BAE Systems Welding Engineer in Louisville, Kentucky
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.
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
-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
B.S. degree in a relevant technical discipline plus 2 years relevant experience; or a M.S. degree in a relevant technical discipline.
-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 design standards 248,1688, 1689, 271 exc. Certain positions may require specialized technical knowledge
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
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