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G-TECH Services, Inc. Welding Project Engineer in Orion Twp., Michigan

Welding Project Engineer

• Work with Manufacturing Architects, M.E. and P.I. to identify all welding special conditions

• Interface with Strategic Supplier to verify compliance to standards.

• Develop resources strategy for assigned launch.

• Obtain project approvals and funding, utilizing company systems and processes.

• Define/Execute program work testing in Labs and/or supplier facilities.

• Communicate Lessons learned during and on completion of launch.

• Support implementation of new technologies on programs through engineering phase, prototype builds and launch.

KEY JOB ELEMENTS:

• Work closely with ME Body Center and functional areas to define welding system requirements

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

• Coordinate business process and re-engineering projects

• Provide support during implementation phase at the plant

• Report as needed on status of systems at operating unit(s)

• 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

• Provide technical direction to suppliers and plant teams.

Required:

• Strong interpersonal skills involving ability to work effectively cross-functionally and cross-culturally

• Project Management Skills

• Thorough understanding of body shop equipment & processes

• High level of analytical and problem solving skills

• Strong verbal & written communication skills to support technology documentation and training 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, WebEx, Teamcenter, etc.) - 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)

• High level of practical problem solving – Red X

Preferred:

• 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 (AutoCAD, Siemens NX, etc.)

• Knowledge of weld data systems (WIDS, WGVDT, Gateway, TPW)

• Knowledge of GM Welding & Joining Standards

General:

• Travel required especially during execution phase of programs

• Pay for overtime policy varies with the business cycle, Launch requirements & Department policies

Education and Training:

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

• 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing engineering/welding engineering, 5-10 years preferred

Category Manufacturing

Function Engineering

Req ID JN -062020-114274

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