• Welding Engineer

    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/11/2018 10:21 AM)
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    142 George James Drive
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  • Overview

    MEC is a manufacturer that provides a broad range of prototyping, manufacturing, production fabricating, coating and assembly services to a variety of markets including agricultural, construction, and military, recreational, medical and industrial. 


    If you are looking for a rewarding career and to be part of a world-class team, you’ve come to the right place.  This is your Company!  MEC is an ESOP company; employees own a share of the company.  We truly take “ownership” in everything we do!


    Our culture encourages open dialogue, the sharing of ideas, and recognizes that everyone has something to contribute.  We operate on a first name basis and emphasize the following shared values: teamwork; safety, giving 110%, respect for each other, and diversity.  We are focused on our customers and believe providing excellent value to our customers is Key to long-term success.  Finally, at MEC you will find a Company that feels more like a family.  We provide more than MEC jobs, we provide careers.


    At MEC you’ll also find that we offer excellent employee benefits, including: Competitive salary; 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan; Insurance Benefits; Paid Time Off; and Internship Programs.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law


    Job Description

    MEC, Inc. is currently looking for a Welding Engineer for Wytheville/Atkins location.  And in this position the top candidate will be responsible in developing and maintaining weld schedules and robotic programs.  Hands-on ability of debugging and troubleshooting MIG welders, TIG welders, and resistance welders.  Prepare cycle time estimates in support of estimating activity; manufacturing support activities, problem resolution, and continuous improvements.  Establish weld parameters, weld sequences, and other baseline information associated with launch of new product.  Monitor and supervise weld validation activities related to product launch projects.  Participate in launch team activities.  Oversee fixture and equipment design and build as related to product launches.  Customer support activities including weld audit coordination and customer site visits.


    Required Skills

    • Able to work under pressure and meet deliverables
    • Able to prioritize and apply sound judgment
    • May require negotiation skills
    • May require the ability to manage supplier relationships and contracts
    • Strong organizational, communication, and management skills
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Strong analytical and master data management skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
    • Skilled in project management with cross functional teams; meeting facilitation; prior tooling shop tryouts preferred
    • Able to understand the full scope and impact of assigned initiatives; full understanding of metal forming and assembly operations including MIG and resistant welding, coil fed progressive stamping, line dies, e-coating, powder coating, tube bending, cutting and forming
    • Communicates effectively with various organizational levels
    • Must be able to travel

    Required Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
    • 1-2 years’ work experience in field or related area
    • Must be eligible to work in the United States


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