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Manufacturing Process Engineer - Welding

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF11882E Date posted 02/23/2024 Address 1234 Anywhere, Houston, Texas Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

Comprised of a market-leading portfolio of best-in-class brands, the businesses of ITW Welding work together to provide premium performance delivered through a breadth of solutions encompassing welding, cutting, consumables, and accessories.  ITW Welding North America represents Miller Electric Welding Equipment, Safety & Accessories, Hobart Filler Metals, and Bernard / Tregaskiss MIG Guns.

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and wholly owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW). The company maintains its industry leadership by setting the standard for reliability, quality and responsiveness. Our tagline, “The Power of Blue®,” is inspired by the blue color of Miller equipment.

The company began with an innovation that responded to customer needs, growing from a one-man operation in 1929, to the world’s largest manufacturer of arc welding products. Miller keeps the tradition alive by focusing on its top priority: people.


The Manufacturing Process Engineer (PIT) is a subject matter expert, who will be responsible for developing and executing value-based sales strategies aimed at increasing market share among significant end user accounts. The primary focus of this role will be on conducting manufacturing-level discovery within these accounts to identify opportunities for process improvement. The Manufacturing Process Engineer will effectively identify and document current manufacturing constraints in the welding environment and will develop, validate, and execute the most customer-advantageous solutions that will deliver value to the customer. Knowledge will encompasses a portfolio of leading brands and solutions, including Miller Electric Mfg. welding equipment, Hobart filler metals, Bernard, and Tregaskiss MIG guns.

Location: The  role is specifically focused on the Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana geography.

Qualifications:

  1. Education:

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Welding Engineering.
    • Additional certifications in welding processes (e.g., Certified Welding Inspector - CWI) would be beneficial.
    • Overnight travel approximately 50%.
  2. Experience:

    • Extensive experience in manufacturing processes, with a specialization in welding techniques and technologies.
    • Proven track record in developing and executing value-based sales strategies within significant end user accounts.
    • Strong knowledge of welding processes, such as Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), and Resistance Spot Welding (RSW).
    • Familiarity with welding codes and standards, including American Welding Society (AWS) codes.
    • Experience in conducting weld quality inspections, including non-destructive testing (NDT) methods.
    • Proficient in interpreting engineering drawings, specifications, and welding symbols.
  3. Skills and Responsibilities:

    • Ability to engage with plant-level and C-suite individuals to advance the execution of strategic solutions aimed at optimizing welding operations.
    • Utilize welding sales tools during manufacturing level discovery to develop customized ROI-based solutions validated through the demo stages of the sales process.
    • Collaborate with divisional and regional sales resources to create effective and measurable solutions, including customized product demonstrations for customers.
    • Coordinate the involvement of complementary resources (demonstration, training, installation, new product development, etc.) to support specific sales opportunities.
    • Build strong relationships with customers throughout the solutions process, fostering trust and shared risk.
    • Develop an understanding of each plant's business and operational challenges to identify new opportunities to add value.
    • Maintain effective communication between regional and divisional welding resources to provide local level support for customers.
    • Utilize CRM (e.g., Microsoft D365) and other tools to track progress and facilitate the timely adoption of customer solutions.

 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

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