Certified Weld Inspector
Location:   Cincinnati, OH
Salary:   based on experience
For more than 50 years, our northern Cincinnati client has engaged in the business of contract metal manufacturing and coating. They are a world-class team dedicated to supplying custom metal components and assemblies. Areas of expertise include metal stamping, laser cutting, CNC punching, metal fabrication, manual and robotic welding, structural steel working, sheet metal fabrication, tool and die work, powder coating and assembly. Their modern facilities include 140,000 square feet of manufacturing, coating, and warehousing space.
Reporting to the Director of Quality, the Certified Weld Inspector will have overall responsibility for the client’s welding program, including manual weld, robotic weld, and resistance weld. In this role, you will work intimately with the welders, production supervisors, program managers and quality to develop and then manage the welding program.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop new welder qualifications, including procedures, testing, and qualification
- Direct and instruct welding personnel to code requirements
- Work with weld inspectors to improve technique and verify conformance
- Review welding designs to determine welding qualification requirements
- Conduct weld inspection as required
- Record control of current and new weld documents within welding program (i.e. WPS, WQTR, weld test samples) so they may be easily understood and accessible
- Very limited domestic travel may occur to visit a customer or vendor/supplier.
IDEAL CANDIDATES’ QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum 3+ years as Certified Weld Inspector (AWS D1.1 preferred)
- Welding Engineer experience preferred
- Experience with TACOM, MIL-STD military welding codes
- Ability to develop weld documents including WPS, PQR and WQTR’s
- Balanced between qualification and direct inspection to code
- Evaluate drawings at quote phase to determine welding qualification requirements
- GD&T proficiency preferred