Welding Engineer

Stratford, Ontario
Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16862
Job Description

Our client is in the in Automotive Industry and they are looking to hire for the position of Welding Engineer.

 Title: Production Engineering Specialist – Welding Engineer

Location: Stratford, ON
Type; Full Time Permanent

Pay Rate: Based on Experience

Benefits: Yes
Reports to: Assistant Manager, Production Engineering

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and control welding activities during process development and commissioning stages to optimize line throughput while still maintaining customer weld specifications.
  • Develop welding techniques and procedures to solve equipment and manufacturing problems related to resistance (spot & projection) welding and GMAW welding.
  • Optimize welding parameters to eliminate or minimize spatter, reduce rework and scrap.
  • Conduct research and evaluate new developments in the welding technology field for implementation to FIO’s current weld processes.
  • Develop and create Predictive and Preventative Maintenance systems related to welding parameters and welding
  • Create, maintain and enhance all welding documents for FIO Resistance, Mig and Laser weld cells.
  • Provide technical welding guidance and support to Maintenance and PE teams.
  • Utilize engineering practices, and principles to optimize process parameters including, cycle time reduction, line balancing, error proofing, welding optimization, and other tools of lean manufacturing.
  • Observe internal Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to identify, and initiate opportunities for process improvement.
  • Determine requirements/modifications required to equipment for process change/engineering changes (ECI).
  • Planning, installation, and commissioning of new equipment by developing delivery, and installation schedules.  
  • Direct “Model Launch Teams” as required to achieve goals, and Targets of project.
  • Develop concepts and formalizes to the point that the supplier can bid, and complete design on both new/existing equipment.
  • Write specifications for equipment, obtain supplier bids, and write purchase orders, and supplier contracts.
  • Responsible for preparation of cost reduction proposals on production, and maintenance consumables.
  • Provides guidance /directs Maintenance TMs as required during projects or during major repairs.
  • Conduct PFMEA for Poke-yokes, and system controls to ensure functionality with cross functional departments
  • Direct contractors, and trades people as necessary in performing related work.
  • Obtain necessary permits, and approvals from regulating bodies such as the Ministry of Environment, Ontario electrical safety inspection, TSSA, etc.
  • Obtain pre-start health & safety reviews for adherence to OHSA.
  • Produces detailed designs, drawings, and documents for various installations using AutoCAD & SolidWorks.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of FIO’s Environmental Policy and participate in programs that enhance environmental performance.    Identify, and communicate any potential non-conformances.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the significant environmental impacts of your work activities; follow work instructions to ensure positive environmental performance is sustained.   Understand the consequences of delineating from them.   
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the EPRP (Emergency Preparedness Response Plan).
  • Other duties as assigned.





  • Engineering Degree or (3yr) Diploma in one of the following; Mechanical, Manufacturing, Welding engineering with a minimum of five (5+) years previous manufacturing engineering experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Proactive, and self-motivated with strong initiative to make improvements in systems, and procedures.
  • Strong communication skills including written, and verbal.
  • Experience with automated welding, and robotics is an asset.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office applications AutoCAD, and SolidWorks.
  • Sound judgment in decision making and establishing priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and teamwork.
  • Ability to support overtime as required.

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role please apply online, email or fax your resume to Aneezah Dhir.


fax to 416-495-8487


We are an equal opportunity Employer


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