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May 10th, 2023 | Immediate Hire

Weld Engineer

  • Pay - Commensurate With Experience
  • Full Time
  • Springfield, OH

Develop potential processes and fixture designed for quoting and estimating. Perform research, design, and development of manufacturing processes for welding fabricated metal components including fixtures, production flow, assembly methods, and production equipment design.

Job Responsibilities

Implement Protocols

Develop welding techniques and procedures, and applications of welding equipment to products requiring the joining of fabricated metal components. Participate and actively contribute in engineering design reviews for new welded products and welding equipment/fixtures.

Programing Literacy

Knowledge of robotic and PLC programming. Maintain welding robots, manual and automated weld fixtures.

Continuously Improve

Support continuous improvement activities in weld department.


Conduct research/investigations to develop and test new welding processes and procedures, improve existing or develop new welding equipment, and develop new or modify current welding methods, techniques, and/or procedures.

Personnel management

Establish welding procedures to guide production and welding personnel. Direct/coordinate personnel in performing inspections to ensure compliance with established welding procedures, standards, and in testing welds for compliance with requirements.

Industry Knowledge

Evaluate developments in the welding field for possible application to current welding problems and/or production processes. Coordinate, monitor, document, and report on continuous improvement activities.

Quality Assurance

Collaborate with Quality Assurance in developing systems, policies and procedures to support QS requirements, in developing and implementing procedures for non-destructive evaluation of welds, and in resolving quality related issues on weld fixtures, equipment and processes.


Develop/communicate throughout the corporation, a detailed understanding of customer, AWS and ASME welding standards and codes.

Vendor Performance

Monitor weld equipment vendor performance with emphasis on delivery, cost, quality, order compliance and capacity.


Assist with safety initiatives. Incorporate safety requirements into process/equipment designs.


Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in Welding Engineering or equivalent work experience. Previous experience in an industrial manufacturing environment preferred.

Data Entry

Computer literacy required.


Project assignments can be multi-tasked and involvement with various departmental associates will be necessary.

Additional Job Details

About McGregor

McGregor Metalworking takes great pride in its employees and is recognized in the communities we operate to be highly responsible citizens. Our culture is one that fosters an entrepreneurial spirit which continually leads to growth opportunities in our organization. We have an award-winning "Pay-For-Skills" training program that is NIMS accredited that allows you to earn more and take on more responsibility as we train you in the metal working trades.

Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in an office environment and on the production floor.

Physical Demands

Requires the use of office equipment, such as computer terminals and keyboards, telephones, printers, facsimiles, and copiers. Requires normal vision, hearing, and speech range. Intermittent sitting, standing, and walking.

Whether you partner with McGregor for a career, you can expect the following experience:

First Name First

First Name First

We recognize that every individual matters and brings value to our company. Interactions are genuine and always begin with a “Person first, problem second” mindset.

 WIT (Whatever it Takes)

WIT (Whatever it Takes)

We’re willing to do whatever it takes to honor our commitment to our customers and care for our employees.

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Three I’s - Important Information Immediately

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We Are One

As One McGregor, we are committed to a team culture that honors our employees, our customers, and our community. We share a mission, responsibility, and resources freely.

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