Manufacturing Engineer - Laser Welding

Assisting my client, a medical manufacturing company in Staunton, VA in their search for a direct hire for a Manufacturing Engineer – Automated Laser Welding.

Salary is negotiable based on experience $80k - $115k, accompanied by an excellent benefit package. Relocation packages are available!!!

For immediate consideration please email your resume to or call 804-387-2794 and ask for Melissa.

Seeking an experienced Engineer in Automated Welding to lead growth of new product development for our Medical and Industrial device markets.

The successful candidate must be proactive, self-motivated, and experienced in developing manufacturing processes in support of Product Realization teams. Candidate will represent Manufacturing Engineering during both new product development and ongoing manufacturing support.
Typical responsibilities of the position include:
• Review new customer opportunities in a team environment.
• Work with customers to improve product manufacturability, (DFM).
• Conceptualize, prototype, and develop new laser welding processes.
• Design, order, and build tooling & fixtures.
• Write machine motion programs using CNC as well as conversational programming languages.
• Personally run various types of laser welding equipment to execute prototype orders.
• Document procedures and create work instructions.
• Train manufacturing associates in the execution of processes.
• Assist in development of measurement techniques, including weld integrity.
• Assist in development of new custom equipment.
• Execute equipment and process qualifications.
• Validate welding processes for medical devices and/or components used within them.
• Stay current in medical regulatory requirements as they pertain to device manufacturing.
This is a “hands on” position. Candidate must have a desire to take ownership of the above mentioned job aspects and physically drive them to completion.

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent welding process experience - BSME preferred.
• 5 years minimum relevant manufacturing experience.
• Practical application of automated welding technology.
• Familiarity working within Class 4 laser rooms highly desirable.
• Experience with multiple welding technologies, (MIG, TIG, stick, gas). Laser Welding experience is strongly desired.
• Experience within a medical, automotive, aerospace, or other highly regulated manufacturing environment is desired.
• Solid background with Tool / Fixture design.
• Demonstrated experience with basic hand tools and powered shop equipment.
• Lean Manufacturing and or Six Sigma experience a plus.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment with Shop Associates, Purchasing Professionals, Process Planners, Quality Managers, Production Managers, as well as Customer Engineering groups.
• Proactive, self-motivated, able to take initiative

• Required experience in CAD Modeling programs – SolidWorks preferred.
• Required experience with machine programming - AeroBasic, M/G code CNC, and/or conversational programming languages.
• Experience with CAM Software a plus – Esprit preferred.
• Proficiency in using MS Office, Internet, and e-mail.

• Must exhibit excellent organizational and time management ability.
• Manage own objectives and workloads.
• Work with minimal supervision.
• Manage multiple tasks / priorities simultaneously.

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