Weld Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Microsoft Word
Product development
Quality assurance
Team building
Analytical skill
Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

As part of our Manufacturing team, you'll help build the world-class, state-of-the-art smart vehicles we're known for. In our plants around the world, we're constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. You'll get the satisfaction of making great products people use and love.

In this position...

You will maintain a high weld and sealing quality process, by following the Ford control plan.

What you'll do...

When it comes to our best-in-class welding operations, your expertise is what will literally hold things together. That's because we're relying on you to lead the joining activities for a variety of assigned new model launches. You will:
  • Assess joining feasibility through Global Product Development System milestones.
    Apply knowledge of welding processes, procedures, equipment, and evaluation techniques to deliver weld quality objectives.
  • Implement weld certification strategy during launch and product or process change events.
  • Lead weld inspection team.
  • Develop weld control plans and enforce requirements.
  • Apply engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products.
  • Implement interim and permanent corrective actions to resolve quality issues using 8D tool, 6-panel, etc.
  • Identify sources of variation within a production environment effectively and efficiently.
  • Support expedited concern resolution with multi-functional teams including the Quality Dept, Production, and Suppliers.
  • Review incoming quality concerns to maintain quality within Body Area and initiate containment as vital, resolving root cause and implementing corrective actions.
  • Ability to work any shift, as well as rotating shifts and weekends.

You'll have...
  • Associate's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Weld engineering
  • One or more years' experience with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Experience with Spot Welding

Even better, you may have...
  • Weld Certification
  • Previous experience within a high-volume production facility.
  • Previous automotive, welding engineering and quality analysis experience.
  • Experience with Bosch controllers.
  • Experience with Kuka or Rockwell automation.
  • Sealant experience.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and team building skills

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:
  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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