Welding Engineer


Grand Rapids, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Engineering; Production
Career Level: Professional
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time
Weekly Working Hours: 45,00
Required Languages: English
Requisition ID: 17944

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!

Position Responsibilities

  • Participates and leads advanced welding engineering projects supporting e.g. (new) line developments according to welding regulations and customer specifications
  • Plans, coordinates and monitors production of prototypes and jig manufacturing related to welding techniques
  • Coordinates and standardizes welding and cutting accessories including stocking
  • Further develops welding standards
  • Monitors the welding quality and supports production in troubleshooting welding problems applying BOSLE techniques and methodologies
  • Handles welding related complaints
  • Drives continuous improvement and initiatives particularly with regard to welding technique and cutting method
  • Acts as primary training source for welding operations and engineering to minimize production downtime
  • Sets up reporting and information system for the manufacturing of the plant under consideration of the global/regional standards
  • Enforces and follows safety procedures, being attentive to unsafe behaviors or conditions, and taking necessary corrective actions
  • Provides support to all activities assigned by the direct supervisor.
  • Those generated by Global Skill Matrix (ViFlow).

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations Management, or Engineering. Advanced education preferred
  • Minimum 4-5 years of tier 1 automotive supplier experience 
  • Minimum 4-5 years in support of lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Minimum 4-5 years of weld engineer experience


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Steven Hester 

BENTELER Human Resources



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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in nearly 30 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Automotive division. This is where intelligent solutions for the automotive world are born—and where we, as a partner, provide answers on central topics like safety, the environment, and efficiency to nearly every major automotive manufacturer. Whether it's the body, the chassis, or the engine, we’re constantly setting new standards with the products, materials, and technologies we develop and produce. Inventiveness that makes sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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