Welding Engineer

Winston Salem, NC 27107

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Ab388233416 Compensation: $90000-100000 / year

Job Description

Title: Welding Engineer

Location: Winston Salem, NC

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct hire with benefits from day 1 and almost 100% coverage! In addition to 11 paid holidays, 2 weeks vacations, 401K, etc.

Job Summary: Responsible for acting as a Welding Engineer to develop and improve Welding and Fabrication manufacturing processes.

Job Duties:

  • Create job aids and work instructions
  • Complete Part & Process SPAP/PPAP
  • Create and maintain Routings / BOMS  
  • Process Engineering Changes
  • Create and maintain Control Plans / PFMEA / SFMEA
  • LN system use and training to users
  • Validate/support all quality gate audits
  • Lead safety investigations and perform 1Page DMAIC process
  • Implement various corporate initiatives such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing, Internal Certification, etc. 
  • Drives Root Cause identification and Continuous Improvement process
  • Evaluate weld qualification samples per the applicable standard (AWS D1.1, AWS D15.1, CAT 1E specs)
  • Create PQR’s, WPS’s, and WQTR’s


  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent manufacturing experience (4-year degree desired)
  • 4-5 years of welding experience
  • Strong knowledge of PC/data entry 
  • Intermediate level skills of Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
  • Ability to comfortably present to team members and other area leaders
  • Working understanding of welding processes and technology
  • Ability to interpret welding symbols and terminology on fabrication drawings
  • Working understanding of welding repair methods, weld testing methods, and welding documentation practices

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Amy Badal
Technical Recruiter

Amy Badal is a seasoned Senior Recruiter passionate about connecting with individuals across diverse industries and various career stages. With an impressive 7-year tenure at Sterling, Amy has become an invaluable asset to the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Amy's journey in recruiting spans over 11 years, during which she has acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field. Her fascination with working alongside people from different backgrounds and professional levels has driven her successful career.

As a Senior Recruiter, Amy thrives on collaborating with candidates and hiring partners in the railroad industry. She relishes the chance to contribute to their career growth and the overall success of the organizations she serves. Amy's ability to understand each individual's unique needs and aspirations allows her to make insightful and tailored placements that benefit both parties.

One of Amy's most valuable pieces of advice is never to burn bridges and always maintain high professionalism throughout the hiring process.

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