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Principal Welding Engineer

at BAE Systems, inc.

Posted: 12/9/2019
Job Reference #: 227003

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Job Title
Principal Welding Engineer

Location Code
KY007_163 Rochester Dr_Louisville_KY

Job Description
BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 company, is hiring a Principal Weld Engineer to support the manufacturing of weapon systems for the military - primarily the Navy.

No two days will be the same in our busy union climate-controlled
manufacturing environment.  In this role you will communicate with management and welders, program management and the customer.  At BAE Systems, we embrace safety and continuous process improvement and we protect the lives of those who protect us.

The Weld Engineer provides engineering support for welding operations in the manufacture of combat products. The Weld Engineer:
  • 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.
A background in heavy fabrication and knowledge of pressure vessels is particularly helpful as is the ability to adjust priorities in a fast-paced environment. 

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