex, high-precision parts for automotive, heavy trucking, aerospace, medical, military, and other industries.


The Weld engineers works primarily in BIW Plants and support various function to help develop and manufacture a quality product that meets all customer quality expectations.

Weld Engineer:

· Work with Manufacturing engineer and Program Managers to identify all welding special conditions for all UHI customers.

· Interface with Strategic Supplier to verify compliance to standards.

· Develop resources strategy for assigned launch.

· Develop a strategy to deploy teams to perform Teardown Analysis on MIG, RSW and fasteners systems.

· Communicate Lessons learned during and on completion of launch.

· Support implementation of new technologies on programs through engineering phase, prototype builds and TT phases.

· Work closely with Program managers to develop timeline to support customer Teardown analysis needs.

· Assist in the integration, start-up and debug of plant floor welding equipment

· Provide support during implementation phase at the plant

· Work closely with operating unit(s) on welding system to improve productivity, cost and quality

· Work with other engineers, skilled trades and managers to accomplish cross-functional projects, provide project cost and timing estimates, and support plant product program launches

· Good understanding of gas metal arc welding and resistance welding requirements

· Implement common welding systems

· Develop common welding specifications and standards

· Ability to read and understand CAD drawings of mechanical systems, wiring/hosing diagrams, and product designs

Required Qualifications:

· 5+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering/welding engineering

· Project Management Skills

· Thorough understanding of body shop equipment & processes including MIG welding, RSW, Pedestal RSW for fastener attachments,

· High level of analytical and problem solving skills.

· Ability to interact with multiple customer with different requirements

· Ability to create & execute a well-organized validation project where standardized work is not available

· Ability to multitask by handling diverse assignments concurrently

· Knowledgeable with all standard computer programs (Microsoft Office, Plex ERP system.) – Intermediate level

· Knowledge of weld verification procedures, weld documentation and build shop support

· Knowledge of robotic gas metal arc welding and resistance welding systems

· Body shop launch and plant experience

· Knowledge of Tooling and Equipment Troubleshooting

· Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems used in joining processes (weld controller, weld gun, servo, robot, riveting, projection welding, dispense, tip dressing, auto cap changer, laser)

· Practical problem solving like 8D, fishbone and Green belt type

Preferred Skills: 

· Knowledge in drawn arc welding systems

· Knowledge in projection welded fastener systems

· Knowledge of Mechanical Joining Process – Flow Drill Screws, Self-Pierce Rivets, Clinching, Etc.

· Knowledge of CAD Programs to view .stp files (AutoCAD, GOM, Spinfire )

· Knowledge of weld data systems

· Knowledge of Welding & Joining Standards of various OEMs

· Knowledge of Tesssonis F1 USI machine.

· Knowledge of Spot welds Teardown to USI correlation.

· Knowledge of welding parameters for different types of steel and aluminum.

Education and Training:

· 4-year college degree in engineering or other manufacturing or equivalent experience

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