Adient US LLC Weld Engineer in Plymouth, Michigan

Weld Engineer - WD30035596338Adient (NYSE:ADNT) is a global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating in 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing - and into more than 25 million cars every year. To learn more, please visit adient.com.•#CB•This position is responsible for oversight of all welding related activities in the plant involved in the manufacture of automotive seating structures, including leading a team of technical support staff, who are dedicated to maintaining welding process integrity and equipment uptime to achieve production objectives.In this position, job assignments will include (but not limited to) in whole, or in part, the following scope of responsibility:Product Design Support•Product design feasibility•Product design for manufacturability•Drawing reviews, drawing sign-offs•Weld shape and strength assessments•Recommend joint design•Material weldability /metallurgy•Manufacturing sign-offWelding process selection•Process flow•Equipment layout and conceptualization•Cycle time analysis and projection•Process costing•PFMEAWelding process development and execution•Welding process development•Welding process troubleshooting•Parameter definition and adjustment•Prototype development and builds•Equipment programming and debugging•Tooling and equipment evaluation, specification, and selection•Vendor evaluation and selection•PLC programming•Tooling design reviews and buyoffManufacturing support•Fixture set up, adjustment, and qualification•Production support•Problem diagnostics•Technical expert/advisor•Equipment troubleshooting•Continuous improvementQuality controls•Quality support•Collect and analyze data to improve process and quality robustness•APQP support•Quality alert input•Control plan input•Weld quality specification, diagnostics, evaluation•Root cause investigation•8D problem solving•Weld specification development, interpretation, and maintenance•Process monitoring selection, development, and programmingOther duties and responsibilities as assigned.Travel Requirements:Must be flexible to travel to and work in the following Plants: (a) Eldon Missouri (b) Clanton Alabama (c) Holland, Michigan (d) Ramos, Mexico.** Travel will be defined as 50% average.**Project Based, travel could be as much as 80% during the launch of a project into a plant for 3 to 5 months.** Other than special projects - if you travel you will be home on the weekends.Qualifications•BS Degree in Weld Engineering or BS Degree in Manufacturing with strong welding background.•5 to 10 years experience (Maximum Years) with Laser or Gas Welding, with Robotic GMAW, and Resistance Welding also desirable.•Experience with automation, robot programming, PLC programming are highly desirable.•Experience with welding process, equipment, and fixture