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Weld Process Engineer

Requisition ID:  41937
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Weld Process Engineer provides a range of expertise in supporting and improving the manufacturing capabilities to produce products.  He/she  improves welding processes that can directly impact the sustaining and growth efforts of operations.  He/she participates in the introduction of new products to the manufacturing and supply chain environment.   

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Ensure all weld operations comply with internal and external specifications, drawings, codes and other requirements through the creation of weld schedules, work instructions and procedures.
  • Prepare technical reports for internal and external customers to document weld processes, verify/ validate weld schedules, processes and equipment.
  • Specifies weld equipment, tooling and supplies required for completing or improving weld processes.
  • Establishes capabilities on welding processes.  Provides feedback to design engineering and other stake holders on drawing, specification or other requirements.
  • Works with manufacturing engineering to estimate labor, and capital (equipment/tooling) requirements for New Product Introduction (NPI).
  • Develops and executes an overall welding strategy for plant welding processes, equipment and applications.   Identify new and/or improved welding processes/techniques for continuous improvement.  Builds processes to implement best practices across the site.
  • Leads root cause investigations into weld related defects and lead the team to full resolution and lessons learned. Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience, judgment and precedents.
  • Identifies, evaluates and resolves custom alloy welding and manufacturing problems as they relate to nontraditional repair and fabrication work. 
  • Provides significant expertise in developing a range of engineering solutions to improve the manufacture of new and existing Meggitt products.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Job Specifications

Education: Post-secondary degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years Experience: 3 - 5 years of relevant experience 

  • Must be familiar with ANSI/AWS A2.4-79 and B-17.4 weld symbology
  • Must be able to read engineering and fabrication drawings and develop weld maps as applicable
  • Knowledge of Codes ASME Section III & IX AWS D1.1, D1.2 & D1.6.  Understanding of BAC-5900 a plus.  Certification a plus.
  • Have experience in working with carbon, low, high alloy and stainless steels, nickel and copper based alloys, and dissimilar metal welding.  Have a deep understanding of weld processes including variable inputs, processes and verification/ validation methodology.
  • Excellent ability to apply a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to explain a range of complex technical information.      
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools.


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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