Provides engineering support for welding operations in manufacture of combat products. Develops concepts, designs, performance, and fabrication, test and modifications for these products. Recommends weld equipment. Prepares and conducts weld engineering analysis of materials and procedures, engaged in weld procedure and performance qualifications. Utilizes knowledge of metallurgy, material weldability, welding robotics, and associated programming. Reviews supplier capability and suitability to provide acceptable product and comply with government specifications. Develops or contributes to the creation of welding standards and specifications. Develops special weld repairs as necessary. This position will report directly to the Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager and will perform weld manufacturing engineering tasks while also acting as an advisor to the Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
B.S. degree in a relevant technical discipline plus 15 years relevant experience; or a M.S. degree in a relevant technical discipline plus 10 years relevant experience.
--Expert knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures of Weld Engineering.
--Capable of working with current computer applications, CAD programs, and model manipulation.
--Understanding of equipment and technologies relevant to welding and Weld Engineering
--Ability to solve complex technical problems that require a professional level of Weld Engineering knowledge.
--Working knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a relevant technical field of specialization.
--Familiarity with current computer applications and technologies in applicable engineering disciplines.
--Ability to solve moderately complex technical design and development problems that require a professional level of engineering knowledge.
--Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve moderately complex technical problems.
Preferred Skills and Education
Familiarity with relevant military and commercial weld standards.
--Certification with AWS as a CWI or other relevant certification.
--Moderate knowledge of nondestructive testing scope and capabilities.
--Understanding and practice of lean/6sigma concepts as applied to manufacturing
--Certain positions may require a specific technical degree or prefer a M.S. degree. Prefer engineering experience with relevant applications in a defense environment
--Familiarity with relevant military and commercial design standards. Certain positions may require specialized technical knowledge
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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