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Weld Technician



Job Description

Job Introduction
The Weld Technician will be responsible for completing the purchase, setup and installation of welding systems from a single standalone welder to multiple robotic welding systems. Successful candidates will possess programming capability, as well as have demonstrated experience with good troubleshooting and startup support. Promoting good communication within the welding department as well as all other departments to ensure a quality product is essential. Weld technician will ensure all equipment is in a working order and will assist and train other weld techs as required.
Major Responsibilities
.Work with internal process department on newly awarded programs verifying weld process feasibility and equipment validation to customer's specifications
.Work with design house and weld gun manufacturers at initial stages of program
.Monitor and approve all weld gun designs and transformer sizing with design houses, and order all pertaining equipment.
.Work with Electrical Program Coordinator to insure that we have optimal use of weld guns (i.e. max weld pressure achievable at rated speed, proper cooling water flow to system, etc.)
.Validation of all weld guns once they have been received
.Weld process validation (i.e. initial weld coupons testing for initial weld schedules)
.Develop all weld schedules and stepper for all lines for weld controls for start-up
.Set up of welding on plant floor for initial customer part run and documentation for installation crew
.Verification of weld quality and set-up of weld stepper programs after line is set up on customer's floor
.Trouble shooting any weld problem internally or at the customer's facility
.Train Automation personnel on new equipment or programming
.Assist in any weld problems that may arise on start-up with Automation Department
.Assist Management with welding related Engineering Change Notices as necessary
.Prepare welding documentation to ISO and customer specifications
Knowledge and Education
.Welding Technician Degree an asset
.Extensive knowledge of welding processes, resistance welding and arc welding
.Experience in the welding parameters of the automotive industry, especially in robotic welding systems will be an asset
.Proficiency using Microsoft Office and AutoCAD
.Familiar with Bosch weld control software
.Ability to work as a team member and individually
.Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
.Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required
Work Experience
.Minimum two (2) years' experience in automotive welding environment
Work Environment
.Office and shop floor environment
.Overtime hours will be required
.Day/overnight and/or extended travel required to customers sites

Contact Information

Posting Date: 28-Apr-2017Executive Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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