Weld Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynetics, is seeking a talented Welding Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, manufacturing, scientific and IT solutions.

The Welding Engineer will assist the manufacturing team with the development, justification, and execution of long range plans to meet corporate objectives. The Welding Engineer will provide technical expertise within a team to develop and implement those processes that meet engineering requirements for electron Beam Welding, MIG (GMAW), Flux Core (FCAW) and TIG (GTAW) welding standards and procedures. The candidate’s knowledge should include complex aerospace hardware, both prototypes and production, in a variety of materials including Inconel, Titanium, Aluminum, Carbon and Low Alloy Steels, and/or composites. This position will be required to take ownership of the manufacturing processing for programs from conception to completion.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Attend project status meetings and design reviews for the respective products focusing on commonality, reduction of parts and ease of assembly
  • Develops, inputs and updates process documentation and procedure instructions into the CM and ERP systems
  • Assist in reducing costs, improve manufacturability and quality on new or existing parts
  • Reviews preliminary product designs
  • Read and interpret drawings with GD&T
  • Interpret drawings to determine weld qualification requirements
  • Assists in developing fabrication and assembly fixtures
  • Develops and inputs Bill of Materials (BOM) into the ERP system
  • Assists in developing project set-up and changeover procedures
  • Plant Layouts, Product Launch and Engineer Change Control Activities
  • Analyzes and evaluates manufacturing methods and standards problems
  • Recognize current production problems, issues and address in planning updates
  • Write Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS) and Procedure Qualification Records (PQR)
  • Provides solutions that adversely affect costs, operator safety, productivity and quality

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's of Science in Weld Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Metallurgy, Welding Technology or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must have at least five (5) years of engineering experience.

Candidate must have detailed knowledge of MIG (GMAW), Flux Core (FCAW) and TIG (GTAW) welding standards and procedures.

Candidate must have working knowledge of AWS and ANSI Welding Codes.

Candidate must have experience with Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • Electron Beam Welding
  • US Navy welding procedures
  • CWI or CSWIP
  • Weld Tooling and Fixture Design
  • CostPoint ERP/MRP experience
  • Certified GD&T knowledge
  • Lean Manufacturing Principles and Application
  • Military and Aerospace assembly techniques
  • Aerospace painting and plating procedures and specifications


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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