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Weld Engineer

Job Number:  47318
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Columbus
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 47318 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Columbus 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: LANCASTER 


Group Description
Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Magna is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the automotive industry


Magna - Across the globe.  Across the industry.

  • Over 60 years of excellence
  • 164,750 employees
  • 346 manufacturing/assembling facilities
  • 94 engineering/product development/sales centers 
  • 27 countries 
  • $39.4 billion in sales


Magna Seating Columbus’ Current Business

  • Jeep Wrangler - 2nd Row Seat Structures
  • Jeep Grand Wagoneer - 2nd and 3rd Row Seat Structures


Employee Benefits

  • Profit Sharing (i.e. Cash/Stock Options)
  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dependent (Spouse & Child) Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid Vacation, Magna Days, Sick Day, Shutdown
  • Magna Perks
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Magna Family Scholarship Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • And More…


Role Summary

The Weld Engineer (WE) will provide technical welding expertise to all applicable areas of the division. The WE is responsible for the evaluation and recommendations associated with new and existing programs as it relates to weld assembly processing, tooling and equipment.  The WE will develop, implement and maintain weld parameters for: the new/existing equipment; weld schedules; test procedures in coordination with Ultrasound/Weld Destruct processes.


Key Responsibilities

Lead all root cause investigations into weld related defects and lead the team to full resolution and lessons learned.

Develop and implement documents and procedures for validation of welding equipment and processes to meet or exceed customer specifications and provide guidance and input for the setup and programming of robots for welding best practices.

Develop and implement work instructions for manual weld and repair requirements.

Participate in APQP processes relating to the design of weld assembly work cells and tooling.

Evaluate processes/equipment and make continuous improvement recommendations in the weld quality and process.

Maintain weld drawings and weld master schedules database.



Key Qualifications/Requirements

4 year Weld Engineering Degree or equivalent

Minimum 3-5 years; experience in an automotive welding engineering, design and program development environment

Extensive knowledge of automotive welding (familiarity with; Bosch, Fronius, WTC, Lincoln, Tregaskis, Milco, DCMF) and fabrication processes (RSW, GMAW, GMAB, Projection welding)

Familiar with Advanced Product Quality Planning methods

Familiarity with Engineering and Quality practices and procedures including PPAP, blueprint reading, GD&T, use of measuring instruments, checking aids/fixtures, mechanical testing, etc.

Experience/knowledge in robotic programming for welding processes 

Familiarity with electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment

Knowledge of GM weld standards and specifications





08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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