CES/AWS is looking for a Weld Technician for an Automotive Manufacturing client in the St. Thomas, Ontario area

Location: St Thomas, Ontario
Shifts: DAY/ANY
Compensation:  $32.29 – $35.01 + Full Benefits

Recommended Qualifications
  • Post-secondary education – completion of Welding Technologist/Technician Course from a Community or recognized college consisting of two years or more such as Conestoga College or Northern College
  • Some experience with manual Gas Metal Arc Welding.
  • Practical experience with industrial robots.
  • Understands PPAP requirements is an asset.
Core Competencies
  • Business Operating System.
  • Quality System.
  • Customer Specific Requirements.
  • Welding Metallurgy.
  • Basic GD&T.
  • Fundamental NDE techniques.
  • GMAW, Projection and Resistant Welding.
  • Basic IATF 16949.
  • Measuring equipment (micrometers, calipers, indicators and height gauges).
  • AIAG Core Tools.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
  • Support the WEC’s on new and existing programs.
  • Troubleshoot Weld Systems and Robotic Equipment to resolve welding related issues.
  • Generating and upkeep of welding-related documentation, and audit as required.
  • Maintain a sound understanding of customers’ product and engineering specifications.
  • Use technical understanding of the welding processes and weld quality standards to ensure that weld quality is being upheld to customer requirements.
  • Complete shift report for Team regarding issues encountered on shift for communication and direction for following shifts.
  • Support program launches in-house and off-site to ensure company’s Quality Standards are being met and in order to achieve optimal weld quality.
  • Support pre-production buy-offs for welds when required.
  • Buy off of the First-Off / Mid-Off processes, and set up verifications to ensure it is being done correctly.
  • Establish, maintain and implement welding parameters to support production and Quality Assurance.
  • Be an additional resource for Robotic weld touchups.
  • Archiving and supporting Paxit system set up and training.
  • Be dedicated to generating Weld PPAP packages when required
  • Assist in problem investigation and root cause determination.
  • Participate in Product, System and Process Audits, including CSRs, as required.
  • Audit and approve Special Material Requests and reworked material when required.
  • Assist in the training of production personnel in all weld quality requirements when required.
  • Attend and / or Champion quality meetings when requested
  • Take initiative to follow through on completion of tasks / projects, PCR’s and weld-related GROW ideas.

Those interested are encouraged to send resumes directly to [email protected]



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