BAE Systems Process Support Engineer Sr / Weld in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Description

The BAE Systems site in Aiken, South Carolina supporting Combat Vehicles is seeking a Process Support Engineer Sr / Weld for Floor Support in Fabrication. In the role, the Engineer will:

Develop and implement advanced welding processes including MIG/TIG, review design standards and provide input to designs and part process standards. Provide input for manufacturing release reviews, manufacturing process options and evaluate manufacturing process.

Help create, maintain and approve work instructions (including specifications, engineering changes, process control, tooling definition/requirements.

Coordinate welding best practices and implement floor process optimization and control methods to eliminate/prevent quality turn backs/escapes and reduce overall production cost.

Significant interaction with production, quality and materials management teams.

Provides recommendations upon research for weld equipment, identifying limitations and capabilities;

Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that of customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements.

Represents the organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects. Interacts with senior

internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between


Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Degree in Welding Technology with 4min years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferably with progressive welding certifications.

Good 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.

Knowledge of metallurgy, material weld capability, weld automation, as well as manual machining processes.

Moderate Knowledge of non-destructive testing (NDT) methods.

Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve moderately complex technical problems.

Strong safety principals, sharing the common responsibility of identifying and correcting unsafe conditions and acts.

Familiarity with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing ASME Y14.5-2009.

Preferred Skills and Education

Demonstrated self-starter, who requires minimal supervision.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Proven technical troubleshooting skills

Strong organizational skills and proven ability to proactively coordinate multiple entities to achieve final deliverable.

Basic EPDM knowledge and CREO 3D modeling with the Ability to use CAD models/ software to solve complex problems.

Knowledge of manufacturing principles. Weld assemblies, fabrication (forming, waterjet & lasercut), CNC machining.

Knowledge in material specs for Aluminum & steel.

Ability to create/maintain large Excel spreadsheets.

Familiarity with relevant military and commercial design standards is beneficial.

Certification with AWS as a CWI or other relevant certification is desirable.

Some automation welding experience is desirable developing and programming robotic welding cells with fixturing.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Process Support Engineer Sr / Weld


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