Weld Engineer

Org Marketing Statement
The breadth and scope of Parker's technological expertise allows us to have a meaningful and positive impact on solving some of the world's greatest engineering challenges. Addressing these challenges not only helps meet our customers' needs but sparks our passion and innovation and secures our future growth.
Department Marketing Statement
Based in the beautiful Pacific North West, a unique opportunity exists at Parker Helac.
Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company.
With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.
Parker's engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world's greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.
Essential Functions
Develops welding techniques, procedures, and application of welding equipment to problems involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals and metal alloys, and engineering principles.
Conducts research and development investigations to develop and test new fabrication processes and procedures, improve existing or develop new welding equipment, develop new or modify current welding methods, techniques, and procedures, discover new patterns of welding phenomena, or to correlate and substantiate hypotheses.
Prepares technical reports as result of research and development and preventive maintenance investigations.
Establishes welding procedures to guide production and welding personnel relating to specification restrictions, material processes, pre- and post-heating requirements which involve use of complex alloys, unusual fabrication methods, welding of critical joints, and complex postheating requirements.
Evaluates new developments in welding field for possible application to current welding problems or production processes.
Directs and coordinates technical personnel in performing inspections to ensure workers' compliance with established welding procedures, restrictions, and standards; in testing welds for conformance with national code requirements; or testing welding personnel for certification.
Provides the Plant Manager recommendations of alternate process and method approaches for manufacturing equipment.
Utilizes the Parker Lean system to drive permanent improvement.
Investigates and analyzes the cost and reliability of using various equipment and processes.
Studies performance and problems in existing tools, equipment and methods and recommends improvements through redesign or modification.
Estimates costs of assigned projects together with a satisfactory delivery schedule.
Implements team-oriented projects with structured accountability.
Assumes responsibility for the introduction of new equipment, under jurisdiction and form, making sure that manufacturing personnel are adequately trained. Makes layouts and detail drawings of equipment assigned.
Cooperates with other departments to develop most practical specifications for materials, processes and equipment.
Keeps abreast of all new development in equipment and/or processes that could be adapted to improve manufacturing processes.
BSME/BSEE or MS manufacturing systems.
5 years minimum experience in implementing automation equipment.
Manufacturing experience.
Machine tool proficiency.
Strong Lean background.
Good communications skills.
Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). You must meet the Federal definition of a "US Person".
Pay, Benefits, Work Schedule
We offer comprehensive and generous benefits designed in keeping with our philosophy of a winning culture, enthusiasm for growth and continuous improvement.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions.
("Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor")
If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Closing Statement
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