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Hendrickson in Lebanon, KY is looking for Engineering Associate with some expereince in welding.

POSITION / TITLE: Engineering Associate

SCHEDULE:  Full Time 


FLSA:   Exempt



DEPARTMENT:   Engineering Department

WORK LOCATION:  Lebanon KY   WORK LOCATION:  Lebanon KY      Multiple


Position Purpose:



Oversees and maintains new process and products for welding of suspension components for the facility


Essential Functions:

  • Support production & engineering with product launches

  • Assist in managing projects that will affect the organization

  • Evaluate new product concepts and designs and provide input regarding manufacturability and cost.

  • Evaluate existing product designs/processes and make improvements regarding cost and quality

  • Perform conceptual process definition for new products to evaluate design alternatives.

  • Design, procurement, and implementation of fabrication, welding, and assembly systems, including all necessary documentation.

  • Perform manufacturing/product cost analysis and capacity evaluation.

  • Design, procurement, and implementation of fabrication, welding, and assembly systems, including all necessary documentation.

  • Assist in managing and maintaining welding process control activities for robotic GMAW Systems.

  • Design and development of fabrication processes to support product demands.

  • Assist in Managing the A.P.Q.P. process associated with launching new processes.

  • Installation and launch of new production processes into various manufacturing facilities.

  • Assurance that all applicable quality and safety standards met for new and existing products.

  • Perform failure analysis on prototype fabrications.

Education and Training:

BS in welding or metallurgical engineering preferred. Or BS in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis in Welding Processes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Metallurgical/material science experience preferred.

  • Experience in manufacturing facility preferred.

  • Experience in welding procedure specification development preferred.

  • Experience with process development and A.P.Q.P. preferred

  • Experience in justification and procurement of capital equipment preferred.

  • Experience with Uni-Graphics or AutoCAD preferred

  • Experience in tooling/fixturing design preferred.

  • G.D.& T and ISO/QS9000 experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of D.F.M. practices preferred.

  • Hands-on orientation.

  • Results oriented individual with a keen sense of personal responsibility.

  • Displays leadership and a desire to accept accountability.

  • Initiative-taking person who sees things through to conclusion.

  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Possesses a high degree of integrity and a strong work ethic.

Physical Demands

  • Standing         Balancing

  • Walking           Reaching        

  • Climbing          Grasping

  • Bending           Cervical Spine Motion

  • Kneeling          Fine Manipulation

Environmental Conditions

  • Non-environmental controlled environment (hot in summer months/cool in winter months

  • Dust/debris (eye protection required)

  • Oil

  • Noise (use of hearing protection required)

Behavioral Traits

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Mentoring and leadership skills

  • Sound communication skills

  • Ethical work habits without need of direct supervision

Hendrickson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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