Welding Engineer

Location:
Sheffield
Salary:
£50k-£70k per annum
Advertiser:
Ford and Stanley Ltd
Date advertised:
15.03.17
Job details:

In anticipation of new demand for services, this company is recruiting for a Welding Engineer with at least three years of recent experience. This will include an appreciation of the specification of metallurgical requirements in a fabrication and welding repair facility.

The primary responsibility of the successful Welding Engineer is to develop technical responses to enquiries and liaise with welding operations to generate specifications and implement.

The role also has administrative responsibilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for documenting all welding work performed; including completing works orders and/or preparing technical reports.

The Welding Engineer will also be expected to participate in final walk-throughs with customers.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Review project specifications for welding process, base metals, filler metals, heat treatment and NDT requirements, select appropriate WPS and, if required, qualify a new WPS
  • Submit material and process selection recommendations to ensure attainment for design objectives and service application
  • Develop technical procedures to support customer specifications and best practices
  • Review and advise the Engineering Director of potential materials, welding, heat treatment or NDT problems
  • Support the development of new WPS/PQR when required
  • Develop welding procedure data sheets when new WPSs are qualified
  • Submit the selected WPS(s) and supporting PQR(s), welder qualification records and any additional information (for example weld maps, additional NDT or inspection, cost exceptions, etc) to the Engineering Director for approval
  • Carry out periodic reviews of the company’s welding practices, as related to standards
This position will require a high level of commitment together with the ability not to lose sight of longer-term objectives, as communicated by the company.

The ability to affect and accommodate change will be pivotal to the success of the role as will the ability to stay positive within a fast-paced environment.

Continue to grow lean knowledge and use the tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement.

Essentials:
  • European Chartered Welding Engineer
  • A minimum of three years’ welding-related experience, including welding metallurgy experience, in a fabrication or repair facility is required, although more than five years of experience is preferred. An added bonus would be experience within the field of corrosion and its repair
  • A good level of English spelling and grammar.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work as part of a team
Contact details:

Ford and Stanley Ltd, 44 Royal Scot Road, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8AJ. Tel: +44 (0)1332 344443
Ref No: 215643-GS20172308_582406.


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