The Welding Engineer provides robust welding knowledge, is self-motivated, able to work well with others, and utilizes both technology and engineering principles to overcome challenging obstacles.
Develops and maintains weld procedure specifications and process qualification records for welding processes at the manufacturing facilities.
Investigates welding related issues to improve product performance and increase productivity
Conducts failure analyses and cause analyses to troubleshoot welding problems and provide corrective solutions.
Evaluates equipment and welding procedures to ensure they are safe and effective.
Participates in new product development and design to advise on welding feasibility/best practices.
Coordinates with other specialists such as architects, engineers, and construction crews to ensure that welding projects meet code requirements.
Creates and implements new welding methods, equipment, and procedures to improve efficiency and productivity.
Works with suppliers and integrators to design and launch new welding equipment/machines.
Assists in the procurement of new manufacturing equipment, including: welding and thermal cutting equipment specifications (both manual and automated equipment)
Advises on part fixturing to develop new processes and improve existing ones
Attends new equipment buyoff events and evaluate welding/cutting capabilities of the equipment
Supports plants as needed to facilitate production goals.
Stays up to date on new processes and technology (training, certification, trade shows, etc.).
ALL OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Minimum Degree Required: Associate Degree in Applied Science Welding Engineering or Welding Engineering Technology
Preferred Degree: Bachelor’s degree in Welding Engineering or Welding Engineering Technology
Certificate(s) or License(s): Certified Welding Inspector and/or Certified Welding Supervisor is preferred
Experience: 3-5 years of experience (3+ with bachelor’s degree; 5+ with associate degree), Robotic welding experience strongly preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
Proven history working with the following applications: Aluminum GMAW, Aluminum GTAW, Galvanized Steel GMAW, Plasma Cutting (Steel and Aluminum), Laser Cutting (Steel and Aluminum)
Proficient with the Microsoft office software suite
Solid understanding of GD&T
Time management – this position will be expected to manage their time and schedule while handling multiple concurrent projects with limited oversight
Ability to work on solo projects as well as within a team
Excellent communication skills to bridge the gap between corporate leadership and plant welding operations
Experience working with robotic welding systems is strongly preferred but not required
Occasional over/multi night travel will be required for training and new equipment buyoff activities. Overnight travel time estimated at 10% but could be deviate slightly. Regular day trips to the manufacturing facilities required
Regular computer work, walking, standing and sitting
Occasional lifting up to 50lbs
Develops objectives and general policies and procedures for a specific program or functional area of responsibility within general scope of established operational goals and plans. Day-to-day work and decisions do not require direction or review by immediate supervisor. End results are reviewed by supervisor.
Full Time Benefits Summary:
Enjoy discounts on retail merchandise, our restaurants, world-class resorts and conservation attractions!
Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are administered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Qualified individuals with known disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit your nearest location or contact us at email@example.com.
Bass Pro Shops is North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. Founded in 1972 when Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father’s liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today we provide customers with premier destination retail in more than 150 locations across North America. In 2017 Bass Pro Shops acquired Cabela’s to create a “best-of-the-best” experience with superior products, dynamic locations and outstanding customer service. Guided by the visionary leadership of our founder and CEO Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is making a significant impact in on the future of conservation and the communities we serve. More than 40 years after Johnny began helping people connect with nature through a tiny bait shop, our conservation mission is to inspire people to enjoy, love and conserve the great outdoors. Beyond retail, Bass Pro Shops also operates White River Marine Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of boats, plus award-winning resorts and nature destinations including Big Cedar Lodge, America’s Premier Wilderness Resort. Our passion for connecting people to nature extends to our CLUB program where customers earn points toward free gear and experiences, and a series of not-for-profit conservation attractions.