Aerospace Welding Process Engineer

Website Chromalloy

Aerospace Welding Process Engineer Job Highlights

Title Aerospace Welding Process Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 3-5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Carson City, NV, United States
Company Chromalloy

Company Profile

Chromalloy is a global engineering and solutions company. It provides aftermarket parts, repairs, and solutions that safely and reliably extend the life of aircraft engines and gas turbines. The company develops, manufactures, and repairs critical turbine components for a range of engine platforms.

Job Profile

The company is looking for an Aerospace Welding Process Engineer who will own all facets of the assigned process including training, production support, corrective action, continuous improvement, and maturity.

Develop new techniques, tools, methods, and equipment to improve the maturity of their process as they work to meet the goals and metrics of the business.

Additionally, provide technical support for production, address manufacturing issues, disposition non-conforming products, and perform root cause corrective action to prevent future issues.

Welding processes consist of Resistance, TIG, and Laser welding of superalloys used in the manufacture and repair of turbine engine components. As the owner of the welding process, the engineer will be responsible for creating and maintaining WQPs/WPSs for production processes, equipment support and improvement, yield improvement/rework reduction, and development of new methods.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical, Metallurgical, or Aerospace) from a college/university

Work Experience

  • Possess 3 to 5 years of experience in a fast-paced, collaborative welding process engineer role (credible)


  • Apply CI tools and concepts on product/process subsystems or manufacturing systems
  • Develop KPIs to effectively manage the process and product outcomes
  • Identify, develop and implement tooling/equipment improvements. Troubleshoot process/production problems and implement actions/solutions, monitor sustainability of actions and report results.
  • Optimize the production process, and product design using a robust lean problem-solving methodology, with quantifiable impact on business metrics
  • Own technical aspects of assigned components and or processes from the initial concept through all manufacturing stages.
  • Prepare accurate written technical reports, specifications, procedures, and manuals
  • Utilize project management skills to lead assigned projects/programs to successful completion considering technical, budgetary, manpower, and schedule requirements


  • Familiar with all aspects of airfoil manufacturing (casting, machining, etc.) and inspections
  • Knowledge of gas turbine design methodologies yielding cost-effective, producible designs
  • Knowledge of gas turbine manufacturing processes, finite element analysis, and 3D CAD modeling
  • Knowledge of various measuring techniques including CMM, white-light/laser scanning, gages, etc., and their use in developing designs
  • Proficiency with CAD software (NX or Solidworks – preferred)


  • The company offers benefits from day one.

Employer’s Statement

Chromalloy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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